Undertake a puppy or cat at the Ellis County Animal Treatment Centre

Dogs and cats are now available for adoption at the thoroughly renovated and updated Ellis County Animal Treatment Middle in Waxahachie, Texas.

Positioned at 2570 Farm-to-Market place Highway 878, Waxahachie, Texas, the Ellis County Animal Treatment Center is open up Wednesday by Saturday each individual week from midday to 4:00 p.m. for doggy and cat adoptions.

The adoption cost for each pet covers a very long list of extra companies that would include up to quite a few hundred dollars if paid out for separately, like:

  • Spaying and neutering
  • All age-suitable vaccinations
  • Heartworm testing for pet dogs six months or more mature
  • F.I.V./F.e.L.V. tests for cats 4 months previous or more mature
  • Initial flea and tick preventative
  • Initial heartworm preventative
  • Microchipping
  • 30 times of pet overall health insurance policies
  • 14-working day wellness examination
  • A single 7 days of free of charge, on-desire coaching by using the Great Pup app
  • A cost-free leash or non permanent cat provider

The adoption fee is $75 for canine and cats six months outdated or more mature, and $150 for kittens and puppies up to six months old.

Animals readily available for adoption might be seen at the S.P.C.A. of Texas Locate a Pet webpage.

Front of SPCA of Texas Ellis County Aninal Care Center in Waxahachie Texas
The Ellis County Animal Care Center has been thoroughly renovated and up to date. Photograph courtesy of the S.P.C.A. of Texas.

For two decades, the shelter located at the deal with was operated by the now-disbanded Ellis County S.P.C.A. Whilst the Ellis County S.P.C.A. and the S.P.C.A. of Texas have comparable names, the two businesses are entirely unbiased and unaffiliated with just about every other or any other group bearing the generic S.P.C.A. initials.

The Dallas-centered S.P.C.A. of Texas commenced conference with the board of directors of the Ellis County S.P.C.A. about a yr ahead of taking in excess of the facility in an endeavor to tackle reviews of very poor animal care conditions at the shelter. After operating with the personnel and the board to perform on a answer, the two functions arrived to a mutual settlement in June 2020 that the S.P.C.A. of Texas need to obtain the facility and apply the essential changes.

The Ellis County Commissioners Court docket subsequently voted on July 16, 2020 to transform around the county’s condition-mandated animal sheltering products and services to the S.P.C.A. of Texas, and so the Ellis County Animal Treatment Heart was released.

Maura Davies, vice president of promoting and communications for the S.P.C.A. of Texas, states the facility has been “utterly made over” and intended to prioritize the psychological and actual physical overall health of the animals that occur below the treatment of the business.

“Over the class of a several months, the S.P.C.A. of Texas renovated the facility flooring, drywall, H.V.A.C, electrical procedure. We put in a full new kennel system, the flooring, so every single surface area you can envision was absolutely redone — each individual region was completely redone,” she suggests. “And there had been in fact several philanthropic foundations that helped to help the acquisition and the refurbishment. And these included the Better With each other Fund, the Petco Foundation and the Waxahachie Basis. And we are so thankful for all of these entities for investing in the foreseeable future of animal daily life-conserving in Ellis County to enable us provide people advancements.”

Maura states site visitors of the new facility may well hope to see a brighter, cleaner and happier shelter and a employees that is effective to accommodate everyone who needs to come in to incorporate a new member to the loved ones.

“The SPCA of Texas’ target in pursuing our mission is to maintain this facility with our mission in mind, which is to offer each and every animal extraordinary care and a loving residence,” she states.

Black and white dog in a modern kennel at the Ellis County Animal Care Center in Waxahachie Texas
Guests at the Ellis County Animal Care Heart will see a totally-renovated facility that emphasizes the psychological and bodily effectively-getting of the puppies and cats underneath the organization’s treatment. Photo courtesy of the S.P.C.A. of Texas.

The S.P.C.A. of Texas is a non-revenue, 501(3)(c) firm established in 1938 in Dallas, Texas and is regarded as the most complete and longest-serving animal welfare company in North Texas. The corporation has an fantastic adoption and live-release level of 96% and euthanizes animals only to reduce longtime struggling or hardship.

In addition to the Ellis County Animal Care Centre, the group operates the Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Centre, The Myron K. Martin Spay and Neuter and Wellness Clinic, The Mary Spencer Spay and Neuter and Wellness Clinic, all in Dallas, and the Equine and Livestock Middle in McKinney.

Any one who would like to assistance the operate of the the S.P.C.A of Texas may perhaps make a monetary contribution, support get merchandise on the organization’s wish record, volunteer or offer any other variety of support outlined on the organization’s Strategies to Give webpage.