The original and largest no-kill shelter in North Texas, Operation Kindness, will host its 25th Annual Dog Day Afternoon this fall. This amazing dog party is completely free to the public. It was originally supposed to be on September 7, but due to rain, it has since been rescheduled to Saturday, October 13 from 10 A.M. – 1 P.M. Dog Day Afternoon will be held at Operation Kindness Animal Shelter in Carrollton, TX.
Dog Day Afternoon has been one of the most highly anticipated festivals for 25 years in the North Texas area. During the festival, there will be free microchipping for the first 100 dogs who show up, low cost vaccinations by Texas Coalition for Animal Protection, a puppy kissing booth, prize wheel, pet first aid and CPR demonstrations, the Mutt Midway with dozens of vendors, pet communicator and physic Sandra Larson, and Best Pooch Smooch, Best K9 costume, and Stupid Pet Tricks contests with prizes.
Operation Kindness’s mission is to advocate humane values and behavior and to care for homeless dogs and cats in a no-kill environment until each is adopted into responsible homes. Since it’s founding in 1976, Operation Kindness has saves over 100,000 animals in it’s 40+ years run. In a year, the shelter typically helps more than 5,000 cats and dogs, caring for an average of 300 animals daily with another 100 – 150 animals in foster homes.