The types of pets available for adoption at the SPCA in McKinney, Texas include dogs and cats of various and mixed breeds. Other pets that are a bit unconventional are also up for adoption at the care center, such as horses, donkeys, ponies, cows, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, rats and mice.
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas is a nonprofit organization, and the leading animal welfare agency in North Texas according to its website. The agency operates two animal care centers and two spay/neuter clinics in McKinney and Dallas. The SPCA of Texas is not affiliated with any other organization nor does it receive any funding from the government.
The McKinney SPCA animal shelter is the Russel H. Perry Animal Care Center & Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic. It is located 8411 Stacy Road and the shelter hours are from noon to 6 p.m. all week long. The clinic hours may vary depending on the location.
There is an adoption fee at the animal care center and prospective pet owners will have to sign a contract to complete the adoption process. As of July 2015, the fee for adopting one to six-month-old puppies is $250, older dogs at $125 and VIP dogs as well as senior dogs at $50. Adoption fees for kittens are $125.