Pet of the Week – September 1, 2015

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Meet Tango

I wanna talk about me
Wanna talk about I
Wanna talk about number one
Oh my, me my
What I think, what I like, what I know, what I want, what I see
I like talking about you, usually, but occassionally
I wanna talk about mee-ooooooowwww
I wanna talk about MEE-OOOOOOOWWW
tangoMeet Tango! This good-lookin’ chap is at one of our Partner Adoption Locations. You can visit him at VCA DeSoto, 200 N. Hampton Rd, DeSoto, TX 75115, 972-223-4840.The staff at the vet clinic reports that he just loves it when customers come through the door and he starts talking to them and tries to convince everyone to pet and love on him. He is very sweet, about 2 years old, and is already neutered and ready to go home. Go on down and talk (or meow) with him and see if he can be your “number one, oh my, me my!” He is on adoption special for only $25!Pet adoptions are normally $75 and include vaccinations (including rabies), de-worming, heartworm test (for dogs), microchip with registration, a collar with tag, cardboard cat carrier (for cats), and an offer for a 30-day gift of free pet health insurance. If you are interested in Tango, or any of his furry friends that may be up for adoption, please call Tri-City Animal Shelter & Adoption Center at 972-291-5335, or visit us at 1150 E. Pleasant Run Rd. in Cedar Hill, TX.*

Tri adopting-It’s a way of life!
*Please note that adoptions are on a first come basis and advertised pets may not be available when you arrive, but there are many, many more pets searching for a good home who would like to meet you!

unnamed (1)!!Donation Center!!

Help make your spring clean go the extra mile and donate clothing and shoes at our new donation center which can be found at the east end of shelter driveway!  These items that the shelter cannot use can be donated here and the proceeds will help benefit pets in need!

!!Wish List!!

unnamed (2)The shelter is currently in desperate need of non-clumping kitty litter (clumping litter can clump in pesky and inconvenient places)!

Other items the shelter always needs are:

  • Dry dog/puppy/cat/kitten food (Costco’s Kirkland/Purina One)
  • Paper towels
  • Dish detergent/bleach
  • Office Supplies
  • Gift cards to Walmart, Costco, or Staples

Upcoming Events!!

*****Volunteer opportunities available at the following events!*****


unnamedWhen: Saturday, September 19, 3pm-7pm (NEW TIME)
Where: PetSmart, 2525 W. Wheatland Road, Duncanville, TX.

Come out and meet your new best friend! For every adoption, PetSmart Charities will make a donation to the shelter. Come on by and help make your adoption make an even bigger impact on pets’ lives. Please keep checking our Facebook page as the event draws near to get a sneak peek at some of the animals we will have available.


When: Saturday, September 5th or 19th, 2015, 3pm-4pm
Where: Tri-City Animal Shelter & Adoption Center, 1150 E. Pleasant Run Rd., Cedar Hill

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or need to complete community service for school, you must submit your ID and volunteer application before signing up to attend our monthly volunteer orientation, which is held the 1st Saturday of each month. Volunteers 10-15 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian who is also a volunteer. Please bring your ID, a guardian’s ID if you are under 18, and a completed volunteer or student application, which you can pick up at the shelter or print out online on the Cedar Hill website under the animal shelter volunteer section. Hope to see you there!


unnamed (3)When: Saturday, September 19, 6pm – 10pm
Where: Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, 1206 West Fm1382, Cedar Hill

The Friends of Tri-City Animal Shelter’s Annual Gala is the major fund raiser that helps sustain programs at Tri-City Animal Shelter, such as subsidizing the Pre-Spay Neuter program, the feral cat TNR Program, medical funds for animals that come to the shelter with treatable illnesses, toys for all animals in the shelter and so much more. There will be a silent and live auction, live music, David Hira as host, food, wine and fun!  Early-bird tickets start at $55.

For information on donating silent auction items or becoming a sponsor, contact FoTCAS at If you would like information on volunteering for FoTCAS, please visit or

The Friends of Tri-City Animal Shelter is a registered 501(c)(3) based in Duncanville, Texas. Their mission is to enrich the lives of the animals of the Tri-City Animal Shelter & Adoption Center through fund raising and education of the Cedar Hill, DeSoto, and Duncanville communities. They keep the dream alive that individuals can make a difference!