Adoptable Pet Pals: Meet Mona!


In partnership with the SPCA of Texas, NewsRadio 1080 KRLD brings you 'Adoptable Pet Pals,' a weekly feature to introduce you to animals that are ready for adoption.

KRLD's Kristin Diaz along with Maura Davies from the SPCA highlights the critical need for adopting families at local animal shelters by showcasing an "Adoptable Pet Pal" that has stayed at the shelter too long.

Meet our featured Pet Pal: Mona!

Meet Mona!

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Meet Mona, a little shy at first but quick to warm up to new experiences. Mona's ideal home includes another confident, friendly dog to show her the ropes. She enjoys leisurely walks and playgroups with other dogs. In her foster home, Mona acclimated to a busy environment and embraced cuddling during movie time. She's not picky about her home, as long as there's a backyard for her to play. Mona welcomes meeting kids and fellow doggos, as she's a playgroup rockstar! You can meet Mona any day between noon and 6 p.m. at the SPCA of Texas' Dallas Animal Care Center located at 2400 Lone Star Dr.

Meet Walter!

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Meet Walter, the pint-sized feline charmer who is ready to bring a whole lot of love into your life! This two-year-old domestic shorthair is a petite package at just 8 pounds, but his affectionate nature and charming personality make him larger than life.

Walter's black and white coat is not just stylish—it's a testament to his timeless elegance. His sweet pink nose and soulful green eyes add an irresistible touch to his already adorable appearance. This little guy is a true heart-stealer!

While Walter may be timid at first, give him a moment to warm up, and you'll discover a sweet and gentle soul. His shy demeanor only adds to his endearing charm, making every interaction with him a special moment. Walter is the type of feline friend who appreciates a patient and loving touch, and once he trusts you, you'll be rewarded with purrs and headbutts that melt away any stress.

This little guy is not just a cat; he's a promise of companionship and comfort, a furry friend ready to share your quiet moments and make every day a little brighter.

Don't miss the chance to welcome Walter into your home and heart. Visit our adoption center and discover the joy of having this sweet, timid cat by your side. Walter is more than a pet; he's a source of warmth, love, and endless purrs. Make your appointment today and open your heart to the magic of Walter's presence!

Meet Hope!

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Meet Hope, the furry bundle of joy waiting to bring love and happiness into your life! At just two years old, Hope is the perfect blend of youthful energy and well-behaved charm. This Terrier/Pit Bull Mix is a shining example of obedience and affection, ready to steal your heart with every tail wag.

Weighing in at a delightful 58 pounds, Hope boasts a sleek and shiny black coat, accented by adorable white toes and nose. Her floppy ears add to her irresistible charm, making her a sight to behold. This four-legged beauty is not just a pretty face; she's also incredibly smart and curious, always eager to explore the world around her.

Hope's gentle nature makes her an ideal companion for families, singles, or anyone looking for a loyal friend. Whether it's a game of fetch in the park or a cozy cuddle on the couch, Hope is up for it all. Her affectionate disposition is bound to melt away any stress, and her loving gaze will make you feel like the most important person in the world.

This adorable pup is not just a pet; she's a promise of joy, companionship, and unwavering loyalty. If you're ready to open your heart and home to a furry friend, consider giving Hope a forever home. She's not just a dog; she's a source of boundless love and endless smiles.

Don't miss the chance to make Hope a part of your life. Visit the SPCA Dallas Animal Care Center (2400 Lone Star Drive, 75212) any day of the week from Noon to 6 p.m., and discover the joy that this sweet, cuddly companion can bring to your world. Hope is waiting, tail wagging, for the perfect match—could it be you?

Meet Grant!

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Introducing Grant, a canine charmer with a heart as big as his adorable brown eyes! This two-year-old, 47-pound mixed breed marvel is on the lookout for a loving home to call his own. Grant's sleek black coat, adorned with tan highlights, makes him a true beauty, while his soft brown eyes and pointed ears add to his undeniable charm.

At first glance, Grant may be a little shy, but give him a moment, and you'll witness a transformation as he warms up to you with a tail wag that speaks volumes. This loyal companion is not just a pet; he's a promise of unwavering friendship and unconditional love.

Grant's curiosity knows no bounds, making every day an adventure when he's by your side. Whether it's exploring the great outdoors or simply lounging on the couch, he's ready for it all. And here's the best part—he's a social butterfly who enjoys the company of other dogs, making him the perfect addition to families with existing furry members. It’s always best to bring both two- and four-legged siblings in for a meet and greet prior to adoption.

Imagine the joy of coming home to Grant's eager face and wagging tail, ready to shower you with affection and companionship. His loyalty knows no bounds, and once you've earned his trust, you'll have a friend for life.

If you're ready to open your heart and home to a little canine magic, consider making Grant a part of your family. No appointment is necessary to meet Grant so visit the SPCA Dallas Animal Care Center (2400 Lone Star Drive, 75212) any day of the week from Noon to 6 p.m., and let this sweet, shy boy capture your heart. Grant is more than a dog; he's a promise of love, laughter, and a lifetime of unforgettable moments. Don't miss out on the chance to make Grant's dreams come true—adopt him today!

Meet Josie!

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Josie is super sweet and fun girl looking for a new home. She is friendly and loves to meet new people and run around the yard. She can't wait to meet you!

Josie’s a beautiful, 40-pound, mixed breed, two-year-old pup, with a black coat, salt and pepper chest, and white toes. Josie is the embodiment of joy, with a playful spirit that can brighten even the gloomiest of days.

Her sweetness is palpable, radiating warmth and friendliness to everyone she meets. With Josie, every day is an adventure filled with laughter, as she's quite the comedian! Josie has an affinity for other dogs and children, making her a perfect addition to any family; however, it is always good to bring any two- or four-legged siblings to a meet and greet before adoption.

Josie's always eager to make new friends and her energetic personality ensures she's the life of any gathering. Adopting Josie means welcoming a bundle of joy and endless fun into your home.

Like all pets at the SPCA of Texas, Josie has been spayed, microchipped and has had all her age-appropriate vaccines. She is waiting for her new forever family at the SPCA of Texas Russell E. Dealey Animal Rescue Center, so you’ll need an appointment to meet her. To do that, find her profile at and click on the “Make an Appointment” button. Josie’s team will take it from there.

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