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Operation Kindness of Garland

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals, Wildlife Sanctuaries

Mission: The mission of Operation Kindness is to provide a caring, no-kill shelter for homeless or unwanted cats and dogs until they are adopted into responsible, loving families. We accomplish this by: (1) never euthanizing one animal to make room for another; (2) providing high-quality veterinary care to the animals in our shelter and in foster homes; (3) dedicating our efforts to finding caring, responsible families who will make a lifetime commitment to the animals they adopt from us and (4) educating the public about responsible pet care and the importance of spaying and neutering their pets.

Programs: Each day operation kindness cares for an average of 300 animals at its carrollton, texas, shelter with an additional 100 animals living in its foster home network. Operation kindness is a nonprofit organization that has saved close to 80,000 animals since its inception.

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2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

They about 60 Cats and kittens that are at 13999 or 14000 Goldmark. The building is right in the back of Spring valley movie studio grill or o. The side of Sonic on spring valley rd. Apparently a lot of people have been leaving a bag of cat food and water and I have been feeding them for 3mths. I rescue 10 kitten 7 has been adopted. Well I have talk to the owner about why are they throwing away their food and water. They said the city said to starve them and so thats what they are doing. I just had heart surgery but I dont know if I can continue to feed them. Please anyone who can help them. Im trying to have them put on more weight. But some have gotten skinny because I would leave the food and in a hour Im back its in the dumpster. Here's a good photo of them when they were fatter. So please save them and mire them to a colony were they will be safe. No animal should be treated that way its in human.

4 John Bales

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

(My review is for the Carrollton location) I believe in Operation Kindness. I financially give to Operation Kindness. I've adopted two of the best kittens I've had from them. Operation Kindness does a great job in caring for and finding homes for companion animals. They have a beautiful shelter that is clean and well lighted, staffed mostly by volunteers. They now have medical staff available at te shelter who can provide medical care, spaying/neutering services, and checks out cats/kittens and dogs/puppies before the adoption is completed. I am glad to see there are no over-paid staff/executives listed here. There are a lot of fundraisers but they are necessary to bring in money to care for the animals entrusted to them. Believe me, the adoption fee doesn't begin to cover the cost of food/litter/medical care for the cats and dogs they care for. Some are older and will be there lifelong since most people want kittens and puppies rather than older animals. Some have medical problems that essentially make them unadoptable. After having two cats that had serious medical problems at a young age and the escalating cost of caring for them, I have a greater understanding of the costs of caring for a pet. Operation Kindness does a wonderful job and I highly believe in them and wouldn't hesitate to give my charitable dollars to them!

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