Become a hero to a new forever friend! 

IMAGE:  Photo of dog with "Adopt me" sign and the text Pet Adoption Event and Texell logo.
Saturday, October 17, 2020

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Texell 31st Street Branch (3314 South 31st Street, Temple)

Pet adoptions made possible with support from:

  • Central Texas Animal Advocates
  • Journey Home Rescue
  • Pearl’s Place
  • Pound Pup and Friends
  • Texas Humane Heroes


Animals will be on-site for you to meet and adopt. Process varies by participating shelter.

Pet Supply Vendors!

Leashes, collars, pet odor eliminating candles and spray, specialty cups, dog treats, and more!

Pet Supply Drive!

Shelters are in need of all kinds of pet food, as well as cat litter. We are accepting donations during the event.
  • Masks will be required in the pet event area and social distancing guidelines will be in place.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available for your convenience and safety. Please use before entering and when leaving the event area.

  • Masks are required for this event. When possible, please maintain social distancing (6ft separation) with individuals not from your household.

  • If you are feeling ill (i.e., cough, fever, sore throat, muscle pain, headache) or have had contact with a person with a positive COVID-19 test, please refrain from entering the event area.

  • Please understand that attendees aged 65 or older are at a higher risk of COVID-19. This event poses significant risk, even though it is outside.