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May 3rd

Cinco de Mutt-0


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your pooches at this Petmate sponsored event benefiting Operation Kindness! Take part in the costume contest for the best attired Cinco de Mutt-o pooch, a prize spinning wheel for awesome petmate toys and treats, and photos from Dog Biscuit photos for only $10! You'll have a great time hanging with your pooches and pals in the beer garden and dog parks while enjoying Mutt-arita and food specials! Dogs will be available for adoption and we're also offereing microchipping for $20.

Location: Mutt's Canine Cantina 2889 Cityplace W Blvd in Dallas

May 3rd

Cougars Vs. Kittens Coed Kickball Tournament


Cougars vs. Kittens is a regulation double elimination kickball tournament benefiting Operation Kindness. Due to popular request this year's tourney will be coed with prizes and trophies for Top Fundraisers and Tournament Champions. $25 admission includes tourney fees, jersey, goodie bag, and entry into the raffle. Find our more here or register here: cougarsvskittens.org


Location: Randol Mill Park: 1901 W. Randol Mill Road in Arlington

May 17th




Alumni Celebration and Open House

Calling all alumni of Operation Kindness! We're having a homecoming for animals adopted from Operation Kindness! You are invited to bring your pets and family members to enjoy complimentary cake and hot dogs, goodie bags, and alumni bandannas. This event is free! We'll be offering behind-the-scenes tours of our awesome facility at 11am and noon!

Location: Operation Kindness, 3201 Earhart Drive in Carrollton

May 30th thru
June 1

Private Shopping event Thursday, May 29th from 6-8pm

The Gypsy Wagon Benefit for Operation Kindness

The Gypsy Wagon is going to the dogs! This adorable boutique on Henderson Avenue iis donating 15% of proceeds to Operation Kindness the last weekend of May! We're kicking the weekend off with a private shopping party for our supporters with wine and desserts Thursday, May 29th from 6-8pm. And don't forget to come by on Saturday, June 1st from noon-4pm to see our dogs and puppies for adoption!

Location:The Gypsy Wagon 2928 N Henderson Ave at Central Expy

June 7th

You are invited to join us for a free festival celebrating dogs and the people who love them! Enjoy dozens of vendors with loads of freebies, food trucks, live music, contests for prizes, and much more! Free goodie bags are available to the first 750 people. Don't forget to stop by the CBS11 table to meet Chief Meteorologist Larry Mowry! This event is proudly sponsored by Pet Supplies Plus.

Location: Flag Pole Hill Park at White Rock Lake 8100 Doran Circle, Dallas 75238

Session 1
June 16th-20th
ages 7-9yrs

Session 2
June 23rd-27th
ages 10-12yrs




A Day Camp for Kids...

Kamp Kindness is back for another year! This popular day camp has kids interacting with the animals at Operation Kindness while creating art projects, meeting interesting speakers, playing fun games, and making friends with other animal lovers! THIS IS SOLD OUT!

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Sept 27th

2nd Annual Paws on the Green Golf Tournament

We should see some dogs and some "birdies" at our popular four-person scramble at Indian Creek Golf Club! $125 admission includes your breakfast and lunch and a raffle ticket towards one of our more than 20 killer raffle packages. Registration begins at 7:30 and the shot-gun start at 8:30am. Sign up now as an individual or as a team! Visit the Paws on the Green website for more information or to register by clicking here.

Location: Indian Creek Golf Club in Carrollton

Various dates and times




Off-site Adoption Events

Regular Offsite Adoption Events:
- Whole Foods Plano: 3rd Saturday, monthly from noon-4pm
- Petsmart Plano (Park Rd): 4th Saturday, monthly from noon-4pm


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