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Posted on: October 26, 2023

[ARCHIVED] San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Oct. 26, 2023

A dog standing on grassDescription automatically generated with medium confidenceDog of the Week: Orion (52474631) 

Introducing Orion, the energetic 3-year-old Australian Shepherd mix whose love for running in the yard matches his sweet and affectionate nature. With positive interactions around other dogs, Orion's sociable personality shines through. Eager to be by his human friend’s side, he's ready to bring his boundless energy and unwavering companionship to a loving home that's excited to embrace his joyful spirit. Stop by the shelter and see this happy fellow! 

Cat of the Week: Edgar Allen Poe (54540082)

This quaint and curious 1-year-old is looking to be homeless NEVERMORE.  He’s mostly seen nodding, nearly napping, but if you come to his kennel tapping, he’ll be sure to beguile all your fancy into smiling evermore. 

Both pets are available for adoption at the San Marcos Regional Shelter. All ready-to-go pets are $22and include spay/neuter, vet exam, vaccinations, and a microchip. To meet the pets, visit the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter in person from noon – 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from noon – 5 p.m. on Saturdays, or online at to choose a pet and fill out an online adoption application. Then, give the shelter a call at 512.805.2650 or email Anyone interested in fostering a pet should email or visit to fill out a foster application. Follow the shelter on Facebook @SanMarcosAnimalShelter and on Instagram @smtxanimalshelter for content and updates throughout the week.

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