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Posted on: September 16, 2021

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

Pets of the Week

Dog of the Week: Chip (48163442)

 Chip is a peaceful, loving boy. He's house-trained, walks great on leash, kind-hearted, and definitely a couch potato! This 56-pound boy has lived with other dogs of all sizes, and is looking for a quiet home where he can ease into his new life. Chip came to the shelter when his family passed away, so it's no fault of his own! He loves going on car rides and sitting in the middle seat to watch out the front window. Chip loves playing with soft toys and is so well-behaved that he can be loose in the house. He knows sit, down, and give paw commands; what a smart boy! Chip is a great sidekick; he loves joining you in different activities and will just sit or lay quietly by your side when you’re relaxing. He’s an incredibly sweet and loving dog and such a mellow guy, but it doesn’t mean that he isn’t adventurous. He’s very active and alert, you won't even guess he's 8 years old! You must meet Chip, but be careful, because you'll definitely fall in love! 

Cat of the Week: Owl (48219910)

That is not a trick of your imagination; Owl's eyes are big and beautiful! Can you even believe it? This lithe girl is incredibly relaxed, loving, and sweet. She loves to drink water from the faucet while you brush your teeth, she enjoys lounging at your feet while you nap, and she's great about using her scratching post! She is chatty but not needy; Friendly, but not clingy - she's the perfect catch! 

Both pets are available for adoption at the San Marcos Regional Shelter. To meet our pets, please visit us in person at the shelter, open from noon – 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from noon – 5 p.m. on Saturdays. Or visit us online at to choose a pet, fill out an online adoption application, and then give us a call at 512.805.2650 or email to talk about it. If you’re interested in fostering a pet, email or visit to fill out a foster application.

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