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Posted on: August 31, 2023

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

 Pets of the week

Pets of the Week: 

Socrates (51167000)

Socrates is fast approaching his one-year mark at the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter and would love to find a home before the end of September. Socrates is a 5-year-old, Black-Mouth Cur mix that weighs about 85 pounds. He loves going on adventures around San Marcos with volunteers. Socrates is potty trained and does know some basic commands. He’d love a forever home with lots of toys and playtime with his forever person. 

Magnificent (51256253)

This pup’s name perfectly suits his wonderful personality – Magnificent! Magnificent is a 3-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier mix that weighs about 50 pounds. He is patient, crate trained, and potty trained. The only thing Magnificent loves more than people is swimming around in the kiddie pool. He loves bringing toys to the pool or sticking his head in the water to blow bubbles, making him the perfect San Marcos River pup. Stop by and see Magnificent today!

Both pets are available for adoption at the San Marcos Regional Shelter. For the month of August all ready-to-go pets are $10 and include spay/neuter, vet exam, vaccinations, and a microchip. To meet the pets, visit the San Marcos Regional Animal 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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