DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott tweeted this weekend that he’s sponsoring a $21 “Run to the Shelter” pet adoption day at Dallas’ SPCA of Texas until 6 p.m. tonight.READ MORE: 'My Nerves Are Still Rattled': Passenger Aboard Amtrak Train Talks Crash
It usually costs around $250 to adopt a pet, but Zeke’s event is part of the SPCA of Texas’ ‘Dogtober,’ in which all dog-adoption fees are cut in half, from $250 to $125, for the month.
The organization’s goal is to facilitate 500 dog adoptions in October, according to its website.READ MORE: Man, Pregnant Woman & Baby Killed In Crash Along Highway 360; Police Investigating
SPCA of Texas’ headquarters is located at 2400 Lone Star Drive in Dallas.
Elliott isn’t shy about bragging about his beloved dog Ace on social media. The precious Rottweiler even has his own Instagram account.
Elliott and the Cowboys square off against the Packers in Green Bay on Sunday.MORE NEWS: Flash Flooding: Second Body Recovered After Vehicle Swept From Texas Bridge
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