Residents interested in adopting can schedule a shelter appointment by calling 972-744-4480 or visit www.richardsonanimalshelter.setmore.com. (Courtesy Richardson Animal Shelter)

The Richardson Animal Shelter is at capacity as the number of stray animals and adoption surrenders have risen throughout the summer, according to shelter officials.Animal Services Manager Noura Jammal estimated that roughly 300 animals come into the shelter each month during the summer.

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