Author Archives: Blog Administrator

Today My Heart Is Broken. RIP Norton, August 1999 – August 2016

Today my heart is broken. This morning we had to say goodbye to the best dog ever. It was 17 years ago this month that he and his sister ran out in front of my car on Gaston Avenue. They … Continue reading

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Don't Miss the Fun at Wags & Waves Saturday, September 10th

Saturday, September 10th, you can spend the day in the sun with your four-legged friends at Hawaiian Falls Water Park. Wags & Waves only happens once a year, so make plans to attend now.  You can ride the lazy river … Continue reading

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94 Lives Saved by Fostering

92 cats and 2 dogs to be exact. Get creative and show us your fostered pets!  Want a word cloud of your own? Use the Word Cloud generator at http://www.tagxedo.com/ – it’s easy and it’s fun!

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Pets For Life: Leading the way in Community Outreach

Community Outreach is all the rage these days. From the SPCA of Texas to Paul Quinn College and even Dallas Dogrrr, everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. But what is community outreach and where did it begin? Pets For Life, … Continue reading

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Texas Unites Conference Needs You!

Texas Unites, the largest regional animal welfare conference in the nation, is now accepting speaker proposals for the 2017 Conference to be held in April in Austin. If you’re a expert in your field and want to share your knowledge … Continue reading

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Natinsky's Law, the Silver Lining and Why History Matters

Natinsky’s Law. A friend cringes every time I call it that. But that’s what it is. It’s the result of a City Council representative’s desire to stop hearing one resident’s continued criticism of the City for not doing enough to … Continue reading

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Dallas Loose Dog Problem Needs Some Context

Context, as defined by the Oxford Dictionary; “the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea and in terms of which it can be fully understood and assessed.” For months now we’ve been told Dallas’ loose dog … Continue reading

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Michael Vick wants to be a Dallas Cowboy

I know what you’re thinking. Over my dead body. And yet, Michael Vick hinted about the possibility in a tweet on Saturday – a tweet given prolonged life and credibility when the Dallas Cowboys re-tweeted it. The Cowboys deny they … Continue reading

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What about Antoinette Brown? Three Months Later and No One Has Been Charged

What about Antoinette Brown? It’s been more than three months since the tragedy. Dallas Police told the Dallas Morning News back in June that the owners could face criminal charges. The owner of the dogs who allegedly mauled Antoinette Brown … Continue reading

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On a Personal Note – Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover. Ever.

When you don’t know someone well, and you don’t take the time to get to know them, it’s easy to underestimate them.  For example, last week someone judged me to be a crazy cat lady who cared only about the … Continue reading

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