Category Archives: Advocacy

Animal Issues – Civil or Criminal, and why does it matter?

On Monday, the Quality of Life Committee of the Dallas City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting.  What you probably heard from the mainstream media about that meeting was that there is talk about the City cracking down on unlicensed … Continue reading

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Richardson Rescue Dog to compete at Westminster on Saturday

Jimmy is an all American Mutt – the kind of loyal, devoted dog we all grew up with. He was adopted from the Richardson Humane Society in 2008, and now he’s about to make history. For the first time ever, … Continue reading

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Big Bed Bonanza to bring sweet dreams to homeless pets in North Texas

Late Monday afternoon, a 53′ semi-trailer pulled up to the loading dock at a warehouse in Addison and changed the lives of hundreds of pets waiting for their forever homes in shelters and foster homes.  Inside the huge truck were … Continue reading

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2014 City budget: $300K for bike lanes, but only $100K for saving pets and solving problems

It’s budget crunch time for the City of Dallas. The town hall meetings have come and gone and a City Council vote to accept the proposed budget could be held as early as next week.  It’s almost over.  Almost.  Just … Continue reading

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Animal Advocate Groups Form Giant Merger To Improve Prospects for Homeless Animals in Dallas

Three major animal welfare groups in Dallas are joining forces to leverage their know-how in one organization. The three groups – Dallas Animal Advocates, Metroplex Animal Coalition and Dallas Companion Animal Project – are all well-known longtime advocates for Dallas’ … Continue reading

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Dallas Companion Animal Project: Crossroads Community Outreach Needs Pet Food

Pet Owner Outreach is an important component of the Dallas Companion Animal Project’s plan to make Dallas a No Kill Community.  Helping pet owners with limited financial means find and utilize available resources to better care for their pets means … Continue reading

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Your action is needed to keep Texas House from gutting the Dangerous Wild Animal Act

The Dangerous Wild Animal Act (DWAA), passed in 2001 with the support of the Texas Humane Legislation Network, requires the owner of a dangerous wild animal (a lion, a tiger, cougar, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, bear, coyote, hyena, jackal, baboon, gorilla, … Continue reading

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Humane Society of Flower Mound's "Love on Wheels" transport program sends dogs to new homes in New York

On March 4, 2013, the Humane Society of Flower Mound (HSFM) put three dogs on a truck bound for Dewitt, NY.  It was the beginning of an innovative new program that will send dogs to partner organizations in other parts … Continue reading

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MAC and Dallas Animal Adovcates merge with Dallas Companion Animal Project creating one large, powerful organization determined to make Dallas a "No Kill" Community

Three Dallas animal welfare groups are joining forces for the good of companion animals and their owners. Dallas Animal Advocates, the Dallas Companion Animal Project and the Metroplex Animal Coalition will now work under the same nonprofit umbrella: the Dallas … Continue reading

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Pit bull lovers, check out North Texas Pit Bull Alliance

North Texas Pit Bull Alliance was established in 2012 to organize North TX residents who appreciate Pit Bull type dogs. They aim to change public perception of Pit Bulls, encourage responsible ownership and reduce the homeless Pit Bull population through … Continue reading

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