Category Archives: Education

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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Upcoming Learning Opportunities in Animal Welfare

I know I haven’t written much lately – just been too busy.  But I need to make time, and there are a number of great educational/training events coming up you need to know about, so here goes – Next week … Continue reading

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Eight Steps To Reuniting Found Pets with their Owners

How many times have you seen a lost dog and wanted to help, but didn’t know what to do.  If you can approach him – safely – here’s a step by step guide that can help. 1. Check for identification … Continue reading

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Ten Steps to Finding Your Lost Dog

How you search for your lost pet depends on a lot of factors, including the species, the circumstances, the pet’s personality, and much more. Below are the basic steps to take with links for more information. Search the immediate area … Continue reading

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Kids poster contest raises awareness of bats and rabies

Rabies is still alive and well in Texas.  Certainly not at epidemic proportions, but it’s here, and it’s important that we all know it – especially children. Bats and skunks are the species most commonly affected by rabies, and school … Continue reading

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HSUS launches “Rescue Central” an online resource for rescue groups

Last week the Humane Society of the United States launched a brand-new resource, Rescue Central, a division of AnimalSheltering.org.  The new site is designed to provide all the information rescue groups need to run the most effective and humane rescue … Continue reading

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Sign up now for ARC’s animal disaster response training September 29th

Animal Rescue Corps will be conducting a BARC (Basic Animal Rescue Course) in the DFW area on September 29th. Animal rescuers are invited to join the experienced Animal Rescue Corps team for a fun and informative day of practical training … Continue reading

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Free Pet photography workshop tonight at 7 in Flower Mound

Ever wish you could take better pictures of your furry family members? Get tips from the pros tonight at 7 p.m. at the Flower Mound Library. Jenny Froh is a Certified Professional Photographer who specializes in pets and is based … Continue reading

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Red Rover volunteer disaster response training Saturday in Waco

Make no mistake, man-made disasters like puppy mills and hoarders are every bit as serious as hurricanes and wildfires – the only difference is they are man-made. And like natural disasters, they required a cadre of trained volunteers willing to … Continue reading

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