Category Archives: For Pet Owners

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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Soapbox Moment: Thinking about shipping pets as cargo? Read this first.

On Sunday, I caught an afternoon flight back from Kansas City  to DFW.  I had just settled into my seat when I looked out my window to see this:  Two crates containing live animals – puppies no less – abandoned … 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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Raccoons & Distemper – what you need to know

From Dallas Animal Services in response to the WFAA story last night “Pet owners warned after distemper outbreak in raccoons“: Diseases are cyclical and outbreaks in wildlife occur from time to time. It’s not that unusual and humans and cats … 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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Agencies and people working together to help livestock owners in need

As the drought continues, and once-fertile pastures become parched and dusty wasteland, new programs and resources are springing up to help out.  So, as a follow-up to yesterday’s article, “Spotted donkeys rescued as drought continues to pound North Texas”, we’ve … Continue reading

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Be The Change for Animals – Spay or Neuter Your Pet

You can make a real difference for homeless animals simply by spaying or neutering your own pet.   Think about it.  Millions of dogs and cats are euthanized each year in shelters across the country simply because there aren’t enough homes.  … Continue reading

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Moving? You don’t have to give up your pet.

Several times a day someone walks into Dallas Animal Services and surrenders a dog or cat because they are moving.   Rescue groups hear it over and over  -“I’m moving and my new apartment/condo doesn’t allow pets.”  It’s a tragedy and … Continue reading

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Hungry Snout Pet Food Donation Program needs pet food

The Velvet Snout Canine Adventure Center‘s Hungry Snout Program, developed in conjunction with the North Texas Food Bank, provides dog and cat food to families who are having a tough time feeding their pets. Since May 2009, they have collected … Continue reading

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