Category Archives: Personal Stories

Three years. 6,000 Lives Saved.

This week is a milestone for the Dallas Animal Services PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center. The center, built and paid for by PetSmart Charities and staffed by Dallas Animal Services officially opened on November 3, 2013. Three years and 6,000 adoptions … Continue reading

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The Animals Have Lost A Champion

Just too much loss lately. Way too much. There is nothing I can say as eloquently as Teresa has, so I will just share the short tribute she did for Culture Map. Revered Dallas animal rescuer Paige Anderson passes away … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Mobile vet–quick, easy, and able to outsmart fearful felines

When you need to get nine cats vaccinated fast, and you don’t have time to haul them all to the vet, who do you call?  Animal Ambulance and Mobile Veterinarian, the only local mobile vet that makes housecalls (at least … Continue reading

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Trixie’s “bonnet” courtesy Trimline Veterinary Recovery Collars

Trixie got her stitches out yesterday.  She had a cyst removed from her lower eye lid about a week ago and while the vet was at it, he took a small mole off her nose.  Five stitches total, some minor … Continue reading

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