Category Archives: Rescues and Seizures

HSNT needs help with seizure dogs and cats

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The Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT) worked in collaboration with Callahan County Sheriff, Abilene Animal Control, Rescue the Animals (SPCA for West Texas), and Abilene Police Department in a lengthy investigation regarding suspected animal neglect and cruelty at the … Continue reading

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Mazie's Mission opens veterinary clinic for homeless pets

Dozens of animal welfare advocates and supporters attended the Grand Opening for the new Mazie’s Mission veterinary clinic this past weekend.  The new non-profit animal hospital, located at Main Street and FM 423 in Frisco, is not open to the … Continue reading

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Hundreds of dogs rescued from appalling conditions by Denton Co. Sheriff and Humane Society available for adoption

On August 1, 2013, the Humane Society of North Texas was called in by the Denton County Sheriffs Department to investigate allegations of animal neglect and abuse by Animal Guardians of American in Celina TX.  That morning, they found conditions … Continue reading

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Local advocates step up for dozens of abandoned Maltese and King Charles Spaniels

Updated October 7, 2012, 5:49 p.m. On October 1, 51 dogs were found on the roadside in west Flower Mound.  Most were adult Maltese and Maltese mixes.  Two nights later, 41 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels were found on a roadside … 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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Nearly 100 Spindeltop dogs still need rescue

It’s been nearly a month since the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department seized nearly 300 pit bulls, mixes, and others from Spindeltop Refuge in Wills, Texas.  The dogs had reportedly been living in deplorable conditions, and according to witness testimony, many … 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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Mesquite Animal Control takes 86 of 89 cats from home of Halteman's Haven founder

The message posted on Facebook yesterday says it all, “HALTEMAN’S HAVEN HAS BEEN SHUT DOWN!!!!”.  Mesquite animal control authorities visited the home of founder Keli Halteman yesterday and removed approximately 86 cats from the residence. The City of Mesquite has … Continue reading

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300 Spindletop dogs saved from "living hell" will be returned to rescuers

At least 50 rescue groups and a number of individual rescuers gathered in Conroe, Texas, this morning to attend the custody hearing for 300 dogs seized earlier this week from Spindletop Refuge in Wills, Texas. Prosecutors, law enforcement, the Judge, … Continue reading

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78 dogs seized from Waco puppy mill – TDLR, are you watching?

Yesterday in Waco, authorities raided a suspected puppy mill and found 78 dogs and puppies, some as young as 4 weeks, living in filth. The facility, according to KCEN TV was owned by Harold Plagens and located at 325 Michelle … Continue reading

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