Category Archives: Rescues And Shelters

Van Zandt County Humane rebranding to combat area's less than humane reputation

Guest post by Kate Larkin While attending a humane legislative seminar in Austin, Carol Whatley proudly introduced herself to the attendees as a member of Van Zandt County Humane Society.  “I heard a gasp”, said Carol.  “Then someone loudly whispered, … Continue reading

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Make plans to attend Fido Fest Saturday, November 2nd!

The Humane Society of Flower Mound invites everyone to celebrate life with dogs at the annual Fido Fest on Saturday, November 2, 2013! Be part of this fun-filled event, a tradition among the dog-loving residents of Flower Mound and the … Continue reading

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Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake facing possible closure – pets in danger

Since 1983, the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake, a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization, has been serving the animals and people of Kaufman and Henderson counties. Located in Tool, Texas, about 52 miles southeast of Dallas, they rescue and care … 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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Walk & run September 15th benefits Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake

The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake is hosting the “Walk n’ Wag” Fun Walk & Expo Saturday, September 15th, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Mabank Pavilion and Walking Trail, 200 S. Easley Parkway in Mabank.   … Continue reading

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Dallas Animal Services & Humane Society of West Texas partnership saves 100 cats and kittens in one day

It’s kitten season once again and Dallas Animal Services is overflowing with cats and kittens with nowhere to go.  But this past Friday, nearly 100 kittens and their moms got a second chance when the Humane Society of West Texas … Continue reading

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A 4-month-old puppy is fighting for its life after being set on fire last week in Pleasant Grove

On April 4th, Dallas police responded to a call that a puppy was doused with lighter fluid and lit on fire in Pleasant Grove in southeast Dallas.  When officers arrived on the scene, they found the puppy badly burned and … Continue reading

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New PSA for Dallas Animal Services debuts

A new 30-second Public Service Announcement for Dallas Animal Services debuted last week.  The PSA was created by Molly DeVoss of MDVC Creative and filmed in conjunction with Phillip Thomas Films, with voice overs by Ken Eaken and Roy Machado.  … Continue reading

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Volunteer photographers help promote Dallas Animal Services' adoptable pets

It’s true: A picture is indeed worth 1,000 words, and a good picture is worth even more to a homeless pet waiting in a shelter.  Take Hunter for instance.  He’s just one of many fabulous cats and dogs available for … Continue reading

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PetSmart Charities and Fort Worth open another Pet Adoption Center

This Saturday, December 3rd, at 10:00 a.m. PetSmart Charities and the City of Fort Worth Animal Care and Control will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to formally open the newest PetSmart Charities Satellite Adoption Center.  Pet adoptions and tours of … Continue reading

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