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Experts apply intelligence and reason to debate on Dallas' loose dog issues

Today the Dallas Morning News published a Letter to the Editor authored by Skip Trimble, well-known attorney, former City of Dallas Animal Shelter Commission Chair and THLN co-founder; Jim Hanophy, Executive Director or Operation Kindnes, Texas’ oldest and largest No … Continue reading

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THIS is my editorial on the Loose Dog problem

The way we solved DAS’ decades low Live Release Rate was when we realized DAS couldn’t do more than they were doing without help, and we needed to get the community involved instead of demanding DAS “do something” as we’d … Continue reading

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Dallas Cowboys Pose For Animal Adoption Calendar « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

The Dallas Cowboys may be big hulking guys, but when it comes to the subject of pet adoption, they are softies at heart. Source: Dallas Cowboys Pose For Animal Adoption Calendar « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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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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Dallas Animal Services opens PetSmart Everday Adoption Center in North Dallas

The Grand Opening for the new Dallas Animal Services’ PetSmart Everday Adoption Center was held on Saturday, November 2nd.  This is the first permanent offsite location for Dallas Animal Services and was made possible by the generosity of PetSmart Charities, … Continue reading

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"Writing Profiles That Get Pets Adopted" from the 2013 Cat Writer's Association Conference

Writing Profiles That Get Pets Adopted Copyright 2013, Rebecca Poling.

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Moving toward a humane community will require more pet friendly landlords

What’s one of the things shelters and rescuers hear all too often? I’m moving and I can’t take my pet. Pease help me find a home for it. Why? Because so many apartment complex owners simply don’t allow pets, or … 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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Loews Resorts takes more heat in debate over feral cats

Deborah Barnes, author of “The Chronicles of Zee and Zoey” recently conducted an exclusive interview with George Ricci, the caretaker for the feral cats at the Loews Portofino Resort.  The result, “A Voice for the Loews Cats” is well worth … Continue reading

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Waco Lions Club evicts 9 feral cats and their caregivers

On Saturday, the Waco Lions Club effectively evicted 9 spayed, neutered, and vaccinted feral cats from their property, forcing the volunteers who had been caring for them to remove the feeding station and the cat’s shelter.  The Lions Club has … Continue reading

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