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Thinking of Starting an Animal Transport Program? Read This First.

  There has been a lot of talk in Dallas lately about transport programs as a way to save more lives, and they continue to grow in popularity nationwide. But like so much in animal welfare, transport programs are more … Continue reading

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Use Your Vote to Protect Pets

Early voting in Texas started this morning. Wouldn’t it be nice to know the choices you are making are people who will help animals and support legislation to make communities more humane? The Texas Humane Legislation Network has made it … 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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Back to work: Why a 501c3 Matters

Time to get back to writing. I’ve been preoccupied lately, but now it’s time to gt back in the groove, so here goes! Why do shelters only allow 501c3 organizations to pull animals? A 501c3 doesn’t prove a group is … Continue reading

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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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Big Bed Bonanza to bring sweet dreams to homeless pets in North Texas

Late Monday afternoon, a 53′ semi-trailer pulled up to the loading dock at a warehouse in Addison and changed the lives of hundreds of pets waiting for their forever homes in shelters and foster homes.  Inside the huge truck were … Continue reading

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Pit bull lovers, check out North Texas Pit Bull Alliance

North Texas Pit Bull Alliance was established in 2012 to organize North TX residents who appreciate Pit Bull type dogs. They aim to change public perception of Pit Bulls, encourage responsible ownership and reduce the homeless Pit Bull population through … 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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Authorities in Wills, Texas seize 300 pit bulls from Spindletop Refuge

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s department yesterday served a search warrant on Spindletop Refuge in Wills, Texas.  Spindletop is the state’s largest and most well-known pit bull rescue organization. The Sheriff’s department determined that over three hundred dogs needed to be … Continue reading

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Help needed for pets left behind when rescuer passes unexpectedly

What will happen to your pets when you die?  Hopefully you have a will and a plan, and a relative or friend that will take your pets.  That, of course, gets harder the more pets you have, and we all … Continue reading

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