Tag Archives: animals

Upcoming Learning Opportunities in Animal Welfare

I know I haven’t written much lately – just been too busy.  But I need to make time, and there are a number of great educational/training events coming up you need to know about, so here goes – Next week … Continue reading

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Find out how you can help strengthen Texas animal laws, Saturday, May 31st

What: Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN) North Texas Chapter Meeting When: Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Where:  Dallas Animal Services, 1818 N Westmoreland Rd, Dallas, TX 75212 Why: You can learn how to make a difference for … Continue reading

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Animal Issues – Civil or Criminal, and why does it matter?

On Monday, the Quality of Life Committee of the Dallas City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting.  What you probably heard from the mainstream media about that meeting was that there is talk about the City cracking down on unlicensed … 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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2014 City budget: $300K for bike lanes, but only $100K for saving pets and solving problems

It’s budget crunch time for the City of Dallas. The town hall meetings have come and gone and a City Council vote to accept the proposed budget could be held as early as next week.  It’s almost over.  Almost.  Just … Continue reading

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Animal Advocate Groups Form Giant Merger To Improve Prospects for Homeless Animals in Dallas

Three major animal welfare groups in Dallas are joining forces to leverage their know-how in one organization. The three groups – Dallas Animal Advocates, Metroplex Animal Coalition and Dallas Companion Animal Project – are all well-known longtime advocates for Dallas’ … 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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Enter the America's Best Tails contest and win cash for your favorite charity

Do you have an amazing dog story that emphasizes the animal-human bond? It could mean some much-needed cash for your favorite rescue or shelter, thanks to the just announced “America’s Best Tails” contest from For the Love of Dogs Television, … Continue reading

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