Tag Archives: Humane Society

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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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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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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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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Fido Fest celebrates life with dogs Saturday in Flower Mound

The Humane Society of Flower Mound wants you to join them as they celebrate life with dogs at their annual Fido Fest on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Westchester Park in Flower Mound. Fido Fest 2012 will feature a dog … Continue reading

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No excuses: puppy mill dogs are victims of animal cruelty

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As we reported last week, 51 dogs were found on the roadside in west Flower Mound on October 1st.  Most were adult Maltese and Maltese mixes.  Two nights later, 41 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels were found on a roadside in … Continue reading

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Efforts underway to assist pet victims of Colorado fires

The numbers are staggering.  18,000+ acres burned, 3,200 evacuated, hundreds of homes destroyed.  But what about the pets? Larimer Humane Society is working on the ground with local law enforcement to rescue pets and livestock in the High Park fire … 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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Texas ranks 25th in HSUS' Humane States Ranking

The Humane Society of the United States has released its third annual “Humane State Ranking,”and Texas comes in #25 out of 51.  That’s way up from last year’s 36th place ranking, thanks to recently enacted laws aimed a shutting down … Continue reading

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Where does Texas stand in HSUS' just-released Humane State Rankings?

The Humane Society of the United States has released its third annual “Humane State Ranking,” a comprehensive report rating all 50 states and Washington, D.C. on a wide range of animal protection laws, including animal cruelty codes, equine protection standards, … Continue reading

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