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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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Pets For Life Call For Volunteers!

The Dallas Companion Animal Project is bringing Pets For Life to Dallas, and they need your help! Pets For Life is a nationally-recognized program that will save pets by helping communities that—because of economic, social, linguistic, or cultural factors—don’t have … Continue reading

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Soapbox Moment: Thinking about shipping pets as cargo? Read this first.

On Sunday, I caught an afternoon flight back from Kansas City  to DFW.  I had just settled into my seat when I looked out my window to see this:  Two crates containing live animals – puppies no less – abandoned … Continue reading

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Ten Steps to Finding Your Lost Dog

How you search for your lost pet depends on a lot of factors, including the species, the circumstances, the pet’s personality, and much more. Below are the basic steps to take with links for more information. Search the immediate area … Continue reading

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Cat Writers Association Conference – Awesome on many levels!

On Friday I had the privilege of speaking at the Cat Writer Association‘s 20th annual conference at the Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel.  CWA is an amazing group of cat lovers – accomplished writers and bloggers all.  The speaker roster was … 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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Dallas Animal Services to waive adoption fees this weekend

It’s spring in Texas and Dallas Animal Services (DAS) is bursting at the seams. DAS has taken in more than 100 pets of varying ages each day this week, and will continue to do so through the summer months. Thus, … Continue reading

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Creature Comforts Campaign provides beds for shelter pets

Dallas Animal Advocates Annual ‘Creature Comforts’ holiday celebration will take place at Dallas Animal Services, 1818 N. Westmoreland, on Sunday, December 9th, from noon until 3 p.m. The purpose of the event is to raise money for new Kuranda beds … Continue reading

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Free Pet photography workshop tonight at 7 in Flower Mound

Ever wish you could take better pictures of your furry family members? Get tips from the pros tonight at 7 p.m. at the Flower Mound Library. Jenny Froh is a Certified Professional Photographer who specializes in pets and is based … Continue reading

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Best message ever about pets in hot cars

Caught this yesterday on the ASPCA Pro blog.  Might be the best message EVER about pets in hot cars, and it’s from the great folks at Red Rover, who know a thing or two about emergencies.  If this doesn’t convince … Continue reading

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