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Eight Reasons Your Organization Needs Twitter (short video)

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Three years. 6,000 Lives Saved.

This week is a milestone for the Dallas Animal Services PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center. The center, built and paid for by PetSmart Charities and staffed by Dallas Animal Services officially opened on November 3, 2013. Three years and 6,000 adoptions … Continue reading

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Release Your Inner Animal at Howl At The Moon

On Saturday, November 12th, House of Blues will be the place to cut loose, have some fun, and release your inner animal as the Dallas Companion Animal Project presents Howl At The Moon – a magical evening filled with a … 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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Texas Unites Conference Needs You!

Texas Unites, the largest regional animal welfare conference in the nation, is now accepting speaker proposals for the 2017 Conference to be held in April in Austin. If you’re a expert in your field and want to share your knowledge … Continue reading

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From 72% kill rate to 72% save rate: A milestone for Dallas on the road to No-Kill

In July of 2011, then Code Compliance Director Joey Zapata asked me to chair a City task force to take on the job of pulling together a group of local animal welfare leaders to create a blue print to get Dallas to … 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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Stop the use of gas chambers in Texas shelters

Over 100,000 homeless pets are euthanized every year in Texas shelters.  Despite the overwhelming stance that euthanasia by carbon monoxide is cruel and inhumane, unsafe for workers and costly, it is still used to end their lives in approximately thirty … Continue reading

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Loveable Charlie needs a forever home

On a rainy night in early Summer, a tiny kitten with a shattered leg was left, alone and scared, in the night drop box at Dallas Animal Services. When the shelter vets found him the next morning, they knew he … 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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