Tag Archives: Texas

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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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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Register now for THLN Animal Advocacy Conference

The 7th annual THLN animal advocacy conference is a must for any animal advocate. The event will be held September 18-20 at the Omni Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Colinas. According to the website, this year’s workshop sessions will cover … 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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Your action is needed to keep Texas House from gutting the Dangerous Wild Animal Act

The Dangerous Wild Animal Act (DWAA), passed in 2001 with the support of the Texas Humane Legislation Network, requires the owner of a dangerous wild animal (a lion, a tiger, cougar, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, bear, coyote, hyena, jackal, baboon, gorilla, … 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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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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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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Federal Court Refuses to Block New Texas Puppy Mill Law

Breaking news from HSUS:  A federal court in Austin Texas heard arguments and then rejected a motion by certain disgruntled commercial dog breeders to block the state’s new puppy mill law from going into effect. The Humane Society of the … 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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