Register now for THLN Animal Advocacy Conference

August 3, 2015
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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 animal legislation updates at the state and federal levels as well as important “how-to” tips for grassroots activism and garnering media attention for animal welfare causes. Panel discussions will focus on shelter pets, horses, and the importance of uniting animal welfare groups for the good of the animals. I see the keynote speaker is my buddy Phil Arkow. Phil is an expert on the Link, and the role of humane education in animal welfare, and he’s a genuinely personable and funny guy.  Other notable speakers include Kathy Davis from San Antonio AC&C, local experts Skip Trimble, Monica Ailey, Stacy Smith, Jan Herzog, from Wichita Falls and Cheryl Martinez from...

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Want to Help Animals in Disasters?

August 2, 2015
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Want to Help Animals in Disasters?

Get your training now. Before you need it.  RedRover is bringing their responders workshop to North Texas September 26th. RedRover Responders work in cooperation with law enforcement, local agencies, and animal organizations to shelter and care for animals displaced by natural disasters and other crises,...

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“The State of Sheltering” – the truth about No Kill

August 1, 2015
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“The State of Sheltering” – the truth about No Kill

A recent article in Fort Worth Magazine eloquently points out the implications of the no-kill movement while dispelling some of the misconceptions the public has about the movement.  It’s about time. And not unexpectedly, the comments include the requisite personal attacks on the author...

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Back to work: Why a 501c3 Matters

July 27, 2015
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Back to work: Why a 501c3 Matters

Time to get back to writing. I’ve been preoccupied lately, but now it’s time to gt back in the groove, so here goes! Why do shelters only allow 501c3 organizations to pull animals? A 501c3 doesn’t prove a group is any better or more...

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Dallas Companion Animal Project presents “Real Men Care and Real Women Count” Sunday 11/16

November 15, 2014
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Dallas Companion Animal Project presents “Real Men Care and Real Women Count” Sunday 11/16

Dallas Companion Animal Project and TNT/ Tacos and Tequila Restaurant are joining forces to present “Real Men Care and Real Women Count”, an event honoring advocates within our community who have shown tireless dedication to making our community a better place for companion animals, preserving...

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Wags & Waves for Dogs and Dog Lovers this Saturday at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark

September 9, 2014
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Wags & Waves for Dogs and Dog Lovers this Saturday at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark

Wags & Waves is hosting its 6th annual ultimate pool party for people and their canine companions, which takes place Saturday, September 13th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark in Garland. At the day-long event, pet owners can say so...

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News You Can Use, with a Serving of Opinion on the Side

July 20, 2014
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News You Can Use, with a Serving of Opinion on the Side

In the news and current events category…..  It seems like the heat and the pressure of an extended puppy and kitten season is getting to everyone.  Too many animals, too much to do, to little time and nowhere near enough money.  Call it what...

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