Dallas Animal Services wins No Place Like Home Award from Best Friends Animal Society

August 4, 2015
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Dallas Animal Services wins No Place Like Home Award from Best Friends Animal Society

Dallas Animal Services was the municipal shelter singled out for the No Place Like Home Award by Best Friends Animal Societya®, the only national animal welfare organization dedicated exclusively to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. Dallas Animal Services is an active partner in Best Friends Animal Society’s No More Homeless Pets® Network* which offers help and support to animal rescue groups that save lives in their communities. Each year Best Friends works with its partners to produce successful adoption promotions that shine the spotlight on the hardest-to-place pets: like senior pets, cats, and big dogs. Holly Sizemore, Best Friends Animal Society’s director of national programs said, “National advertising, word of mouth, and reduced adoption fees all help get the word out about these promotions and the pets who need homes. But what really drives these adoption promotions — what really helps thousands more dogs...

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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...

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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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