February Canine Companions For Independence Matriculation And Graduation Ceremony Had Cheers, Tears And Woofs From SRO Crowd

Ed Kinkeade’s wife Melissa Kinkeade nudged him to keep his talk on Friday, February 16, at the Canine Companions for Independence  South Central Graduation and Puppy Matriculation ceremony short. Thank heaven, Ed turned a deaf ear to his wife. The overflow crowd of two-, three- and four-legged creatures filled Texas’ only CCI Training Center in Irving for the program … [Read more...]

MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: Canine Companions For Independence Matriculation And Graduation Ceremony

It was just like seeing parents send their children off to school and the next stages of life. The SRO crowd at the Canine Companions Of Independence South Central matriculation and graduation ceremony on Friday, February 16, came together with boxes of tissues around the room. Instead of children, the youngsters were pooches — Retrievers, Labradors and Retriever/Lab … [Read more...]

The Dallas Zoo’s Residents And Staffers Are All Set For Next Week’s “Wild Adventures Spring Break Camps”

Spring break is just around the corner. For the kids it’s freedom from classrooms and desks. For parents, it’s what to do with the youngsters. Some families will hit the slopes, but loads of others will be doing stay-cations because responsibilities (i.e. jobs) won’t let the parents get away. Not to worry. The Dallas Zoo has set up “Wild Adventures Spring Break Camps” from … [Read more...]

Horse-Loving Equesters Are Headed To Deep Ellum’s Bomb Factory For The Equest After Dark Gala

Hold your horses! The annual Equest gala has galloped over to a new venue for the Friday, April 20, fundraiser. Perhaps it was the bus rides that guests had to take to Texas Horse Park. Or, perhaps it was last year's very threatening weather that forced the organizers to postpone it a day. Whatever! Who cares? The news is that the hoedown Equest After Dark Gala will be held … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Dallas Animal Service Announces Dramatic Drop In Adoption Fees Plus Additional Super-Duper Specials Due To 90% Capacity

It may be raining cats and dogs outside, but the real animal news is being made by the folks at the Dallas Animal Services. Due to the fact that they’re operating at 90% capacity and are predicted to be on track to follow last year’s intake of 32,000 animals, they’re reducing adoption fees. Dogs were going for $85 and are now available for $45. Instead of $55, cats can be … [Read more...]