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...]

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...]

Paws Cause Was A Howling Success Thanks To 250 Two-Legged Critters And A Surprise Match From The Snyder Foundation Netting $193,000+

The doors had hardly opened at the Jan Rees-Jones Care Center on Sunday, January 28, when the two-legged guests were filling the center for the annual Paws Cause benefiting the SPCA of Texas. Along with area chefs from such restaurants as Salum, Parigi, Pink Magnolia, Cane Rosso, Whistle Britches and 3015 at Trinity Groves, Abraham Salum was serving vittles just across the … [Read more...]

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children’s Amputee Ski Trippers Geared Up At St. Bernard’s With Tony Herring Smiling And Ruthie Chilling On The Floor

For the usual Sunday Breadwinners brunch crowd in Inwood Village, the parking lot on Sunday, January 21, seemed a little more crowded than usual. The reason was that St. Bernard’s across the way had opened earlier than its usual Sunday noontime start. The reason was the gathering of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children’s patients who would be on the slopes of Winter … [Read more...]