There comes a point when even the best intentions aren’t enough. Between the Dallas Zoo’s weeks of vandalism and the kidnapping of two emperor Tamarin monkeys and the SPCA of Texas' reduction of services and sudden "stepping down" of its president/CEO, it appears that humans are once again scrambling to figure things out. While the peeps with the grey matter wonder what to … [Read more...] about Dallas Animal Issues Continue To Suffer From “The Crazy Uncle In The Attic” Syndrome
SPCA of Texas CEO/President Karen Froehlich has just “stepped down” from the role she has held since 2019 following the departure of James Bias. According to SPCA Board of Directors Chair Hiren Patel, “We respect Karen’s decision and thank her for her seven years of service to our organization. She is passionate about protecting and caring for vulnerable animals, and we're … [Read more...] about JUST IN: SPCA President/CEO Karen Froehlich “Steps Down” With Don Lindsley Named Interim Replacement
According to SPCA of Texas volunteer Jorja Williams, “My wish this holiday season is that no family in North Texas will have to surrender their beloved family pet because of financial hardship. “Did you know that the primary reason families surrender their family pets in North Texas is because of financial hardship? SPCA of Texas understands that the best place for a pet … [Read more...] about MySweetWishList: SPCA Of Texas
The 2022 Fur Ball at the Hyatt Regency Dallas was an animal lovers delight on Saturday, October 1. As if the remarkable tales of rescued animals whose lives had been turned round wasn't enough, there was still more. To the delight of guests like Clay Jenkins with his mom JoAnn Jenkins and his daughter Madeleine Jenkins, Ali Turiano and Ismail Santiago, Phyllis Comu, Chad West, … [Read more...] about 2022 Fur Ball Was A Howling Success With Paddles Raised, Tails Wagging And “Hot Lips” Onstage
Christmas came a little early this year for North Texas’ Spay Neuter Network (SNN). Petco Love has awarded the organization a $75,000 grant “to help reduce the number of pets entering shelters through its Pet Support and Resource Center and create a lifesaving community for animals.” According to SNN Executive Director Jordan Craig, “The efforts of our Pet Support … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Petco Love Shows The Love For North Texas’ Spay Neuter Network With A $75K Grant
It was back in 1972 when CBS took a chance on launching a TV series based on a book that had had success when it was turned into a movie. Still it was a risky venture for a comedy-drama taking place during the Korean War while the Viet Nam engagement had politicos and protesters at odds. What’s more, it involved a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital that was mired in the mud most of … [Read more...] about JUST IN: “SwitHeart” Loretta Swit Is Bringing Her Animal-Loving “Hotlips”To 2022 Fur Ball
According to Dallas Pets Alive! Founder and Executive Director Leslie Sans, “This year local animal shelters here in North Texas are seeing unprecedented numbers of pets being surrendered by their families causing overcrowding and leading to animals being euthanized for simply running out of space. The financial crisis is affecting humans and their pets, causing individuals … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Dallas Pets Alive!
According to Shelter2Rescue Coalition Inc. Director Louisa Bennett, “'Just one more day, is what we hope for every day' — we are in the business of buying more time. Shelter2Rescue assists in photographing the cats and dogs, to help with better exposure, transports to a foster/rescue/vet, medicines, and mostly a huge amount of networking from our amazing Shelter2Rescue … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Shelter2Rescue Coalition Inc.
According to Texas CARES Cat Adoption and Rescue Fundraising Coordinator Stephanie Murdoch, “It has been said that saving one cat won’t change the world. But for that one cat, the world changes forever. For nearly 30 years, Texas CARES Cat Adoption and Rescue has worked hard to change the lives of thousands of cats in the DFW area by helping them find wonderful, loving … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Texas CARES Cat Adoption And Rescue
This Fourth of July is a holiday that most grownup kids dream of — a four-day holiday in the middle of summer. Okay, so today isn’t officially a day off, but most folks are cutting out early ... if they even showed up at all. On the other hand, since the Independence Day celebration is going to last longer than usual, it’s important to extend your care for your children and … [Read more...] about Four Days Of Fourth Of July Can Be A Dazzling Celebration Thanks To Safeguards Being In Place
Why does it seem that 2022 February's Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays have been pretty consistent in giving North Texas a cold shoulder? Once again temperatures are nose-diving to the 20s at night until Friday morning. And while the days' temperatures may rise above freezing, the predicted rain and thundershowers will create an overnight coat of ice on streets and … [Read more...] about Looks Like Mother Nature Is Gonna Give North Texas Another Three-Day Cold Shoulder