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Fort Worth Couple Adopts “Stormy” The Dog

Six days after being rescued from a Dallas storm drain, the puppy named of “Stormy” was put up for adoption Sunday in a special lottery.

12/01/2013

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North Texas Grandma Works To Adopt Orphaned Grandson

Eleven year old Hunter Keipper keeps a chest with his parents’ belongings — both were dead before he turned 10. Now his grandmother and caregiver is working to adopt her orphaned grandson.

CBS 11–10/02/2013

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Mother Leaves Newborn At Fort Worth Fire Station

Normally firefighters go to where help is needed. Last week, the person needing help came to the firefighters stationed on the 6100 block of S. Hulen in Fort Worth.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

The SPCA of Texas is also standing by should the North Texas Emergency Management System should call upon them to help in the rescue of animals in West.

The SPCA Shelters 57 Dogs From Waco

The Humane Society of Central Texas sent 57 dogs from the Waco area to The SPCA of Texas Thursday night. Based in Dallas, the SPCA is taking the animals in to help free up space at local shelters near the explosion.

CBS 11–04/18/2013

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Bringing Home The War Dogs

Every year about 300 of these “war dogs” are retired from military service and up for adoption. But that can cost as much as $2,000 since the military doesn’t pay for the dogs’ return trip home.

03/27/2013

Activists from pro-Kremlin children's advocacy groups march through Moscow on March 2, 2013 to call on authorities to ban all foreign adoptions and demand the return of an adopted boy whose brother died in Texas. The banner reads "The March for Protection of the Children". ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Couple Will Not Be Charged For Russian Boy’s Death

Prosecutors said Monday that they won’t charge a Texas couple in the death of a 3-year-old adopted boy from Russia, a case that has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over whether American families should be allowed to adopt Russian children.

03/18/2013

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State Investigating Gladney Following Russian Adoption Death

A Fort Worth adoption agency is now part of a story that’s gained international attention. The story centers around the death of 3-year old Max Shatto, a Russian boy who died last month after he was adopted by a West Texas family.

02/26/2013

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Rape Of Adopted Ohio Kids Unusual, Haunting Case

A 40-year-old western Ohio man returns to court in Dayton on Tuesday to be sentenced for crimes that have all but ensured that he will spend the rest of his life in prison.

02/24/2013

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Russians Investigating Adoptee’s Death In Texas

Russian authorities have blamed “inhuman treatment” for the death of a 3-year-old boy adopted by an American family, but Texas officials say they are still investigating claims that the child was abused before his death.

02/19/2013

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Russian Adoption Ban Hits Close To Home For North Texas Family

Alexander D’Jamoos spoke only a few words of English six years ago. His arrival to North Texas in 2006 was a medical visit to amputate his legs, deformed by a congenital defect.

CBS 11–12/28/2012

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Dumped Dogs Ready For Adoption Next Week

It doesn’t look like it will be difficult to find homes for the nearly 100 puppies dumped on rural roads in Denton County earlier this week. Most of them will be ready for adoption in a few days.

CBSDFW.COM–10/05/2012

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Reward For Info About Dumped Dogs

Over the past week, 80 puppies have been dumped in Denton County, and the Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT) is offering a reward for information about whoever is doing it.

10/03/2012

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