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City Considers Charging To Surrender Pets At Shelter

Most animal shelters charge a fee when you adopt a pet. But the City of Arlington is discussing charging a fee to anyone surrendering an animal.

CBSDFW.COM–1 hour ago

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Dallas Animal Adoption Center Partnership In Jeopardy

A national non-profit spent $450,000 to build a pet adoption center at a North Dallas PetSmart,. The City of Dallas, in exchange, agreed to provide an estimated $350,000 a year. But the city has yet to come through with any money.

CBS 11–06/27/2014

Rabbits arrive Sunday morning at the SPCA of Texas in McKinney (credit: SPCA of Texas)

SPCA Of Texas Acts As Rabbit Transfer Hub

The SPCA of Texas received 70 rabbits Sunday, acting as a transfer hub for the animals to be passed along to groups who will find them permanent homes.

02/16/2014

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City Breaks Ground On First-Of-A-Kind Animal Shelter

Fort Worth broke ground Wednesday on a new building that could save hundreds of stray animals every year. It’s a way of treating sick animals in a crowded shelter that the city believes is groundbreaking in its concept.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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North Texas Animal Shelter Celebrates Adoption Milestone

The Weatherford-Parker County Animal Shelter is celebrating a major milestone: passing the 90-percent mark in live releases for a calendar month.

CBS 11–01/07/2014

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Adoption Event Planned For Rescued North Texas Animals

More than 200 animals seized from a Celina no kill animal shelter earlier this month are now clean, well fed and prepped for new lives. And it’s taken a tremendous effort to make it happen.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

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Parvo Concerns Put Adoptions At Animal Center On Hold

After two cases of parvo were confirmed in dogs recently admitted to the Regional Animal Adoption Center in Keller, the center has stopped all dog showings and adoptions.

CBSDFW.COM–06/21/2013

A man recovers a dog from the rubble of a home that was destroyed by a tornado on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

When Preparing For Disasters, Remember Your Pets

Severe weather disasters like the tornadoes in North Texas and Oklahoma cannot be avoided, but preparations can be made to try to ensure the safety of your family and loved ones in case of an emergency.

05/27/2013

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Pet Food Stamp Program Started For Low-Income Families

There is no question that some individuals and families across North Texas and the nation have had to ‘tighten their belts’ during rough economic times. Now one organization is focused on the pets belonging to those people.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2013

Lawmakers Weighing Animal Abuse Registry

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a statewide animal abuse registry.

05/03/2013

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Texas Court Asks: Is Man’s Best Friend Priceless?

They say all dogs go to heaven. But if they get there before their time, should someone pay up?

01/10/2013

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Distemper Concerns Force Euthanization Of Dozens Of Dogs

Nearly four-dozen dogs have been euthanized at the Fort Worth shelter because of a distemper outbreak. Distemper is an airborne, highly contagious disease that is almost always fatal.

CBSDFW.COM–10/12/2012

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