Animal welfare

Center Uses Crash-Test Dog Dummies To Study Safety RestraintsTo make the world safer for pets, Lindsey Wolko had to design an indestructible dog. Two years and hundreds of thousands of dollars later, her nonprofit has a set of crash-test dog dummies that were battered, throttled and sent flying to test several car safety restraints.
Texas Woman Charged With Hot Car Death Of Dog A woman has been charged with animal cruelty when her dog died after being left in her closed car during a Central Texas shopping trip.
Fort Worth Seeking Donations For Animal ControlIt's the season of giving. So how about donating some money to your local city government?
SPCA Takes Custody Of Nearly 50 Hunt County AnimalsThe SPCA of Texas took custody of nearly 50 animals on Thursday, after receiving an anonymous complaint of suspected animal cruelty. The SPCA and officials in Hunt County went to the property in Caddo Mills and found the animals.
Fort Worth Animal Shelter Overcrowded AgainFort Worth is again asking for help alleviating overcrowding at the city’s animal shelter.
Bedford Animal Shelter At Capacity, City Drops Adoption FeeThe Bedford Animal Shelter has hit capacity, spurring the city to drop its licensing fee by $20 to promote adoption.
Arlington Still Trying To Reunite Displaced Owners With PetsThe storms that damaged Lynn Trotter's home in Arlington also scared away one of her family members -- her cat Missy.
Dallas County Searches Property For Malnourished HorsesDallas County authorities responded to a farm Monday where a man is accused of hoarding nearly 300 starving horses and found about a tenth of that number.
Humane Society Short On Space After SeizureThe Humane Society doesn't normally encourage holiday pet adoptions without careful consideration but feels it has no choice after many animals were received Friday.
PETA May Foot The Bill For Fort Worth PoolsIt would cost millions of dollars to reopen Fort Worth’s pools, and without PETA, the city would struggle to fund the service.
Wise County Sheriff Bans Photos Of Animals At ShelterThe Wise County sheriff has banned photographs of dogs, cats and any other animals at the facility in a move designed to keep unflattering photos of the animals from making their way onto the Internet.
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