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Fort Worth Starts First Ever Animal Foster Care Program

With animal shelters filling up, the City of Fort Worth is taking an unusual step to keep homeless pets alive. As part of a new program, one woman has become the city’s first animal foster care home.

CBS 11–03/25/2015

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Pet Of The Week: Champ

Check out Champ. This 1-year-old pup came into Dallas Animal Services as a stray dog and is now looking for a good home.

03/25/2015

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Dead Dogs and Roosters Being Dumped In Dallas Park

Animal rescuers and residents in southeast Dallas are finding garbage bags with the remains of dogs and roosters.

03/23/2015

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Pet Of The Week: Chip

Check out Chip! This energetic little pup likes to meet people and loves to play! Can you help him find a new home?

03/18/2015

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Fort Worth Animal Shelter At Capacity, Adoption Fees Lowered

The Fort Worth Animal Shelter is at capacity. The city confirmed that on Monday 20 animals were euthanized – the highest number of animals put down so far this year.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2015

Reveille VIII sits on the sidelines before the Texas A&M Aggies take on the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Southwest Classic at AT&T Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas A&M’s New Dog Mascot Starts May 9

Texas A&M on Tuesday announced that Reveille IX begins her duties on May 9. The collie has the American Kennel Club registered name of Overland Turning Twix.

03/11/2015

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Pet Of The Week: Lenny

Lenny was rescued from the streets and is a little bit shy. But he loves his toys and gets along well with other dogs. Can you help him find a new home?

03/11/2015

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After Dog Shootings Animal Groups Demanding Police Training

Last year, in the state of Texas alone, some 200 dogs were shot and killed by police officers. Those numbers have some animal protection groups demanding mandatory training for all law enforcement officers.

03/09/2015

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Constable: No Evidence Of Dogs Shot By Firefighter Attacking Livestock

A followup on the story of a Facebook picture showing two dead dogs, apparently killed by a North Texas volunteer firefighter. A friend had said the man was protecting his livestock, but investigators now say that’s not true.

CBSDFW.COM–02/26/2015

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Firefighter’s Social Media Post Of Dogs Shot Sparks Outrage

A North Texas firefighter’s social media post goes viral, but not necessarily in a good way. The man posted a picture of two dead dogs. The caption said he killed the animals after warning his neighbor to keep them off his property.

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2015

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House Fire Caused By Heater In Doghouse

Emergency crews responded to a house fire in east Fort Worth early Tuesday morning. Officials said that it started after the homeowner put a space heater inside of a doghouse.

02/24/2015

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Pet Of The Week: Oliver

Oliver is a friendly and laid-back 5-year-old pup. But he needs a good home. Can you help him out?

02/18/2015

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