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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–09/01/2014

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New Family For German Shepherd Rescued On Texas Interstate

Last week Dallas police rescued a German Shepard from the HOV lane. Saturday people lined up to adopt the dog. The dog, which was initially called Polk, Rush, and Elvis, was rescued near Interstate-35 and I-67 during rush hour traffic.

CBSDFW.COM–06/29/2014

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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

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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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Sheriff Trying To Find Good Home For Donkeys

Adoption is always seen as a selfless act and officials in Parker County are hoping there are North Texans willing to voluntarily take several donkeys home. Yes, donkeys.

CBSDFW.COM–03/25/2013

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Southwest Airlines Relocates Hurricane Sandy Animals

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines partnered with SeaWorld on Saturday to relocate 60 orphaned animals from the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.

11/19/2012

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Texas Fat Cat Going On Diet & Getting New Home

A fat cat, named Skinny, whose been residing at a North Texas animal shelter is set to get a new home… and it’s one that will ‘fit’ her.

CBSDFW.COM–09/24/2012

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Fort Worth Holding Huge Animal Adoption Event

The City of Fort Worth and PetSmart are teaming up this weekend for ‘Shelter Pets Rock,’ the largest animal adoption event ever in North Texas.

09/14/2012

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Fort Worth & Animal Organizations Partner For Adoptions

The city of Fort Worth and nearly two dozen other entities hope to adopt out hundreds animals during a two day “mega-adoption event” this weekend.

09/11/2012

Kitten transported from a shelter threatened by Hurricane Isaac. (credit: Facebook/SPCA of Texas)

Animals Displaced By Hurricane Isaac Looking For North Texas Homes

181 animals from the Gulf Coast arrived in North Texas today from animal shelters threatened by Hurricane Isaac.

08/28/2012

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Nearly 25-Percent Of Texas Dogs Are Obese

A new study by Pfizer Animal Health shows nearly a quarter of Texas dogs are obese. Vets say Texas dogs are fat for the same reason people are.

07/02/2012

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Fort Worth Animal Shelter Pets Still Need Homes

North Texans have adopted about 275 animals in Fort Worth over the span of just two days. While that is great news, there are still plenty of other pets looking for new homes.

05/24/2012

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