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Iberia Davis came to the Fort Worth animal shelter to adopt one dog and left with two. Overcrowding has the city looking for ways to avoid euthanizing its first animal since 2010. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

Animal Adoptions Don’t Quell Tragic, Reoccurring Decision In Fort Worth

Facing a desperate life or death decision, Fort Worth code compliance officials had to find homes for six dozen sheltered animals or kill them Wednesday night. They saved them. But after a brief reprieve, they returned Thursday to a broken record

07/12/2012

Teddy, one of the dogs up for adoption at the Farmers Branch Animal Shelter. (Credit: Bud Gillett/KTVT)

Area Animal Shelters Offer Unusual Promotions To Promote Adoptions

Animal shelters across North Texas are full to overflowing, and it’s taxing the limits of their facilities while stretching their human resources thin. So shelters are taking some unusual promotions to get pets adopted.

07/03/2012

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Red Cross Now Heading To Possum Kingdom Fire

People who have lost their homes along Possum Kingdom Lake will soon be getting help from the American Red Cross. Thursday’s mission into Palo Pinto County will be the first since the fires and there’s a very specific reason why.

09/01/2011

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Wise County Sheriff Bans Photos Of Animals At Shelter

The 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.

06/28/2011

A picture of a cat sleeping. (credit: Mark Large/AFP/Getty Images)

Rescue Groups Say Arlington Putting Animals Down Too Quickly

Animal rescue groups are accusing Arlington animal services of euthanizing dogs and cats that people are trying to adopt.

05/06/2011