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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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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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SPCA-Dallas DA’s Office Team Seize Cruelly Treated Dogs

Wednesday workers with the SPCA of Texas took custody of two cruelly treated dogs in Dallas. The seizure was the first for the new partnership between the SPCA and the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office’s Animal Cruelty Unit.

CBSDFW.COM–05/09/2013

Bulls feed on a fattener feed that includes corn. (credit: Brandi Simons/Getty Images)

Vets Tend To Injured, Roaming Animals In West

A veterinary team is tending to six search and rescue dogs in the Central Texas town of West along with several dozen injured and wayward animals following a fertilizer plant explosion.

04/19/2013

A dog's paw against a fence. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Animal Chiropractors Offer Pet Care Alternative

Thirty years ago, Dr. Gene Giggleman was a Dallas veterinarian who thought chiropractors were quacks. Since then, he says he’s straightened out thousands of dogs and cats, not to mention the occasional snake, hamster, gerbil and guinea pig.

04/16/2013

The SPCA of Texas is also standing by should the North Texas Emergency Management System should call upon them to help in the rescue of animals in West.

Retired Veterinarian Challenges State Web Rules

A retired Texas veterinarian has filed a federal lawsuit challenging state regulations that bar him from evaluating animals and giving veterinary advice over the internet.

04/09/2013

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Cities Warning About Deadly Distemper Outbreak

North Texas cities are warning pet owners about a potential deadly outbreak of distemper.

02/27/2013

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Controversial ‘Debarking’ Not Music To Ears Of Veterinarians

You hear a dog bark long and loud enough and it can drive you to drink. But going under the knife to solve a bark problem?

02/06/2013

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Judge Rules Dog Burning Suspects Will Be Tried Together

It was one of the worst cases of animal cruelty known to have happened in North Texas. This past April, a 4-month old puppy was set on fire and left to die. Today the four suspects in the animal torture case were back before a judge.

CBSDFW.COM–12/19/2012

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Pet Medicine Becoming Human Business

You may have new, more affordable options, when it comes to keeping your pet healthy. The sometimes staggeringly high cost of pet medications currently has Americans spending seven billion dollars a year, according to government estimates.

11/14/2012

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Fat Cat ‘Skinny’ Drops Weight, Down To 37 Pounds

An overweight stray cat found nearly two months ago in North Texas has slimmed down to 37 pounds but is still too fat to be adopted.

11/05/2012

A dog's paw against a fence. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

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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