Archive for Texas pets

7 Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Posters

Adopt a Texas pet photo

10 February 2014 Increasing Pet Adoptions Through Creative Marketing! I believe there is a loving home for the majority of shelter pets; they just need exposure to be found by someone who will adopt them. Pets are love. And love is celebrated during the Valentine’s Day week. So what better time to tell the world
Read the Rest…

Very Lucky Pit Bulls & Cute Mutts Available for Adoption!

A beautiful rescue dog available for adoption in Dallas Fort Worth (photo).

22 January 2013  7 Rescue Dogs Need Your Help to Find an Adoptive Home! Alix’s Pit Bulls is a Dallas/Fort Worth animal rescue organization that began in 2012 when founder Alix Holland pursued her passion to save the dogs that were being killed each week. On her Facebook page, she writes “I feel as if
Read the Rest…

A Miraculous Tale of Two Dogs

Dog adopted from Parker County animal shelter - Weatherford, Texas

7 December 2013 How a Photo Shared Started a Chain of Events that Saved the Lives of  Two Dogs … Drake found himself at the Parker County Animal Shelter in Weatherford, Texas. Then he landed on the danger list as the shelter was full and he had heartworms. I shared him here on the Pawsitively
Read the Rest…

How Seagoville Animal Shelter Became No Kill

Sgt Karl Bailey Seagoville Animal Shelter

September 17, 2012 Police Veteran Makes Open-Admission Animal Shelter No Kill & Ends Gas Chamber When police veteran Sgt. Karl Bailey was appointed over the animal shelter in Seagoville, Texas, he used his position to make two bold changes. 1. He said he would not kill animals. 2. He dismantled the gas chamber and used
Read the Rest…

Building a No Kill Community – No Experience Needed

no kill workshop speakers cheryl schneider, michael kitkoski, sgt karl bailey, patty alexander, and dr ellen jefferson

May 3, 2012 Increase the live save rate of animals in your Community – no experience needed Texas has several no kill communities; interesting to note about four is that the leadership that transformed these communities to no kill do not have a career shelter professional resume. In fact, they have no expertise in managing
Read the Rest…

One Hundred Thousand Hearts (animal rescue educational video)

One Hundred Thousand Hearts official photograph

May 31, 2011 One Hundred Thousand Hearts is a very well-produced documentary of the plight of animals in municipal shelters. The numbers are both staggering and heartbreaking, and while Houston is a very large community in Texas, it is still just one. When you add the numbers across the state, for municipal shelters big and small,
Read the Rest…

Love is in the Air, Spay/Neuter Your Pets!

Spay Neuter Pets_Paws Texas

Embrace the love, but do not be a part of the problem! Spaying and Neutering your pets not only can improve their health and personality, it also assures your pet does not produce kittens and puppies that will one day be nothing more than a shelter kill statistic. Many Texas organizations offer low cost spay
Read the Rest…