• Clear the Shelters 2 hours ago

    Organization Awarded $100,000 Grant to Help Animals in Shelters

    Dallas-based The Meadows Foundation has awarded national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society $100,000 to deepen its work across Texas with local animal shelters to sustain and expand no-kill practices. “Momentum for increased lifesaving and no-kill is building across Texas, but there is still so much to do-and Best Friends has proven solutions to fix this problem. With help…

  • Irving May 14

    Easing Your Pet Out of the Work-From-Home Routine

    Millions of U.S. households added a new pet during the pandemic last year, and experts say there are steps you should take to ease anxiety as life returns to normal.

  • Pet Adoption May 14

    Easing Your Pet Out of the Work-From-Home Routine

    Millions of U.S. households added a new pet during the pandemic last year, and experts say there are steps you should take to ease anxiety as life returns to normal.

  • Clear the Shelters May 9

    Pet of the Week: Scarlet

    Meet Scarlet, a 6-year-old bloodhound mix. We’re told she enjoys singing loudly and off-key with you in the car. If you’d like to adopt Scarlet, schedule an appointment at the Benbrook Waggin’ Tails Adoption Center in Fort Worth.

  • Pet of the Week May 2

    Pet of the Week: Fleetwood Mac

    Meet Fleetwood Mac, a 2-month-old feline. We’re told she’s fierce and has a lot of love to give her future family. If you’d like to adopt Fleet, schedule an appointment with the Saxe-Forte Adoption Center in Fort Worth.

  • Clear the Shelters Apr 25

    Pet of the Week: Kobe

    Meet Kobe, a 2-year-old shepherd mix. Kobe is a fun-loving, athletic, social butterfly who loves to explore. We’re told he enjoys going on walks and knows a few tricks. To adopt Kobe, schedule an appointment at the Saxe-Fort Adoption Center.

  • Pet of the Week Apr 18

    Pet of the Week: Gemma and Jewels

    These sisters are known for their “unique squeals of delight and chatter.” They enjoy fresh fruits and veggie pellets. If you’d like to adopt the duo, schedule an appointment at the Benbrook Waggin’ Tails Adoption Center.

  • Pet of the Week Apr 11

    Pet of the Week: Jane

    Meet Jane, a 2-year-old fun-loving pup who enjoys meeting new friends, pets and people. If you’d like to adopt Jane, schedule an appointment at the Keller Welcome Home Adoption Center to meet her.

  • Clear the Shelters Apr 4

    Pet of the Week: Maize

    Meet Maize, a laid-back 1-year-old kitty. Forget the chocolate bunnies, Maize is all about the catnip-filled eggs. To adopt Maize, call the Saxe-Forte Adoption Center when it reopens Monday to schedule an appointment.

  • Pet of the Week Mar 28

    Pet of the Week: Shania

    Meet Shania, a 1-year-old mixed breed dog. We’re told she’s a kind-hearted pup who always greets people with a wagging tail and a smile. She also doesn’t mind another furry friend or two in the home. If you’d like to give Shania a home, call the Saxe-Fort Adoption Center to make an appointment.

  • Clear the Shelters Mar 21

    Pet of the Week: Remy

    Meet Remy, a 2-year-old Australian cattle dog mix. We’re told she’s playful, affectionate and gentle, and is happiest when she’s around people. If you’d like to give Remy a new home, call the Saxe-Forte adoption center to make an appointment.

  • Clear the Shelters Mar 11

    Inside an Animal Therapy Program Using Rescue Horses to Heal At-Risk Kids

    An animal therapy program in California is using rescue horses to help at-risk children in Los Angeles overcome their trauma. The Huntington Beach, Calif.-based program, called Free Rein, uses formerly wild horses that might otherwise be destined for a slaughterhouse to connect with children struggling with violence, abuse and grief.

  • Clear the Shelters Mar 11

    Adopting A Dog Helped Me at My Lowest Point

    A few years ago, I was struggling with my mental health in a way I never had before. That’s when I decided to adopt my best friend, Pippa. Ever since, my life has been happier. I’ve often wondered: Is there a science behind the powerful, healing bond between a pet and their human? Turns out, there is.

  • Pet of the Week Mar 7

    Pet of the Week: Archie

    Meet Archie, who we’re told loves head rubs, cuddles and a few kisses. If you’d like to give Archie a new home, call the Saxe-Forte Adoption Center in Fort Worth a call to make an appointment.

  • Pet of the Week Feb 28

    Pet of the Week: Thelma and Louise

    Meet Thelma and Louise, a class act duo we’re told is full of snuggles. If you’d like to give both a new home, call the Benbrook Waggin’ Tails Adoption Center to make an appointment.

  • Pet of the Week Feb 22

    Pet of the Week: Sassy

    Meet Sassy, a 4-year-old pit bull mix. We’re told she enjoys just about anything, from treats to toys. If you’d like to give Sassy a new home, call the Humane Society of North Texas’ Saxe-Forte Adoption Center to make an appointment.

  • #ClearTheShelters Jan 29

    In the Face of Devastation, Rescue Groups Find Puerto Rican Pups Forever Homes

    Over the past three years, the island of Puerto Rico has faced mounting disasters – the devastating Hurricane Maria in 2017, several large earthquakes and aftershocks in 2020, and, most recently, the coronavirus pandemic. The disasters have left non-profit animal rescue groups like Animal Lighthouse Rescue with a big problem on their hands as the population of stray dogs, called…

  • Clear the Shelters Dec 27, 2020

    Pet of the Week: Lizzie

    Meet Lizzie, a 1-year-old playful kitten who we’re told is a total party animal. If you’re interested in making Lizzie a part of your family, call the Saxe-Forte Adoption Center in Fort Worth to make an appointment.

  • cat cafe Dec 16, 2020

    Holiday Cats Celebrate at Cafe

    This holiday season, a cat cafe in Seoul, South Korea is allowing visitors to cuddle up with around 130 feline friends. One of the busiest times of day is when the cats are fed outside in the front lawn of the cafe. The cafe opened in 2016 to take in rescued cats. Some visitors said the concept is helping boost…

  • Clear the Shelters Oct 29, 2020

    Why You Shouldn't Use a Laser Pointer to Play With Your Cat

    People often use laser pointers to play with their cats, but it may not be the best way to have fun with your cat. Certified cat behavior consultant Marilyn Krieger explains why.

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