At the beginning of the year, the SPCA moved out of its 40-year-old digs on Riverfront Boulevard and into a shiny new facility off I-30 and Hampton Road. The move served two purposes: For one, the SPCA had outgrown the outdated Dealey Animal Care Center and needed a larger, more modern space.
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There's nothing like the sad death of an adorable puppy to stir up the police, animal services and the media. That's certainly the case with Justice, the 4-month-old lab-terrier mix doused in lighter fluid and burned in a Pleasant Grove apartment complex on April 4. Justice suffered through a week o ... More >>
The caretakers of the puppy who suffered third degree burns over most of his body were optimistic until the very end. But last night, Justice died after some of his wounds became infected and his condition worsened, according to a posting by DFW Rescue Me.
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Just last month, we learned that Dallas Animal Services had around 30 vacancies in shelter and field operations that urgently needed to be filled -- this, despite a RIF process in October that saw 53 people laid off and replaced with temporary workers. At Thursday afternoon's Animal Shelter Commissi ... More >>
You may recall: Back in the summer of '09, there was a rash of cat killing across the city, with the animals often sliced in half and left in front yards. Dallas Police Department spokesman Senior Corporal Kevin Janse tells Unfair Park this morning those slayings went unsolved, which troubles the ... More >>
Matt NagerRTB2, Slider Pines, Macon Greyson and plenty more bands filled out an all-day bill at City Tavern last Saturday, a fundraiser show for the Dallas SPCA.While bands played upstairs, the bar had a crawfish boil outside in front of the bar, and an SPCA Adopt-A-Pet RV was parked nearby. Check o ... More >>
We already reminded you once, but what the heck, let's do it again: Sunday is Mother's Day. Remember it. Write it in permanent ink on your hand. Don't spend the next year in the doghouse with mom, because, really, moms rock. Now, onto some actual rock. As always, let's lead with the show's we'v ... More >>
Courtesy the SPCA of TexasTwo of the 350 dogs rescued from an Arkansas puppy mill this week; they will be up for adoption in coming days.Yesterday, the SPCA of Texas began transferring to McKinney 150 dogs seized from a Paris, Arkansas, puppy mill. In all, some 400 animals -- including miniature pon ... More >>
Last evening I stopped by the SPCA's Paws Cause event--not only for the free wine, but also to show support...and glance at silent auction items from afar.One must live in a world other than journalism to bid on, well, pretty much anything--including rusted radiator parts.At one point in the evening ... More >>