Pets are now allowed at Houston evacuee shelters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Cats in flood

According to an August 28 update by Alley Cat Allies, Houston evacuee shelters in the path of flood damage by Hurricane Harvey are now accepting pets. Their website announced “Pets are now allowed at Houston evacuee shelters in the aftermath of … please continue reading

Eight-year-old Girl Beats Companion Animal But This is Not a Crime

An eight-year-old girl was videoed beating a puppy in Stephenville, Texas. All the evidence is there for a successful prosecution for animal cruelty under Texas animal welfare laws but the police were disinterested in the matter. The video went viral … please continue reading

Texas USA: low-cost and effective shelter medicine undermined by vets

Back in May of 2014 the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME) made a decision that the veterinary care at animal shelters should be the same standard as that in private practice. There is a natural difference in the … please continue reading