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You can help make Texas a safer place for animals by spending just a few minutes of your time during the legislative session. By signing up for THLN's Action Alerts and responding to them with calls and faxes to your legislators, you can help pass humane legislation that make a huge difference to animals in the state of Texas. Every phone call and fax helps!

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9.12.14 Alert: PAWS For A PURRpose Online Art Auction is now Open for Bidding!

Quick Summary: The PAWS for a PURRpose auction is NOW open! The auction will be one of the largest public art events in Texas this year! Proceeds from this event will be used to pass animal protection laws in the upcoming 2015 Texas Legislative Session. Bid NOW! TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

7.17.14 Alert: Show your support for the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act by contacting your member of Congress today!

Quick Summary: THLN feels it's important to inform our members about the documented instances of cruelty and abuse that exotic animals are subjected to in traveling shows. TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

7.10.14 Alert: Speak Up for Texas Greyhounds!

Quick Summary: In the next few weeks, the Texas Racing Commission will vote on a proposal to legalize "Instant Racing" slot machines at Texas racetracks, including Gulf Greyhound Park. If this passes, the cruelty of greyhound racing will be subsidized with millions in slot machine gambling profits. Important Update! Change of Location for the Public Comment Hearing on Greyhound "Instant Racing". TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

6.26.14 Alert: PAWS For A PURRpose 2014

Quick Summary: This year's auction will be an online only event, open to any and all who love art and love animals. The auction will be one of the largest public art events in Texas this year! TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

6.20.14 Alert: Announcing Tim Harrison as Keynote Speaker for THLN Animal Advocacy Conference

Quick Summary: We hope you'll join us as this is our 6th year of hosting this animal welfare conference and we are very excited to be in Dallas for the first time. Please attend so you can learn how to help change the lives of hundreds of thousands of animals throughout Texas. TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

6.18.14 Alert: Texas Humane Legislation Network Announces Its 2015 Legislative Agenda

Quick Summary: View the THLN 2015 legislative agenda for the 84th Texas Legislative session which begins January 13, 2015. TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

6.17.14 Alert: Preliminary THLN 2015 Legislative Agenda Preview

Quick Summary: Preview the preliminary THLN 2015 legislative agenda for the 84th Texas Legislative session which begins January 13, 2015. TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

6.17.14 Alert: MANDATORY CANINE ENCOUNTER TRAINING FOR TEXAS PEACE OFFICERS

Quick Summary: Shocking statistics demonstrate that the number of dog shootings by peace officers is increasing rapidly. THLN has been inundated with calls regarding Texas police officers shooting family pets while acting in the line of duty. In 2013, Texas had the second highest number of reported cases in the entire United States. TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

3.31.14 Alert: THLN's 6th Annual Advocacy Conference

Quick Summary: Save the Date! THLN's 6th Annual Advocacy Conference September 5-6 at the Hotel Palomar in Dallas TX. TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

9.26.12 Alert: Help Identify and Report Puppy and Kitten Mills in Texas

Quick Summary: The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) needs the public's help to bring "outlaw" breeders into compliance. TAKE ACTION! Click here to help.

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