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THLN’s New Law Drives Creation of Ani...

We are thrilled to report the very first Animal Cruelty Investigation Unit within the El Paso Police Department! 

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"Horror Show": The case of trophy hun...

The time to act is NOW. Tell President Donald Trump and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to keep the ban on importing elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. 

Earlier this week, the Trump administration announced it would reverse an Obama-era ban on the importation of trophies from elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zam...

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Volunteer Spotlight: North Texas Chapter

This north Texas trio can often be found working together, like fundraising for North Texas partner, League of Animal Protectors Rescue, at their annual "Strikes for Strays" earlier this year. They’ve been volunteering for THLN for many years, and they each have their own story.

Together, they have helped us pull off many suc...

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Mystery Meat

According to a new study, horse disguised as beef could be on the menu in Mexico .....

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Cruelly chained dogs saved, but more ...

Another Hunt County story broke this week. This time, nine pit bulls and 10 chickens were seized from a Hunt County residence; the pit bulls were chained with “heavy tow chains” and living in dire circumstances, Read More Share

Update: Couple Arrested in Connection...

A couple accused of running a puppy mill in northeast Texas back in September was arrested last month in connection with the seizure of 117 animals.

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California Will Require Pet Stores to...

In a huge win for the animal welfare community, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation last month that will require pet stores to sell recue animals from shelters or adoption centers.

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Under new law, this cruelty will be t...

It’s been nearly two months since SB 762 took effect. The new law strengthens our animal cruelty code so that the most heinous acts of cruelty against animals are tried as third-degree felonies.

Since the law passed, there have been two cases of animal abuse in the Longview area—one involved a cat struck by a baseball bat, th...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Cheryl Martinez

Our second-ever Volunteer Spotlight shines on Cheryl Martinez, the South Texas Chapter President of THLN!

Cheryl learned about our organization when she attended her first Humane Lobby Day. She was there in her role as founder and president of People Assisting Animal Control. This amazing organizatio...

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