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THLN Announces Endorsements in the 20...

   THLN Announces Endorsements in the 2022 General ElectionTHLN endorses candidates who have proven to be animal welfare advocates. The following candidates are endorsed by the Texas Humane Legislation Network for the 2022 General Election. We choose to endorse these candidates based on four major criteria: The candidate's overall v...

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THLN Announces Endorsements in the 20...

Endorsed candidates were selected based on the following criteria: What is their voting record on animal-related bills? How did they respond to questions about important animal welfare issues? Are they running an effective campaign? The following 2022 Primary Runoff candidates have earned THLN's endorsement: SD27 Morgan LaMantia   H...

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Dallas City Council Committee Passes ...

The Ordinance will ban the sale of puppies and kittens in pet stores and prevent cruel breeding practices. DALLAS, TX -- On Wednesday, May 11, the Dallas City Council Committee passed the Dallas Humane Pet Store Ordinance. The Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN), the SPCA of Texas, and Operation Kindness applauded the passage.  “S...

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THLN and Humane Tomorrow Honor Repres...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 21, 2022 Contact: Cara Gustafson [email protected] (561) 797-8267 THLN and Humane Tomorrow Honor Representative Lynn Stucky in Denton Rep. Stucky remains a consistent proponent of commonsense animal welfare. DALLAS -- On Saturday, the Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN) and Humane Tomorrow co-h...

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THLN Announces Endorsements in the 20...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 11, 2022 Contact:Cara [email protected](561) 797-8267    THLN Announces Endorsements in the 2022 Primary ElectionTHLN endorses candidates who have proven to be animal welfare advocates. AUSTIN, Texas -- This week, the Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN) released their list of endo...

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Houston pet owners: It's illegal to l...

Originally Featured in The Houston ChroniclePUBLISHED FEBRUARY 1, 2022WRITTEN BY: REBECCA HENNES With wintry weather headed for Houston this week, area shelters and cruelty task force partners will be on the lookout for animals left out in the freezing temperatures. Houston pet owners could face criminal charges for leaving their anima...

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City of Lufkin votes for anti-tetheri...

Originally Featured in CBS 19PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 1, 2022WRITTEN BY: HABTOM KELETA Those who violate the ordinance are in danger of a Class C misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500. LUFKIN, Texas — On Tuesday, the Lufkin City Council unanimously voted to outlaw dog tethering by ordinance beginning March 1. Although canine teth...

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Houston City Council Passes Four New ...

THLN, Houston PetSet Celebrate Houston City Council’s Passage of New Updated City Ordinances Ordinances include addressing sheltering standards, microchipping, and pet store practices. January 19, 2022 HOUSTON, TEXAS – Today, the Houston City Council passed a range of new updated city ordinances including ones that are related to ani...

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THLN Asks Texans To Adopt, Not Shop T...

Shelters across the state are overflowing with rescue animals in need of loving families. DALLAS, TX – The Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN) is bringing public awareness to the plight of Texas shelter animals and encouraging prospective pet owners to adopt from Texas shelters and rescue groups as opposed to buying pets from onlin...

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