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This Independence Day

July 3, 2019

This Independence Day thousands of dogs in Texas are yearning to be free from heavy chains, suffering in the blazing heat, hoping for help. Here at THLN, we understand their plight and we work year-round on our mission of preventing cruelty and abuse of Texas animals.

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How Can I Change A Local Ordinance To...

Jun 21, 2019 - Jamey Cantrell - Plano Animal Services Director

For Animal Control Officers (ACOs) all over Texas, it is vital to have the right tools to do the job so that they are able to prevent harm to the animals they care for.  The local ordinances are one of the most important, and unfortunately also one of the...

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How to Build a Community Link Taskfor...

Jun 13, 2019

Just because were the big city of Houston doesnt mean you cant do this as well in your smaller town,Assistant District Attorney Jessica Milligan, chief of the DA Read More Share

HELP! Time is almost up!!

May 18, 2019

THLN Friend, 

We are ON THE CALENDAR!  The VOTE is on MONDAY…yes, this MONDAY, May 20th!

Texas dogs STILL need you to speak up loudly to your Representative and because we just have a short time, we are asking you to deliver your messa...

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THLN to Host "Advocacy Day" Across Texas

Members and allies passionate about the welfare of Texas animals will come together to advocate for commonsense, humane legislation before the state legislature

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HB 3729 Would Deter Abusers From Ever...

Possession bans are one of the most effective ways to keep abusers from reoffending.

Our current laws do not adequately protect animals from people with a history of abuse and allow them to have access to potential new victims that they simply never should. Along with psychological evaluation and treatment, these sente...

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Victory in the Senate


THLN Supporters-

We have HUGE news: SB 295, our bill to require adequate shelter for dogs and ban the use of chains, passed the Senate yesterday 27-3! Such a strong and bipartisan show of support from the Senate gives SB 295 strong momentum as it goes to the House.

The nay votes w...

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Renewed Bipartisan Push Begins to Red...

THLN Announces Legislative Priority for the 86th Legislative Session: Basic Standards of Shelter and Care for Restrained Dogs


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It’s time to reckon with the unethica...

One major television station recently covered the issue of “pet leasing” – a new but increasingly common practice some pet stores are employing to sell high-priced animals.

The investigative tea...

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How do I report animal cruelty?

If you believe animal cruelty is taking place, or has taken place, contact local law enforcement as soon as possible. Be prepared to give details regarding the location, type of animal(s), and date(s) involved. 

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