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Safety First on the Fourth!

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and although this year is an atypical one, there may still be festivities in your area. Whether you participate or not, it’s important to make sure your pets get through the celebrations safely and comfortably. Below, we share some general tips for keeping animals cool and calm this Inde...

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Your Vote Counts This Summer!

Jun 26, 2020

Here at the Texas Humane Legislation Network, we are in the business of making Texas a more humane state for animals through legislation. A huge part of seeing change happen for animals is getting bills passed on the floor, and for that to happen, we need dedicated lawmakers in our corner. That’s why we endorse t...

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Texas legislature is preparing to gut...

Jun 6, 2020

We wanted to immediately alert you to a disturbing development: the Texas legislature is preparing to gut the state program that prohibits puppy mills. If you are one of the animal lovers who helped us pass the 2011 Texas Dog & Cat Breeder Act to regulate the conditions in large-scale animal...

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How we keep our dogs outside is a com...

May 19, 2020

We all know someone who has been bitten by a dog at some point in our lives. These incidents affect hundreds, if not thousands of Texans each year, but it is a largely untold story in our communities that dogs restrained outside by their owners are actually more dangerous than roaming packs of dogs.

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Curious Texas: Netflix series ‘Tiger ...

May 27, 2020
Article By: Anna Clare Payne

But animal advocates say it doesn’t fully reveal the real dangers and cruel conditions of the exotic animal industry i...

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Animal Cruelty Awareness Month

Apr 29, 2020

The Lone Star State Has Made Major Strides in Preventing Animal Cruelty.

“When I was a thoughtless boy, I took the life of a mother bird. I remember my father was greatly grieved and said, ‘Millard, do you realize what you have done? You have taken the li...

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Tiger King Entertains, But Does Not E...

Apr 3, 2020

Look, we were entertained watching the Tiger King. How could you not be? From the leather fringe fashion and acid wash jeans to the leftover Wal-Mart meat pizza, there was no crazy stone left unturned. However, the filmmakers fell short in educating viewers about the fate of the tigers featured in the ser...

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Be a part of the Texas Humane Legisla...

Sep 5, 2019

If you’ve got a passion for animals and want to contribute to making a tangible difference in Texas, volunteer with us and become part of the most powerful network for animals in the state.

THLN depends on volunteers to help carry out our mission, which is to address unjust animal welfare laws and stop crue...

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Join Us For Our Fall Fundraiser Brunch!

Aug 23, 2019

This fall, we are hosting our annual fundraiser, the “Be The Change Brunch” to generate proceeds for our organization’s mission: legislate to change their fate. As the only state-based animal organization...

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Using Ordinances To Pass Unlawful Res...

Aug 20, 2019

THLN’s continued goal is to establish basic standards of shelter and care for restrained dogs across Texas whether that’s through legislation impacting the whole state or through local ordinances impacting cities and small communities. From now ...

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