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Know and share the "five-second rule"

It's summer and Texas is HOT.

We love this tip for testing the pavement when walking your dogs, courtesy of the Moon Valley Canine Training Center in Sonoma, Calif.

The five-second rule

Place the back of your hand on the pavement. If you can't keep it there for five seconds, it's too hot to wa...

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Star Telegram Shares the News on SB 762!

On July 7th (online) and July 9th the Fort Worth Star Telegram's Anna Tinsley blogged about our success this session for animals! 

As Anna shared:

"Don’t mess with Texas animals.

That’s the message state lawmakers sent when they passed — and Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law — a mea...

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How Did Our Animals Fare in the 85th ...

Sunday marked the last day Governor Abbott could sign or veto a bill, and as you may have heard, Senate Bill 762 - our bill to address violent animal cruelty - was signed!

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Texas Governor Signs Cruelty Bill!


Governor Signs Bill to Strengthen Animal Cruelty Laws: SB 762 Will Increase Punishment for Offenses Such as Torture, Killing and Poisoning

Austin, TX (June 10, 2017) – Last night, Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation that would increase the punishment for ...

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UPDATE on SB 762 - Animal Cruelty Bill!

SB 762, our bill to increase penalties for the most violent acts of animal cruelty, passed the legislature Sunday night and was sent to the Governor today! Please contact Governor Abbott today and ask that he sign SB 762 into law! His contact form is located at: Read More Share

URGENT ACTION for chained dogs in Texas!

houston-pets.pngOur bill to help cruelly chained and tethered dogs in Texas is on the Senate floor! Please make the call...

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Help dogs in Texas puppy mills now!


In 2011, The Texas Humane Legislation Network was instrumental in passing key puppy mill legislation thanks to your voice. The animals need your voice once again to ensure basic protec...

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YOU Helped Elect The Network's Humane...

You spread the word, you voted, and the animals won last night! 
We are thrilled to announce that 
all but one of our candidates endorsed by the Texas Humane Legislation Network won their Primary races! Success in these critic...

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The Network's 2016 Humane Endorsement...


The following candidates are endorsed by the Texas Humane Legisla...

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