As a constituent of Congressman Mike Conaway, your voice is the MOST critical for Texas animals! Rep. Conaway is the Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, and is convening his committee next week to review the proposed Farm Bill.
Last month, we rolled out a new initiative to help build a more humane Texas. We’re calling it the Fierce 500, because it takes the fiercest among us to fight for our most vulnerable—and we are more successful when we join forces.
For years, puppy and kitten mills have been operating across our state. Every month or so, we hear about gruesome discoveries of animals who are used for breeding within cruel conditions. Just last month, the SPCA of Texas seized 72 dogs and puppies from an alleged puppy mill—including 12 deceased animals—in Canton. According to one st...
An entire community came together in Weatherford earlier this month to find a dog that fled the scene of a car. A pick-up truck driven by Marine Corps Major Andrew Butler was struck on March 2, and a five-year-old Australian shepherd named Cody escaped from his harness. Dozens of volunteers came together to help locate the missing dog,...
The Trump administration’s under-the-radar decision last week to legalize bringing elephant parts to the U.S. as trophies on a “case by case” basis—although not surprising—was a complete punch in the stomach to all who understand what the dwindling elephant population faces as a species for survival. To recap: In November 2017, the U.S...
We are saddened to share that longtime THLN volunteer and animal advocate Diane Coker passed away earlier this month.
March 6 was a good election day for Texas animals! Only two of our 23 endorsed candidates lost their re-elections, and early voting and election day totals blew away previous records in Texas. It’s safe to say our electorate is engaged.
Even children know that cruelty to animals is wrong. Unfortunately, many of our current lawmakers don't share our children's compassionate compass, which is why our work is so critical.
Tell Congress there’s a humane way to manage America’s wild horses and burros.
In lieu of flowers, Kathie Osborne’s obituary suggested that her loved ones consider rescuing, fostering, or adopting a cat or kitten. Her last request was a reflection of a life spent dedicated to animal welfare.