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It’s time to join the paw-litical party, Houston! Join THLN and co hosts Animal-Approved State Representative Christina Morales of HD 145 and Founder and President of Barrio Dogs, Gloria Zenteno, on Tuesday October 20th at 6:00pm to learn more about how our voices can have a paw-sitive impact on the animals in our community as we get closer and closer to Election Day.
RSVP with the form below. You will receive an auto-response email with a link to a Zoom MeetingTuesday, October 20, 2020 at 06:00 PM7 RSVPsHowdy Dentonites, are you ready to be the next stop on our journey to get political for animals?!
Our web series continues at 4:00pm on Monday October 19th with even more special animal-friendly guests! Animal-Approved State Representative Lynn Stucky (HD 64) joins the Executive Director of Humane Tomorrow, Stacy Smith, in a paw-litical discussion you DON’T want to miss.Tune in at 4:00pm on the 19th by submitting the form below.
RSVP with the form below. You will receive an auto-response email with a link to a Zoom MeetingMonday, October 19, 2020 at 04:00 PM5 RSVPs
It’s North Dallas’ turn to get political for Texas animals! THLN is thrilled to announce the next webinar in our series with Texas Legislators, this time featuring Animal-Approved State Representative John Turner of House District 114. Join us (virtually) Tuesday October 13th at 6:00pm when we will be discussing how to be a voice for the voiceless and shedding some light on the important animal issues that are so often neglected when talk turns to politics.
RSVP with the form below. You will receive an auto-response email with a link to a Zoom MeetingTuesday, October 13, 2020 at 06:00 PM10 RSVPs
There are many reasons to get political; Why shouldn’t ensuring the well-being of your fur-pals be one of them? Join Animal-Approved State Representatives Celia Israel (HD 50) and Eddie Rodriguez (HD 51) in THLN’s first Getting Political for Animals with Texas Legislators webinar!
The paw-litical talk with these Austin-based representatives begins at 3:00pm on October 12th, so register NOW to secure your spot.
RSVP with the form below. You will receive an auto-response email with a link to a Zoom MeetingMonday, October 12, 2020 at 03:00 PM12 RSVPs
Join Shelby Bobosky, THLN Executive Director, and special guests Jaime Olin, THLN Legislative Chair, Monica Ailey, AIR President, and Lauren Loney, HSUS Texas State Director as they discuss navigating the legal landscape of large-scale breeding facilities in Texas. This webinar will include basic information on puppy mills, what led to the passage of the Texas Dog & Cat Breeder Act, and how you can help preserve it. We will address questions like, "Why can't we make puppy mills illegal? Do kitten mills exist? What is the best way to combat this form of commercial cruelty?" As well as discuss the connection between breeders, the growing number of puppies sold in pet stores, and provide an explanation of the predatory lending practice called pet leasing.
Whether you simply want to educate yourself on puppy mills or understand the Breeders Program better, THLN needs your help to achieve justice for dogs and cats in large-scale breeding facilities!Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 06:30 PM70 RSVPs
Calling all Corpus Christi animal advocates! THLN’s Corpus Christi Chapter is hosting a virtual meeting to talk about getting political for animals with your Chapter president, Cheryl Martinez! We also will be joined by special guests, Representatives Abel Herrero (District 34) and Todd Hunter (District 32), as we prepare for the 2021 state legislative session and discuss animal welfare legislation at the state level!
You must RSVP to receive the link via email to connect to the Zoom meeting.Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 07:00 PM24 RSVPs
Calling all El Paso animal advocates! Join THLN’s El Paso Chapter in a virtual meeting to talk about getting political for animals with your new Chapter President, Dr. Gina Gagen! We also will be joined by special guest, Representative Art Fierro (District 79) as we prepare for the 2021 state legislative session and discuss animal welfare legislation at the state level!Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 07:00 PM43 RSVPs
Grassroots lobbying is one of the most effective ways for animal advocates to help pass animal welfare legislation!
Any animal lover can play a critical role in educating legislators on the animal protection issues impacting their communities. This interactive "Introduction to Lobbying" workshop will show how anyone can be a powerful voice for animals during the 2021 legislative session.Friday, May 22, 2020 at 12:00 PM · 14 rsvpsWebinar (12PM CST)14 RSVPs
Incidents of interpersonal violence are reportedly rising as a disturbing consequence of stay-at home orders and recommendations to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. In this "Introduction to the Link" webinar, special guest Felicia Kerney, Chief of the Community Prosecution Unit, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, will be discussing the Link and understanding of the dynamic connection between animal abuse and the cycle of family and societal violence while looking at real Texas cases. We will also dissect how animal abuse interfaces with child, domestic and elder abuse.Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 12:00 PM · 37 rsvpsWebinar (12PM CST)37 RSVPs
This one hour webinar will begin the training for the THLN Ambassador volunteer position. You will learn to cultivate effective, professional relationships with legislators, and politely, clearly and consistently relay animal protection positions to them before and during the legislative session. You will also learn to build a network of THLN allies in your community who will take action with you. We will work on legislative advocacy, networking, leadership and strategic thinking skills and you will have the opportunity to share your expertise and experiences with other ambassadors.
*This is an invite-only, closed webinar for those chosen for the THLN Ambassador program.