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SIGN OUR PETITION: Tell Texas Legislators Dogs Deserve Adequate Shelter

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Every year we receive hundreds of calls and emails about dogs left outside suffering in the extreme Texas weather. We know law enforcement, the media, and everyday Texans are sometimes helpless to do anything when they see a dog succumbing to a heat stroke. That’s partly because every jurisdiction in Texas handles these cases differently. Why? Because we do not have a single definition of “adequate shelter” that everyone can use. If the horror stories of animals freezing to death or dying in the Texas heat haunt you, you can do something NOW.

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Please help us change the fate of Texas animals. They can’t afford to wait.

Passing our tethering bill next session will allow us to include a statewide definition of "adequate shelter" as a minimum standard of shelter that all pet owners should have to meet. Once we have this definition in place, local law enforcement and animal control officers will be able to act swiftly.

 

Sign and share our petition today.

 

Who's signing

Turid Olsen
Humble
Julie Olson
Austin
Rhonda Wacasey
Pearland
John Erwin
; Hillsboro
Nancy Eddy
Houston
Brenda Herrmann
Brenham
Erin Gaines
Belton
Mary Mitchell
Humble
Sara Johnson
Austin
Brenda Scott
Newark
Skye Weetom
Cypress
Cathy Clark-Ramsey
Liberty Hill
Leigh Housley
Austin
Cyndy Defelice
Houston
Nhi Nguyen
Houston
Nahid Haize
Houston
Mary Salluce
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Jolanda Zhuka
milwaukee

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