THLN to Host "Advocacy Day" Across Texas

Members and allies passionate about the welfare of Texas animals will come together to advocate for commonsense, humane legislation before the state legislature


May 7, 2019

Elliott Griffin
[email protected]
(512) 970-9944

AUSTIN, Texas -- On Tuesday, May 14th, members of the Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN) and other passionate animal welfare advocates will participate in phone banks across Texas to encourage fellow members to learn more about important legislation and to contact their elected officials to solicit their support.

"THLN is a Texas-based, Texas-powered grassroots organization dedicated the humane treatment of animals in our state," said Laura Donahue, Executive Director of THLN. "Bringing together our diverse, wonderful members in their own communities for an Advocacy Day during this critical time in the legislative process will be a powerful reminder to our elected officials how important these issues truly are."

On Advocacy Day, members of THLN will open their homes to host local events. Currently, there are events planned in the Dallas, Houston, Austin, Amarillo, and El Paso areas.

"Our top priority this session is SB 295, which creates basic standards for shelter and restraint of our Texas dogs when they're outside," continued Laura Donahue. "Our hope is that a strong outpouring of support from actual constituents will help us get this bill to the Governor's desk."

For more information, visit or contact Elliott Griffin at [email protected].

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  • Dayker E. Jaycee
    Texas dogs in all shelters especially the ones near the Mexican border need our help! Please comment donate and share this information to everyone you know whether or not they live in Texas! It’s about time simply needs done to change the mentality that allows dogs to be mistreated in Texas!