Tag Archive: dog

Nov 22 2013

Animal care: Tyler to purchase land

During a recent regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the Tyler City Council authorized the City manager to negotiate for the purchase of property at 4218 Chandler Hwy to be used for a future animal care facility. “We are pleased to take this step toward Tyler opening its own Animal Care Facility,” said Tyler Mayor Barbara …

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Nov 18 2013

Lone Star State: Tall Tails

Hidden cameras expose problems in pet stores and flea markets, while shelters have hundreds of available puppies Dogs in the sweltering Texas heat in open-air flea markets, employees refusing to tell consumers information on the source of the dogs, and unhealthy and underage puppies pouring in from out-of-state puppy mills and brokers were among the …

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Oct 25 2013

Adoption event to celebrate Pit Bull Awareness Month

The Humane Society of Northeast Texas is proudly celebrating Pitt Bull Awareness Month with a special adoption event on Saturday, October 26, at Jake’s Feed from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. in Longview. Jake’s Feed store is located on 3612 McCann Road North of Loop 281, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Furthermore, there will …

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May 25 2013

Poodles and purpose: Pets create quality of life we live for

My grandmother recently made the transition from living alone to a nursing home. She will be 93 years old this month. My family credits her toy poodle, Mittzy, with helping her remain in her home as long as she did. After my grandpa died, Mittzy became my grandma’s single responsibility, and more importantly her purpose. …

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Nov 03 2011

Dog Run, Walk, Wag

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Got a favorite canine that loves the great outdoors? Get Fit Longview and the City of Longview will host a 1 Mile & 5K Dog Run, Walk and Wag event for dog lovers and their pets on Saturday, November 12 at Lear Park (the location of KidsView.) Participants may register in the PARD office or …

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Aug 02 2011

City slates Dog Days of summer

Longview Swim Center plans to close with a howl and a splash.  PARD will host the Dog Days of Summer on Sat., Aug. 13, from 10am-2pm at 1111 W. Fairmont – the pool at Pine Tree High School. The cost is $3 per dog. The event will feature games, contests, and a free tennis ball …

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Jun 21 2011

Canine victory

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has expressed thanks to Governor Rick Perry for signing House Bill (HB) 1451 into law, which initiates oversight of large-scale commercial breeding facilities, known as puppy mills. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston, and championed in the Senate by Sen. John Whitmire, …

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Jun 07 2011

Hot weather

The City of Longview Animal Control is encouraging residents to take precautions to make sure their pets are kept hydrated and cool this summer. Those precautions include: • Provide a shelter for your outside animals. Access to a shady spot can help keep your pet keep cool. • Fresh water should be available at all …

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