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Cher
Cher - Tabby

Tabby

Date of Birth: 02/2009

Medium • Adult • Female

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Sophie
Sophie - Boxer [Mix]

Boxer [Mix]

Date of Birth: 12/2013

Medium • Young • Female

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Watch Our Cats on iPetCompanion
Sunday, 14 October 2012

Our shelter has continued the partnership with KONG of Golden CO and iPetCompanion. They installed three robotic toys and a camera in our shelter main room so people can control the toys over the internet and watch the cats. They have just unveiled a new feature: you can now take photos of what you see and save them to your computer to share. Give it a try!

 
HSDC Holiday Raffle 2012
Monday, 05 November 2012

The Humane Society of Dallas County Holiday Raffle has begun, and we have great prizes! BUY TICKETS NOW!

 

 

HSDC Raffle 2012 Flyer - Color

 

HSDC Raffle 2012 Flyer - Black & White

 

 

The drawing is on January 6th, 2013. Buy raffle tickets online, support the animals, and win one of these prizes:

  1. $2,375 Gift Certificate for Botox/Facial Fillers from Dr. Rod Rohrich
  2. $2,000 Gift Card for Jewelry from Elizabeth Showers
  3. Four Airline Tickets from Southwest Airlines and a $100 Gift Card from the Ritz Carlton • Total Value: $1,700
  4. Original 11x14 Photograph from Photographer Kael Alford • Total Value: $1,500
  5. One Round of Golf for 4 from Stonebriar Country Club and 6 Golf Lessons from the PGA Store • Total Value: $950
  6. One Three Month Unlimited Yoga Pass ($450 Value) from YogaSport, $49 Gift Certificate from Facelogic, and Hair Services from Dear Clark Salon ($410 Value) • Total Value: $909
  7. Original 8x10 Photograph from Photographer Shane Lavalette • Total Value: $750
  8. One Round of Golf for 4 from Stonebriar Country Club and a $200 PGA Store Gift Certificate • Total Value: $700
  9. One Year Junior Associates Membership from Dallas Museum of Art • Total Value: $625
  10. Two Night Stay, Parking, and a $15 Grooming Voucher ($133 Value) from Paradise4Paws, Four $25 Gift Cards from Petite Pooch, an Assortment of Dog Products ($85 Value) from Pet Care Products, and Three Dog Training Sessions ($200 Value) from Pet Porter • Total Value: $518
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MAGGIE MAE
Friday, 21 September 2012
♫ Wake up Maggie, there is something we want to say to you ♪
    It's late September and here's what we really need to do ♪
    Find you a happy home ♪
    One that you can call your own ♪
    Maggie, we really need to try some more... ♫

 

Maggie Mae – a sweet fun girl who, just like her brother Clinton, had a rough start in life – they were abandoned at the shelter last year and have both been waiting for someone who sees what everyone else has missed – just what great dogs they are!!!

 

Maggie Mae is a good looking girl who is lots of fun to be around and she's looking for an active family to call her own. She knows they are out there - she just needs to get their attention!!!

 

  • Very friendly with both kids and adults
  • Will sit, especially for a treat
  • Walks well on a leash
  • Loves to play chase and wrestle with her doggie friends
  • Great smile
  • Crate trained
  • A sweet girl with a great personality
  • Loved by all the volunteers

Maggie Mae is not a big girl - she weighs about 50 pounds - and would love to have a fenced yard where she can run. She is a real beauty with her wonderful smile, long legs and great coloring.

 

Please come and see our wonderful Maggie Mae at Dog & Kitty City.

 

Watch a video of Maggie!
 
A GOOD DOG NEEDS A HOME
Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Meet Clinton – a friendly and energetic boy, Clinton had a rough start in life - abandoned at the shelter with his sister Maggie Mae last year, he is waiting for that person who will give him a second chance in life.

 

Clinton is a very good looking guy with striking eyes; he is ready to give lots of love to his new ‘forever’ person and family. Like his friend Jessie who recently went to a wonderful home after a long stay at the shelter, Clinton is certain that one day someone will come to the shelter who won't pass him by but will stop and spend some time with him and say – you know... this is just the dog I've been looking for!!!

 

  • Very friendly
  • Lots of energy, would be a perfect buddy for a runner or walker or active children
  • Walks well on a leash
  • Plays well with other dogs – big or small. He will get along great with dogs that are already in a home or he can be an only dog.
  • Crate trained
  • Good with kids
  • Working on his good doggie manners

Clinton is not a big dog – he weighs around 50 pounds. He is tall and lean!!!

 

Please come and see handsome Clinton at Dog & Kitty City.

 

Watch a video of Clinton!
 
i Fratelli Dough Nation Day Benefiting Dog & Kitty City
Monday, 24 September 2012

i Fratelli has proclaimed Monday, October 8th "Dog & Kitty City Day." They will donate 15% of food sales to the shelter as long as the buyer mentions DOG & KITTY CITY.

 

Please help us make this a big day for the shelter. Plan now for October 8th as Pizza Day. Mark your calendar at the office, at home, wherever you are. Post this on your Facebook too.

 

i Fratelli Pizza locations | Whether you eat in or call in for delivery, remember to mention DOG & KITTY CITY!

 
Play with the Shelter Cats Online!
Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Update 7/2/2012: The cat cam is live! Please check it out at ipetcompanion.net/client/humane-society-dallas-texas, or by clicking on the logo below, and play with our cats!

 

 

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Updates on Hildie and Mockingbird Mom
Monday, 30 July 2012
Update on Hildie

 

Hildie arrived a really sad, sorrowful little bundle of no fur. She was so miserable that she just sank into a soft bed and looked pathetic.

 

We found she was microchipped, but backtracked the number to Houston where we lost the trail, so we are unsure whether some sad owner has lost this little darling or someone just left her behind when they moved.

 

Vet determines she is probably 8 years old. New exams and tests show no serious underlying problems, but really severe skin abrasions from allergies and exposure.

 

She is being housed indoors and seems happy with her little condo. Each day a little more sparkle shows in her eyes. If you visit her at the shelter, don't be surprised if she has a purple hue! This is part of her treatment.

 

We have a foster mom standing by, but staff wanted to treat and observe her for at least a week to be sure she is on the mend.

 

We thank everyone for their concern about this sweet little girl. We are getting her ready for her debut and that search for her forever home.

 

 

Update on Mockingbird Mom

 

The DuckTeam6 rescue volunteers have been out in force to help this family in distress. First success was Sam. Next was three more puppies, currently in foster care. For the big happy ending, fingers crossed for trapping mom. They have noted her leg is injured but cannot get close enough to evaluate the injury.

 

A nearby resident says she has been there for more than a year, and walks him to the bus at 4:30 every morning and then goes back to her spot. The sweet girl needs a second chance. Anyone out there with a yard and a spot for this very loyal girl?

 
We Need Your Help!
Monday, 02 July 2012

We have recently started to place donation banks throughout the city of Dallas to help raise funds for HSDC. Donation banks are those little acrylic containers that you see near retailers' cash registers where you can donate change to worthy causes. We need your assistance in getting more of them placed with retailers. So shelter supporters--please think hard about the businesses in your neighborhood, ones your friends or family may own/work for, and ask them if they would host a Donation Bank on our behalf. Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with information on where we can place one of our donation banks or if you would like to become a member of the shelter's Donation Bank committee.

 

At a high traffic retailer, each one of these banks can generate up to $400/year in funds for our furry friends--that's a lot of food and kitty litter per bank, and are funds that our shelter could really use! A Fact Sheet about the program and an HSDC letter introducing the program are attached.

 

Donation Banks Fact Sheet | HSDC Bank Letter
 
Give a Stray Dog Family a Safe Landing
Wednesday, 18 July 2012

A kind hearted traveler flew into Love Field on July 5th around 7:45pm and noticed a stray mother dog at a convenience store on Mockingbird and Lemmon. He pulled over and noticed her looking at everyone coming out the store and suspected she was hungry and thirsty. When he pulled into the store and tried to approach her, she didn't run away but casually walked in the other direction. He bought some dog food and water, placed it next the store, and she came back and ate it all. After that, he tried to approach her but, again, she casually walked away.

 

He contacted us for help. A great combination rescue team came together (as different people noticed this mom in need). She seems to be a very sweet dog who is just confused. Here is a tiny video of her eating from her rescuer's hand.

 

Last Saturday, the rescue squad confirmed that there are 3 puppies, one on one street hiding under a house and two on the next street over under a shed. They nabbed Sam and will try trapping mom and other pups later this week. He has a foster home through July 27th.

 

For their safety and health, we cannot take unvaccinated puppies into the shelter, so we are looking for Guardian Angels/foster homes so this little family can have a safe landing.

 

If you can help, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
Hildie
Sunday, 08 July 2012

This is Hildie. She was found all alone, starving and nearly bald by a kind hearted human who has surrendered her to our shelter. We don't know whether she got lost or was abandoned, but has obviously been on her own for a while. The only fur she still has are the tufts around her face. She is a Maltese, about 3 years old and weighs a scant 12 pounds. Despite her trauma, she is loving and so anxious to please and find a new home.

 

Her skin condition is likely a result of exposure and malnutrition, so she is on a "spa" care regiment of healthy eating and soothing baths and ointments to help her heal and gain her health back. She may have a thyroid condition, yet to be confirmed. Vet will run further tests once she stabilizes (physically and emotionally) with a little TLC.

 

Hildie could sure use a Guardian Angel or two and a foster home while she is healing if anyone could help with her care.

 
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