Only seven states in America continue to operate Greyhound racing tracks, but GREY2K USA and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals want to change that.
It was the second-largest dog-fighting bust in U.S. history, where an estimated 640 dogs were killed or injured; find out what happened to the perpetrators.
Seven states, eight parks; DogTime takes a look at the best public places to take your dog; each locale is unique, and includes obstacles, water, and more.
Making the decision to put a beloved dog down is difficult enough, but one family discovered that the family pooch they thought was euthanized was being kept alive.
Yet another instance where microchipping helped reunite a dog with his family, a mutt in Texas ran away from home and was found more than 1,000 miles away in Ohio.
The black Lab named Debbie was a staple at the Benavides Heights Elementary School: The pooch would walk children to school, and staff would keep her up to date on vaccinations.
Officially dedicated on October 28, The Military Working Dog Teams National Monument in San Antonio, Texas, recognizes dogs who served in the armed forces since World War II.
It’s the largest city in the Lone Star State, and Houston’s stray dog and cat population is out of control; meet one of several groups trying to make a difference.
After many years of roaming, Pointer mix Beau Blue became a fixture in his south Fort Worth, Texas, neighborhood. He paid visits to local small businesses, greeted people as they walked, and made friends wherever he went.“The whole little area was his kingdom,” resident Marcus Newton tells the Star-Telegram. “He ruled the place.”Blue even attended […]
Dogtime.com first told you about Hope in July 2012, just days after the Pug mix was found wandering in Weatherford, Texas, her mouth cruelly bound shut with electrical tape. Hope’s face was swollen, and her distended tongue hung between her teeth.Hope’s facial injuries were so severe because of the torture she endured that more than […]
Last week, several strong tornados ripped through northern Texas, leaving damage and destruction behind them. The small town of Granbury — about 40 miles southwest of Fort Worth — was the hardest hit the night of May 15. Six people lost their lives, and thousands more are now trying to pick up the pieces after […]
Nearly 100 dogs are receiving much-needed care after the dismantling of a widespread dog-fighting operation that spanned three states.The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), in coordination with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office and the Henry County Sherriff’s Office, led a highly coordinated raid on […]
The Zapalac family of La Porte, Texas knows their Rat Terrier-Chihuahua mix is a very spirited little guy. Even with a bad hip, the pooch carries himself with a personality big enough for his very big name — Cujo.“I would describe him as a Napoleon-type of dog,” Jeremy Zapalac tells KHOU 11 News of Cujo. […]
When Melanie Labreke spotted a young dog in distress Monday morning near Weatherford, Texas, she didn’t hesitate to act.”She walked by me and she just looked up at me like, ‘Help me,” Labreke explained to NBC 5 News Dallas-Fort Worth.Labreke noticed right away that something was wrong with the young Pug mix. She saw with […]
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, but that appears to be lost on a Texas man who is charged with felony animal cruelty after he allegedly threw two dogs into a burning fire pit late last week.Larry Lowery, 28, of Point, is said to have thrown the stray dogs into the blazing pit […]
Big news day yesterday for my favorite dog breed.The Huffington Post explored a proposed Pit Bull ban in the state of Texas. Justin’s Law, named for the ten-year-old boy mauled to death by dogs, would make owning a Pit Bull a felony. The piece suggests that the Pit Bull question is one of ”…nature vs. […]