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DPA’s PAWesome Person: January Volunteer Spotlight

DPA’s PAWesome Person: January Volunteer Spotlight

Maris has such a huge heart! She is professional, passionate about the cause, and extremely dedicated to her duties and our mission. She consistently goes above and beyond by stepping in to help cover other volunteer’s days, train new volunteers, and help vet applicants as quickly as possible to ensure we save as many lives as we can as fast as we can. She sets an amazing example of exactly the kind of person and volunteer this team and DPA need and depend on every day.”

DPA’s PAWesome Person: January Foster Spotlight

DPA’s PAWesome Person: January Foster Spotlight

Jackie has been fostering with us for a few years now, but what makes her truly special is that she doesn’t shy away from seemingly daunting medical cases. Her family took in Ruger, who suffered from severe chemical burns all over his body, and she’s currently fostering Winston, who came to us appearing to be partially paralyzed from the waist down. With Jackie’s help, both of these dogs have made complete recoveries! This is why Jackie Spivey is one of Dallas Pet’s Alive’s PAWesome People!

DPA’s Cat the Month – January: Meet Jasper!

DPA’s Cat the Month – January: Meet Jasper!

Is he black on white or white on black? Is he light on shadow or shadow on light? I just can’t decide. Whatever the case, the tuxedo markings on Jasper set him apart, making him look like a pianist in a jazz club or the perfect prom date, which gives him a slightly distinguished look. Maybe that’s why people say he’s elegant! He’s a Domestic Short Hair mix with beautiful, soft gold eyes with a white chin, bib, belly and paws. All he needs now is a red rhinestone collar, a pair of sunglasses and a Miles Davis CD. If you don’t know who Miles Davis is or what CDs are, think of Jasper getting ready for a smooth Michael Bublé concert.

DPA’s Dog the Month – January: Meet Roo!

DPA’s Dog the Month – January: Meet Roo!

Are you looking for fifty pounds of happy, intelligent energy? Would a loyal companion with polka-dotted ears and an easy smile be on your 2017 wish list? Well, look no further because Dallas Pets Alive has a very personable, white, four-year-old Parson Russell Terrier mix named Roo, who is looking to adopt the right person or family.

Keep Your Pets Calm and Safe this Holiday

Keep Your Pets Calm and Safe this Holiday

The holiday season is the most stressful time of year for a lot of us, and our pets are no stranger to the same type of holiday angst that we go through. They may not have shopping lists, parties, or issues with their relatives, but they suffer through upsets to their routine that force them to adapt and act in ways they don’t usually need to the rest of the year. Here are some ideas to keep your pet calm and stress-free during the holidays

Fill Their Hearts with Joy for $25

Fill Their Hearts with Joy for $25

From December 1 to December 31, all of the pets on this list will have reduced adoption fees at $25. Yea, you read that correctly TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS. This is an amazing deal that even Santa’s elves can’t pass up. Help us save more lives by adopting a pet this holiday season, so we can make room for more.

Donate to DPA While Shopping for the Holidays!

Donate to DPA While Shopping for the Holidays!

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday OH MY! There are so many days dedicated to saving money during this time of year, and we wanted to let you know of a few ways you can save money and lives while you shop! Check out a few of the ways you can help Dallas Pets Alive!

Black Friday Special: Save on Your Next Furry Friend!!!

Black Friday Special: Save on Your Next Furry Friend!!!

Beat the lines and skirmishes over a TV you may never get. Get a Door Buster deal from the comfort of your own home on an adorable new BLACK FRIDAY furry friend from Dallas Pets Alive.
Black Friday isn’t only reserved for the big name stores anymore. Even us little guys are getting in on the action. We have a super Black Friday special that you cannot pass up. All of our black cats and dogs are on discount from 11/25/16 – 11/27/16. ALL black animals, regardless of age, will be eligible for this once a year special. Cats/kittens will be $25 and dogs/puppies will be $100. Be sure to put in your application for your next black furry friend before the deal is up!

Have A Pet-Happy Halloween

Have A Pet-Happy Halloween

All night long, groups of noisy kids carrying flashlights and bags appear on your doorstep dressed in strange clothing, ring the doorbell, giggle, yell in unison and run away with candy. The front door stays open all night, the outdoor light is on when it shouldn’t be, strange orange globes sit on the front steps and people […]

New PASS Program to Help Reduce Owner Surrenders at Dallas Animal Services

New PASS Program to Help Reduce Owner Surrenders at Dallas Animal Services

Dallas Pets Alive!, since its inception, has focused on reactive rescue, pulling animals from Dallas Animal Services (DAS) into our adoption program. This year and into 2017 our goal is not only to continue our good work rescuing animals from the shelter but also to take a more proactive approach. A major component of this approach is helping owners who are having problems so great that they see surrendering their pet(s) to a shelter as their only option. Helping these owners is the basis of the Positive Alternatives to Shelter Surrender (PASS) program, which will launch on December 3, 2016 thanks to the support of The Dallas Foundation’s grant program.

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Help us care for our adoptable pets by providing funds for their care. Below are suggested donation amounts corresponding to specific needs.

$10 - Microchip
$25 - Heartworm test
$50 - Puppy vaccinations
$75 - Spay/neuter one pet
$100 - One day of parvovirus treatment
$300 - Heartworm treatment
$500 - One month of behavioral training

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