Dallas Pets Alive! Receives Best Friends Animal Society Grant To Help Families Keep Their Pets

Dallas Pets Alive! Receives Best Friends Animal Society Grant To Help Families Keep Their Pets

Dallas Pets Alive! received a grant from national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society. The grant is for a program designed to help families keep their pets when medical or behavioral issues could result in the pet being relinquished. “We thank Best Friends Animal Society for helping us keep four-footed family members out of shelters,” said Haley Edman, director of marketing for the animal rescue organization in Dallas. “Too often a family is put in the sad situation of letting go of a beloved pet because they can’t afford the medical care, or maybe the animal has some simple behavior issues that a consultation with one of our experts could help resolve.” Dallas Pets Alive! is an active partner in Best Friends No More Homeless Pets® Network which offers help and support to animal rescue groups and shelters that save lives in their communities. About Dallas Pets Alive! Dallas Pets Alive! is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit rescue group dedicated to promoting and providing resources, education and programs to eliminate the killing of companion animals. DPA focuses on pulling pets from the rescue list at Dallas Animal Services and on proactive measures to reduce the number of animals entering the city shelter with their Trap, Neuter and Release (TNR) and Positive Alternative to Shelter Surrender (PASS) programs. DPA’s goal is to one day make Dallas a no-kill city.   About Best Friends Animal Society Best Friends Animal Society is the only national animal welfare organization dedicated exclusively to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. A leader in the no-kill movement, Best Friends runs the nation’s largest no-kill...
Dallas Pets Alive! Packs the Month of Love with Four-Legged Fun

Dallas Pets Alive! Packs the Month of Love with Four-Legged Fun

With multiple adoption events ahead, the Dallas animal rescue group helps everyone find a companion this season! Dallas, TX – While finding furrever homes for deserving dogs and cats has always been at the forefront of its mission, Dallas Pets Alive! proves the month of February is extra special to volunteers’ hearts. The nonprofit animal rescue group is set to host five adoption events and a fundraiser in the upcoming month to raise awareness of the affectionate four-legged creatures looking to be loved. The events will take place at different locations throughout the Dallas, Richardson and Grapevine areas in hopes of giving every available pet a chance to find that special someone. Upcoming adoption events will include: Saturday, Feb. 4, from 12-4 pm: EatZi’s (Grapevine) Saturday, Feb. 11, from 2-5 pm: Community Beer Company (Dallas) Saturday, Feb. 18, from 1-4 pm: Four Bullets Brewery (Richardson) Sunday, Feb. 19, 1-3 pm: Cat adoption event at Unleashed Park Lane (Dallas) Saturday, Feb. 25, 12-3 pm: Hollywood Feed (Grapevine) Open to the public, the nonprofit events encourage adults and families seeking forever companions to come cuddle and play with adoptable animals in a friendly, noncommittal environment. Dogs of all sizes, breeds and ages are expected in attendance, giving pet lovers of all interests the chance to meet “the one.” In addition to its traditional adoption events, Dallas Pets Alive! will be hosting a dog washing fundraiser at EarthWise Pet Supply in Richardson on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 1 to 4 pm. Pet owners are invited to come make a splash with their furry friends at $10 per wash, and all proceeds will...