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New Happy Families!

We are still overjoyed with the 209 adoptions and 827 visitors at Dallas Animal Services on Saturday. Wow!  That’s a lot of new happy families!  Thank you to everyone that came out on Saturday to support #‎ClearTheShelters. .  An amazing effort by DAS staff, DCAP, volunteers, and everyone who joined us. Special thanks to NBC and Telemundo for all of their promotion and helping us get animals adopted. Continue to encourage your friends, colleagues, and family to come adopt a furrever friend.  Join us and make a donation or come volunteer!

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Wait no longer…adopt your best friend this Saturday #ClearTheShelters

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The wait is over..your new best friend is ready to make your dreams come true as you make their dreams come true. This Saturday, August 15th is ‘Clear the Shelters‘; the largest adoption day in the country where adoption fees are waived. We’ll be helping make connections at #DallasAnimalServices, 1818 N. Westmoreland, 75212.  Make a difference, give back, change a life…and help us clear our shelters.  #ClearTheShelters #CTSDFW

 

Making an Animal’s Dream Come True

Help us make a difference in our community this Saturday, August 15th by joining us and making an animal’s dream come true.  Come find the #DreamPet you’ve been waiting for at #CTSDFW.  Our volunteers will be on hand to help out at #DallasAnimalServices, 1818 N. Westmoreland, 75212. We know you will find the ‘perfect match’ and a best friend that will change your life.

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Learn Something New – A Letter from a Shelter Director

I know the initial headline of “a letter from a shelter director” doesn’t grab your attention.  But I hope you will give this letter another look and learn something new. Take the time to read it and recognize the heroes of animal control the same way we recognize other first responders.  And recognize the difficult public service our animal control officers provide and the human element of this service.  We ask that you read this letter and share with friends and colleagues.  DCAP takes this issue seriously and asks all of our partners to sign the Humane Discourse Pledge.

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‘Catch a Wave’ at Wags and Waves 2015

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Catch a Wave and You’re Sittin on Top of the World

Have you dreamed of catching a wave with your best four-legged friend?  Here is your chance.  On September 19th we are one of the benefit partners of the 7th Annual Wags & Waves.

Want to float down the Kona Kooler Lazy River…say what? Or surf’s up and catch some waves in the Waikiki Beach Wave Pool.  Need even more fun – how about costume contests and pet tricks? There will be vendors, goodie bags, food…and so much more…All at Hawaiian Falls Garland Park..and you help the Dallas Companion Animal Project (DCAP) at the same time.  Check out the video.

Learn more about this great event and purchase your tickets today. Don’t miss this amazing event and your chance to support DCAP!

 

DCAP Announces New Pets For Life Program Grant

2014-05-22 21.38.15Dallas Companion Animal Project (DCAP) is proud to announce that it has once again been awarded a Pets for Life mentorship grant to provide pet care services, resources, and information to residents in South Dallas. The program is sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States and PetSmart Charities®.  This is the 2nd consecutive year DCAP has been award this prestigious grant.

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Beds for Buddies Campaign Kicks Off

Beds for Buddies FinalRevisedDallas Companion Animal Project “DCAP” today kicked off a campaign to help purchase beds for Dallas Animal Services (DAS) shelter dogs and asks for your help raise money for 100 Kuranda beds.  The dogs at the shelter would love a soft bed to sleep on while they wait for their forever homes. Studies show that dogs need at least 12-14 hours of sleep over a 24-hour period. Sleep deprivation occurs when dogs do not feel safe enough such as being in a shelter environment. Therefore, the dog may be unable to put its best paw forward when it meets potential forever families and rescue groups. Help us increase the live adoption rate at DAS by making sure the dogs there get their “beauty rest”!

Kuranda is offering DCAP a special discount if the beds are ordered directly from the Kuranda website. In turn, Kuranda will provide a tax-deductible receipt for your gift.

These beds are the gold standard for dog bedding in shelters as they not only provide off-the-floor comfort but are vet recommended to help prevent joint-related difficulties such as hip and elbow dysplasia and eliminate ugly elbow calluses. It is beneficial for arthritic, geriatric and special needs pets. These beds are the number one choice of shelters and rescues because they are sturdy, comfortable, chew proof and can be sanitized.

Donations for “Beds for Buddies” can be made via credit card at http://kuranda.com/donate/3707

Click on the flyer above for more information.  Thank you for your support of DCAP and DAS!