Texas Dog of the Month August ’18

Name: Suspense Breed: Border Collie Age: 3 years City: Waco, Texas Favorite Treat: Bully sticks Favorite Toy: Tugs Bio: Suspense is a fun, happy-go-lucky dog. He is happiest when he is exploring new places. Whether those places are the Texas wilderness or our downtown farmer’s market, Suspense loves to discover new places and people! Together with his human, Suspense trains and eventually … Continue reading Texas Dog of the Month August ’18

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Petco Selects JustFoodForDogs to Take the Fresh, Human-Grade Pet Food Movement National

-TXDM Staff In the first deal of its kind, Petco has partnered with California-based JustFoodForDogs to offer fresh, small-batch, human-grade food for dogs across the country. This move follows Petco finding that increasing numbers of pet parents are looking for alternative options when it comes to feeding their furry family members. “As the inventor of … Continue reading Petco Selects JustFoodForDogs to Take the Fresh, Human-Grade Pet Food Movement National

La-Z-Boy — now for furbabies

Petmate and La-Z-Boy announce exclusive pet licensing agreement -TXDM Staff Arlington-based Petmate announced March 20 at Orlando, Florida’s Global Pet Expo its exclusive pet licensing agreement with La-Z-Boy to launch the La-Z-Boy Pet collection, a news release said. La-Z-Boy is known for its stationary sofas, sectionals, chairs and of world-famous recliners, while Petmate is known … Continue reading La-Z-Boy — now for furbabies

‘Dog’s Day Out’ series focused on dog adoption secures first major sponsorships

AUSTIN — Dog's Day Out, a new series about finding rescue dogs their forever homes, announced its first major sponsorships March 9 with iHeartDogs, a media and product company whose motto is "every dog matters," and Michelson Found Animals, a non-profit animal welfare organization. The partnerships were later officially announced at Austin’s South by SouthWest … Continue reading ‘Dog’s Day Out’ series focused on dog adoption secures first major sponsorships

SPCA of Texas receives $25,000 from Maddie’s Fund

-TXDM Staff DALLAS — The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas has received a $25,000 grant from California-based Maddie’s Fund, a national family foundation established by Dave and Cheryl Duffield to revolutionize the status and well-being of companion animals, a news release said. The grant will provide resources for the pilot … Continue reading SPCA of Texas receives $25,000 from Maddie’s Fund

SPCA of Texas’ free spay/neuter events benefit more than 480 animals

GET SPAYED -TXDM Staff Free spay/neuter event provides services for record-setting 444 pets over two days DALLAS — The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas and the Spay Neuter Network held a free spay/neuter event March 2-3 as part of their “The Let’s Fix This” campaign where they were able to … Continue reading SPCA of Texas’ free spay/neuter events benefit more than 480 animals

Mars Petcare launches pet health studies seeking to uncover early signs of illness

Wearable pet tech and electronic vet records aim to connect behavior to pet health -TXDM Staff At the April 5 Veterinary Innovation Summit held in College Station, Mars Petcare announced the launch of Pet Insight Project, a three-year study of more than 200,000 dogs across the nation to uncover important links between pet activity, behavior … Continue reading Mars Petcare launches pet health studies seeking to uncover early signs of illness