Pets

Why is Texarkana’s Animal Shelter Considered ‘High Kill’?
Many people have recently mistakenly thought that our animal shelter in Texarkana was a no kill shelter. That simply is not possible. Our shelter is an "open admission" shelter, which means they take everything that is surrendered within the limits of the Twin Cities and in some cases beyo…
Provide a Pet a Pad for Obo at the Animal Shelter
Obo is an 11 month old Terrier-Pitt mix that has been on the adoption floor for some time now. He is very energetic and has an outgoing personality. Obo loves to be petted and presses his head into your hand when you reach through the kennel fence. His personality is sweet with people and the boss w…
Provide a Pet a Pad for Jelly at the Animal Shelter
This week's featured pet is Jelly. She is a very sweet and super soft terrier mix. Jelly is already spayed, up to date on vaccinations and house trained. She is good with kids, dogs and cats. She loves to be carried and does pretty good on a leash, too.
Pork Chop 5k Run, One Mile Family Run and Dog Walk on Saturday
Register now for the Pork Chop 5k run or the family run and one mile dog walk that will kick off the first annual Oktoberfest in Downtown Texarkana. The 5k will be a timed event. The one mile run and dog walk are not timed so take your time and enjoy participating with your family and furry friends.
Stray Dog Captured Near Walking Path at St. Michael Healthcare Center
This little black and tan dog has been wandering around the walking trail next to St. Michael Healthcare Center's parking lot for several weeks. She is afraid and untrusting. Many people have tried to catch her with no luck. She eats well for sure because tons of people are feeding her thr…
Responsible Dog Ownership Day at Spring Lake Park
Responsible Dog Ownership Day is a super fun event for you and your pets. From 10AM to 3PM there will be plenty of things to see and do for you and your dog. The event is in Spring Lake Park on Saturday, Nov. 7 near the airplane. If you are a dog lover, you should attend.
Provide a Pet a Pad for Jake Before His Time is Up
This week's featured pet is a hunting dog whose time is beyond up at the shelter. Jake needs your help to share his information so he can be adopted into a loving home. Please help Jake by sharing his information on your social media. A simple click on the share icons below could easily be…
Halloween Costumes for Pets
Did you dress your pet up for Halloween this year? I usually do but I spared my pooch this year. He didn't seem to be in the holiday spirit, as you can see in the video below.
Texarkana Animal League Annual Unleashed Party on Thursday
Texarkana Animal League is hosting its ninth annual Unleashed Party to distribute the 2016 day planners as well as raise funds for their many programs to help our local homeless animals. A fun evening of silent auctions and entertainment are in store for all who attend on Thursday, Oct. 29.

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