Pet Adoption Event at PetSmart on Saturday
Adopt dogs, cats, puppies and kittens on Saturday during an adoption event at PetSmart in Texarkana. Dog rescues will have many different dog breeds available for adoption with approved application. Cats and kittens are available through Texarkana Animal League in the cat room at PetSmart.
Provide a Pet a Pad for Sampson at the Animal Shelter
Sampson is less than two years old, believed to be a coonhound mix. He is very smart and walks fantastic on a leash. He looks up at his person for direction while walking. He didn’t jump up and I was amazed at how great he was after just coming out of the kennel inside the shelter. He didn’t pull or…
Provide a Pet a Pad for Jaggar at the Animal Shelter
Jaggar was a house dog for the first two years of his life before landing at the shelter. He loves affection and cuddling is one of his favorite things to do. The way his tail curls up and he bounces around makes him look like an adorable tiny deer. Jaggar is sponsored so his adoption fee is only $4…
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.

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