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Upcoming Raffle
Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Mark your calendars for Sunday Nov 8th. Join us at Lee Harvey's (map) from 5-8 pm to celebrate the kick off of our Holiday Raffle, with doggie bag treats, music, food, drinks and some toasty fireside time.


Our Holiday Raffle 2009 is going to be big, and this will be your first chance to buy tickets (drawing is one month later).


Last year was the biggest and most successful fundraiser of our entire year! We love Lee Harvey's for giving us this chance to kick it off in style!


More information coming soon.

Lost Cat
Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Jose & Ashley live in uptown, on Allen Street. Their cat, Tiggy, is lost. Please help them bring their boy home. Contact for them is 214-855-3747.


Tiggy is a 6 yr. old orange tabby who is fully declawed and neutered. He is shy and easily startled by noises and fast movements. He only likes to eat sliced beef and gravy.


Click on the thumbnail to see a full version of Tiggy's picture.

Dog Day Afternoon
Thursday, 15 October 2009

The Animal Welfare Committee of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers is hosting a fundraiser to benefit homeless pets and the organizations that support them. All proceeds directly benefit the Humane Society of Dallas County a/k/a Dog and Kitty City a/k/a us! So be there! Entry fee is $15.00 at the door and includes two free drinks and cover for two live bands, The Naptime Shake and Lo-Fi Chorus.


This event would not be possible without the sponsorship of LACKEY HERSHMAN, LLP and the DRINNON LAW FIRM, PLLC. Please RSVP to Cherie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Well-behaved pets are welcome to compete for the Best Pet Costume and the Best Pet Trick. The entry fee for the pet contests is $10.00 for one contest or $15.00 for both contests. The Silent Auction also includes items like two Southwest Airline tickets valued at $800.00! Local pet-related vendors will also be selling pet-related items, with portions going to the organizations. Pays to be early! For the first 50 patrons, The Petropolitan is providing a gift box!


P.S. Cats are welcome too!


Dog Day Afternoon flier


Date:Saturday, October 24, 2009
Time:4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:Lee Harvey's, 1807 Gould Street, Dallas, TX
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Bogart's Success Story
Tuesday, 13 October 2009

We are very happy to share with you Bogart's success story.


Bogart is a gray tabby/Maine Coon mix who came to the shelter six months ago when he was found wandering on the streets in Irving. That was quite a feat since he is blind, born with no eyes. He immediately captured the attention and care of shelter cat volunteers. He was sweet with people and wanted to make friends and he navigated the room easily, finding his food, litter box and jumping on and off shelves and tables very sure of himself. He was also playful and would gnaw at a backpack's strips with great pleasure. He knew people by their sound and greeted them by rubbing against their legs.


However, he was frustrated to be confined to sickbay, and sometimes he would attack people that made sudden approaches towards him. He also dominated the other cats, making up for his lack of sight with aggressiveness. He was adopted after one month and immediately returned to the shelter after he injured the arm of his adopter, and then he spent three more months in sickbay. In a kill shelter he would not have been given much time- with his special needs, he was the walking definition of unadoptable. But the volunteers of Dog & Kitty City hoped to find him a right place one day. He was not wild or out of control; he was simply not comfortable there.


And then, about a month ago, Bogart found a foster home, which is where the success part comes in. Read the whole story here.


You can also see other adoption stories at this link: adoptions/adoption-stories. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you adopted from DKC.

Toys for Pets
Monday, 12 October 2009

Nicki Gray, her son Peyton and her good friend Aurelia Brennan with two of her girls, Juliette and Ava, came to the shelter and donated boxes and boxes of toys.


The cats (our many cats!) are enjoying the cat toys. Our friends also brought so many dogs toys (plush and chewy) that we shared them with other dog rescue groups including Paws in the City, Lab Rescue, Cocker Rescue and Pug Rescue. So there are a lot of happy pups in the metroplex now.


Thank you Nicki, Peyton, Aurelia, Juliette and Ava for this very generous gift and the good time you all gave the dogs and cats at Dog & Kitty City.


Here are photos of the fun everyone had. You can view the large versions by clicking on the thumbnails.

UPDATED: Dog Day at Lee Harvey's
Thursday, 06 August 2009

Update: Go to our blog to read about the event and see some pictures!



The Humane Society of Dallas County brings dogs, treats and fun to Dog Day at Lee Harvey’s. Every Dog Day, the gates stay closed so pups and their people can hang out and mingle in the yard.


Bring your pup and your cash – we will be selling "doggie bags" of special canine treats and tees to raise money for Dog & Kitty City, the Humane Society’s no-kill shelter.


Some friendly shelter residents looking for adoptive parents will be on hand to meet and greet, and the most talented, best dressed and friendliest pups will win prize trophies!


Please come to our August 30th Dog Day and help us keep the shelter open – it’s the only no-kill animal shelter in the city of Dallas.


Date:Sunday, August 30, 2009
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:Lee Harvey's, 1807 Gould Street, Dallas, TX
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The BIG WASH, 2009
Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Mister Car Wash is reaching out to Humane Society shelters across the country to help them care for dogs and cats in their community.


On Sunday, August 23rd, the Mesquite Mister Car Wash location will be raising money and spreading the word about Dog & Kitty City, the Humane Society of Dallas County's no-kill shelter for dogs and cats.


Drivers who make a cash donation to the Dog & Kitty City donation jar get a FREE express wash. HSDC volunteers will be on hand with some of their adoptable pups to greet people, help the dogs mingle and spread the word about the shelter.


You can buy a DKC t-shirt or one of the "doggie bag" treat packs for your own pooches at home – all proceeds go to the shelter. And kids can come inside to help get the cars clean by taking a turn at the soap suds gun!


Visit Mister Car Wash
Date:Sunday, August 23rd, 2009
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Location:3205 North Galloway, Mesquite, TX


or, join the shelter supply drive August 20-22nd and get a $5-off full service wash coupon for bringing in donated items to the shelter: blankets, towels, dry pet food, cat littler, pet toys or gift cards to big-box stores.

Three Things
Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Kroger's Neighbor to Neighbor Donation Program for the benefit of nonprofit organizations started again on July 1st. The Humane Society of Dallas County is participating too! You can help us by connecting our barcode with your Kroger Plus Card, so that every time you shop using the card Kroger will contribute a percentage from your eligible purchases to the donation fund. Please follow the instructions in this flier - just print it and show it to the cashier on your next shopping trip. You can help our animals by doing your usual shopping, isn't that neat?


After the volunteer orientation on Sunday July 26th, the shelter will be closed to the public and to volunteers on Monday and Tuesday (July 27th and 28th), for maintenance.


And here's a cute blog Emily Cooper wrote about keeping the T kitten family in foster care: memsysplace.com. Topaz's kittens -Thackeray, Thoreau, Tinkerbell, Truffles and Tulip- should be ready for adoption by the end of this week.

Updated: July Volunteer Orientation
Tuesday, 07 July 2009

UPDATE: The volunteer orientation for the month of July has been moved to July 26th at 1:00 p.m..


Go here to read more about volunteer opportunities.
June Volunteer Orientation
Sunday, 31 May 2009
Usually, volunteer orientations take place at the shelter on the third Sunday of every month, but in June that Sunday will fall on Father's Day. So the next orientation will be on June 14th, 2009. Go here to read more on this and volunteer opportunities.
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