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How to save a life

How to save a life

March 8, 2020

Dogs and cats sit behind bars, morning and night. More strays are brought in day after day, with not enough people looking to adopt. These animals are deprived of having a home of their own, so if you’re looking for a new addition to your family, take a look at the current pets of Texarkana Animal Care a...

A pet owner plays with her adopted dog using a homemade toy. This year, approximately 1.5 million dogs were euthanized.

Paws for a cause

September 28, 2019

Animal shelters are always in great need of volunteers to help with the little things they don’t have time for. Many people are under the impression that helping the animal shelter is a long-term commitment that requires a lot of work, but that is not the case. Here are a few quick and easy ways t...

Senior Abby Hill walks with her dog during the Six-Legged Fun Run and 5k held in downtown Texarkana

Texarkana hosts doggy fun run

February 4, 2016

On Sunday, Jan. 31 Texarkana hosted the non-profit Six-Legged Fun Run and 5k in Downtown Texarkana. This race was created as a fundraiser for the Texarkana Animal Care and Adoption Center (TACAC). Participants signed up with their four-legged pet to run or walk. This fundraiser became a success as many pe...

Junior Tyler Snell bends over picking grain to feed to his chickens.

Picking up chicks

March 19, 2015

Every night he walks out to the little coop to check on his chickens. He feeds them and gathers the freshly produced eggs to take inside. Then when morning comes, he cracks open each shell and drops the yolks in the pan. Each bite is a cherished reward of a proud decision made years ago. Junior Tyler...

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