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Mission Statement

Animal Connection of Texas (ACT) is dedicated to the elimination of animal suffering.

Description

ACT is a grassroots, all volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with no funds going toward salaries. Contributions are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law. Founded in 1986, ACT has accomplished the following: Fought and won a 4-year battle to end pound seizure in Dallas (the practice of selling dogs and cats from city shelters to research labs). Established SNYP (discount spay/neuter coupon program, used throughout the metroplex). Call 214-349-SNYP for coupons and information. Helped bring to Dallas: Pet-Fixx (mobile spay/neuter clinic, free to low-income residents) Luv-A-Pet (now Spay /Neuter Assistance Program) Placed spay/neuter ads on DART buses. Placed anti-fur billboards and TV commercials Placed anti-rodeo ads on DART buses ACT members collected signatures and spoke at city council meetings to help pass a proposition to fund a new animal shelter for the city of Dallas. The proposition passed in the 1996 bond election. Hosted a 9-month long weekly radio show that featured topics on animal welfare, animal rights, the environment, and some social justice issues. Click here for a list of topics and to order tapes. Attends and organizes various events and protests. Click to see photos from the 2000 circus protest, the Primate Tour, a joint PETA/ACT fur protest, ACT's first annual Vegetarian Day event, recent Barkathons and more. Public education on spay/neuter. ACT worked with SNAP to widely distribute Spanish-language spay/neuter information as well as continuing to promote SNYP's discount coupons.

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http://www.AnimalConnectionTX.org

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