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Animal Connection of Texas (A.C.T.) is a non-profit animal advocacy organization made up of volunteers who are committed to ending the suffering, abuse, and exploitation of all animals. We expose animal cruelty occurring behind closed doors, and educate the public on animal issues through innovative outreach campaigns.

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Founded in 1986, ACT has accomplished the following:

-Fought and won to pass mandatory Spay/Neuter in Dallas.
-Fought to make it illegal to tether dogs in Dallas.
-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-Fix (mobile spay/neuter clinic, free to low-income residents)
-Luv-A-Pet (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.
-Organizes and leads many events and protests.
-ACT and Texans Exposing Petland shut down the Lewisville and Arlington Petland stores.
-Fought and won a one and a half day long campaign to stop Cheaper Than Dirt from selling items made from endangered African elephant feet and skin.

Please visit our website at www.animalconnectiontx.org or contact us at animalconnectiontx@yahoo.com if you'd like more info.

Membership is free, but we welcome donations. All donations are tax deductible. https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=4GMUS6Y476CBW

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  • Animal Rights
  • Sep 3, 2000
  • English

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