IMPORTANT: IF YOU ARE TRYING TO REPORT A NEGLECT OR ABUSE SITUATION, CONTACT YOUR LOCAL HUMANE SOCIETY, LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR LOCAL ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER - DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGE FOR A THLN MEMBER AS WE ARE A LEGISLATIVE ORGANIZATION, NOT AN ENFORCMENT AGENCY.
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THLN's purpose is to pass effective legislation for the animals in the Texas Legislature. We do not have the resources to deal directly with animal cruelty or adoption issues, but we can recommend several fine organizations who do. Click here to browse our list of important contacts.
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THLN has several Texas licensed attorneys who have volunteered to consult with people regarding animal law issues. HOWEVER, we do not deal with animal cruelty issues or adoption issues. We do not have an animal shelter, nor do our members foster animals as part of THLN.
If your inquiry involves a legal question that CANNOT be answered by contacting your local city animal control or local sheriff (or if the local law enforcement is refusing to help), you may contact us via email at "firstname.lastname@example.org" or using our contact form above. The inquiry will be forwarded to the appropriate person for a timely response. Please note that our attorneys are board members who volunteer their time as their private legal practice permits. Please give us 1-3 days to respond in most instances; however, during a legislative session, it may take a little longer.
Other outstanding sources of information are the Southwest Regional office of HSUS, the SPCA of Texas, your local humane organization, and/or law enforcment. You may contact the SPCA and HSUS at the contact information listed below.
SPCA of Texas
2400 Lone Star Drive
Dallas, TX 75212
Houston Humane Society
14700 Almeda Rd, Houston, 77053
P (713) 433-6421
Note: Go to the "Contact HHS" and click on Sgt. Joe Guerra for cruelty issues in the Houston area.
The Humane Society of the United States
Central Regional Office
4101 W. Green Oaks
#305 - Box 253
Arlington, Texas 76016
Look for information throughout our own web site. THLN has posted very informative information on the right-hand side of our home page, including: "Free to Good Home ads", How to report animal cruelty, state laws dealing with animal cruelty, eight steps to help stop animal cruelty, and a primer on animal cruelty. Many times, a THLN member will print out the Primer and take to their local animal shelter to help inform the animal control officer.