Ruff Life: Cata’s living the “lounge life” after finding her forever home!

DALLAS- Cata definitely had a rocky start before Dallas Pet’s Alive! scooped her up. “We thought she was pregnant,” said Haley Edman from Dallas Pets Alive!. “Come to find out, it seemed she had some abscess in her belly and she was actually really sick.” But now, this girl’s just ready to kick back and relax like the princess she is! “I knew it was a match made in heaven when they said her favorite activities were sun bathing and […]

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Ruff Life: Elsie’s a shy girl looking for a loving home!

DALLAS- This calm mama likes her peace and quiet, and she’s definitely earned it! “Elsie found herself in the shelter with seven puppies, and she also had heartworms,” said Haley Edman from Dallas Pets Alive!. “So she definitely got herself landed on the rescue list. So mom, and a couple of the puppies went to one home, and we were able to split up the rest of the litter so that we were able to save every single life in […]

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Ruff Life: Let Hermione bring some magic to your home!

DALLAS — This cute girl’s been through a lot. “We got Hermione when she was only seven months old,” said Haley Edman of Dallas Pets Alive!. “We knew we had to get her on the rescue list and save her life.” But if we’ve learned anything from our time at Hogwarts, we know Hermione always bounces back! “We got her some amazing training, and she is just playing with her foster’s dogs, and she’s actually even pretty good with cats,” […]

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Dallas Pets Alive! ready to reimagine rescue with new adoption center

DALLAS — For the past 3-1/2 years, you’ve seen Ruff Life grace our airwaves once a week. Now, our Ruff Life partner, Dallas Pets Alive!, is taking rescue to the next level. The group, so good at turning pitiful pups into diamond dogs has a new plan. “We are officially launching a capital campaign to raise money for our very own Dallas Pets Alive! adoption center,” said DPA President and Executive Director Leslie Sans. That’s right! The group specializing in […]

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Ruff Life: Lilly finds a home…with unlimited belly rubs!

DALLAS- This cute girl is about the best present you could ever have land at your front door. “Our partners at Duck Team 6 reached out to us because someone had dropped her off on one of their doorsteps,” said Haley Edman of Dallas Pets Alive!. Dallas Pets Alive! stuck with Lilly for the long run, making sure she was healthy and treated for heartworms. “She waited 515 days to find that forever home,” Edman said. Now, she’s not going […]

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Ruff Life: Barnaby heads to the big screen after Dallas Pets Alive!

DALLAS- Barnaby’s a dog who’s definitely had his fair share of struggle. “He was extremely emaciated and malnourished and extremely anemic,” said Haley Edman from Dallas Pets Alive! “The pictures are just going to break your heart.” But don’t use up all of your tissues just yet! Thanks to Dallas Pets Alive! and a little loving, this guy is looking great. Barnaby’s so suave, he’s looking at a spot on the big screen. That’s right y’all, we’ve got a movie […]

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Ruff Life: June Carter wants to cash in on your love for dogs!

DALLAS- Meet a sweetheart who’ll stick by your side even if your past includes a little time at Folsom Prison. “June Carter is an eight-year-old Grey hound, Great Dane mix,” said Haley Edman from Dallas Pets Alive! “We don’t know exactly what’s in her DNA, but we do know she’s a pretty big dog.” And you don`t need a lot of cash,  because all June Carter wants is a little love! But be prepared: Word on the street is that […]

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Ruff Life: Bowie wants to bring a little style to your home!

DALLAS- Time to meet a guy who’s way too fresh for Fashion Week. “Bowie is one dapper little dude,” said Haley Edman, marketing director for Dallas Pets Alive! “This guy is between six and eight. We don’t really know exactly his age because he was found as a stray, but he is this gorgeous chocolate lab and he’s always sporting his bow tie.” That man has class! Bowie’s been around the block a few times and he’s getting a little […]

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Calm down! Zephyr left the Ruff Life & found a new job

DALLAS — Zephyr was a mom left to fend for herself. “It looked like she had recently had a litter of puppies, and possibly was used to breed and maybe was discarded or maybe even escaped,” Debbie Binion said. Potentially on the run, she was down but not out. “She’s just really fun and energetic,” Dallas Pets Alive! Marketing Director Haley Edman said. So fun, in fact, that we featured her once before bacck in March. “She’s been with Dallas Pets […]

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Ruff Life: Harley Quinn found her Serrano Squad

DALLAS — Superhero love stories are well documented. Spider-Man got his upside down kiss, Superman got Lois Lane, and even the X-Men’s Beast and Mystique had their spicy moments. Not everyone gets a happy ending the first time around, though. For Harley Quinn the dog, that’s one thing she had in common with her namesake. “Harley Quinn is a two-year-old pup that not only got surrendered to the shelter once or twice. Harley Quinn got surrendered to the shelter three […]

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