Dallas shelter urgently needs homes for larger dogs

Dallas Animal Services is again facing a capacity crisis for large adult dogs and has a campaign to try to change that.

The Texas Big Dog Campaign encourages adoption for pets most at-risk – dogs over 40 pounds.

"It’s really all about what you’re looking for. There’s definitely a little more security in my opinion when it comes to having a big dog. It just makes me feel safe and they can be lap dogs too," said Whitney Hanson, the manager for Dallas Animal Services.

Those not able to commit to adoption can still make an impact by opening their homes to a foster dog, giving a donation or volunteering.

The Texas Big Dog Campaign runs for the whole month of October at the shelter.

All pets are free to adopt and come up to date on vaccinations.

For more information, visit bedallas90.org

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