The (very real) massacre found along Dowdy Ferry Road

The (very real) massacre found along Dowdy Ferry Road

It’s a horrifying mystery in the Dallas area: Who is dumping the bodies of hundreds of animals along Dowdy Ferry Road? We’ve also learned these illegal dumpers are now branching out, the plague of discarded animals is spreading beyond the infamous road.

How to investigate your local shelter and why you should!

How to investigate your local shelter and why you should!

As an investigative journalist who helps out in the animal rescue world, I field a lot of questions from people who want to expose poor conditions at their municipal or county shelters. Emails from volunteers concerned about overcrowding, unsanitary conditions, inhumane treatment and even animals who are euthanized painfully or unfairly have filled my inbox over the years.

San Antonio euthanizes three different mother dogs in one day, leaving pups 

San Antonio euthanizes three different mother dogs in one day, leaving pups 

Dog rescue volunteers and social media posters are hysterical with anger tonight. Hours ago, the City of San Antonio Animal Care Services (ACS) euthanized three different mother dogs housed in its municipal shelter, leaving their pups behind. Nancy Wiggins, an active member of the animal community, writes on one of the dog's Facebook posts, "Three moms in one day pulled away from their babies & senselessly killed. Just too heartbreaking."