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CCAS in Code Red; Discounts on Adoptions All Month

CCAS in Code Red; Discounts on Adoptions All Month

We are code red with dogs in temp crates in the hall way and these sweet animals would love to go...

Catch the Weekend Buzz!  12/19/2014-12/21/2014

Catch the Weekend Buzz! 12/19/2014-12/21/2014

Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing....

19th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

19th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance "Let It Snow!" Snowflakes and Sparkles

Saturday, February 21, 2015Frisco Conference Center Purchase tickets Light refreshments will be...

FEF Scholarship Applications Due Friday, December 19

FEF Scholarship Applications Due Friday, December 19

Calling members of the Class of 2015! The Frisco Education Foundation scholarship application is...

USMNT Coming To Toyota Stadium In Frisco

USMNT Coming To Toyota Stadium In Frisco

Region’s marquee tournament to be played throughout North America from July 7-26 FRISCO, Texas –...

Frisco Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspects
On Friday, December 5th, 2014, at approximately 1215 hours a residential burglary was committed in the 12700 block of Blue Ridge Drive. By the use of home security video, three suspects were seen ...
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Court Approves Plan to Dissolve Arts Center of North Texas
A Texas District Court has approved a proposal submitted by the Arts Center of North Texas for the disbursement of approximately $2,300,000 in donations from private sources. The proposal resulted fro ...
Main Street and Frisco Square streets closed Saturday morning for Frosty 5K, December 13
(December 11, 2014) The streets surrounding Frisco Square and the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center will be closed Saturday morning, December 13, between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. for the Frosty 5K ...
19th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance "Let It Snow!" Snowflakes and Sparkles
Saturday, February 21, 2015Frisco Conference Center Purchase tickets Light refreshments will be served at each dance, along with music provided by 106.1 KISS FM DJ, Michael Blake.DANCE TIMESPreK - K ...
FEF Scholarship Applications Due Friday, December 19
Calling members of the Class of 2015! The Frisco Education Foundation scholarship application is available online at www.friscoeducationfoundation.org. Graduating Frisco ISD high school seniors ...
Frisco ISD eNewsletter: December 12, 2014
School Board Approves 2015-16 Attendance Zones  The FISD Board of Trustees approved new school attendance zones this week after three months of discussion, community input and considerat ...
School Board Approves New Attendance Zones
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How Preschool Can Stimulate Your Child’s Development
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Frisco Athletic Center Holiday Hours
General Facility HoursMonday - Thursday: 5 a.m. - 10 p.m.Friday: 5 a.m. - 9 p.m.Saturday: 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (6:30 a.m - 8 p.m. during summer)Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Click here for the Indoor a ...
Frisco Women’s League Mother and Daughter Tea to benefit ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship
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City House is an Official Safe Place Organization
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Online Auction Open Regarding Veterans Week at PHMS
The culmination of Pioneer Heritage Middle School Veterans Week silent auction is here (it had to get moved online due to other community events). It's Holiday Shopping Time. Bidding is OPEN and we ha ...
Hotel Zaza Planned For Wade Park In Frisco
Frisco, Texas – December 4, 2014 – Hotel ZaZa, a collection of premier luxury lifestyle hotels, is planning its second Dallas-area location for Wade Park in fast-growing Frisco.&nbs ...
CCAS in Code Red; Discounts on Adoptions All Month
We are code red with dogs in temp crates in the hall way and these sweet animals would love to go home for the holidays. Please share. We are having a Holiday Wishes...Making Dreams Come True special ...
Saving Water in the Workplace
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USMNT Coming To Toyota Stadium In Frisco
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NAHL announces Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Easton Hockey 12/08/2014
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Joe Mikulik To Manage Roughriders In 2015
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Catch the Weekend Buzz! 12/19/2014-12/21/2014
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing. If you would like to add an event in future editions, please send it to ...
Christmas in the Square 2014 - 10th Anniversary
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Repertory Company Theater Presents 'Always Patsey Cline'
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Frisco Humane Society February Newsletter
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February is not just about Sweethearts and the Presidents. We have a busy month ahead:

  • National Cat Health Month. Cats are the best at hiding an illness. It is time to get your cats to the vet for their yearly checkup. We all want our cats happy, healthy and safe so we can enjoy them as a family member for many years.
  • Pet Dental Month. Does your pet have bad breath? You might think that odor is just a dirty mouth, but also it could be damaging your pet’s internal organs. There are many vets offering discounts on dental cleanings for the month of February.
  • Responsible Pet Ownership Month. We all know that pets have a heart too. They hurt and cry just like we do, but most of all, they love us unconditionally. So take care of your beloved pets, not just for this month but for their and our whole lives.

I hope you find our newsletter interesting. Thank you for your incredible support and, as always, please donate and share!

~ Julie
President of the FHS Board

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Click to Read about Valentine Kitty Extravaganza

Come join us for our
Valentine's Kitty Extravaganza adoption event! We will have many cats and kittens available to meet on site, and all are looking for their very own Valentines! Could that be you?
Unconditional Love, Just a Pawprint Away!

Frisco PetSmart Stonebriar Center, across from Target Saturday, February 11, 2012 11-4pm

February Featured Pets

Click to read about ABNER
Click to read about KIMBA




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Stories from the
Front Line

When you work with an animal rescue organization you get used to hearing hard-luck tales and sad stories, but it doesn't make it easier. Our latest variation on the story begins with two pregnant dogs in a local kill shelter.

Athena, affectionately known as Big Momma, (top photo, right) a 3-year-old Yorkie, had given birth to six tiny puppies in a kill shelter. The shelter pleaded with us to rescue this sweet girl. Fortunately one of our foster parents has a soft spot for Yorkies so she came to a FHS foster home. But then Big Momma started getting sick. A trip to the vet led to a diagnosis of Parvo, a highly-contagious virus that attacks the lining of the digestive system and is usually fatal in puppies. It can also kill adult dogs if not treated promptly . Big Momma had to be separated from her puppies immediately and she then remained at the vet's office to be treated.

The little ones would now need constant care, including being bottle fed every two hours. Sadly, there was only a slim chance of the puppies surviving since they had been directly exposed to parvo but with the dedication, hard work and boy3weeksunconditional love of our foster two of the original six puppies have survived. Every day they grow stronger. Big Momma has recovered well and she was able to come home after a couple of days at the vets.

Sadly, the loss of four sweet puppies could have easily been prevented had Big Momma’s original owners vaccinated her.

 

Our second rescue dog, Quinn (top photo left), a 3-year-old terrier mix, was at the same shelter and had potentially been exposed to Parvo. Quinn looked about ready to pop with puppies and we all thought she about a week or so away from giving birth. A foster was called and asked to save her from the shelter so that she could have her babies in a safe place. Once in her foster home, flea-covered and filthy, Quinn enjoyed a bath and a good meal before snuggling into her new person’s lap. This tail-wagging lap dog would be a great family dog once her puppies were weened.


Her foster watched carefully for any signs of parvo - we were worried about her even though she had been vaccinated. The next morning Quinn was vomiting - a symptom of parvo - she was rushed to the vet where we were happy to hear that her parvo test was negative. But it wasn't good news - upon further examination, the vet told us that Quinn wasn’t pregnant at all but had advanced heart failure due to heartworms - we knew she had tested positive for heartworms but had no idea they were so bad. Her little chest was full of fluids and pushing on her lungs forcing her to painfully gasp for each breath. Queenie had so many heartworms in her heart that it was impossible to save her and she was humanely put to sleep that day in the arms of her foster.

Again .. her life could've been saved if her owners had given her monthly heartworm prevention.


We must learn from these sad events - please, please give your dogs their monthly heartworm prevention, and vaccinate as recommended by your vet.


2012 Adoptions

345Blossom-aka-PeanutIn just 5 weeks, already 50 cats and 14 dogs have been adopted through FHS. Thanks to all our great volunteers for their hard work and to our adopters for giving our dogs and cats wonderful new homes.
I'm sure little Peanut (photo right) would agree!

Thanks for reading,
Your Friends at Frisco Humane Society
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