Pets

Dogs And Quarantine

The pandemic has left many people spending a lot more time at home. Dogs may have originally been excited about this turn of events — but now some may be ready for a break from their humans. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

Texas Standard: May 18, 2020

Are Texans ready to return to the gym? As another weight is lifted from COVID-19 lockdown orders, how’s this next phase gonna work out? We’ll have the latest. Also, a Texas Supreme Court order barring evictions is no more as of this Monday. But local governments are stepping in to provide protections to some, we’ll have details. And pets can can offer important companionship to the elderly unable to leave home right now, but expenses can give many seniors pause. Now a group of Texans trying to fill the gap. Those stories and a whole lot more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: April 27, 2016

A so called bathroom law in North Carolina and the blowback from the business community: could it happen here? We’ll explore. Also some say Dallas has gone to the dogs. Big D thinks its found just the ticket. Lots and lots of tickets, actually…we’ll explain. And 40 years ago, an accident on a Texas expressway changed how cities across the nation handle crises…but does shelter in place still make sense today? And Could you draw an outline of the state of Texas? Are you sure you know what that looks like? The state acquires some new maps that push the historic boundaries. Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: September 22, 2015

A Texas woman arrested for espionage in China, just hours before a US visit by China’s President. Is there a connection? That story today on the Texas Standard.
Could the Papal visit be a factor in a Texas capitol murder sentence? Also head injuries in high school football- the law says no play until a doctors okay. But what are players really getting? And the price of saying bye bye to Fido and friends…
Those stories and much more today on the Texas Standard.

May 29, 2015

Storms pummel Texas again. More than half foot of rain around Dallas, rivers rising near Houston and elsewhere….so what can we do to help?
We’ll get the latest on new flooding and recovery efforts — and we’ll hear from a United Way leader on how to lend a helping hand.
Plus, the end of the Texas legislative session is around the corner…we’ll get insight and analysis from experts.
Also – life after foster care, Texas golf hero Jordan Spieth, and a place where your dog can live if you pass away first.