Animal Connection of Texas (A.C.T.)

  A.C.T. organizes many events/protests around the D/FW area. Additionally, they organize the longstanding “Petland” protests that occur every Saturday at the various Petland stores left in the D/FW area. More information from their website: Animal Connection of Texas (A.C.T.) is a non-profit animal advocacy organization made up of volunteers who are committed to ending…

Animal Rights & Rescue of North Texas

Animal Rights & Rescue of North Texas (AARNT) is a vegan animal rights group dedicated towards respect and justice for all beings. More about the group from their Facebook page: Company Overview ARRNT plans to support animals by promoting animal rights, veganism and education. We believe in collaboration with other rescue groups. Everyone is welcome…

Black Vegetarian Society of Texas

Black Vegetarian Society of Texas (BVSTx) is a local organization that organizes many events around the Dallas area including vegan potlucks, cooking demonstrations and more. They also host a local celebration for campaign annually in March. A bit more about BVSTx from their website: BVStx’s mission is to educate the public, particularly the African…

Dallas Vegetarians (

Dallas Vegetarians is a local group organized through, specifically for the Dallas Vegetarian community. They have a long running series of weekly lunches/dinners at a variety of veg-friendly spots throughout the Dallas area. Check their website for weekly calendars with dates/times of their restaurant Meetups and join!

Denton Vegetarian Society

Denton based vegetarian group with a Facebook and page for discussion and events near the Denton, TX area. More about them from their page: We are a vegetarian/vegan discussion and advocacy based community in the heart of Denton, TX. We welcome people in all walks of life who are both interested in learning…

Fort Worth Vegetarian Society

The oldest veg group in north Texas, the Fort Worth Vegetarian Society celebrated their 20th anniversary in February 2012. Check their calendar for news and events, including monthly potlucks. For more information, visit

Mercy For Animals (Texas Office)

Mercy For Animals (MFA) opened their Texas Office in early 2010 right here in Dallas, Texas. They organize many great events in the D/FW area, as well as all of Texas – including feed-ins, demonstrations, restaurant outreach, concerts and more. Here’s a little more info about Mercy For Animals from their website: Mercy For Animals…

North Texas Vegan Parents

Facebook group meant to “be a resource to talk with, share, help, and hopefully meet new people in the North Texas area, including Fort Worth, Dallas, Denton, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Mansfield and everywhere in between.” Visit them on Facebook  

Vegan 101 (

Vegan 101 is a local group organized through, specifically for the D/FW vegan community. Longtime organizer Briggitte Dix has organized many great Meetups in the past, including trips to Serenity Springs, a local farm-animal sanctuary. Join them through their meetup page and attend a Meetup soon!

Vegan Club at UTA

The Vegan Club is a student organization at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). Their group’s Facebook page describes the Vegan Club’s purpose: Our purpose is to promote the varying aspects of veganism in a positive manner. We aim to inform the public about veganism and its impact on animals, human health, and the…