Encouraging responsible pet ownership by offering licensing programs, field enforcement services, and educational programs for Arlington citizens.

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Animal Essay Contest :: 2013 Essays

The following are some of the winning essays, click on the student names to read their essays.

Third Grade
Essay Topic: If you were asked to help at local animal shelter, what do you think you would be asked to do?

Fourth Grade
Essay Topic: What changes do cats and dogs have to make to live and survive as homeless pets?

Fifth Grade
Essay Topic: What advice would you give a family about a new pet so that its offspring will not end up in the local animal shelter?

Sixth Grade
Essay Topic: How would an overpopulation of homeless cats and dogs affect our local ecosystem?