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


Services & Programs :: Educating Youth

Youth Focus 2018

We are bringing back the Heritage Team, Responsible Pet Grooming Academy, Animal Bite Prevention and Responsible Pet Ownership classes! Our ongoing anti-bulling program in partnership with Respect A Bull, Inc. has educated over 7,000 students.

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Arlington Animal Services in partnership with community volunteers offers educational hands-on pet grooming academy sessions for youth. During the summer of 2018, participants ages 6 – 18 received hands-on pet grooming education.

The Academy is held at the Animal Services Center at 1000 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd., 76018.

Other Youth Programs – We Don’t Just Focus on Animals!

Annual Animal Essay Contest

Career Building Opportunities

Engaging Youth with Seniors

Kiddies PAWS 2 Read Program

Heritage Team

Youth Summer Earn & Learn

Contact Animal Services Manager Chris Huff for any questions at 817-459-6269.