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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.

Register for the 2018 Arlington Youth Responsible Pet Grooming Academy

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Arlington Animal Services in partnership with community volunteers is offering educational hands-on pet grooming academy sessions for youth in the summer of 2018! Participants will receive hands-on pet grooming education.

Youth ages 6 – 18 may attend.  Dress to get wet for two hours of fun!

The Academy will be held at the Animal Services Center at 1000 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd., 76018 on two dates from 9 – 11 a.m.:

      • Saturday, July 28
      • Saturday, August 4

You must be registered to attend. One session per youth, please, as limited space is available.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS YEAR’S ACADEMY

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.