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.

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:

Saturday, the 4th of August, from 9 – 11 a.m.

You must be registered to attend. The July class already filled to capacity. Register today for the August class because it is filling up quickly!


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.