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

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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.

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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 will receive hands-on pet grooming education.

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

The July and August 2018 Responsible Pet Grooming Academy sessions are filled to capacity.

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.