Adopted Dog, Angel Boy, to Grace Animal Services ’19 Pet Calendar Cover

Angel Boy won First Place in the 2019 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar photo contest.

Angel Boy won First Place in the 2019 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar photo contest.

A handsome senior soared to first place with 525 votes in the 2019 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar photo contest. Red, aka “Angel Boy” was a youngster adopted in 2010.

“He has been with me in both good and bad times,” Angel Boy’s owner posted in his contest entry. “One look at his sweet face has certainly helped during those ‘bad’ times. He is pure JOY! He makes me SMILE!”

This year’s pet photo contest was open to anyone that adopted or rescued a pet from the City of Arlington Animal Services Center within the past ten years in celebration of the calendar contest’s 10th anniversary in 2019.

Heartfelt stories of love and companionship were shared in this year’s contest. Second place winner, Johnny Ringo helps relieve anxiety by giving hugs to his owner every morning and every night. He is followed on Instagram @ringo1454.

Tuco, the third-place winner is a celebrity Japanese Mastiff mix living his best life ever in The American Dream City. He was recently featured in the MyArlingtonTX News with his story of transformation from a “neglected, underweight pet to a charismatic Instagram model with a global following.”

The Animal Services 2019 Pet Calendar is sure to be a delight. See this year’s contest entries:

View all contest entries here.

Donations submitted for entries and votes in the contest support educational opportunities at the Arlington Animal Services Center. Be watching for news about the release of the 2018 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar possibly in November 2018.

Pre-order your 2019 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar here.

Congratulations to all the winners and everyone that participated with entries and votes in the contest!