All posts by Carol Weemes

Arlington Animal Services, Best Friends Animal Society Partner to Improve Cats’ Lives

In Arlington, people dream big and the idea of dramatically increasing the lifesaving efforts for animals is an achievable goal in The American Dream City. Arlington Animal Services (AAS) received grants from national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society to increase the number of cats humanely trapped, spayed or neutered…

Citizens’ Act of Kindness is Memorialized at Arlington Animal Services Center

This act of kindness is bittersweet. It begins with an extremely injured cat, clinging to life, found lying on a busy Arlington street. A snowball effect begins. First, a concerned UT Arlington student named Peyton and his friends step in to rescue the cat from its perilous situation. Next on scene…

Heritage Team: Bright Minds Presenting the Past, Dreaming of the Future

Dreams are coming true for students in the Arlington Animal Services Heritage Team Program. This year’s members were awarded $1,400 in scholarship funds for their year-long commitment of volunteering at the Animal Services Center and diligent participation in a contest meant to inspire and educate on African-American heritage. The Heritage Team…

4th Annual Animal Services Heritage Team Program is Saturday Feb. 17

Arlington Animal Services invites everyone to attend an inspirational event on Saturday, February 17, from 9 a. m. to 12 p. m. at 1000 S. E. Green Oaks Boulevard.  Members of the Heritage Team will deliver presentations about the lives of celebrated leaders that have touched history on an epic level. Heritage Team members…

Pilot Program Provides Arlington Neighborhood with Tools to Deter Egret Nesting

Some may describe Egrets as lovely and soothing, but residents living under a canopy of their nests may choose other words to describe these creatures as they wreak havoc in their North Arlington neighborhoods. Hundreds of Egrets begin migrating to Arlington each year beginning in February in search of a favorable…