Category Archives: Animal Services

2019 Animal Essay Winners One Step Closer to Recognition at City Hall

The 2019 Animal Essay Contest winners autographed books at Arlington’s Southeast Branch Library, located next to the Animal Service Center.

Winners of the 2019 Animal Essay Contest are bright shining stars in The American Dream City. It was a big day at Arlington Animal Services Center on Saturday, March 9, when the students read their winning essays publicly, received a shelter tour, and went next door to visit the Southeast Branch Library to receive training on how to use their brand new Kindle Fire HD, compliments…

Arlington’s Heritage Team Program Offers Youth Volunteer Opportunities, Scholarships

As Black History month is reaching month’s end, Arlington Animal Services is busy ramping up for a new group of teens to participate in the upcoming 2019-2020 Heritage Team program. This educational program, founded in 2014 by Animal Services Manager Chris Huff, boosts volunteerism at the animal shelter. A diverse group…

Winners Announced in 18th Annual Arlington Animal Essay Contest

Congratulations to each and every 2019 Arlington Animal Essay Contest winner and to all that participated in this year’s contest!Wood Elementary school succeeded in capturing all the sixth-grade awards. Imogene Gideon Elementary (MISD) had four winners – with two fourth grade and two third grade students penning winning essays. Mary…