Category Archives: Animal Services

2015 Animal Essay Contest Winners Announced

Articles Animals 02-11-15

Arlington’s 2015 Animal Essay Contest stirred up a lot of excitement with 1,019 contestants vying for the win! Council member Sheri Capehart, with an entourage of city officials, made personal visits to classrooms to surprise and congratulate the 12 winning writers. Competition was intense with Miller Elementary, Ditto Elementary and Read more…

MISD Student Fosters Pet to Good Health and Adoptability

Articles-Animals-2-5-15

This story began with an urgent call to the Animal Services Center (ASC) about an injured dog. Animal Services Code Compliance Officer Juan Santana responded to a tragic scene, finding a helpless and severely wounded female Chihuahua Terrier mix. Santana quickly transported the animal in need to the ASC, into Read more…

New Partnership with MISD Aims for Lifelong Impact on Students and Animals

Articles Animals 02-02-15 01

Animal Services is growing an exciting new partnership with Ben Barber Career and Technical Academy with the Mansfield Independent School District. Animal Services Center (ASC) staff and community partners are providing hands-on education to 105 students with a common goal of helping animals. Animal Services Manager Chris Huff and Volunteer Read more…

Code Compliance Community Partnership Services Over 30 Families in Need

Articles Animal Services 1-30-15

Arlington’s Code Compliance Division partnered with UT Arlington and the Arlington Martin Luther King Four Day Celebration Committee for a day of service and celebration. Working together with Toni Kincaid, the Chair of the Arlington MLK Day of Service, Code Compliance, along with numerous volunteers made the 19th of January “a Read more…

Golden PAWS Tribute and Memorial Honors Sandy Morgan

Articles Animals 01-23-15

Golden People are Willing and Sharing (PAWS) volunteers, Council member Sheri Capehart and city staff gathered together on Wednesday, January 14 to share memories and pay tribute to Ms. Sandra (Sandy) Morgan, past president and leader of the Golden PAWS senior volunteer program at the Arlington Animal Services Center. Ms. Read more…