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Dog Days at the Library is September 17, 2016

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Join the Arlington Public Library for a unique program that brings trained therapy dogs and their owners into the library, creating a safe and pressure free zone for children to practice their reading skills. The therapy dogs are especially trained to listen to and interact with young readers. Children ages 5…

A Cat’s Tale – Using Technology to Find Lost Pets

In May of 2011, Anna Poland, a former City of Arlington employee, adopted a beautiful black and burgundy long hair cat from Arlington Animal Services (AAS). At the time of the adoption, the three-year old cat received a microchip implant for animals consisting of a tiny identifying integrated circuit, placed under her…

Vandergriff Honda Surprises Animal Services

Community partnerships to help shelter animals are growing. Arlington Animal Services (AAS) volunteer and employee of Vandergriff Honda, Debra Gulsby arrived at the March 10 Highlands PetSmart® mobile pet adoption event with a surprise in store for AAS manager Chris Huff. Gulsby presented Huff with a donation from Vandergriff Honda in the…

2012 Animal Essay Winners Recognized by City Council

Over 1,200 essays were received from students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 participating in the 11th annual Animal Essay Contest. Competition was strong as all student essays were judged on elements of effective writing and responsible pet ownership. Twelve essay winners were recognized by the Mayor and Council members…

Valentails Event Results in 21 Animal Adoptions

Friends of Arlington Animal Services (FAAS) hosted a Valentails event on Saturday, February 11.  While the event was full of family fun, more importantly 21 shelter animals found new homes. Volunteers, known as “Valentails matchmakers,” worked at Arlington Animal Services (AAS) from open to close helping people find adoptable dogs and…