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2019 Animal Essay Contest Begins Today! is December 3, 2018

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The 2019 Animal Essay Contest is open to all students who live in Arlington, Texas in the 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th grade that attend either public, private, or home school. Click here for this year’s flyer with essay topics, contest rules and requirements. Essay entries may be submitted beginning on Monday,…

Mobile Pet Adoption Special Event is November 10, 2017

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Adopt Love During PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend!Join us for this special tail-wagging, family-friendly, pet-saving community event!Adorable adoptable pets looking for new homes will be available at the mobile adoption unit for immediate adoption! Visit with adoptable cats inside PetSmart!Learn about PetSmart Charities National Adoption WeekendScheduled events are subject to…

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…