The Dish

News and Happenings

2013

January

   
January 3 Designer Doggie Days Adoption Party Set for Animal Care Services Event will feature cool canine blends at $25 throughout the week
January 15 Protect your pet from the chilly touch of winter Animal Care Services offers tips for keeping pets safe during the colder months
January 31 Pets hoping to score a family at Tail-Gate 2013! Super Bowl comes to Animal Care...complete with a golden "LomPawdi" trophy

February

   
February 1 Animal Care Services breaks historic live release record...again Local shelters and rescues help ACS secure a placement rate of more than 80%
February 12 Does your Valentine have four legs? Animal Care hosts special "Smooch a Pooch… Kiss a Kitty" adoption party

2012

October

   
October 8 Animal Care Services hosts the first ever Alamo City "Paw"dopt-a-thon this weekend! Citywide adoption event will feature hundreds of adoption ready pets
October 15 Animal Care Services shatters lifesaving records in FY12 Strategic partnerships help ACS end fiscal year with historic live release rate
October 15 Animal Care Services takes the national lead in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge Historic live release rate moves shelter into first place in field of 50.
October 18 Animal Care Services takes the national lead in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge With less than a month of competition to go, Animal Care Services is now in first place in the nationwide ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
October 22 Keep Pets Safe this Howl-O-Ween! ACS offers safety tips during the trick-or-treating season
October 30 Animal Care Services urges pet owners to vaccinate their pets for rabies and avoid wildlife Recent rabies case illustrates need for caution and vigilance

November

   
November 1 Animal Care Services wants you to "fall back" in love! Adoption event comes "just in time" for Daylight Savings
November 2 Animal Care Services honors Vets with Mutts for the Military Shelter hosts special weeklong event to thank our armed forces
November 16 Giving shelter pets a holiday to be thankful for! Animal Care Services offers Thanksgiving week adoption specials
November 19 A holiday to be thankful for Tips to enjoy a happy, healthy and safe holiday with your pets

December

   
December 7 Wishing you a Meowy Christmas and Happy Howlidays! Animal Care Services to offer yuletide adoption specials
December 10 Special adoption case wishing for a Meowy Christmas Kitten who hops on her back legs looking for a fur-ever home
December 17 Four legged Christmas presents? Residents urged to make an informed decision on giving pets as gifts
December 21 Fireworks and pets don’t mix Tips for a worry free holiday for EVERY member of your family

2011

September

   
September 9 Rabies Cases Animal Care Services urges pet owners to vaccinate their pets for rabies and avoid wildlife

October

   
October 5 ACS facility Public Meeting Public meeting  to present design concept for pet adoption, spa/neuter facility on Monday, October 10, 2011, 6:00PM - 8:00PM