Saturday, July 23rd SPECIAL HOURS

FB Post editedSaturday, July 23, 2016, 10 am to 5 pm, Dallas Animal Services will join more than 50 north Texas shelters and dozens more all across the country to find homes for adoptable pets.

Adoption fees will be waived on all pets in Adoption at Dallas Animal Services, 1818 N. Westmoreland, and Dallas Animal Services PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center, 16821 N. Coit Road. All pets will be spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.  There is a $7 licensing fee for Dallas residents..

Dallas Animal Services main location, 1818 N. Westmoreland will be open for Adoptions and Lost & Found from 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, July 23rd ONLY. The DAS PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center will be open 10 am to 8 pm. Animal Services Officers will be available to answer requests for service via 311 (or 214-670-3111). 

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4th of July Closings Schedule

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$24 Adoption Fees Celebrating 240 Years of Independence

Facebook Celebrating 240 years of independenceWe’re celebrating 240 years of Independence with $24 adoption fees thru July 9th. All dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens are just $24.We have the largest selection of adoptable animals in North Texas, so come see us and find the perfect pet for your family this July 4th! Adoption fees include spay or neuter, vaccination, and microchip. Special available at both our main location, 1818 N. Westmoreland and the DAS PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center, 16821 N. Coit Road.

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Pet Party at PetSmart This Weekend

Join the Pet Party at PetSmart! Facebook PostThis weekend’s Pet Party at PetSmart features adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens for just $24!  Every adoption includes spay or neuter, vaccinations, microchip, free pet food and a free leash (while supplies last!).  The adoption center is located at 16821 N. Coit Road, 75248 and is open Friday and Saturday 10-8 and Sunday 10-5. We are closed Monday, 7/4 for the July 4th holiday.  Keep up with all the latest on our Facebook page @DallasAnimalServices

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Keep Your Pet Safe This 4th of July

1025609_10151522568763215_561650845_oDid you know that more pets go missing on the 4th of July than any other day of the year? That mans July 5th is often the busiest day of the year for animal shelters as dozens of lost pets, spooked by 4th of July celebrations, are brought in for safekeeping in hopes of being reunited with their owners.  You can prevent your pet from ending up here with these three simple tips:

#1 Make sure your pet is wearing ID and your pet’s microchip information is up to date. Also, have a current photo of your pet handy in case you need it. Continue reading

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Dallas Morning News Features DAS Field Manager

YardSigns1002“I want to keep our kids safe,” he said. “I want to do my best to keep everyone in general safe. That’s the first priority.”  Read more from those on the front lines, hoping to make a difference in this Dallas Morning News article.

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Dallas Police and Dallas Animal Services Teaming Up to Strengthen Services & Communication

City of Dallas - Vertical - Full ColorExciting news! The City Manager, DPD and DAS are partnering together on a new venture to strengthen services and communication. Dallas Animal Services is excited to welcome a new collaboration with the Dallas Police Department. Led by Deputy Chief Rob Sherwin and Division Manager Jody Jones, this team will focus on strengthening inter-departmental communications, operations, trainings and polices to provide more efficient service delivery to our community. ‪#‎togetherwedoitbetter‬

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Dallas Man Arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges

otisgardnerA Dallas man has been arrested and charged with Felony Animal Cruelty for allegedly setting a dog on fire. City officials say a cooperative effort by Dallas Animal Services and other first responders were instrumental in the arrest of Otis Gardner who has been charged with the crime.

Read more on Dallas City Newsroom.

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Southern Dallas CARE Program

badgeDallas Animal Service’s Southern Dallas CARE Program uses innovative strategies and fresh approaches designed to extend the reach of animal services, providing education and resources to under-served areas. Addressing the critical need for accessible, affordable pet care, our program helps animals by combining empowerment with enforcement.

Southern Dallas C.A.R.E. Program:

  • Helps Pets by Empowering the People Who Love Them
  • Brings Resources to Families with Pets in Need
  • Provides Education to Under-Served Communities
  • Builds Relationships Between Residents and Dallas Animal Services
  • Creates Resources to Help Pet Owner Stay in Compliance with Local Laws
  • Provides Long Term Solutions for Pet Owners
  • Addresses Need for Affordable, Accessible Pet Care
  • Preserves existing private/public partnerships and encourages new ones

Find out more on the Southern Dallas CARE Program page.

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Shooting To Save Lives

Get the whole story about the photographer, Emily Rose, and these amazing images on the Dallas City Newsroom.

 

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