“Home for the Pawlidays” Free Adoption Event

dog-posterJoin us at the Dallas Animal Services main adoption center and our Everyday Adoption Center at PetSmart (see locations and hours here) for free pet adoptions!

Friday, Nov. 25 through Monday, Nov. 28, there will be no adoption fees for any of our wonderful animals!

Skip the lines and the chaos on Black Friday and come out to meet a new furry friend!

Thank you to Zappos and Best Friends Animal Society for making this event possible.

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Field Data now on the Open Data Portal

Dallas Animal Services field data is now available on the City of Dallas open data portal!

This data pertains to operations by Animal Services Officers (ASO) who respond to calls in the field throughout the City of Dallas. ASO’s document their work using Chameleon software, an animal shelter software program.

The document will be updated on a weekly basis, so that citizens have a greater understanding of what ASO’s are doing in the neighborhoods of Dallas.

Check out the data by clicking here.

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New Mission Statement

our-mission_-helping-dallas-be-a-safe-compassionateand-healthy-place-for-people-and-animalsThis morning,  the Dallas City Council Quality of Life Committee, working on recommendations from BCG Consulting, Dallas Animal Services staff, and the Animal Advisory Commission, approved a new mission statement for Dallas Animal Services.

Dallas Animal Services Mission:
Helping Dallas be a safe, compassionate, and healthy place for people and animals.

Dallas Animal Services would like to thank our community and the members of the Animal Advisory Commission for their input, and the Quality of Life Committee for their continued guidance and support.

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October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

adopt-a-shelter-dog-monthAdopt A Shelter Dog Month is an annual event to encourage people to save lives and enhance their own lives by adopting a dog from a shelter. At Dallas Animal Services, we have more than 100 dogs available for immediate adoption on any given day, with hundreds more available for pre-adoption. Before leaving our facility, all dogs are spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped, and in celebration of Adopt-A-Shelter Dog, all dog adoption fees are reduced to just $20.

Even if you can’t adopt, you can still help celebrate by donating, volunteering, sharing an adoptable dog from our Facebook page, and by encouraging everyone you know to please spay/neuter their pets.

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Rescue Groups- Your Invitation to Connect

outcomesCurrent transfer partners and interested 501c3 rescues are invited to join us for an open discussion between DAS, Rescue and Transfer Partners. We are looking for idea and solution that can remove barriers and increase positive outcomes for animals at DAS.

-Rob Sherwin
Deputy Chief of Police
Dallas Police Department

 

Date: Monday September 26
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Location: Dallas Police Headquarters
2nd floor, Media Conference Room
1400 S. Lamar Street, Dallas 75215
Parking is available on the south side of the building.

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Get Ready to Welcome Home Your New MVP!

google-post_dog_footballKick off this fall sports season and find your Most Valuable Pet this fall when Dallas Animal Services joins national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society, along with animal rescue groups and shelters across the country, in the “MVP” animal adoption campaign this September. All adoption fees are reduced to just $25 all month long!

We have a great selection of family-ready pets and each adoption includes your new pet’s spay/neuter, vaccination, and microchip. Offer ends 9/30/2016.

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DAS School Supply Drive Happening Now!

School Supply DriveNow through August 31st, donate school supplies for kids in need and Dallas Animal Services will discount your adoption fee.

Receive $5 off your adoption fee for each pack of pencils, each ream of paper (note book, construction or manila), 6 or more folders, 2 boxes of crayons, 2 boxes of map pencils or markers, 2 glue bottles or sticks, 2 spiral notebooks, 2 binders, or 2 pair of scissors, or get $10 off your adoption fee for each backpack donated.

For more information, visit us on Facebook at Facebook.com/DallasAnimalServices

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