ANIMAL AWARENESS AND SAFETY PROGRAM
Arlington Animal Services encourages responsible pet ownership by providing an animal registration program, field enforcement services, educational services and life safety services. The humane care and successful placement of stray and unwanted animals and the eradication of rabies from the community’s animal population are critical to successful operations.
The Animal Awareness and Safety Program will feature the following
Animal Services staff hopes the knowledge gained by program
participants will be passed along to friends and neighbors and will
assist in fostering livable neighborhoods by decreasing the number of
In addition the program has been designed to provide responsive
communication through additional education to the public about the
various aspects of responsible pet ownership.
Upon completion of the Animal Awareness and Safety
Program, qualified individuals may have their citations dismissed for
certain Animals Chapter and Nuisance Chapter violations.
This program is not available to individuals who have received a
citation for a violation of the Dangerous Animal provisions, or for
Failing to Quarantine an animal.
An individual may be eligible for the program once each calendar
year from the date of the previous offense.