September 30, 2010

PetOberfest is Saturday, Oct. 2
Fundraiser to Benefit Arlington Animal Services

Who: City of Arlington and Animal Services Center

What: PetOberfest

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2

Where: Animal Services Center, 1000 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd.

Why: Fundraiser to benefit the Animal Services Center

About the Event
Free event includes animal and owner look-a-like contest and best dressed pet, best trick and ugliest dog competitions from noon to 1:30 p.m. Also includes a celebrity dog wash, dancing dogs, the Dallas Dog and Disc Club, free presentations on pet care and protection from aggressive animals along with bounce houses for children, hundreds of adoptable animals and more. Low-cost licenses, rabies vaccinations and microchip services also available.

“This is a celebration of Arlington’s pets,” said Animal Services Manager Jay Sabatucci. “We want the community to come to their Animal Shelter.”

Funds from this event will be used to purchase food, supplies and equipment for the care and housing of animals at the center.

For more information, call 817-459-6190 or visit

Note to Reporters and Editors: Excellent video and photo opportunities of pet contests, celebrity dog wash and adoptable pets.



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