The PawPrint January 2021

THE PAWPRINT M o n t h l y S h e l t e r N e w s l e t t e r

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Essay entries may be submitted beginning Monday , January 11th and ending at 5pm on Friday , January 15th .


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ! Golden Paws is looking expand their group and we need your help ! No previous experience is needed , and the only requirement is to be willing to learn cutting , pinning , and sewing for pet blankets . The Golden Paws group meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month , but also have opportunities to help from home . Apply today at www . arlingtontx . gov / animalvolunteer


Staff are currently working with Best Friends Animal Society through a mentorship program focused on fostering ! As we work to expand our program in the coming months , we will need your help ! Get the process started today by signing up at www . arlingtontx . gov / foster


C h r i s t m a s S u r p r i s e A woman ’ s generous $ 10,000 donation to Arlington Animal Services just before Christmas is already making it easier for heartworm-positive dogs at the shelter to find their forever homes . Sandy ( pictured right ) is one of our VIP Adoptable Dogs who will benefit from this woman ' s act of kindness . So far , three dogs , including Sandy , have found their forever homes and will have their treatments sponsored thanks to this donation . Typically , heartworm positive dogs have a harder time getting adopted and ultimately spend more time in the shelter than others due to the costs associated with heartworm treatment . Arlington Animal Services extends its thanks to the woman , who asked to remain anonymous . To read more about this incredible act of kindness click here .