Residents urged to protect their pets from the season’s chilly temps. With freezing temperatures on the way, Animal Care Services (ACS) urges residents to take steps to protect their four-legged family members from the cold and wet weather that fall and winter often bring. With a few simple precautions, they can ensure their pets stay happy and healthy throughout the colder months of the year.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jan 6 2014 - 4:16pm
Written by City of San Antonio on Mar 30 2021 - 3:46pm
Common sense tips can keep every member of your family safe at the party.
Written by City of San Antonio on Dec 23 2020 - 11:23am
Now that the holidays are here people will be spending more time indoors entertaining. Residents may want to include their pets in the merrymaking but that could mean trouble without a few elementary precautions. The holidays can be merry and bright for our four legged friends by following some simple tips. Holiday Pet Behavior
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 7 2019 - 4:13pm
San Antonio Animal Care Services is urging residents to use the greatest of caution with pets outdoors during the summer heat. Our South Texas heat can easily put your pet at risk for overheating because dogs cool their bodies by panting which is much less effective than sweating.
Written by Soren Vaughn on Jul 27 2018 - 7:28pm
Where can you find a park designed just for dogs? This map includes 14 dog parks: 11 in San Antonio, one in Alamo Heights, one in Schertz and one in Universal City. Click on a marker to see the hours. This map does not include parks that allow dogs on a leash. This map only includes parks designed specifically for dogs and their people.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 27 2015 - 8:56pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead Ancient irrigation technique saves water, keeps plants happy
Written by Templeton on May 11 2015 - 4:06pm
Coming soon to San Antonio: Maverick Dog Park: a state-of-the-art, ecologically-conscious, sustainable, community-funded dog park just north of downtown San Antonio. I could fill you in on all of the details but I think I’ll let my BFF (best four-legged friend) fill you in since he’s got a vested interest in the success of this new park.
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 3 2015 - 4:19pm
In a bid to host the biggest community spay/neuter clinic San Antonio has ever seen, Animal Care Services is working with a local animal welfare group to offer hundreds of FREE pet sterilizations. Spay Neuter Inject Protect of S.A. (SNIPSA) and ACS are focusing efforts in the 78227 zip code, a target area based on service call volume and the number of documented bite cases.
Written by hhsanimals on Oct 3 2012 - 2:58pm
One of the largest dog-friendly community events in all of San Antonio is just around the corner: The Fifth Annual PAWS on the PATIO! This Sunday, Oct. 7 from 1-9 p.m. is when all the fun and festivities happen at Floores Country Store & Cafe, located at14492 Old Bandera Road in Helotes.
Written by karenwest on May 22 2012 - 3:04pm
Fetch and Friskers Barkery & Bow-tique is pleased to hold its first “Most Destructive Pup Photo Contest.” Do you have a doggone funny photo of your destructive pup? Bring it in to Fetch and Friskers, or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org to enter our contest. One lucky dog will be the winner of the Doggy Dozen: a basket of some of the strongest dog toys we can find and a $50 gift certificate to Fetch and Friskers.