Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on Jul 08, 2015 on Petplan Pet Insurance Before you burst out the door with Fido on a summer day, stop to think — is the street too hot for four-legged feet? We all know the phrase “hot enough to fry an egg,” but pavement can also be hot enough to burn pets’ paws. I’ve seen plenty of burned paw pads (including my own dog’s).
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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.
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Written by Joseph Tucker on Oct 30 2017 - 2:09pm
Streets are soon to be filled with Wonder Woman lookalikes and Clark Kent emulators but don’t forget about the furry friends who share this day with you. Pets can face many dangers on Halloween if you are not careful. Here are some tips from our friends at the City of San Antonio Animal Control Services on how to keep your pets safe:
Written by UIWPR on Sep 22 2017 - 12:23pm
Be praised, my Lord, through all creatures.- St Francis of Assisi. Come celebrate the animals that make our lives special. Bring your pet, leashed or crated, to the Headwaters Sanctuary entrance for a special blessing on the Feast of St Francis of Assisi. Not comfortable bringing your pet, bring a photo or stuffed animal. The program will be led by Sister Martha Ann Kirk and the "Arts for Christian Worship" Class.
Written by UIWPR on Aug 8 2017 - 12:17pm
Come celebrate the animals that make our lives special. bring your pet, leashed or crated, to the headwaters Sanctuary entrance for a special blessing on the feast of St. francis of Assis. not comfortable bringing your pet, bring a photo or a stuffed animal. The program will be led by Sister Martha Ann Kirk and the "Arts for Christian Worship" Class. pet blessings certificates will be provided. Co-sponsored by the University of the Incarnate Word liturgical outreach and the San Antonio Archdiocesan Task Force on Laudato Si.
Written by CarissaRosalie on Jul 13 2016 - 1:21pm
An inspired idea to document San Antonio’s artistic community resulted in an unexpected partnership between city departments.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 21 2015 - 4:30pm
With temperatures closing in on 100 degrees and triple digits expected for the weekend, local pet owners need to think twice before taking their pets to the lake or perhaps on an errand or two. Our South Texas heat can put your pet at risk for overheating because dogs cool their bodies by panting which is much less effective than sweating. It’s best to leave your pet at home during hot weather, but if you do want your pet to come along, you must bear in mind:
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 City of San Antonio on Aug 11 2014 - 4:13pm
Ever seen a dog with a wallet? A cat with a purse? Our pets don’t carry I.D., and microchips provide an easy and permanent way to give lost pets a ticket home. Friday, August 15 is “Check your Chip” Day--a nationwide event to encourage microchip pet identification. In support of that push, Animal Care Services will host $5 Microchip MANIA this Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.