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.
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Common sense tips can keep every member of your family safe at the party.
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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).
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 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.