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30

Oct

2012

Animal Care Services urges pet owners to vaccinate their pets for rabies and avoid wildlife

Recent rabies case illustrates need for caution and vigilance

The City of San Antonio's Animal Care Services (ACS) Department is urging residents to avoid wildlife and ensure their pets are vaccinated for rabies. The warning comes after a recent rabies case involving a bat at a local school.

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22

Oct

2012

Keep Pets Safe this Howl-O-Ween!

ACS offers safety tips during the trick-or-treating season

Halloween is traditionally a family-oriented holiday and many people like to include their pets in the festivities. But good intentions can go bad if you don’t keep in mind the many dangers pets can face during the month of October.

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18

Oct

2012

Animal Care Services takes the national lead in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge

With less than a month of competition to go, Animal Care Services is now in first place in the nationwide ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

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15

Oct

2012

Animal Care Services shatters lifesaving records in FY12

Strategic partnerships help ACS end fiscal year with historic live release rate

For the first time in the shelter’s 60 plus years, Animal Care Services has set a lifesaving record with an overall live release rate of 62% for the fiscal year. The record includes more than 11 thousand animals sent to rescue partners since October 1st of last year as well as 6,087 ACS adoptions.

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15

Oct

2012

Animal Care Services takes the national lead in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge

Historic live release rate moves shelter into first place in field of 50.

With less than a month of competition to go, Animal Care Services is now in first place in the nationwide ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. The contest, with a grand prize of $100,000, pits dozens of animal shelters against each other to get more animals adopted or returned to their owners than ever before.

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10

Oct

2012

Creighton to be widened

Creighton to be widened, reconstructed from Southcross to Griffin.

8

Oct

2012

Animal Care Services hosts the first ever Alamo City “Paw”dopt-a-thon this weekend!

Citywide adoption event will feature hundreds of adoption ready pets

Want to grow your family tree by four feet? This weekend, Animal Care Services is joining San Antonio’s biggest animal shelters for a “pawsitively” different kind of pet adoption event!

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