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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Do Your Pets Wear an ID Tag? They Should

Small dog in a field of bluebonnets.

Nothing makes an Irving Animal Services officer happier than reuniting a lost pet with its owner. To ensure more pets are returned to their families quickly and without incident, Irving Animal Services (IAS) employs its S.O.S.: “Strays off the S...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

The Challenge Migratory Birds Pose for Irving Residents

Nesting Great Blue Heron with baby.

Texas is a major route for migratory birds shuttling between the United States and Canada, and this springtime event can impact residential, commercial and industrial properties.

Nesting birds – herons, egrets and other nesting water birds &n...

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Animal Services
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Vaccinate Your Dog, Protect Them Against Distemper, Parvo

Pet-Vaccination

Springtime in Texas means warmer temperatures, more fun outdoor activities and unfortunately, a surge in parvo and distemper infections in animals. Because distemper in wild animals can infect pets, IAS reminds pet owners to take their pets to the veterin...

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Animal Services
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Safety Tips for Nighttime Dog Walking

Woman walking her dog at night.

The daylight is shorter but you can still enjoy an evening stroll through the neighborhood with your beloved pet. A nighttime walk also is a good bonding experience for you, your pet and the “great outdoors.” Follow these safety tips to ensure you and you...

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Animal Services
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Cold Weather Pet Safety Tips

Woman and beagle looking at falling snow.

Brrrr, its cold outside. During the winter months, pets are susceptible to the frigid cold temperatures just like their owners. Follow these tips to keep your pet warm and healthy this winter.

  • Wipe their paws. Walking in the neighborhood, a dog’s paws can ...
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