Protect your family and pets from the heat this summer

As temperatures rise, the City wants to remind you to protect your family and pets against hot temperatures and heat-related illness on local summer excursions. Protect pet paws In hotter temperatures, it becomes increasingly dangerous for your dog to go on walks on concrete and asphalt. Asphalt absorbs heat throughout the day and stays hot … Continue reading “Protect your family and pets from the heat this summer”

Pet microchip scanners at Georgetown fire stations

Lost pets in Georgetown now have another way of finding their way home. Thanks to a new partnership between Georgetown Animal Services and the Georgetown Fire Department, residents who find loose dogs and cats will be able to take them to any fire station to have them scanned for a microchip. Georgetown Animal Services has … Continue reading “Pet microchip scanners at Georgetown fire stations”

Tweetalong with Animal Control Supervisor Angela Jones

This Animal Control Officers Appreciation Week, we decided to join Animal Control Supervisor Angela Jones for a tweetalong to learn about her, her job, and see a day in the life of an animal control officer in Georgetown. While no two workdays are the same for a lot of us, when it comes to animal … Continue reading “Tweetalong with Animal Control Supervisor Angela Jones”

Adopt Don’t Shop for Christmas

Give the gift of love and companionship for Christmas by adopting a dog or cat from the Georgetown Animal Shelter. The shelter is overflowing with good dogs and cats looking for soft beds and full bellies. The best way to bring a new dog or cat into the family is to have the whole family … Continue reading “Adopt Don’t Shop for Christmas”

Animal Shelter joins Clear the Shelters event

The City of Georgetown Animal Shelter is teaming up with KXAN for the sixth annual Clear the Shelters pet adoption drive Aug. 23 through Sept. 19. Clear The Shelters is an annual national adoption event spearheaded by NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations. This year, the campaign will combine a month-long virtual adoption campaign, with a single-day … Continue reading “Animal Shelter joins Clear the Shelters event”

Kittens in the Library

The Georgetown Animal Shelter will host a kitten adoption event from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 16 at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. The shelter will bring kittens available for adoption to the library, where there will be opportunities to meet, pet, and, hopefully, adopt some kittens. Adoption fees are $35 at the … Continue reading “Kittens in the Library”

Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter Teams up with Georgetown Animal Shelter for FREE Adoptions

It’s a DOUBLE TROUBLE Adoption Event – Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS) and Georgetown Animal Shelter are teaming up, for the first time ever, to present a FREE adoption special for adopters who schedule appointments to adopt their new furry family member in Georgetown! From now through Sunday, June 20, 2021, both shelters’ sizzling … Continue reading “Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter Teams up with Georgetown Animal Shelter for FREE Adoptions”

Protect your family and pets from the heat this summer

As temperatures rise, the City wants to remind you to protect your family and pets against hot temperatures and heat-related illness on local summer excursions. Protect pet paws In hotter temperatures, it becomes increasingly dangerous for your dog to go on walks on concrete and asphalt. Asphalt absorbs heat throughout the day and stays hot … Continue reading “Protect your family and pets from the heat this summer”

New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know

Did your family get a new puppy or kitten for Christmas this year? Here are some important things to remember when caring for your new pet in the City of Georgetown. Leash your pet: Always leash your pet in public. It is against City ordinances for dogs to be at large in the city limits, … Continue reading “New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know”

Georgetown Animal Shelter organizes donation drive for GivingTuesday

The Georgetown Animal Shelter and the Friends of the Georgetown Animal Shelter will kick off the generosity season by hosting a drive-through donation event for homeless dogs and cats for GivingTuesday. GivingTuesday, which falls on Dec. 1 this year, is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities … Continue reading “Georgetown Animal Shelter organizes donation drive for GivingTuesday”

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