Paw Pals Animal Care Academy


Burleson Animal Services is proud to offer the Paw Pals Animal Care Academy, a free educational program for area youth interested in animal welfare. This academy is on Saturdays, in June 2018, including June 2, 16, 23 and 30. (no class will be held June 9)

The shelter is hosting the academy for students who are entering the 5th or 6th grade in the 2018/2019 school year. The class is limited to 15 students who must either live in Burleson or attend school in Burleson. 

Course Details

This is a free 4-week course. Class is 90 minutes, noon to 1:30 p.m. The sessions include:
  • Bite prevention/responsible pet ownership/veterinary care (Dr. Winquest, veterinarian, & Melissa Stiles, Burleson Small Animal Clinic); 
  • Wildlife on the Move will provide snakes, turtles and other critters; 
  • DFW Funny Business will bring 20 farm animals for participants to handle and learn about;
  • Graduation! (certificates, pictures and snacks)
The deadline to apply is May 4, 2018. For more information about Paw Pals, call 817-426-9283.

2018 Paw Pals Animal Care Academy application