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Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Pet Fest slated for Saturday

An all-day, pet-themed festival will feature little dog races, live music, food vendors, and other activities in San Marcos this Saturday.

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Find your perfect pet pal

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter has a variety of charming pets available for adoption. When you adopt a pet, you save a life.

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Find Your Perfect Pet Pal

These charming animal pals are available for adoption at the City of San Marcos Animal Shelter. When you adopt a pet, you save a life. This week's pets are Bruce the dog and Waldo the cat.

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

PALS TNRM workshop seeks to curb stray cats

A Saturday workshop by Prevent a Litter (PALS) of Central Texas will address the Trap, Neuter, Return and Maintain (TNRM) method for managing the stray cat population. The event will take place at the San Marcos Public...

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

City honors Pet Fest

On Oct. 10, Prevent a Litter (PALS) of Central Texas, Grande Communications, and the city of San Marcos will play host to the seventh annual Pet Fest, taking place from 1 a.m. to 6 p.m. at San...

Friday, September 25th, 2009

The Weekend: A time for reflection

Carnivals, music, bingo, plays, music, football, soccer, volleyball, a fried chicken dinner, and more music await the happy weekend warrior.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

San Marcos animal shelter wins grant

A Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Animal Friendly license plate grant of $20,000 has been awarded to the City of San Marcos for a spay/neuter voucher program in partnership with PALS (Pet Prevent a Litter).