Arlington classes show kids how to keep their canines clean

ARLINGTON -- Kids can learn how to get the spots off of Spot during a responsible pet grooming academy this summer in Arlington.

The two-hour classes, sponsored by Arlington Animal Services and Dog Scouts of America, aim to teach children between the ages of 12 and 18 hands-on grooming tips.

Advance registration is required for the $10 classes, the next of which will be July 24 and August 7 at the Arlington Animal Services Center, 1000 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd. Participants are advised to dress to get wet. For information, visit or call 817-459-6269.