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ARLINGTON, Va. (April 30, 2015)—People and their pooches will take one-step at a time to support shelter animals at one of Northern Virginia’s largest pet-centered events—20th Annual Walk for the Animals & Pet Fest on Saturday, May 9, 2015 (rain or shine) at Bluemont Park from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30p.m. This event not only unifies […]
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All-level, mellow, yoga practice for people ages 10 and older. (Children under 15 MUST practice ALONG with an adult.) We will practice yoga at the shelter while adoptable kittens (and/or other shelter pets, depending on availability) roam among us. An hour of pet cuddle time immediately follows the yoga practice. BYO yoga mat, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington will provide the adoptable pets. Jun 24, 2015 - Arlington, VA - One dog is available from Animal Welfare League of Arlington; another was adopted from the shelter.
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The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is a great place to visit when considering animal adoption. We aren’t just your local animal shelter, we will help you find the right pet and understand how to care for your new companion, and are always available to offer advice even after your adoption is complete.No. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is a private, nonprofit, 501c-3 organization that was founded by volunteers in 1944. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington provides sheltering and animal control services under a contract with Arlington County. Other services including low-cost spay/neuter, humane education, emergency veterinary assistance, fostering, behavior helpline, and specialized medical treatment for shelter animals are all funded by donations.Rose came to us very skinny and very pregnant on February 12, 2014. Michelle V. in Grundy, VA discovered her as a stray and was feeding her, but she became concerned about Rose due to her advanced pregnancy and the record cold temperatures. She contacted the Buchanan County Animal Shelter, who then worked with Lost Dog and Cat Rescue to bring her to Arlington. She arrived at WOOFS! on February 12, and went into labor six hours later! While a snowstorm raged outside, Rose had made it to a safe, warm place to deliver her puppies.If a dog is found running at large, an Animal Control Officer may apprehend and impound the dog at the County facility (Animal Welfare League of Arlington). If ownership can be determined, he or she will be notified. The dog may be returned to the owner once an impoundment fee is paid and proof of current license and rabies vaccination is available or the owner is able to pay for a current license and rabies vaccination. The County also requires that owners pay an additional fine if a dog is picked up multiple times within a year. Please see section 2-9 of the for the additional fee schedule. For further information about redeeming your animal at the shelter, please see the League’s section on .Yes. We provide many services to help people keep their pets. We have eight low-cost rabies clinics each year. Our behavior helpline is available to anyone who needs advice on behavior issues. Dog obedience classes are offered at the Arlington animal shelter. We have low-cost spay/neuter and emergency veterinary care assistance for people on limited incomes. Residents of Arlington and the City of Falls Church who are experiencing a crisis can bring a pet into our safekeeping program for free temporary care. Our humane education staff and animal control officers are available to speak at schools and community groups. Plus, there is information on our Web site on pet care and behavior.AWLA mission to improve the lives of animals results in 95 percent positive outcome in FY2015 ARLINGTON, Va. (July 2, 2015) – The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA), Arlington County’s only animal shelter, far exceeds national standards with a successful placement rate of 95 percent. The percentage of companion animals that were either adopted, […]