Hours and Directions

Animal Shelter Adoption Hours

Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Noon – 7 pm
Tuesday, Closed
Sat-Sun, Noon – 4:00 pm

Animal Shelter Front Office Hours

(Information and  Retail Purchases)
Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 am – 7 pm
Tuesday, Closed
Sat-Sun, 10 am – 4:00 pm

Holidays Open

Pet Adoption Hours Noon – 5 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Columbus Day, Weds. before Thanksgiving, Fri. after Thanksgiving

Pet Adoption Hours Noon – 7 pm: Veterans’ Day

Holidays Closed

New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas

Animal Shelter Stray Receiving Hours

8:00am- 10:30pm, 365 days a year

Animal Emergencies in Arlington, Virginia

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Address and Directions

Address: 2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-931-9241
Fax: 703-931-2568


View Larger Map
Traveling North on 395:
Take the Shirlington exit. Follow the sign to South Arlington Mill Drive. At the light at the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto South Arlington Mill Drive. We are about 1/2 mile on the left.

Traveling South on 395:
Take the Shirlington exit. Follow the signs to Shirlington. Go straight at the light at the end of the exit. You are now on South Arlington Mill Drive. We are about 1/2 mile on the left.

Traveling from Falls Church on Route 7:
Go past 7-Corners Shopping Center, Bailey’s Crossroads, and the Skyline Center. Turn left on South Walter Reed Drive (TGI Friday’s is on your right sitting at the intersection, and if you look at the street signs, you will notice that turning left the street is S. Walter Reed, and turning right the street becomes Beauregard). Go to the third light and turn right onto South Arlington Mill Drive. We’re just past the townhouses on the right.

Traveling from Alexandria on Route 7:
Go past Bradlee Shopping Center and go over 395. Turn right onto South Walter Reed Drive (at the light — TGI Friday’s is diagonally across the intersection on your left — if you look at the street signs, S. Walter Reed is to the right and Beauregard is to the left). Go to the third light and turn right onto South Arlington Mill Drive. We’re just past the townhouses on the right.

Traveling South on Glebe Road or Coming from North Arlington:
Turn right on Walter Reed Drive (the second light past Columbia Pike). Go through the light at S. Four Mile Run at the bottom of the hill and turn left at the next light (one short block) onto South Arlington Mill Drive. We’re just past the townhouses on the right.

Traveling North on Glebe Road or Coming from Alexandria on Glebe:
Take 395 South, staying right to take the Shirlington exit. Follow the signs to Shirlington. Go straight at the light at the end of the exit. You are now on South Arlington Mill Drive. We are about 1/2 mile on the left.