Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Arkansas Puppy Mill Rescue

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington lent a hand to the Humane Society of the United States assisting some of the more than 121 dogs and 60 other animals that were seized from a puppy mill in Jefferson County, Ark. We are currently checking the dogs and one bunny over for any health issues and getting […]

AWLA Launches Capital Campaign to Renovate Cat Quarters

Friday, February 14th, 2014

New facility will minimize feline and small companion animal stress and facilitate quicker adoptions The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) today launched the Care And Transform capital campaign to secure a $670,000 in funding for a building renovation that will improve the intake and quality of life for feline and small companion animals at […]

“Be Mine” $14 Valentine Adoptions

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) is offering a special “Be Mine” Valentine’s weekend promotion from Fri. February 14 through Mon. February 17 (we’re open noon-5pm on Presidents’ Day). Show your love for a shelter animal by adopting a cat, rabbit or bird for $14. The adoption fee includes: a certificate for a free […]

World Spay Day Is Here

Friday, February 7th, 2014

In conjunction with World Spay Day, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington and designated animal hospitals/clinics will be offering the lowest spay/neuter prices of the year for pets of low-income clients in the Washington DC metro area. AWLA will sell vouchers throughout February (or until we run out) and the surgeries will take place at […]

Arlington County Declares November Animal Welfare League of Arlington Shelter Appreciation Month

Friday, November 1st, 2013

The Arlington County Board issued a proclamation today to the Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA), which declares the month of November, Animal Welfare League of Arlington Shelter Appreciation Month. This declaration coincides with National Animal Shelter Appreciation week, November 3-9, 2013. “Arlington County has had a long commitment to the humane treatment of animals […]

We’re Celebrating Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

With many dogs currently at the shelter or in foster care and more are expected to arrive throughout the month, Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month, has come just in time for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA). Those who adopt a dog from AWLA during the month of October will be entitled to special incentives including […]

2014 Pet Photo Calendar Contest

Friday, August 9th, 2013

    Did you adopt your pet from the Animal Welfare League of Arlington and want to see him or her in our 2014 calendar? Then submit your pet’s photo and let the voting begin! Each dollar you raise will be a vote for your pet’s photo. The photo with the most votes will be […]

Meet Kima & Mark Your Calendar for June 6th

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Kima was transferred from an overcrowded shelter that had plans to euthanize her. We transferred this bulldog/plot hound mix from an overcrowded shelter that was going to be forced to euthanize her that very afternoon. When we got her back to the Animal Welfare League of Arlington we discovered that she was in pain. Her […]

18th Annual Walk for the Animals Results and Video

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Thank you to everyone for helping to make the 18th Annual Walk for the Animals our most successful yet! This year’s Walk surpassed our goal and raised over $106,000! Nearly 700 people and hundreds of dogs joined us in Bluemont Park on Saturday May 11 despite the soggy weather. Check out this video to see […]

It’s National Animal Control Appreciation Week

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

IT IS NATIONAL ANIMAL CONTROL APPRECIATION WEEK! Watch this video today and learn what our ACOs really do to protect the community and animals. We are also profiling each of our ACOs on our Facebook Fan Page so you can get to know them a little better. Thank you to Alice, Jennifer, Kim, Bonnie and […]