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The Animal Welfare League of Arlington Launches Meet Your Match® Feline-ality Adoption Progam

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Color-Coded Compatibility Profiles Pair Shelter Cats and Adopters ARLINGTON, Va. (November 13, 2014) —The Animal Welfare League of Arlington announced today it is implementing the Meet Your Match Feline-ality Adoption Program, a program of the ASPCA®, designed to pair shelter cats with adopters’ preferences and lifestyle. The program—which includes a Feline-ality behavior assessment of each […]

Animal Welfare League of Arlington Encourages the Public to “Meet Your Match” during Animal Shelter Appreciation Month

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

November 15th Adopt-A-thon offers half-price and same day adoptions ARLINGTON, Va. —In observance of National Animal Shelter Appreciation Month, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington will host a “Meet Your Match” Adopt-A-Thon from noon-4p.m. on Saturday, November 15 at the shelter. Adoption fees will be reduced by 50 percent for all shelter animals and animals […]

Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s 2nd Annual Golden Paw Gala Shines Spotlight on Animal Welfare in Arlington County

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

 Paws prance the red carpet to make second chances PAWsible The Animal Welfare League of Arlington will roll out the red carpet to honor shelter animals during its 2nd Annual Golden Paw Gala on Saturday, November 1 at 6p.m. at the Westin Arlington Gateway, Ballston. Pawparazzi and guests alike will mix and mingle with VIPs […]

Back-To-School: Animals Make Great Teachers

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Pets stimulate and enrich children’s learning experience  ARLINGTON, Va. (August 12, 2014)—Pets make great teachers; benefiting both children’s’ cognitive and social development. As back-to-school approaches, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington offers lessons that can be learned from shelter animals, whether it is through adopting a new study buddy, fostering shelter animals, or becoming a […]

Pops for Pets at Lubber Run

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

A classical concert for the public and their pooches will feature animal-related classics The Arlington Philharmonic will perform their first-ever Pops for Pets concert at Lubber Run Amphitheater on Sunday, June 29 at 6p.m. to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. Conducted by A. Scott Wood, the concert will include […]

Homes for the Holidays: AWLA Seeks Adoptive Families

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

AWLA hopes to send home 100 pets in December The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) seeks to find homes for 100 animals this month as part of its “Homes for the Holidays” campaign.  Special half-price adoption fees will be available for cats and kittens—$50 for adult cats (over five months) and $75 for kittens […]

Shop Black Fir-day at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington on Nov. 29

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Rudolph Reindeer Treat made by Dogma Bakery & Boutique and sold exclusively at AWLA-One for $3 and Three for $7. Purchase gifts that help AWLA shelter animals Among the big-box retailer “early bird specials” and “door buster sales,” The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) will hold a special promotion starting November 29—Black Friday—the traditional […]

Inaugural Golden Paw Gala & A-Cat-Emmy Awards to Benefit Homeless Arlington Animals

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

        Animal enthusiasts are invited to an evening of fun, fur and philanthropy as the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, rolls out the red carpet to help shelter and homeless animals PUParrazi get ready! The Animal Welfare League of Arlington will roll out the red carpet to honor superstar shelter animals during […]

Keep Pets Safe This 4th of July

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Animal Welfare League of Arlington urges residents to follow Independence Day pet safety tips The 4th of July can be one of the most dangerous days of the year for pets. From matches and lighter fluid to barbecue scraps and beer, common ways to celebrate can often cause pets to run away, suffer an accident […]

Kitty Kraze at Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Through June AWLA is offering an adoption incentive of “Three Name Your Fee” for cats 3 years old and over. League Seeks Adopters and Foster Volunteers to Home Cats and Kittens With more than 100 cats and kittens currently at the shelter or in foster care and an approximate 100 more expected to arrive throughout […]