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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 […]

Animal Welfare League of Arlington Leashes Up for 18th Annual Walk for the Animals

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Dignitaries, Citizens and Canines will take one-step at a time to help homeless animals  ARLINGTON, Va.—Paws, politicians and hundreds of animal enthusiasts will pound the pavement to support homeless animals at Arlington’s largest pet-centered event—18th Annual Walk for the Animals on Saturday, May 11, 2013 (rain or shine) at Bluemont  Park from 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 […]

Virginia Federation of Humane Societies Presents AWLA with Compassion Award

Friday, April 19th, 2013

At its annual conference the Virginia Federation of Humane Societies (VFHS) presented the Animal Welfare League of Arlington with its Compassion Award. This annual award is presented to an Active Member organization that has demonstrated strong leadership qualities and whose accomplishments reflect the VFHS strategic plan’s goal of reducing the euthanasia of healthy and treatable […]

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

AWLA Keeps Pets Safe for Those in Crisis Safekeeping program provides refuge for animals in danger  Hundreds of animals have been temporary guests at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington through its Safekeeping program. Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) provides a safe, temporary environment for animals of families in crisis in Arlington County and […]