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Pops for Pets Brings Music to People and Their Pups

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

A free classical concert for the public and their pooches will benefit Animal Welfare League of Arlington and Arlington Philharmonic The 2nd Annual Pops for Pets performed by Arlington Philharmonic in partnership with the Animal Welfare League of Arlington will take place at Lubber Run Amphitheater on Sunday, June 28 at 6p.m. Conducted by A. Scott […]

Cats at Animal Welfare League of Arlington Star in Summer Movie Trailer Series

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Video Series to run weekly through June for Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month Online cat videos rule the internet and today Animal Welfare League of Arlington announced it will launch its own blockbuster video series of movie trailers featuring adoptable cats on June 1 for Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month. Through June, each week a different movie trailer starring […]

Animal Welfare League of Arlington Launches ‘Paws and Read’ Program

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Cats and Kids Connect Through Reading Story time comes to the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. Schoolchildren in the Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. metropolitan will have an opportunity to improve their literacy by reading books to cats through the Paws and Read program, which launches March 2, 2015—to coincide with Dr. Seuss’ birthday and […]

Animal Welfare League of Arlington Partners with Local Animal Clinics to Offer Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Service

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Vouchers on sale at AWLA January 21 through February in honor of National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month ARLINGTON, Va. (January 20, 2015)—Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) is partnering with animal clinics and hospitals throughout the D.C. metro area from January 21 through February to offer extremely low-cost spay and neuter services for cats, dogs and […]

Dogs from Korean Meat Farm Arrive at AWLA

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Newest residents, Billy, Abi and Hope wait to meet their new families Paws poking through chain link kennel doors, wagging tails and wishful eyes are what greeted League staff as they met Korean dogs, Abi, Billy and Hope at The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria last week. As the kennel doors slid open and each […]

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 […]