All in for animals

Welcome to AWLA

Improving the lives of pets and people.

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Adopt

Your new best friend is waiting for you at AWLA.

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Donate

Your support makes everything possible at AWLA.

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Services

We are here to support pets and their families in our community.

What We Offer →

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Programs

There's more than one way to change a pet's life. Get active with AWLA!

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Find Your New Best Friend

Cleo

Domestic Shorthair
Adult Female
  • In Foster

Gloria

Mixed Breed, Large (over 44 lbs fully grown)
Adult Female
  • At Shelter

Hollyleaf

Domestic Shorthair
Adult Female
  • In Foster

Lucius

Mixed Breed, Large (over 44 lbs fully grown)
Adult Male
  • In Foster

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on people and pets in our community with a gift today.

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Upcoming Events

Low-Cost Rabies & Microchip Clinic

April 24 / 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kids Workshop: Wild Babies

May 10 / 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Stand-Pup Comedy Show

May 18 / 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Smarty Pets: Beekeeping Basics

May 20 / 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Latest News

And the winner is…

The time has come to announce the winners of our 2021 Calendar Contest! But first… We…

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A Year of Change. A Year of Success.

What a difference a year makes. Exactly one year ago, we shut our doors, sent all…

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Canine Distemper Confirmed in Raccoon Population in North Arlington

Beginning in late November 2020, Arlington County Animal Control began receiving increased reports of sick and/or…

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Our Programs

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Humane Education

Feed your passion and learn about animal welfare through activities and programs at AWLA.

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Kitten College

AWLA cares for thousands of kittens every year thanks to your incredible support and dedicated foster families.

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Foster a Pet

Open your home - and your heart - to a shelter pet. Find out how you can join our Foster Family!

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We Can Help

Wildlife & Animal Control

We believe that everyone deserves the love of a pet. Our primary focus is to assist community residents in caring for their pets and increase awareness of local laws.

Our officers respond to calls from the community regarding pets and wildlife, investigate cases involving animal bites, abuse or neglected, sick or injured animals, and more.

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Sponsorships

Promote your business and have an impact in your community -- all while helping shelter pets!

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Come and Help Us

Share your time and talents with AWLA, and make a difference in the lives of animals and people.

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More Ways to Give

There are lots of ways to support AWLA, and even get others involved along the way.

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