Archive for the ‘Dogs’ Category

This Holiday Season “Adopt, Don’t Shop”

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Receive special incentives for adoption Black Friday through Dec. 23 The Animal Welfare League of Arlington  will offer special incentives for anyone who adopts a new best friend from Friday, November 27 through Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Also, adoptions on December 19, 20, 21, and 23 will be eligible to have their new pets delivered to […]

Animal Welfare League of Arlington Leads Animal Shelters in Lives Saved

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

AWLA mission to improve the lives of animals results in 95 percent positive outcome in FY2015 ARLINGTON, Va. (July 2, 2015) – The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA), Arlington County’s only animal shelter, far exceeds national standards with a successful placement rate of 95 percent. The percentage of companion animals that were either adopted, […]

AWLA Leashes Up for 20th Annual Walk for the Animals & Pet Fest

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va. (April 30, 2015)—People and their pooches will take one-step at a time to support shelter animals at one of Northern Virginia’s largest pet-centered events—20th Annual Walk for the Animals & Pet Fest on Saturday, May 9, 2015 (rain or shine) at Bluemont Park from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30p.m. This event not only unifies […]

Adopt It Forward at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Celebrate the season with gifts that help shelter animals ARLINGTON, Va. —‘Tis the season for all creatures great and small and at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington several feathered and four-legged friends alike are hoping for a home for the holidays, but if you cannot adopt, consider adopting it forward. Through AWLA’s Adopt it […]

Animal Welfare League of Arlington Celebrates ‘Howl-O-Ween’ during Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

  No tricks, just treats for dog adopters throughout October Throughout October the Animal Welfare League of Arlington is celebrating “Howl-O-Ween” doling out treats to every dog adopter in honor of national Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog month. Spooktacular goodies include reduced adoption fees, free training services from Dog Latin, complimentary doggie daycare from Fur-Get-Me-Not, and free gifts from […]

Don’t Leave Pets in Hot Cars

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Every summer the Animal Welfare League of Arlington receives reports of pets left alone in hot cars. We created the video below to inform residents of the extreme danger posed by leaving animals in cars even in mild weather.

19th Annual Walk for the Animals

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Paws and pedestrians will pound the pavement to support shelter animals at Arlington’s largest pet-centered event—19th Annual Walk for the Animals on Saturday, May 10, 2014 (rain or shine) at Bluemont Park from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30p.m. This Fido fest unifies the Arlington community and celebrates the human-animal bond, while raising awareness and funds to […]

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 […]

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 […]