Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

March Fund Run

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Join Team Rescue Tails, the official athletic club for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, in our first monthly “Fund Run/Walk.” These monthly walks will help support the Woody and Mickey Healthy Pet Fund, a fund that pays for emergency medical care for shelter pets. The first Fund Run will take place Saturday, March 19 […]

AWLA and the National Kitten Coalition Launch Training Program to Increase the Survival Rates of Rescue Kittens

Friday, January 8th, 2016

  The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) has joined forces with the National Kitten Coalition (NKC); a nationally recognized leader in the field of neonatal kitten care, to prepare, train and support volunteers interested in fostering these tiny babies. When neonatal kittens (less than five weeks old) are brought into shelters, many are forced […]

Meowlloween October 24-31

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Black cats (and mostly black cats) 50% off!

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 […]

AWLA Celebrates 70 Years

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

New cat and small companion animal facility renovation to be unveiled The Animal Welfare League of Arlington will mark 70 years of improving the lives of animals on Saturday, June 7, 2014. This milestone will be commemorated with the official unveiling of the newly renovated, state-of-the-art cat and small companion animal residence during a Sunset […]

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 […]

“Be Mine” $14 Valentine Adoptions

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) is offering a special “Be Mine” Valentine’s weekend promotion from Fri. February 14 through Mon. February 17 (we’re open noon-5pm on Presidents’ Day). Show your love for a shelter animal by adopting a cat, rabbit or bird for $14. The adoption fee includes: a certificate for a free […]

World Spay Day Is Here

Friday, February 7th, 2014

In conjunction with World Spay Day, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington and designated animal hospitals/clinics will be offering the lowest spay/neuter prices of the year for pets of low-income clients in the Washington DC metro area. AWLA will sell vouchers throughout February (or until we run out) and the surgeries will take place at […]

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 […]

Meet Kima & Mark Your Calendar for June 6th

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Kima was transferred from an overcrowded shelter that had plans to euthanize her. We transferred this bulldog/plot hound mix from an overcrowded shelter that was going to be forced to euthanize her that very afternoon. When we got her back to the Animal Welfare League of Arlington we discovered that she was in pain. Her […]

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