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Dogs Displaced by Hurricane Harvey Arrive at AWLA

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Janet Jackson, Truman, Choppa, Bella Luna and Zoe. Five dogs – one story. There’s a sense of normalcy returning to Houston: residents are back to work, businesses are reopening, emergency response teams are leaving, and the city is relishing in their first-ever World Series Championship. But now comes the hard part for many people and […]

Walk for the Animals 2017

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

On Saturday, May 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., AWLA will once again host its annual Walk for the Animals. A perennial favorite, this event brings together more than 600 local animal lovers and their canine companions for a walk to benefit AWLA shelter animals and support the services and programs that the League provides […]

Suspicious Meat Laboratory Results

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

In early September a resident contacted animal control to warn about meatballs her dog ate along Four Mile Run in Bluemont Park.  She immediately took her dog to a veterinarian who induced vomiting. The dog suffered no ill effects. She also collected what was left of the meat patties for animal control. The patties were sent to a […]

Homeward Trails Animal Rescue and Animal Welfare League of Arlington to Host 8th Annual PawCasso Event

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Charity Art Auction to benefit local shelter animals  ARLINGTON, Va. –Homeward Trails Animal Rescue and Animal Welfare League of Arlington will cohost PawCasso presented by Urban Pace, an annual charity art auction on Saturday, November 7th from 6p.m.-11p.m. at historic Terminal A at Reagan National Airport. All proceeds from the event will directly support Homeward […]

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 […]

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