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2650 South Arlington Mill Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22206
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Hours of Operation


MON 12pm - 7pm
TUE Closed
WED 12pm - 7pm
THU 12pm - 7pm
FRI 12pm - 7pm
SAT 12pm - 4pm
SUN 12pm - 4pm

Animal Services

MON By appt only
TUE Closed
WED By appt only
THU By appt only
FRI By appt only
SAT By appt only
SUN By appt only

Animal Control & Emergencies

24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Call us at (703) 931-9241

Temporary Operating Status

AWLA is currently open on a limited basis due to rising COVID cases in our region. Before visiting the shelter, please refer to our Temporary Operating Status for more information.

Questions or concerns? Email

2022 Holidays & Special Hours

January 1, New Year's Day - CLOSED
January 17, MLK Day - Closing early at 5pm
May 30, Memorial Day - CLOSED
July 4, Independence Day - CLOSED
September 5, Labor Day - CLOSED
November 8, Election Day - CLOSED
November 24, Thanksgiving Day - CLOSED
December 25, Christmas Day - CLOSED

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Media Inquiries

Contact Chelsea Jones, Communications Specialist