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December 2019

Baby Ready Pets

December 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Animal Welfare League of Arlington, 2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
Arlington, VA 22206 United States
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Baby-Ready Pets offers preparation and assistance to help expectant families prepare their home and their pets for the arrival of the new baby and to make sure that it is a safe and (relatively) stress-free experience for all. This seminar is based on a program created by the Providence Animal Rescue League and the Rhode Island SPCA, and has been endorsed by the ASPCA. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s staff will present Baby-Ready Pets for expectant parents in a…

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A Holiday Affair: Flashback to the Forties Fundraiser

December 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave
Arlington, VA 22206 United States
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$75

You're Invited! The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is taking it back to where it all began with a 1940's Holiday Affair on Monday, December 16 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Signature Theatre will be transformed for our Flashback to the Forties Fundraiser and final celebration of AWLA's 75th Anniversary year. Tickets ($75 for our 75th year) include one complimentary drink token, delicious vegetarian and vegan food, a visit to the photo booth, music, dancing, a magician, and best off all, proceeds…

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Home for the Holidays

December 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Animal Welfare League of Arlington, 2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
Arlington, VA 22206 United States
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Give the gift of family this holiday season: Take a shelter pet on a holiday sleepover through our Home for the Holidays program! From December 21st to 27th, we are inviting local families to give shelter animals a break from their kennels and bring them home for the holidays. Our goal is to get as many animals as possible into foster homes for the holidays – dogs, cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs alike! There is no fee to take part…

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January 2020

Pet Loss Support Group Meeting

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Animal Welfare League of Arlington, 2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
Arlington, VA 22206 United States
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Our pets are important members of the family. They are devoted companions who give us their unconditional love and acceptance. For a pet caregiver, the loss of a companion animal can be one of life’s most difficult experiences. When we lose a beloved friend, it often helps by sharing our feelings with others who have also experienced a similar loss. The support group meets quarterly at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of  January,  April,  July, and October at the…

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Smarty Pets: Cat Enrichment – Basics to Battle Boredom

January 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Animal Welfare League of Arlington, 2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
Arlington, VA 22206 United States
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Free
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Low-Cost Rabies Vaccine & Microchip Clinic

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Animal Welfare League of Arlington, 2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
Arlington, VA 22206 United States
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Virginia law requires that all dogs and cats four months of age and older have a current rabies vaccine. Please bring proof of a prior rabies shot (a rabies certificate, not a tag) to get a three-year rabies shot. Without it, your pet will receive a one-year shot. Waiting is outdoors, so please dress for the weather. All dogs must be on leash and cats must be in carriers. Please do not bring dogs that are aggressive to people or to…

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Scarlett’s 21st Birthday Party

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
New District Brewing Company
Free

Scarlett, a gorgeous adoptable kitty, is turning an amazing 21 years old this month (which is about 100 years old in 'cat years')...so of course we have to throw her a party!   We are inviting you to come and celebrate Scarlett's 21st birthday with on on Saturday, January 25th at 1:00PM at New District Brewing Company. Scarlett will be there with her foster family (she's a pro at going out on the town in her pet stroller), ready to…

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Kitten Yoga

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$35

Please join us for an all-level, mellow, playful yoga practice for people ages 10 and older with Beth A Wolfe Yoga. We will enjoy a casual yoga practice at the shelter while kittens roam among us. There will be plenty of time allotted for kitten snuggling and photos. BYO yoga mat. AWLA provide the adoptable pets and registration fees benefit the shelter! CLICK HERE to get your tickets before they sell out!

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February 2020

Pet-Harmony Adoption Event

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We've helped thousands of pets and people find love...and now it's your turn! Join us on Thursday, February 13th for a very special Pet-Harmony Adoption Event, where our experienced match-makers will help you find a date in time for Valentine's Day! Here how it works: Drop by the shelter and fill out our Pet-Harmony Compatibility Quiz. Our experienced matchmakers will recommend several pets that they feel are a potential match for you and your family. Spend some time with our…

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Adoption Event at Dogma Bakery

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dogma Bakery, 2772 S Arlington Mill Dr
Arlington, VA 22206 United States
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Join us at Dogma Bakery on the third Saturday of every month from 10AM - 12PM to meet adoptable pets and find your new family member! Our experienced staff and volunteers will be on hand to help you choose your new pet and guide you through the adoption process. Standard adoption policies and procedures apply. Find out which pets we are bringing each month by following us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter! Dogma Bakery: 2772 S Arlington Mill Dr, Arlington,…

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