Walk A Dog at AWLA

We’re often asked by members of the public if they can take one of our dogs out for a quick walk. Well, now you can! Imagine how fun  it could be for you to get to know a shelter dog  and for the dog to get a little break from the shelter!

Our new Dog Walking Program gives our visitors a chance to give a shelter pup a quick walk. Anyone aged 18+ can walk an AWLA dog!*

How It Works:

  1. Visit the shelter on weekdays between 12PM-4PM (except Tuesday).
  2. Pick the eligible dog you would like to walk (they will have special signage) or ask a staff member to pick one for you.**
  3. Sign our dog-walking guidelines and liability release at our adoptions desk
  4. Leave your keys (or valid I.D.) with a staff member. These will be kept in a secured area and returned once you return to the shelter.
  5. Have fun on your walk!

*You can bring a friend, but we cannot guarantee we will have two dogs that can walk together.
**We cannot guarantee that we will have dogs available to walk on any particular day.