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Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Arlington shelter helped 2,500 pets find homes in 2022

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington succeeded in finding just over 2,500 dogs, cats and other animals new homes during 2022, according to year-end information from the shelter. In addition, more than 1,350 animals were transferred into the organization’s care...

Animal shelter offering holiday CARE packages for families in need

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is hosting its annual “Pet Pantry Holiday Delivery,” which provides pet supplies for families in need during the season. Free “CARE packages” of pet food and supplies will be delivered to doorsteps on Dec....

‘Walk for the Animals’ brings in more than $90,000

The 2022 “Walk for the Animals” recorded more than $92,000 in donations to support the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, officials with the shelter said. Funds will support operations and outreach efforts of the shelter, which provides services under contract...

Animal Welfare League details new adoption stats

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington reports that 2,444 cats, dogs and small animals were adopted from its shelter during the 12-month period ending June 30. That’s down slightly from the 2,587 in the preceding year, which may be a...

Animal Welfare League calendar contest opens

The submission period is open for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s 16-month 2022-23 calendar. “Scroll through the pictures of your pet on your camera full to find the perfect shot, or get the camera and treats out and start...

Animal Welfare League celebrates birthday with bash

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s 78th birthday will be celebrated on Sunday, June 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. at The Lot, 3217 10th St. North in Clarendon. The event will feature a host of activities, with proceeds supporting...

Putt-putt fundraiser to aid Arlington pet shelter

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington will celebrate National Mini-Golf Day with a “Putt-Putt for Pets” event on Saturday, May 14 at Jefferson District Park, 7900 Lee Highway in Falls Church. Participants will enjoy 18 holes of miniature golf with...

PHOTOS: Yoga and kittens go together!

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington recently held a yoga event with a special attraction: kittens. The event gave the little fellas a chance to socialize with humans in a fun-for-all environment. Enjoy these photos from Deb Kolt. Click on...

Workshop to address loss of pets

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington will host an online forum on dealing with the loss of pets on Thursday, April 28 at 6 p.m. “Pets are a meaningful part of our family, and their loss is felt deeply,” officials...

Staff not sure deer-culling is the way to go

As an advocacy group presses to cull the deer population in Arlington – by as much as 80 percent – county staff say the data collected so far do not necessarily suggest such an effort is warranted. “There’s a lot...
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