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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...

Vienna to celebrate pets on weekly basis

Vienna Mayor Linda Colbert is helping to raise the profile of loyal and faithful pets in town. “From poodles to parakeets, Vienna’s loyal companions provide unconditional love in both good times and bad,” town officials noted in announcing that, beginning...

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...

Shelter offers chance to foster pets during holidays

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is aiming to make the holiday season a little brighter both for animals in its shelter, and those who would like to spend a little time with them before embarking on a permanent...

Survey says: Pet owners buying bigger houses

Nearly three-quarters of home buyers in 2021 reported having at least one pet, up nine percentage points from 2020, and pet owners are more likely to purchase larger homes with more bedrooms, according to a new survey. Zillow’s 2021 Consumer...

MCC gears up for annual Pet Fest

McLean Central Park will come alive with local pets and their families on Sunday, Oct. 10, during McLean Pet Fest, sponsored by the McLean Community Center. “McLean residents can enjoy time in the great outdoors, have a stroll in the...

Pet fair coming to Columbia Pike

The Columbia Pike Pet Fair, sponsored by the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization, will be held on Sunday, Oct. 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Centro Arlington, 950 South George Mason Drive. Local shelters will have animals available for adoption,...

Sign of times: Va. college allowing pets in dorms

As one of Virginia’s institutions of higher education welcomes back one of its largest incoming classes ever, students will be able to bring pets to the dorms. According to Shenandoah University officials, pets are allowed in designated rooms in two...

Shelter reports record year for pet adoptions

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington found homes for a record-breaking number of dogs, cats and small animals during the fiscal year ending June 30, the organization announced on July 1. A total of 2,587 animals “were adopted into loving...

Animal Welfare League gears up for calendar contest

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington has announced plans for its annual calendar contest. “We’re shaking things up,” the organization said. “One pet will win the grand prize of their photo on the calendar, but the next 15 pets...
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