Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Our Adoptable Pet List

Adopt a Pet

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA), the official animal shelter for Arlington, Virginia, rescues animals and shelters pets of all kinds including dogs and puppies, cats and kittens, bunny rabbits, birds, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats and more. Various breeds of dogs including boxers, labs, beagles, small and toy breeds, and mixed breeds are often available for adoption.

The Arlington animal shelter is a great humane society to visit when considering pet adoption. We aren't just your local animal shelter or dog pound, we will help you find the right pet and understand how to care for your new companion, and are always available to offer advice even after your adoption is complete.

The Arlington animal shelter adopts pets to residents of Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland.

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The Arlington Animal Shelter's Mission

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington is committed to the humane treatment of animals and to the promotion of animal welfare.
The League:
- provides temporary care and refuge for homeless and suffering animals,
- places animals in loving, responsible homes,
- prevents cruelty to animals,
- provides animal control services,
- educates the public, and
- provides community services.

Visit the Arlington Animal Shelter

2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
Arlington, VA 22206

Directions to the Arlington Animal Shelter

Phone:  703-931-9241
Fax:  703-931-2568

Animal Adoption Hours

Mon, Wed-Fri, Noon - 7 pm
Tues, Closed
Sat-Sun, Noon-4 pm

Front Office Hours
(Information, Trap Rental, Retail Purchases)
Mon, Wed-Fri, 10 am-7 pm
Tuesday, Closed
Sat-Sun, 10 am-4 pm

Receiving Animals
8:00am- 10:30pm, 365 days a year Emergencies:
24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Animal Welfare League of Arlington
2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-931-9241