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Animal Welfare League of Alexandria

Hey There Cutie

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 06.12.2013 | DC

Have you thought about adopting a cat? If yes, GO GET ONE...NOW! The Animal Welfare League of Arlington has reached its capacity for cats, accor...

These Horses Need New Homes! The Pot-Bellied Pig, Too

Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

Think it's just dogs and cats that are up for adoption? Why, neigh! Check out these gorgeous horses that are looking for new loving homes -- there'...

This Sweet Beagle Needs A New Home...And He's Got Some Friends

Posted 03.27.2013 | DC

Spring is the season of new beginnings. It's also when going outside starts seeming like a good idea again. Put these together and you've got the ...

LOOK: Kermit Walks Nicely On A Leash

Posted 03.05.2013 | DC

If you like parties, and you like animals, you'll want to come to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria's Mardi Growl celebration this Friday. O...

LOOK: This Adorable Dog Needs Your Help

Posted 01.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- How do you say no to this great big doggie smile? This is Polly Pocket. She's about a year old, and she's always got that grin on her...

LOOK: This Dog Needs Your Help

Posted 11.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This is a good week to bring home a new friend. Lots of area shelters and animal rescue groups are holding Black Friday adoption spe...

LOOK: Alexandria Shelter Walk For Homeless Animals Raises $24,000

Posted 10.23.2012 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- More than 350 volunteers and their furry friends, walked through Old Town Alexandria this past weekend raising money to help preven...

LOOK: These Cute Animals Need You

Posted 09.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- We have so many adorable, loving animals looking for homes this week, it might be impossible to take home just one. In which case, tr...

LOOK: Adorable Black Cats And Dogs

Posted 08.06.2012 | DC

Black cats and dogs don't have great luck finding permanent homes. When Time looked at "Black Dog Syndrome" last year, the publication found that ...

LOOK: Congressional Staffers Play With Puppies, Kittens

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Congressional staffers might come to blows over their loyalty to elephants and donkeys, but when it comes to puppies, there's little to ...

Adopt These Cute Cats With No Adoption Fees

Posted 06.15.2012 | DC

Meow -- are you looking for a new cat to love during cat adoption month? During the month of June, many D.C.-area shelters are waiving cat adoption...

LOOK: Animals Up For Adoption At Mega Match-A-Thon

Posted 03.30.2012 | DC

A big boxer named Robertino is looking for a new home. So is a little black-and-white puppy who is too young even to have a name yet. And a social lit...

LOOK: Local Adorable Animals Up For Adoption

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2012 | DC

Do we have some cuties for you this week! This week's adorable adoptable animals includes a parrot who neighs like a horse. We've also got puppies...

PHOTOS: You Can Adopt This Cute Dog

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Have you ever seen a rabbit and a guinea pig in love? This week's adoptable animals are almost too adorable to bear. They include a ...