Tag: animal welfare league of alexandria

Cold weather calisthenics — for your pet

By Gina Hardter Cold weather doesn’t stop humans from getting exercise, and it doesn’t have to be a reason for inactivity in pets either. Here...

Alexandria certified as pet-friendly city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria might have to change its nickname from the Port City to the Pet City, after Mars Petcare recently certified...

Senior pets provide piles of love

By Gina Hardter Adopt a Senior Pet Month may be coming to a close, but the love of senior pets lasts year-round. November was Adopt...

The ‘new normal’ for pandemic pet owners

By Gina Hardter As more and more of us are returning to work in person, don’t forget to consider what this change in schedule will...

2021 Alexandria Love Your Pet Day Festival hits the city on...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected]   Port City pet lovers have something to look forward to this Sunday: the 2021 Alexandria Love Your Pet Day Festival.   Taking...

City announces schedule of services for Thanksgiving week

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] All government offices in Alexandria will be closed on Thursday and Friday and other city services have been adjusted due...

Animal fostering increases during pandemic

Margo Wagner | [email protected]  Social distancing has left many Alexandrians with more time at home and a desire for companionship. As a result, many local...

Pets: AWLA offers guidance for kitten season

By Gina Hardter As the weather grows warmer, we will be entering “kitten season,” and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria anticipates an increase in...

Support Alexandria during Spring2ACTion on April 15

By Heather Peeler The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life in Alexandria on so many levels. However, there is one beloved community activity that will continue...

Pets: Protect your furry friend from freezing weather

By Gina Hardter Winter is right around the corner, and when you’re considering getting out your warmest coat, don’t forget about your furry friend as...