Tag: AWLA

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...

Kitten season by the numbers

By Gina Hardter Pop quiz: You see a kitten, by itself, outside on a hot summer day. What do you do? Answer: It depends. When we see...

Understanding your dog’s sociability

By Gina Hardter Alexandria is a community of animal lovers, and throughout the city you can see signs of this dedication: amazing pet supply stores...

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...

AWLA donates 5,000 pounds of pet supplies

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria has donated more than 5,000 pounds of pet supplies to local pet owners since...

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...

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria offers virtual adoptions

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is now offering adoptions through a virtual adoption process. The AWLA suspended in-person animal...

Local animal shelter waives adoption fees for limited time

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is waiving adoption fees for animals in need as part of a nationwide Clear...

Alexandria dog takes the field for Puppy Bowl XV

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Arrrr you ready for some football? Local pup Pirate, an alumnus of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, is taking the...

A Letter of Gratitude

With your strong support, the AWLA can continue its missions, including operating the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter at 4101 Eisenhower Avenue, providing animal care and adoptions, outreach to community groups, schools, scout troops, etc.