Tag: pets

Pets: Ten cat myths, debunked

By Sarah Liu Have you heard any of these 10 cat myths? In the spirit of Halloween, let's break down some popular beliefs and superstitions...

Tips for keeping your dog healthy and happy in the heat

By Kim Gilliam Summer weather is upon us, and you are likely excited to get outside and enjoy some fun times with your four-legged friend....

Pets: Caring for your cat during COVID-19

By Sarah Liu The COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders have drastically changed the daily routines of entire families – humans and pets. Dog parks and day...

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: How is your dog handling the pandemic?

By Kim Gilliam Have you noticed a change in your dog’s behavior in recent weeks? They can feel stress and anxiety just like we do,...

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...

Pets: Properly socializing your new dog

By Kim Gilliam I can’t count the number of times I’ve had people call saying they want to bring their dog into the gym to...

Pets: Making sense of your cat’s super senses

By Sarah Liu As a longtime volunteer and lifetime cat enthusiast, I’m often asked which of a cat’s five senses it relies on most. It’s...

Pets: Congrats on your new pet! Now what?

By Kim Gilliam The holidays are a popular time of year for people to get new pets. Some receive pets as a gift from a...

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...