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Animal Welfare Resources
  • Since 1946, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria has been a resource for the community and a shelter for homeless animals. They facilitate adoptions, spay and neuter assistance, education and community service, and outreach and play a key role in promoting responsible pet care across Northern Virginia. Visit the website for pet resources and adoption information and to learn how you can volunteer to help.

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  • The Animal Welfare League of Arlington aims to improve the lives of animals and create a world where all companion animals find compassionate, permanent homes. They are a humane organization dedicated to improving the welfare of stray, abused, and neglected animals in Northern Virginia. The AWLA website features information about adoption, local events, resources, and ways that you can help through donations or getting directly involved.

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  • Every year, the Fairfax County Animal Shelter offers care and compassion to hundreds of homeless animals. These animals are waiting for open hearts and loving homes, and you’re sure to find one who needs your love. Visit the link and come to the shelter to adopt a new loving animal companion of your own.

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  • The Humane Society of Fairfax County, Inc. was formed to rescue and protect animals both domestic and wild from abuse, neglect, abandonment, and cruelty. Their goal is to educate the public that all animals, regardless of species, feel pain, suffer, and need and deserve humane care and treatment. The HSFC website contains a wealth of information about how to adopt and other ways you can lend support to this worthy cause.

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  • Every year, the Fairfax County Animal Shelter offers care and compassion to hundreds of homeless animals. These animals are waiting for open hearts and loving homes, and you’re sure to find one who needs your love. Visit the link and come to the shelter to adopt a new loving animal companion of your own.

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  • Animal Allies is a dedicated to the rescue of homeless and abandoned animals. They are devoted to curbing the irresponsible breeding of pets in an effort to end the overpopulation of homeless animals. Animal Allies volunteers work to rescue lost, abandoned, or stray animals and find them loving homes. The Animal Allies website contains information about local events, available animals for adoption and other helpful links and resources.

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  • Caring Hearts Rescue works to find loving homes for orphaned dogs. Their volunteers rescue small breed dogs from desperate situations including neglect, puppy mill rescue, owner surrender and euthanasia by animal shelters due to overpopulation. All of their rescued dogs stay in safe foster homes while they await their forever homes. Learn more about Caring Hearts and how you can donate or volunteer by visiting their website.

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  • Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) is a non-profit, no-kill shelter that focuses on the rescue and placement of homeless dogs and cats in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC areas. To learn more about adopting one of their available dogs or cats, please visit the FOHA website and apply online.

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  • Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) is a no-kill animal rescue and support group that takes in and re-homes abused and unwanted dogs and cats. HART works with local veterinarians, trainers, foster homes, and kennels to provide temporary care for pets until they are placed in a loving, carefully-screened forever home. Visit the website to learn more about adoptions, community events and how to help.

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  • The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern Virginia (SPCA NOVA) rescues hundreds of domestic cats and dogs from cruelty, neglect and abandonment each year. SPCA NOVA is a “no-kill” organization that does not euthanize healthy, adoptable cats and dogs. Visit the website to learn more about adoptions, foster care, lost and found and other resources.

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  • Bunny Lu Adoptions, Inc. is a volunteer domestic rabbit rescue and education organization located in Northern Virginia dedicated to educating people about the joys of having a house rabbit(s) companion and promoting care that will give those companions the best chance at a happy, healthy, long life. Bunny Lu also provides temporary foster care to abandoned and neglected rabbits and arranges adoptions into loving, indoor, forever homes. Visit the website to learn more.

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  • A Forever-Home Rescue Foundation is a dog rescue group that operates in the Northern Virginia/Washington Metropolitan area. They strive to make quality dogs available for adoption and do their best to match prospective adopters with the right animal. The website features information about adoption and other helpful resources.

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  • The Fancy Cats Rescue Team is a passionate leader in the animal rescue community with over 20 years experience. They currently have four PetSmart Adoption Centers and +70 volunteers. Their mission is to end needless euthanasia at shelters in the National Capital area by rescuing and finding suitable lifetime homes for their cats, promoting spaying and neutering, and educating the public on responsible pet ownership.

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  • This is an excellent online resource for resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The ASPCA®’s Animal Poison Control Center provides a helpful quick reference list of common plants that are known to be poisonous to pets. It also provides further information regarding symptoms and the degree of toxicity.

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  • Pet Poison Helpline is a 24-hour animal poison control service available throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet. They have the ability to assist with all types of poisonings. Please visit the website for more information about this service.

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