Animal Welfare League of Arlington VA

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) is committed to the humane treatment of animals and to the promotion of animal welfare. The League provides temporary care and refuge for homeless and suffering animals; places animals in loving, responsible homes; prevents cruelty to animals; provides animal control services; educates the public; and provides community services. Founded in 1944, the League provides animal control and sheltering for Arlington County under contract, and also offers many community service programs. AWLA also has many outreach programs to assist pets and their owners including humane education, neutering, and caring for pets at the League when owners face an emergency.