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Shelters sweat the summer with cat surplus

Apparently, summer is that time of year when cat owners tell their felines, "It's not you, it's me," and surrender them to shelters.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 09:23am EDT

Tags: awla, cat adoptions, kittens, pets, humane society

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria hosts third annual Mardi Growl

A masked, bead-bedecked and boa-clad crowd celebrated the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria celebrated the third annual Mardi Growl.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 01:08pm EDT

Tags: pet adoption, pets, Jim Moran, Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson

Animal shelters offer Black Friday bargains for furry friends

Malls weren't the only places offering bargains this Black Friday. Local animal shelters also capitalized on the shopping hype and offered deals on pets.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 08:53pm EST

Tags: washington humane society, Washington Animal Rescue League, adoption, pets, Kate Ryan

Leaving a pet in a hot car now comes with a fine in Alexandria

The Alexandria City Council passed an ordinance in November that bans animals from being left in vehicles when the outside temperature reaches 70 degrees or above.

Sunday - 03/18/2012, 01:42pm EDT

Tags: hot car, pets, Alexandria City Council,