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Local pets hope for luck of the Irish

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with a new friend?

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: animals, pets, cats, Fairfax County Animal Shelter, St. Patrick

Maltese and Bichon Frise dogs need second chance

After Fairfax County animal control officers took 23 small dogs from a Springfield area home, some of the dogs are being put up for adoption.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 12:08pm EDT

Tags: dogs, adoption, Fairfax County Animal Shelter, Maltese, Bichon Frise, Springfield, Colleen Kelleher, Neal Augenstein

Va. animal shelter reopens its doors after mysterious illness

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter has reopened its doors to new dogs after a mysterious illness swept through.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Animal Shelter, upper respitory illness, dogs

Va. animal shelter needs help containing outbreak

About a dozen dogs at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter are showing signs of an upper respiratory illness and one has died of dog pneumonia.

Saturday - 07/27/2013, 08:17am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Animal Shelter, Canine influenza

No more room at Fairfax Co. Animal Shelter

The sign at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter reads: "Alert! We have no cage space for cats. If you surrender a cat it will be humanely euthanized. Please use us as a last resort."

Friday - 06/01/2012, 10:52am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County Animal Shelter, Karen Diviney, pets

Virus forces Fairfax shelter to euthanize all cats

All cats at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter have been euthanized after officials say a highly contagious and harmful virus spread within the facility's feline population.

Tuesday - 07/26/2011, 03:09pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Animal Shelter, Fairfax County Police