What you need to know about animals, pets and wildlife in Alexandria.

Page updated on Jan 24, 2019 at 12:46 PM

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria

Since 1946, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA) has been a resource for our community and a shelter for homeless animals.

  • Animal Services – AWLA contracts with the city to provide animal care and control services for Alexandria residents.
  • Wildlife  - Learn more about the wild neighbors you might meet in your backyard, and how Animal Services can assist you with wild animals in danger or distress. 


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