What you need to know about animals, pets and wildlife in Alexandria.
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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.
Learn more about AWLA at alexandriaanimals.org
- Dogs in Alexandria – Includes information about dog parks, dog ownership, pet licensing, and related topics.
- Rabies/Animal Bites
- Licensing Your Pet
- Pets & Emergencies
- Pets & Restaurants