Latest Pets Up For Adoption At West End Alexandria Area Shelters

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Do you want to add to your family and give back to the West End Alexandria community at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, shelters in and around West End Alexandria have dogs, cats and other kinds […]

Do you want to add to your family and give back to the West End Alexandria community at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, shelters in and around West End Alexandria have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin your search for a lovable new fur child is at Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, where Cole the dog is waiting patiently, or another local animal shelter. If you aren’t sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed in appropriate homes.

Need some help in your search? Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We round up a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. Whether you’re a dog or cat person, there are several great options available. Click on any listing for more information, or to start the adoption process.

Editor’s note: This list was automatically generated using data compiled by Petfinder. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected]

  • Name: Feivel
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Mouse
  • Description: “I am bonded to Tony. If you would like to meet me, please go to AlexandriaAnimals.org/Adopt-By-Appointment to get more information…” Learn more

  • Name: Tony
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Mouse
  • Description: “I am bonded to Feivel. If you would like to meet me, please go to AlexandriaAnimals.org/Adopt-By-Appointment to get more information…” Learn more

  • Name: Cole
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Terrier
  • Description: “Hi there! My name is Cole and I am a super cute six year old terrier mix looking for a…” Learn more

  • Name: Kay
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Chihuahua
  • Description: “Meet Kay! Kay is a 7 year old female Chihuahua who weighs 8 pounds! This girl came to AWLA through…” Learn more

  • Name: Able
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, American
  • Description: “Meet Able! Able is a female Rabbit who came to AWLA as a stray. We are unsure how old Able…” Learn more

  • Name: Max
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Male, Hound
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Max! Max is an 8 year old neutered Hound mix who came to AWLA through one of our transfer…” Learn more

  • Name: Ethel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Hound
  • Description: “Meet Ethel! Ethel is a 4 month old female Hound mix who came to AWLA through one of our transfer…” Learn more

  • Name: Lucy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Hound
  • Description: “Meet Lucy! Lucy is a 4 month old female Hound mix who came to AWLA through one of our transfer…” Learn more

  • Name: Lucky
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Terrier
  • Description: “Bonded to Nala. **Thanks to a generous donor, our adoption fees have been paid!** If you would like to meet…” Learn more

  • Name: Nala
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Rhodesian Ridgeback
  • Description: “Bonded to Lucky. **Thanks to a generous donor, our adoption fees have been paid!** If you would like to meet…” Learn more

  • Name: Mickey
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “**I am bonded to my best friend, Bolo.** **Thanks to a generous donor, our adoption fees have been paid!** Hi…” Learn more

  • Name: Bolo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “**I am bonded to my best friend, Mickey.** **Thanks to a generous donor, our adoption fees have been paid!** Hi…” Learn more

  • Name: Manatee
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, English Bulldog
  • Description: “If you would like to meet me, please go to AlexandriaAnimals.org/Adopt-By-Appointment to get more information and to schedule a time…” Learn more

  • Name: Chucho
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Shepherd
  • Description: “Let me introduce myself — my name is Chucho Bubba and I am a 7 year old brindle shepherd in…” Learn more

  • Name: Able
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria, 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, American
  • Description: “Meet Able! Able is a female Rabbit who came to AWLA as a stray. We are unsure how old Able…” Learn more

  • Name: Snoopy
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Friends Of Rabbits, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, English Spot Palomino Mix
  • Description: “Meet Snoopy! Snoopy has had quite a few changes in his short 2-year life. He was born into a foster…” Learn more

  • Name: Brady – Coming Soon
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Home Alone Feline Rescue, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “Coming Soon. Brady was brought to a local shelter because he was not getting along with the other cats in…” Learn more

  • Name: Nani (heart medication)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: King Street Cats, 25 Dove Street, Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. In March 2020 King Street Cats got a…” Learn more

  • Name: Buddy (must be adopted w/ Felicia)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: King Street Cats, 25 Dove Street, Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. Hi there. I’m new to KSC (with my…” Learn more

  • Name: Felicia (must be adopted w/ Buddy)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: King Street Cats, 25 Dove Street, Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. My brother, Buddy, and I just got to…” Learn more

  • Name: Hope (FIV+ and allergies)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: King Street Cats, 25 Dove Street, Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. Dear Hope came to King Street Cats from…” Learn more

  • Name: Molly
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Worthy Dog Rescue, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Border Collie
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Molly! This sweet Border Collie mix came from a cruelty/hoarding case in Chester, SC, and was seized by Animal…” Learn more

  • Name: Hershey3
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Little Paws Dachshund Rescue, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Dachshund
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “*PLEASE READ ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR HERSHEY BEFORE APPLYING TO ADOPT. HERSHEY REQUIRES A FENCED IN YARD. HE WILL NEED A…” Learn more

  • Name: Emerie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Vindicated Pit Bull Rescue, PO Box 150091, Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Sweet little Emerie has settled into her foster own and is really starting to come into her own! She is…” Learn more

  • Name: Rhonda
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dog World Rescue Inc, P.O. Box 11131, Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Chow Chow
  • Description: “Rhonda is a ~2 yr old chow mix, she weighs about ~40 lbs. She was owner surrendered by a family…” Learn more

  • Name: Echo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dog World Rescue Inc, P.O. Box 11131, Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, German Shepherd Dog
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Echo is a very sweet, loving ~2 yr old gsd. She was owner surrendered to the shelter because her family…” Learn more

  • Name: Chip
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Chip, please email [email protected] Chip has it all, with his youth, beauty, and winning…” Learn more

  • Name: Billy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Edward, please email [email protected] Whether a sporty coup or cool pick up, Billy is…” Learn more

  • Name: Annie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you’re interested in Annie, please contact Leeza Norton at [email protected] Annie came to us from a litter of her…” Learn more

  • Name: Peter
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Peter, please email [email protected] Meet Peter, a handsome hunk of love whose whole body…” Learn more

  • Name: Terry
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you’re interested in learning about Terry, please email [email protected]** Meet Terry, the goodest friend you’ll ever find! Terry is…” Learn more

  • Name: Winter
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Winter, please email [email protected] Spring is in the air, and who better to welcome…” Learn more

  • Name: Edward
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Edward, please email [email protected] Are you tired of the hustle and bustle? Looking to…” Learn more

  • Name: Scooby
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you’re interested in adopting Scooby, please email [email protected] Scooby dooby doo, he’ll love you! Scooby is an active pup…” Learn more

  • Name: Dudley
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Dudley, please email [email protected] Dudley is a sweet, friendly, and affectionate boy, who meets…” Learn more

  • Name: Gracie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Feist
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Gracie, please email her foster Mom, Jane, at [email protected] Gracie is an amazing girl…” Learn more

  • Name: Helen
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Hound Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “If you’re interested in Helen, please contact Michelle Whitaker at [email protected]! If you love a good hound dog with a…” Learn more

  • Name: Susan
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Retriever German Shorthaired Pointer Mix
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Susan, please email [email protected] “Susan is the definition of sweetheart,” said a volunteer who…” Learn more

  • Name: Hartley
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Hartley, please email [email protected] Hartley is just a BIG SWEETHEART! He would love nothing…” Learn more

  • Name: Lali
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Chihuahua
  • Description: “If you’re interested in learning more about Lali, please email [email protected] Good golly, we love Lali! Lali is a joyful…” Learn more

  • Name: Beagle Babes: Romeo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Hound Beagle Mix
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Romeo, please email [email protected] He’s a boogie woogie beagle boy from company B! Romeo…” Learn more

  • Name: Jack
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Treeing Walker Coonhound
  • Description: “If you’re interested in learning more about Jack, please contact [email protected] Jack is a 6-month old Treeing Walker Coon Hound,…” Learn more

  • Name: Nugget
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you’re interested in learning more about Nugget, please email [email protected]** Just like chicken nuggets, our girl Nugget is a…” Learn more

  • Name: Zoey Pups: Cherokee Rose
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, English Bulldog Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “If you’re interested in Cherokee Rose, please contact Jenny Meisenheimer at [email protected]! Cherokee Rose and her siblings were rescued from…” Learn more

  • Name: Javy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you’re interested in learning more about Javy, please email [email protected] Van Morrison sang about a “Brown Eyed Girl” but…” Learn more

  • Name: Stefan
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you’re interested in Stefan, please contact Keith Esch at [email protected]! Hello! My name is Stefan. I am an absolute…” Learn more

  • Name: Koko
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, English Bulldog
  • Description: “If you’re interested in Miss Koko, please contact Audrey Way at [email protected]! Koko is an absolute sweetheart who loves to…” Learn more

  • Name: Carly
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Black Mouth Cur
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Carly, please email [email protected] Carly is a beautiful girl. But, she’s got more than…” Learn more

  • Name: Harriet
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting Harriet, please email her foster family at [email protected] Harriet is a bundle of joy…” Learn more

  • Name: Bahamma
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you are interested in Bahamma, please e-mail [email protected] Bahamma is a playful, energetic, puppy who loves snuggling and chewing…” Learn more

  • Name: Carl
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lost Dog And Cat Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 223953, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “If you’re interested in learning more about Carl, please email [email protected] Behind these hazel eyes… you’ll find sweet boy Carl!…” Learn more

  • Name: Pippa
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Awol Mutts, Falls Church, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Catahoula Leopard Dog
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Pippa Catahoula mix 1 year female spayed current on vaccinations. Fine with kids and dogs.” Learn more

  • Name: Mandy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Awol Mutts, Falls Church, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Husky
  • Description: “Mandy Husky mix Female 2 years no cats no female dogs no small kids. Another male dog her size would…” Learn more

  • Name: Sarge
  • Species: Parrot
  • Location: Phoenix Landing Foundation, Arlington, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Female, Macaw
  • Description: “Sarge is a female military macaw who is in her 30s. She is very smart and interactive, but is selective…” Learn more

  • Name: Robin the Frog
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Operation Paws For Homes, P.O. Box 90813, Alexandria, VA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Description: “ADOPT ME ONLINE: https://ophrescue.org/dogs/10411 Hi! My name is Robin the frog and Im part of the Muppets transport that arrived…” Learn more

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