The white gazebo at the Green Spring Gardens horticulture center has become somewhat of a spectacle. Visitors and staff members tend to linger just a bit longer, staring at the red bird feeder under the bright lamp
The ASPCA estimates that nationwide, somewhere between five and seven million “companion animals” wind up in shelters each year. Of that number, 60 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats are euthanized
While the specter of sequestration has government workers worried about the possibility of pay cuts and furloughs, service industries like pet day care businesses and dog walkers are also bracing for a bite to their bottom lines.
The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria participated in the Paws for Love animal adoption event on Capitol Hill last week.
AWLA brought four dogs to the Valentine’s Day event and three of them are still
Every year, the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Alexandria kicks-off with the Fun Dog Show competition benefiting a local animal charity. Categories include, "Dog with the Waggiest Tail," "Dog with the Prettiest Eyes, "Dog/Owner Look-Alike" and "Most Irish
Animal Control officers in Alexandria deal with a variety of calls every week. Here's a glance at some recent incidents in the city courtesy of Patrick Cole, the director of communications and outreach at the Animal Welfare