Pets of the Month – April 2021

Pets of the Month – April 2021 Cola, Adult, Female, Yellow-Bellied Slider Looking for a best friend who loves to explore? A best friend who loves working on target training and is always ready to earn a treat? Meet Cola the turtle! Yes, turtle! This sweet slider is ready to steal your heart with her silly […]

March Pets of the Month

Jessie, Adult, Female, Brown Rabbit Hi there! My name is Jessie, and I am a cute little female bunny who really wants to find a home of my own. I love being around people and am not shy at all. If you pet me, I will be your friend forever! I am very soft and […]

Pets of the Month-February 2021

Xandra, Adult, Female, Brown Cottontail Rabbit   Xandra is a shy girl who is hoping to meet her best friend who will help her feel comfortable and loved. She’s a sweet bunny at heart and just needs that certain someone who can help her show that. Xandra loves treats and playing with her toys and […]

Pets of the Month January 2021

Adopt by appointment at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria! In-shelter and virtual appointments are available at View all of our adoptable animals at Ace, Adult, Neutered Male, Black and White Domestic Short Hair Ace is the sweetest, cow-spotted boy you’ll ever meet! Sit with him and he’ll immediately cuddle up on your lap, […]

Pets of the Month

Pets of the Month Your holiday shopping can support animals in need at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria! Learn more about gifts that bring smiles to people and animals at Your gifts support adoptable animals like Princess Peach, Claire, Tank and many more! Schedule an appointment to meet any of our adoptable animals […]

Pets of the Month

Pibb, Adult, Female, Red-Eared Slider Don’t let Pibb’s serious expression fool you. She’s a jokester at heart! This sweet slider is always at the front of her tank, ready to greet new friends and would love to meet you. She spends her time basking, swimming and getting in naps of course. So if you’re ready to […]

Pets of the Month- September 2020

Adopt by appointment at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria! Virtual and in-shelter appointments are available at Shnookums, Senior, Female, Red-Eared Slider Turtle Shnookums recently celebrated her 100th day at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, so our summer campers threw her a physically-distanced party to help her mark the occasion. They helped decorate, […]

August Pets of the Month

Adopt by Appointment at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria virtually on Zoom or in-person at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter! The AWLA is upholding ALX Promise standards to welcome visitors back to the shelter safely for adoptions and other community services on an appointment basis. Learn more at  Valley Boy, Senior, Male, Red-Eared Slider […]

July Pets of the Month

The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is open by appointment only to keep our staff and community safe. Learn more about our adoption process, pet pantry and more at Squeak, Male, Adult Gray Mouse Squeak’s name may sound small, but this little guy packs a big personality! Always one to poke his nose out […]

June Pets of the Month

Virtual Adoptions at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria start with a Virtual Meet-and-Greet and end with you stopping by our shelter to pick up your new best friend. Every step of the process is completed remotely or at a safe physical distance while helping you welcome a new pet into your family. Learn more […]