Animal Services will be closed Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day. Staff will be onsite to care for the animals in the shelter. Animal Services will re-open and resume regular business hours at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.

Flash Special!

Adopt a Dog for $5

Adopters Urgently Needed

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We are open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Holidays may affect the schedule.

All pet adoptions include pet vaccinations, spay or neuter surgery, heartworm testing for dogs, FIV/FELV testing for cats, a microchip and MORE!

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The Arlington Animal Services has three categories of animals available in the shelter. An available animal has become the property of Arlington Animal Services. If there is an animal, you are interested in click on the picture of the animal for more information. The availability is listed at the bottom of each animal under Stage:

Available – These animals are available for adoption at the shelter and it is first come first serve. These animals, after evaluation, have met the criteria for immediate adoption to the public.

VIP – These animals are available for adoption to the public and have reduced adoption fee. Animals are listed as VIP for reasons that include the following: time in shelter, available space in shelter, senior pet over 8 years of age, heartworm positive dogs, FIV positive cats, behavior and/or special needs of the animal, or at the discretion of the Kennel Supervisor or Shelter Manager.

VIP Rescue Only - These animals can only be transferred to an Arlington Animal Services approved rescue partner. Click here for a list of approved rescue partners or for information on how to become an approved rescue partner.