Arlington Animal Services will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23-24, 2023, in observance of Thanksgiving Holiday. Staff will be onsite to care for animals in the shelter. The center will reopen at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 25.

Together & Thankful Adoption Special 

$25- All Cats & Dogs Over 25 Pounds
$10- VIP Pets
$50- All Pets Under 25 Pounds

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.