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Fairfax county animal shelter

Fairfax county animal shelter
  1. How much does it cost to adopt a dog from Fairfax County Animal Shelter?
  2. Where can I adopt a dog in Fairfax County VA?
  3. Can you drop a cat off at a shelter?
  4. Does Virginia euthanize dogs?
  5. Do you have to pay to rescue a dog?
  6. Can I adopt a dog if I have cats?
  7. How do I adopt a cat in Fairfax County?
  8. Where can I leave my cat if I don't want it anymore?
  9. What to do with a cat you can't keep?
  10. Are pitbulls illegal in Virginia?
  11. Is it legal to euthanize your dog at home in Virginia?
  12. Is it illegal to chain a dog in Virginia?

How much does it cost to adopt a dog from Fairfax County Animal Shelter?

Our adoption fees are structured based on species and age, and range from $5 (small animals like mice and hamsters) to $200 (puppies under six months of age).

Where can I adopt a dog in Fairfax County VA?

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is Fairfax County's only open-access, municipal shelter. With 4,000 to 5,000 animals coming through our doors each year, the shelter provides a safe place for dogs, cats, and small animals to stay while they wait for their forever families.

Can you drop a cat off at a shelter?

You can surrender your cat by bring him to an open admissions shelter or rescue organization. If ensuring your cat ends up adopted into a loving home is important to you, there is another option that will help your cat be seen by millions of potential adopters.

Does Virginia euthanize dogs?

The Code of Virginia authorizes animal control officers and agents of animal pounds and shelters to euthanize eligible animals according to methods approved by the State Veterinarian.

Do you have to pay to rescue a dog?

Although we can't give away our dogs for free, your adoption fees cover a lot of veterinary expenses - such as microchipping and neutering - that would usually add up after buying a pet.

Can I adopt a dog if I have cats?

In most cases, dogs and cats can live together in peace, but getting there takes plenty of patience and lots of planning. Finding a way of how to adopt a dog if you already have a cat really isn't that difficult, but there are a few tricks that will make the new pet adoption process easier for everyone in your home.

How do I adopt a cat in Fairfax County?

Those who wish to adopt a pet should email the Shelter to request an appointment: [email protected].

Where can I leave my cat if I don't want it anymore?

Your local animal shelters or rescue groups may offer low-cost veterinary care or training services or be able to refer you to other organizations that offer these services. Find your local shelters and rescues by visiting The Shelter Pet Project and entering your zip code.

What to do with a cat you can't keep?

If you still can't keep your cat

This could be with family or friends, or if you purchased the cat from a breeder, they may be willing to take your cat back. The next best option is to surrender your cat to the local council, an animal shelter or rescue organisation.

Are pitbulls illegal in Virginia?

According to the Virginia code, no canine or canine crossbreed can be found dangerous because of its breed and ownership of any particular breed cannot be prohibited.

Is it legal to euthanize your dog at home in Virginia?

Because animals are considered property in Virginia, however, requesting your pet be euthanized upon your death is not illegal, according to Matthew Liebman, director of litigation at the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

Is it illegal to chain a dog in Virginia?

Effective July 1, a new Virginia legislation makes it illegal to tether a dog outdoors in extreme weather. The new law also mandates that tethers must be at least 15-feet long and provides standards by which dogs must be cared for.

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