Falls Church VA Animal Shelter

Find Falls Church, Virginia animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


Ferrets R No 1 Shelter & Rescue 5906 Boston Drive Falls Church VA 22041 703-998-3151


Golden Retriever Rescue Education and Training, Inc. PO Box 3069 Falls Church VA 22043 703-620-6593

About Falls Church Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in Falls Church, VA are responsible for providing temporary care, housing and adoption services for unwanted, owner-relinquished, and lost pets including cats and dogs. Shelters provide a variety of services that promote the humane treatment of animals in Falls Church.

Interested parties may contact Animal Shelters for questions about:
  • Lost dogs and cats in Falls Church, Virginia
  • Fostering dogs and cats
  • Falls Church pet adoption fees
  • Spaying and neutering pets
  • Virginia animal control and welfare
Finding Lost Cats & Dogs

If you have lost your pet cat or dog in or near Falls Church, Virginia then you should contact the Falls Church Animal Shelter. Your missing pet may have been located and taken to the shelter. Even if your dog or cat has not been recovered by the shelter, you may be able to file a report so that if the shelter finds your pet they will be able to contact you for recovery. Pets available for adoption through the Falls Church Animal Shelter may be held for a set period of time in order to give owners an opportunity to claim and retrieve their lost pets so it is best to contact the Falls Church shelter directly regarding policies.

Falls Church Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the Falls Church Shelter operations, however, the shelter may only take in either dogs or cats, so it is best to contact the shelter prior to visiting. The local animal shelter may offer educational programs on pet ownership, spay and neuter services, and preventive health services such as vaccinations in order to support its efforts to find permanent homes for lost pets. Falls Church Animal Shelters may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact them directly regarding policies.

Falls Church Animal Control

Falls Church Animal Shelters may also be operated as part of the county or local government animal control agency. Falls Church Animal Control Departments also undertake a range of activities related to animal control enforcement, including impounding stray animals, investigating animal cruelty, enforcing licensing laws, ensuring animal welfare, and rescuing trapped animals. Animals housed by animal control agencies are usually made available for adoption unless they are determined to be too aggressive, injured, or sick.