Loudoun County VA Animal Shelter

Find Loudoun County, 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.


Aldie Animal Shelter 39703 Goodpuppy Lane Aldie VA 20105 703-957-4085


Animal Shelter 165 Sulgrave Court Sterling VA 20165 757-456-1354

Dogwood Sheltie Rescue 12 Regis Circle Sterling VA 20164 703-406-8920

Doo Doo Happens Rescue 704 Godfrey Court Southeast Leesburg VA 20175 703-213-5841

Equine Rescue League, Inc. PO Box 4366 Leesburg VA 20177 703-771-1240

Friends Of Homeless Animals 39710 Goodpuppy Lane Aldie VA 20105 703-385-0224

Humane Society of Loudon County PO Box 601 Leesburg VA 20178 703-777-2912

Kitkat Rescue 38581 Daymont Lane Waterford VA 20197 540-882-9689

Loudoun County Animal Shelter 39820 Charles Town Pike Waterford VA 20197 540-882-3211

Man's Best Friends, Inc. PO Box 1841 Middleburg VA 20118 703-581-1128

Northern Virginia Reptile Rescue PO Box 275 Bluemont VA 20135 703-971-1109

About Loudoun County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in Loudoun County, 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 Loudoun County.

Interested parties may contact Animal Shelters for questions about:
  • Lost dogs and cats in Loudoun County, Virginia
  • Fostering dogs and cats
  • Loudoun County 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 Loudoun County, Virginia then you should contact the Loudoun County 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 Loudoun County 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 Loudoun County shelter directly regarding policies.

Loudoun County Cat & Dog Adoptions

Promoting the adoption of pet cats and dogs is a key component of the Loudoun County 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. Loudoun County Animal Shelters may charge fees for adoption and other services so it is best to contact them directly regarding policies.

Loudoun County Animal Control

Loudoun County Animal Shelters may also be operated as part of the county or local government animal control agency. Loudoun County 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.