With the upcoming addition of our second animal shelter in Lorton, VA - the Fairfax County Animal Shelter Lorton Campus - we will have many positions to fill in the coming weeks, both full-time and part-time positions. Make sure to follow us on social media and watch both the Fairfax County Jobs pages for updates!
Are you ready to adopt your new best friend? Learn more about our adoption process, including our requirements and adoption fee structure, and then come on in to meet all our available pets. We have dogs, cats, and small animals available to adopt, and we do same-day adoptions!
Have you lost a pet, or found a stray pet? Get tips on finding a lost pet, file a lost or found report online to help shelter staff reunite lost pets with their families, and learn how to redeem your pet from our shelter.
Our goal is to help pet owners keep their pets! Learn more about our pet-retention focused shelter programs, including our low-cost rabies vaccination clinics, Pet Food Pantry, PetHaven program to help victims of domestic abuse, and check out the other helpful resources we've compiled!
Curious about how our volunteer and foster programs support shelter pets, how you can get involved, and how to donate much-needed supplies to support shelter pets?
Have you noticed cats (and maybe kittens) in your neighborhood, and do you want to help them? We have a comprehensive (and free) program to help address community cats and kittens!
Want to bring a kids group to take a tour, or help our animals have sweet dreams by reading to them at bedtime? Read about what types of programs our shelter offers!
We understand that sometimes the best and most feasible option for pet owners who can no longer care for a pet is to surrender them to a shelter, and we're here to help. Please make sure to read all the information about surrendering a pet, so you know what to bring and what to expect.
Wondering what our open hours are, or where we're located? Curious about what our adoption requirements or fees are? Have any question about the Fairfax County Animal Shelter? Visit our FAQs!