Animal Shelter

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 12-5pm, Thursdays and Fridays 12-7pm, Saturdays and Sundays 11am-5pm, closed Mondays.
4500 West Ox Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
Reasa Currier


Considering adding a new pet to your family? Great!! For full details on our adoption process, read the 'Steps to Adopt' page below.


Free Dog Fridays, all summer in 2023!


Did you know you can view all our available pets online? Our available pets page is updated in real time, so as soon as a pet is available for adoption they'll appear. And, as soon as they're adopted, their photos and bio will disappear. You can view all our available pets by clicking the link below!

Curious about how to go about adopting a new pet from our shelter? It's pretty straightforward! Please review our new virtual adoption process steps for all the details!

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).

Do you have a question about adopting a pet, such as what is included in the adoption fee? Visit our adoption FAQs page to see the most frequently asked adoption questions, and their answers.

Looking to see which pets have recently been adopted? Check out the Happy Tails section!

Fairfax Virtual Assistant