Animal Shelter

Fairfax County, Virginia

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,

Pet Resource Center

Are you looking for low-cost vaccinations for your pet, help with pet food or supplies, information on our PetHaven Program, or just need some help with finding affordable veterinary care? We can help point you in the right direction!

Does your pet need a rabies or distemper vaccination, and/or a microchip? The Fairfax County Animal Shelter hosts clinics at our shelter! Check out our upcoming schedule of low-cost vaccination and microchip clinics and mark your calendar to attend.

Pet Food Pantry

If you're a Fairfax County resident facing hardship and are in need of pet food or other supplies to help care for your pet(s), please call or email us! The Shelter has a supply of food (canned and/or dry) and often has other supplies (crates, carriers, leashes, collars, etc) available as well. Call (703-830-1100) or email ( to arrange a time for pickup.

Need to have your pet spayed/neutered? Here's a list of great low-cost spay/neuter clinic resources!

Need help finding low-cost vaccination clinics for your pet? Check out this list of affordable pet vaccination clinic options!

Need help with unexpected pet medical bills? There are organizations that can help.

Looking for information on hoarding, what it is, and what to do if you suspect someone is hoarding? Visit the Code Compliance webpage linked below for all the info!

Domestic violence and animal abuse can be connected, and our PetHaven program offers an option for short-term temporary care for pets whose owners need to get out of a bad situation.

Learn what you can do now to prepare your pets for emergency situations!

This resource guide is for informational use only, as a way to identify organizations that may provide you with financial assistance for medical care. Neither the Fairfax County Animal Shelter nor the County of Fairfax endorse or sponsor any of these organizations.

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