Animal Shelter

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 12-5 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays 12-7 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Mondays. Please note: We take our last adoption application 30 minutes before closing.
8875 Lorton Road
Lorton, VA 22079
Reasa Currier


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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!

Vaccine and Microchip Clinics

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.

Pet 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! Our 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 pick up at our Michael R. Frey Campus (4500 West Ox Road, Fairfax, VA 22030).

Low-Cost Spay and Neuter Resources

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

Low-Cost Vaccine Resources

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

Pet Medical Care Costs

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

PetHaven Program

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.

Emergency Pet Prepardness

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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