If you’re anything like us, browsing animal rescue organizations’ photos is a pastime, and their adoption events are always supremely tempting. If you want to succumb to that temptation, you’re in luck. Northern Virginia rescue organizations are constantly hosting events where you could find the next furry addition to your family—just head to one of these events in the coming month.
Wags N Whiskers
The Village at Shirlington: 4280 Campbell Ave., Arlington
HART Cat Adoption Day
Aug. 27, noon-3 p.m
Petsmart Sterling: 46220 Potomac Run Plaza, Sterling
HART Dog Adoption at Cana Vineyards
Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg: 38600 John Mosby Highway, Middleburg
Homeward Trails Animal Rescue Dog Adoption Event
Aug. 27 & Sept. 2, noon-2 p.m.
Petco Falls Church: 7395 Lee Highway, Falls Church; Wylie Wagg Arlington: 2509 N. Franklin Road, Arlington
Dog Days at First Fridays in Warrenton
Sept. 1, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Main Street, Warrenton
Operation Paws for Homes Dog Adoption Event
Sept. 9 & 10
Pet Valu: 7875 Heneska Loop, Alexandria; Petco: 12845 Braemar Village Plaza, Bristow
Bark, Wag & Wine
Sept. 23, noon-4 p.m.
Hiddencroft Vineyard: 12202 Axline Road, Lovettsville
Wags & Whiskers Festival
Sept. 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Fauquier SPCA: 9350 Rogues Road, Midland
Mutt Love Rescue Dog Adoption Event
Saturdays in August & September, noon-3 p.m.
Locations in Fairfax & Herndon
HART Dog Adoption Day
Saturdays in August & September
Locations in Fairfax & Chantilly
Homeward Trails Animal Rescue Cat Adoption Event
Saturdays in August, noon-2 p.m.
Unleashed by Petco: 3902 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
A Forever Home Rescue Foundation Dog Adoption Event
Sundays in August & September, 1-4 p.m.
Petco Chantilly: 13053 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax