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The 2nd Virginia Week for the Animals will take place June 4-12, 2016.  Join us in planning this historic week for Virginia animals!  Please join our Facebook community and let's all Twitter for Virginia animals.





Visit AW-USA website www.weeksfortheanimals.org to see how other states and countries have celebrated their week.

Pls see how Washington, DC celebrates the DC Week in May-June.  http://www.dcanimals.org/

UK Week for the Animals follows June 25-July 3, 2016!
                                    http://www.ukanimals.org/

Throughout the week, shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting exciting animal-related special events.  Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across will spotlighted with activities to celebrate and help animals. 

Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter  events, shelter & sanctuary days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, educational activities for farm animals and therapy dogs visiting hospitals and living-assisted facilities.

Also to be included are a salute to our K-9 military and police dogs, animal  educational initiatives, athletes for animals event, special programs, blessing for the animals, and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the amazing animals!

Please become involved! We encourage animal lovers everywhere to come together and plan an event. See the "Become Involved" page for great ideas and suggestions on what you can do. Please contact us for other ideas and/or, to organize an event. We encourage you to connect and give to your local community organizations.

Note we will be adding events and activities up to the kick and during the week. We all seek to collectively help celebrate this special 1st Virginia Week for the Animals! And, together we will create new, lasting friendships and make history for the amazing animals.  God Bless Virginia. 

Please Join Together With:
Governor Terry McAuliffe


Animal World USA International
AARF, Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation (Richmond)
Adopt A Spot Dalmatian Rescue
Akita Rescue MidAtlantic Coast, Inc.
Almost Home Pet Adoption Center 
Angel Dogs
Animal Aid Society
Animal Assistance League of VA
Animal Rescue of Tidewater
American Bird Conservancy
Angels of Assisi (Roanoke) 
Animal Aid Society  
Animal Welfare League of Pittsylvania County (Chatham) 
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
Animal Welfare League of Arlington
Appalachian Animal Refuge/Rescue
ARC Border Collie Rescue, Inc. (Richmond) 
BARK -Bandit's Adoption and Rescue of K-9's 
Beagles to the Rescue
Blue and Gray Search and Rescue Dogs
Blue Ridge Wildlife Center
Bully Rescue & Advocacy Group, Inc. ( Chester)
Caring for Creatures
Caring Hands Animal Support & Education
Cat's Cradle (Harrisonburg) 
Central Virginia Horse Rescue
Chance Foundation
Charles City, VA Animal Shelter
Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA 
Charlottesville City - Animal Shelter SPCA
Chespeake Animal Services
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers
Chesapeake Humane Society
Chesterfield County Humane Society
City of Chesapeake Animal Shelter
City Dogs Rescue
Collie and Sheltie REscue of SE VA
Colonial Greyhound Adoption Inc
Colonial Newfoundland Club Rescue
Country Cats Rescue 
Cooperative Paws
Cooperative Paws LLC
Dakota's Dream Animal Rescue
DC, MD, and Northern VA Vegetarian Meetup Group
Doberman Assistance Rescue and Education Inc.
Dogue Hollow Wildlife Sanctuary
Dogs- East Canine Search and Rescue
Dogs Deserve Better
Eagle Hill Equine Rescue - Horse Rescue - Fredericksburg
Earthheart Aromatherapy
Equine Rescue League (Leesburg)
Evelyn's Wildlife Refuge
Everytown
Fairfax Animal Shelter
Fancy Cats Rescue Team (Herndon, VA)
Fauquier SPCA
Feline Foundation-Greater VA
Fern Wildlife Refuge
Floyd County Humane Society
For the Love of Animals in Goochland - FLAG
Four Feather's and Fur Sanctuary
Fredericksburg Regional SPCA
Friends United With the Richmond Shelter - FURS
Fluvanna SPCA (Troy) 
Franklin County Humane Society  
Fredericksburg Regional SPCA 
Friends Of Homeless Animals 
Friends of Rabbits and House Rabbit Sanctuary
Friends of Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center
GARD  K9 Search and Rescue
GO Rescue (Norfolk)
Greater Atlantic Rescue Dogs , Virginia Beach, VA
Gryphon Press
James River Greyhounds
Karen Derrico, Artist
K 9 New Life Center 
K9 Justice League (Virginia Beach)
King Street Cats (Alexandria)
Hanover Humane Society
Happy Grooming, Arlington
Happy Tails Animal Rescue (Abingdon)
Healing Hearts
Henrico Humane Society (Richmond)
Heritage Humane Society
Homeless Animals Rescue Team (HART) 
Homeward Trails Animal Rescue (Arlington)
Hope for Life Rescue Inc.
Humane Society of Loudoun County (Leesburg) 
Humane Society of Fairfax County
Humane Society/SPCA of Nelson County
HAPPE Pets
Humane Society Animal Shelter
Humane Society of Loudoun County
Humane Society of Warren County
Humane Society Spca-Nelson
Humane Society of Warren County
Iguana and Bearded Dragon Rescue
Karen Derrico, Artist
King Street Cats
K-9 Alert Search and Rescue Dogs
K-9 Justice League
K9 New Life Center
Lab Rescue of Greater Richmond
Lhasa Apso Rescue
Lost Dog & Cat Foundation
Loudoun Community Cat Coalition
Loudoun CountyAnimal Control
Loudoun Community Cat Coalition
Louisa County Sheriff's Office
Loudoun County Veterinary Medical Association
Love For Animals (Louisa)
Lynchburg Humane Society
Manassas, VA  Animal Adoption Center
Martinsville Henry County SPCA
Mid Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue
Mid-Atlantic German Shepherd Rescue
Mid Atlantic Great Dane Rescue
Mid-Atlantic Weimaraner Rescue
Middleburg Humane Foundation
Mutt Love Rescue
National Grehound Adoption
National Capital Therapy Dogs, Inc.
Nature Conservancy
Nelson SPCA
Norfolk Animal Care Center
Norfolk SPCA
North Mountain Wildlife Rescue
NVAL, Northern Virginia Animal League (Manassas)
Oceana Naval Air Station
Old Dominion Humane Society
Operation PAws Home
Orange County Animal Shelter
PAL, Pet Assistance League (Stafford) 
PETA
Peninsula SPCA
Pet Assistance League
Pet Harbor Rescue & Referral
Pet Sanctuary
Poquoson Animal Welfare Sanctuary
Promised Land Stables (Atkins)
Rainbow Animal Rescue, Inc.
Reptile & Amphibian Refuge Inc
Richmond Animal Care & Control
Richmond Animal League
Richmond Feral Cats Yahoo! group
Richmond Public Library System
Rainbow Animal Rescue Inc.
Richmond SPCA
Rikki’s Refuge Kitty Litter-Ature Reading Program
Ring Dog Rescue
Roanoke Valley SPCA
Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue Inc. (Hardy)
Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA
RVA Vegan Meetup
Salem Animal Shelter
Saver of Souls
Saving Animals From Euthanasia/West End Cat Rescue - SAFE/WECR
Service Dogs of Virginia
Shar-Pei Rescue of VA Inc.
Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center
SHINE, Helping Huskies Everywhere
Shore Wildlife Rehab
Siamese Cat Rescue Center
Siberian Huskies in Need Everywhere
Somebuddies Inc.
SouthSide SPCA
SPCA
SPCA Charlottesville
SPCA Martinsville
SPCA Nelson
SPCA of Northern Virginia
Spotsylvania Animal Shelter
Stafford County Animal Control
Stafford County SPCA
Star City Greyhound Adoptions, Inc. (Roanoke)
String of Pearls Animal Sanctuaries, Inc.: Home
Suffolk Animal Control
Summit Therapy Animal Services
SusanMcCauley Jewelry
Sussex County Animal Control
The Cat Corner
The Empty Shelter Project
The Feline Foundation Of Greater Washington
The Pet Haven & Rescue Center Inc.
The Virginia Living Museum
Tidewater Humane Society
Tidewater Search and Rescue (TSAR)
Tidewater Afghan Hound Rescue
Top of Virginia SAR
United Poultry Concerns
Vegan Virginia Beach
Vegetarian Society of DC
Vegetarian Society of Richmond
Virginia Animal Rights Alliance America
Virgina Beach SPCA
Virginia Beach SPCA Wildlife Program
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center
Virginia Bloodhound Search and Rescue Association
Virginia Dept of Agriculture
Virginia Department of  Environmental Quality
Virginia German Shepherd Rescue
Virginia Living Museum
Virginia Paws for Pits
Virginia Reptile Rescue
Virginia Wild Horse Rescue
Virginia Search and Rescue Dog Association (VSRDA)
Virginia Federation of Humane Societies (Edenburg)
Virginia Paws for Pits
Virginia Recovery Canines (VRK9)
Virginia State Parks
Virginia Veterinary Medical Association
WagginHearts-TherapyDogs.org
Web of Life Animal Outreach
White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue (Burkeville)
Wildlife Care Alliance
Wildlife Center of Virginia
Wildlife Rescue League
Wildlife Response Inc
Wildlife Sanctuary Program
Woofstock Dog Festival
World Peace Diet



Heartfelt Thank You...
2nd Annual
Virginia Week for the Animals
June 4-12, 2016!
TM
Virginia
"Virginia is for Lovers"
Governor Terry McAuliffe
Click on the Governor's photo read the 2016
official proclamation!
Please support our Virginia Week
for the Animals partners!
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