Expand your family at an upcoming Northern Virginia pet adoption event

Succumb to the temptation of adopting a new pup or kitten.

Photo by Christin Boggs Peyper

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.

Operation Paws for Homes Dog Adoption Event
July 29, Aug. 5, 13 & 19
Locations in Alexandria, Manassas, Clifton & Fairfax

Homeward Trails Animal Rescue Dog Adoption Event
July 30, noon-2 p.m.
The Acadia at Metropolitan Park: 575 12th Road S., Arlington

HART Cat Adoption Day
July 30, noon-3 p.m
Petsmart Sterling: 46220 Potomac Run Plaza, Sterling

HART Dog Adoption at Cana Vineyards
July 30
Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg: 38600 John Mosby Highway, Middleburg

Homeward Trails Animal Rescue Dog Adoption Event
Aug. 5 & 19, noon-2 p.m.
Locations in Arlington & Falls Church

Homeward Trails Animal Rescue Dog and Cat Adoption Event
Aug. 6, noon-2 p.m.
Petco Unleashed Pentagon Row: 1101 S. Joyce St., Arlington

Wags N Whiskers
Aug. 26
The Village at Shirlington: 4280 Campbell Ave., Arlington

Homeward Trails Animal Rescue Cat Adoption Event
Saturdays in July & August, noon-2 p.m.
Unleashed by Petco: 3902 Wilson Blvd., Arlington

Mutt Love Rescue Dog Adoption Event
Saturdays in July & August, noon-3 p.m.
Locations in Fairfax & Herndon

A Forever Home Rescue Foundation Dog Adoption Event
Sundays in July & August, 1-4 p.m.
Petco Chantilly: 13053 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax

HART Dog Adoption Day
Sundays in July & August
Locations in Fairfax & Chantilly

Want your adoption event listed here? Email editorial@northernvirginiamag.com.