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.

Wags N Whiskers
Aug. 26
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
Aug. 27
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

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