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Capitol Hill Hosts Adoptable Pets From Animal Welfare League Of Alexandria

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) - They're not campaigning for votes, though they may shake some hands and pose for pictures. And they're completely non-partisan in their politics. They're the dogs, cats, puppies and kittens who'll be visiting Capitol Hill on Tuesday July 24, in celebration of the annual ASPCA's Paws For Celebration.

This event is hosted by the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, and shelters and animal rescue groups from the DC area, including the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, will be attending with four-legged furry adoptable candidates.

For hard-working Congressional staffers, it's a chance to take a welcome break from their busy election-year duties and enjoy the  stress-relieving opportunity to stroke a soft coat or hold a sweet companion animal on their laps.

If you can talk the talk, you can walk the walk – for the animals

If you can talk the talk, you can walk the walk – for the animals

You’re always telling your friends how much you love your pet, but maybe you’re looking to take a step beyond caring for your dog or cat to supporting all animals across Washington, DC. This September 29, go the extra mile with the Washington Humane Society (WHS) and be a part of the DC Walk for the Animals & Pet-A-Palooza. Join us in celebrating our community’s animals and walking to end pet homelessness in DC.

Local Animals Visit Capitol Hill For Adoption Event

Local Animals Visit Capitol Hill For Adoption Event

Looking to adopt a furry little friend this summer? Next Tuesday, July 24, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria will be bringing adoptable animals to Capitol Hill for the ASPCA’s Paws for Celebration event.

Several local shelters and rescue groups will be attending with dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens up for adoption.

The awareness event will take place in the Cannon Caucus Room in the Cannon House Building from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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