Since 1944, The Animal Welfare League of Arlington has been promoting animal welfare and sheltering animals in Arlington, Virginia. Based in Arlington, Va., the organization offers temporary care and refuge for homeless and suffering animals. It also provides veterinary cost assistance and pet-assisted therapies for pet guardians. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington conducts spay and neuter programs as well as operates rabies clinics. In addition, it is an animal rescue organization rendering pet adoption services.