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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Loudoun County Animal Services Participates in Clear the Shelters Event August 17, 2019

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On Saturday, August 17, 2019, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will participate in the fifth annual nationwide “Clear the Shelters” free pet adoption event from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Adoption fees will be waived for all available pets which include...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Loudoun County Seizes 18 Animals from Lovettsville Home

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Two Lovettsville residents are facing a total of eighteen Class 1 misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty after a search warrant revealed a large number of pets in squalid, unsanitary conditions at the home of Jackie Howard Payne Jr. and Tia Marie Reid.&...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Protect Your Pets from Hot Weather

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As you look for ways to beat the heat during this period of hot weather, don’t forget your pets. Loudoun County Animal Services reminds everyone that hot weather can be dangerous not only for people but also for pets. 

Never leave pets i...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Ground is Broken for New Loudoun County Animal Services Facility

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A ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate the start of construction for the new facility that will serve as the primary location of Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) was held Thursday in Leesburg. Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors join...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Groundbreaking for Loudoun County Animal Services New Location Set for May 30

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Loudoun County invites member of the public to attend the groundbreaking for the new location of Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the intersection of Crosstrail Boulevard and Kinca...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Selected Loudoun County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers with Extended Weekend Hours

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During this period of excessive heat, selected Loudoun County facilities will operate as cooling centers with extended weekend hours. 

Saturday, July 20, 2019, Extended Hours

  • The Loudoun Valley Community Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p...
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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun; County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Loudoun County for Friday, July 19, 2019, forecasting temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values of up to 110 degrees. 

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Animal Services
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Loudoun County Animal Services Hosts Free Adoption Event May 18, 2019

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On Saturday, May 18, 2019, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will host the fourth annual “Homeward Bound” free pet adoption event from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Adoption fees will be waived on all available cats, kittens, dogs, puppi...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Undercover Investigation Leads to Arrest for Attempted Carnal Knowledge of an Animal

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A North Potomac, Maryland, man is facing a felony charge for the attempted carnal knowledge of an animal after allegedly soliciting an undercover Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) officer in Leesburg for the opportunity to have sexual relations with a...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Animal Services Hosts Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoptions with Santa December 8, 2018

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On Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will host the 4th annual Home for the Holidays, a pet adoption event where all adoption fees are waived. The event at the Loudoun County Animal Shelter, 398...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Take Extra Care with Animals During Winter Weather

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Take Extra Care with Animals During Winter Weather  During periods of severe winter weather, animal owners should be ready to protect their pets and livestock. The following are concerns to be aware of and recommendations from the Virginia Cooper...

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