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Dog walk ends in death; suspect charged with animal cruelty

From Prince William County Police Department's arrest log for Sept. 19, 2019.

Reminder from Attorney General: Laws protect young children and animals from deadly heat

Heat can be deadly to children and animals, and there can be serious legal consequences for leaving children or animals in hot cars or outside without adequate shelter or water.

St. Pawtrick’s Day pet event March 17 at PWC Animal Shelter

Prince William County Animal Shelter is hosting a special adoption event March 17, with special pricing on all adoptable pets.

A Furry Valentine for you?

Valentine's Day is Thursday, which means it's time for some matchmaking at the 6th annual "My Furry Valentine" pet adoption event. The event runs Thursday, Feb. 14, through Sunday, Feb. 17, and is sponsored by the Prince William Humane Society.

Serious legal consequences if animals left outside in extreme cold without adequate shelter and care

Virginia pet owners and law enforcement are reminded that animals cannot be left out in the cold without adequate shelter and care, and that there can be serious legal consequences, including charges of animal cruelty, if an animal is left in the cold without adequate shelter.

PWC dogs need tags by Feb. 1

Any dog not having a 2019 license tag by February 1 will be in violation of County Code and owners will be subject to a fine. The license fee is $10 per dog. To obtain a license, owners must present a valid rabies certificate for each dog. Licenses may be purchased in person at two sites in Woodbridge and two sites in Manassas.

Third suspect arrested in animal cruelty case

In February, Prince William County Animal Control officers reported that they were receiving complaints regarding mixed breed puppies being sold on Craigslist that were falsely represented as being properly vaccinated and that the ads stated that the puppies were farm raised and kept inside where they were crate trained.

Dog inside home scares off suspect in July 5 burglary of Manassas apartment

FROM Prince William County Police Department crime log for Monday, July 9, 2018

PW SPCA offers $45 spay-neuter-adoption of cats thru June 30 to ease shelter overcrowding

Want to adopt a cat? Through June 30th, PWSPCA is offering a $45 fee to adopt any cat which includes a rabies vaccine, microchip, distemper combo vaccine and spay/neuter surgery (cats 1+ year). Cats are available at the Prince William County Animal Shelter (14807 Bristow Road, Manassas, VA 20112) during normal hours of operation and on the Prince William SPCA's P.A.W. Express mobile adoption van on Saturday, June 23.

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