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Animal Defense League 

of Washington County, Inc.

New pictures of animals ready for adoption on Petfinder



Our Mission

The mission of the Animal Defense League is:

  • the prevention of cruelty to all animals

  • the relief of suffering among animals

  • the extension of humane education.


Dining events at the Harvest Table Restaurant

Scheduled the evening of Thursday, April 24 (postponed from April 17 as first planned). Delicious dinner selections, with the Harvest Table Restaurant donating a portion of the night's proceeds to the Animal Defense League. Come any time  between 5pm and 9pm.


Animal Chase 2014

Creeper Trail - May 3, 2014

More information and registration



Our Meeting Date & Location!

The Animal Defense League is an all volunteer, non-profit 501 c3 organization focused on the solution to the problem of pet overpopulation by helping with spay/neuter surgeries, fostering homeless animals and adopting out homeless animals to good homes.  For more information on volunteering or joining the Animal Defense League, call the toll free number 1-877-301-2290. 

Our monthly meetings are open to anyone wishing to join the Animal Defense League.  Our membership form is located on our Membership page.


Meeting schedule for 2014:




April 8 6:30pm Washington County Public Library
May 13 6:30pm Washington County Public Library
    (The Washington County Public Library is located at the intersection of Oak Hill and Valley Streets in Abingdon.)

Please help the Animal Defense League with your tax deductible donations.  PayPal is a safe, easy way to donate.


Contact Information:

Animal Defense League

P O Box 2099

Abingdon, VA  24212


e-mail: adl@naxs.com


Spay/Neuter Financial Assistance for residents of Washington County, Virginia


Margaret B. Mitchell Spay/Neuter Clinic 
16222 Lee Highway
Bristol, VA 24202-3803
Phone 276-591-5790
Fax 276-591-4833




To report Animal Abuse or Neglect in Washington County Virginia:


The Division of Animal Control of the Washington County Sheriff' Office oversees the enforcement of County ordinances and laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia pertaining to the control of domesticated animals and the operation of the C. C. Porter Animal Shelter. The Division of Animal Control is staffed by Animal Control Officers who are also Deputy Sheriffs within the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Link to Washington County Virginia Animal Control


To report Animal Abuse or Neglect in other areas:

Contact the local law enforcement for that area.



This page was last updated on 04/18/14.