Compassionate Care for Abused & Discarded Animals

Rescue • Shelter • Care • Rehabilitation

Shelter & Sanctuary

AWFVA is located on 25 acres of wooded land on Route 672 in Orange County, Virginia. The land was donated to AWF by the Mallard…


AWFVA is constantly involved in rescuing animals from many different situations. Often, we respond to reports of natural disasters to rescue dogs and cats that…

Care & Rehabilitation

Rescued and abandoned dogs and cats are examined by a veterinarian upon arrival at AWF and immediately undergo treatment, if needed, for injuries and illnesses….


An important goal of AWFVA is to prepare dogs and cats for adoption by the public. Since we do not euthanize any of our rescued…