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The Animal Defense League offers financial assistance for the spaying or neutering of pets for qualified, low-income residents of Washington County and surrounding counties or for persons adopting a cat or dog from the C.C. Porter Animal Shelter. Please call our toll free number at 1-877-301-2290.
Tax ID# 52-1249911

P O Box 2099
Abingdon, VA 24212
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The Animal Defense League of Washington County was established in 1982 by 8 concerned members of the community. They rallied to have the current shelter built (the CC Porter Animal Shelter was dedicated in 1986) and made great strides toward animal welfare in this county. By 1995 the group had become fairly inactive, but still sponsored yard sales to help spay and neuter animals in the community and pay for emergency surgery for those in need. In November of 1999 a public meeting was held and the ADL was reinstated.

Our Officers

President - Debbie Loveland
Vice President - Kim Blaylock
Treasurer - Nancy Firebaugh
Co-Treasurer - Debbie Blankenship
Recording Secretary - Linda Fritsch

Board of Directors

Darrell Blankenship
Debbie Blankenship
Kim Blaylock
Nancy Firebaugh
Linda Fritsch
Debbie Loveland
Leslie Mondul
Ann Robertson
Norma Maloyed