Editor's note: The following information is from Fairfax County:
During the Animal Shelter's "Home for the Holidays" program, you'll receive a free spay and neuter for the first 100 dogs and cats adopted before (Monday) Dec. 31, 2012. Available now: Cats, dogs, gerbils, snakes!
Fairfax County recently renovated its shelter, opening the doors on Dec. 11.
Hours at the shelter, at 4500 W. Ox Road, on Saturdays are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The shelter is closed Sundays and Mondays. Tuesday through Friday, the shelter is open from noon to 7 p.m.
Tawny Hammond was recently named the new director of the animal shelter.
Love animals? There is a job opening at the shelter, for a caretaker supervisor.
For more information, visit fairfaxcounty.gov/police/animals or call 703-830-1100.