Little Theo is a 9-year-old tan and white dog searching for his forever home!
This adorable furry friend recently had a large cell tumor removed, but is feeling fine now and is ready to find his future family, according to AWLA spokesperson Gina Hardter.
His friends at Animal Welfare League of Alexandria had a few interesting facts about Theo to share:
- Spends time with other dogs and gets along with them, as long as he doesn’t have to share his food
- While his cell tumor may return, with proper care Theo can continue to be his peppy and happy self
- Loves to cuddle in your lap or his bed
- Enjoys short walks followed by long naps
- Proudly in possession of the cutest ears
- His adoption fees have been paid
Learn more about Little Theo and how to start the adoption process by emailing [email protected] or stop by the AWLA during business hours to meet him!
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If you had a chance to enhance a child’s future with a time commitment of less than 2 hours a week, how would you respond? You have that opportunity right now to join over 200 Alexandrians as a reading tutor volunteer with the Alexandria Tutoring Consortium (ATC).
ATC tutors work with one child in kindergarten, first, or second grade in Alexandria public schools who need extra help with reading. Tutors meet with their Book Buddy 1-2 times each week for 30 minutes October-May at school, during school hours. Many struggling readers only receive one-on-one instruction through this program, and it makes all the difference. Last year, ATC served 195 children, of whom 82% ended the year reading on grade level and 96% made substantial reading gains. But the need is great, and we are still seeing learning lags from the pandemic.
This year, ATC plans to significantly increase the size of the program to reach over 250 students and to serve every elementary school in Alexandria. This is very exciting news, but we will only succeed if we can recruit more tutors. ATC trains you, matches you with a child, and provides ongoing lesson materials and support.
If you have been thinking about buying your first home or haven’t owned one in the last three years, THIS IS FOR YOU!
In the DMV area, it can be difficult to save the downpayment necessary for you to get into your own home. We have a solution. The Funder’s Summit!
We have assembled a summit with different municipalities to tell you how to access their funds for your home purchase.
Mark your calendars and join us for the Family Fun Fall Fest on Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 11am – 2pm!
This FREE in-person event will be held at the Shoppes at Foxchase, located at 4641 Duke St, Alexandria, VA