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A West Virginia dog arrives at Alexandria’s Vola Lawson Animal Shelter, transferred by the nonprofit group Potomac Highlands Animal Rescue (PHAR).

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Column: Out-of-State Animals Find the Good Life in Alexandria


About once a week, Chestina Merriner loads four or five dogs into a white van and makes the 150-mile trip from Wardensville, W.Va., to Alexandria. Destination: the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA).


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