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Rescue Me ID: 17-12-06-00058Royal (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Royal is a very energetic 2 year old Pit Bull. He is great with people including kids. He is dog friendly. Royal is NOT a fighting dog. He loves to cuddle, loves belly rubs loves to play. He frequents doggie daycare. He is on and off leash trained. He is crate trained as well. We have to move a there is a breed restriction, so unfortunately we cannot take him. Royal is super loyal and lovable.

 Adoption Fee: $99 Animal Location:

District of Columbia Washington, DC MAP IT!

Shnyce Revel 2022768333

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Animal ID: 7623Evanescence (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Heartworm Positive 

    Meet Evanescence! She is a 2 year old shepherd mix with a beautiful brindle coat and about 45lbs. She has only been with OPH a few days and has been great with the dogs and people she's met -- including at a busy adoption event. She's been outgoing, curious, and active. She also knows how to lounge about. She's a super sweet girl who is very affectionate and loves to cuddle. She is getting settled in, working on her new bone, and getting to know her foster family. So far we're off to a good start: she did great in the car, has done her business outdoors, will sit for a treat, and even tolerates the crate. We're so looking forward to getting ... (Read More)to know her more. Aren't you? Apply to adopt today! Evanescence tested positive for heartworm disease before arriving to the rescue. Heartworm disease is transmitted to a dog through a bite from an infected mosquito producing a positive test in six months. OPH will treat her and provide two weeks of recovery time prior to adoption. Potential adopters will receive detailed information on the disease and their role in completing the recovery process from OPH's heartworm coordinator. With monthly preventatives, the disease is completely preventable. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $335 Animal Location:

Operation Paws for Homes
Railroad, DC MAP IT!


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Rescue Me ID: 17-10-24-00310Fancy Pants (female)

Chihuahua    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Low Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Fancy Pants is an adorable little girl. She has been homed for 5 years with a Bichon mix and Yorkie. She loves to eat. Prefers to be independent like a cat. Does not require a lot of attention. Potty trained. Ideal for a senior citizen or someone who desires companionship without a lot of fuss.

     Animal Location:

District of Columbia Washington, DC, DC MAP IT!

Nandi Osaze 2022516762

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.

Rescue Me ID: 17-10-23-00114Arielle %9D%A4%8F (female)

Lab Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Abused/Neglected,

    [Read About Natural Incontinence Care] My name is Arielle... I WANT TO LIVE, PLEASE HELP ME!!!!! I'm in Kathmandu Nepal, but I can fly to you! They will put me down in 3 weeks, because I can't walk at the moment I hope it will get better. I'm playful, sweeeet, dear, and I' will get out of my way to walk again. In Nepal they can't do a proper diagnosis, they have no equipment and are not interested in me

 Adoption Fee: $ 200 Animal Location:

don`t panic Nepali dogs we`ll find you a home
District of Columbia Washington , DC MAP IT!


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PIease Read Before Adopting a Dog in D.C.
    Dogs can make good pets in D.C. if they match your IifestyIe. Dogs have a reputation for being "man's best friend" for excellent reasons. Dogs are wonderful companions. Many breeds, in addition to being affectionate, devoted members of the family, are useful working dogs and guardians. Most dogs form tight bonds with their humans, and need to be cared for like the valuable family members they are. But sadly, some owners do not live up to the responsibility and involvement it takes to properly care for a dog throughout its life. Dogs can become the victims of neglect or active abuse. Some dogs receive tender, attentive care from their owners, but no longer have a home after their owner passes away or experiences a major life event that makes him unable to keep his dog. There are many more dogs than there are homes for dogs, and dogs that are not spayed or neutered can accidentally produce large numbers of puppies, exacerbating overpopulation. For this reason, three to four million dogs, many of them perfectly healthy and wonderful animals, are euthanized in the U.S. each year.

    Many people get excited about owning a new dog, decide to get a puppy, and then pick one out at a pet shop or visit a breeder with a new litter. However, there are so many wonderful, friendly dogs in need of adoption, including puppies and purebreds. Some of these dogs might even be a better fit for a family than a new puppy; for instance, some adult dogs in need of adoption are already housebroken and obedience trained. Adoption is typically much less expensive than purchasing a dog. People who adopt dogs find the experience extremely rewarding, bond very closely with their dogs, and have the added satisfaction of knowing that one less animal has to be euthanized. If your family is ready for a canine companion, please consider adopting a dog!

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lnteresting Dog Trivia Low-Cost D.C. Spay & Neuter Clinics
    All dogs, even cute little lap dogs, are ultimately descended from domesticated wolves. There are hundreds of dog breeds with extremely varied characteristics and sizes, from the tiniest teacup Chihuahua to the hugest Mastiff, but all of these breeds make up just one species Canis lupus familiaris and can theoretically breed with one another (although there can be practical and health related constraints.) Dogs can hear much lower frequencies than humans, over twice as high as humans, and about four times as far as humans.

Related pages:

Dog Rescue

D.C. Animal Rescue
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District of Columbia - Washington 20002
D.C. Animal Shelter 202-576-6664

District of Columbia - Washington 20011
Washington Animal Rescue League 202-726-2273

District of Columbia - Washington 20012
Washington Humane Society 202-882-5837

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