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Rescue Me ID: 15-08-26-00096Coco (female)

Pekingese Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Temperament 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    Coco is approximately 6 yrs. old, 9.6 lbs, she is spayed, calm and sweet personality, good with dogs and cats and good with children. She loves riding in the car and walks on a leash very nicely. When walking to front door with leash in hand, Coco will wag her tail and bark to say I am ready to go potty. She goes outside and takes no time going potty. Like most shelter dogs, CoCo may need a refresher on housetraining and crate training. If you are interested in adopting, please submit an adoption application at http://dcpawsrescue.org/adoption-info/. About DC PAWS Rescue: Our rescue is an all-volunteer, foster-based dog and cat rescue ... (Read More)in the DC area. We partner with a local rescuer in Pickens County, SC, who saves adoptable cats and dogs from the county's animal control facility, which lacks the resources to facilitate adoptions to the public. Without a mechanism for local adoptions, all animals not claimed within the mandated hold period are euthanized. For the animals in this rural area, rescue is really the only lifeline. Our rescue partner not only works with DC PAWS to save as many dogs and cats as possible, but she has also established a successful spay/neuter clinic in the community to decrease the number of homeless and unwanted animals over the long term. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

DC PAWS RESCUE
P.O.Box 23439
District of Columbia Washington, DC 20026 MAP IT!

Contact:
Vicki (301) 466-3572

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Rescue Me ID: 15-08-05-00068Zeus (male)

German Shepherd    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Very High Energy, Very Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Aggressive 

    Zeus is a beautiful German Shepherd puppy. I love him dearly but I cannot take care of him. He is fearful/excitable/aggressive to other dogs. I need someone that has the experience and availability to give him the skills he needs to be successful.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

District of Columbia Washington DC, DC MAP IT!

Contact:
Alyssa Smith 4053138443

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Rescue Me ID: 15-08-02-00140  (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
     Animal Location:

Washington, DC 20019 MAP IT!

Contact:
Ria 2023730028

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Rescue Me ID: 15-05-29-00092Cani (female)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adult Women Only 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Cani is a very sweet girl but she's SUPER shy with people. She gets along GREAT with my 3 dogs & loves to play with my Yorkie. Cani came from a hoarder's home where she lived with 216 other dogs. Obviously she never got the attention she deserves. Would you be willing to give this sweet girl a place in your home & your heart? She will need to go to a home with another dog - preferably one similar in size. She is living in a foster home now but she's ready to go to her fur-ever home. A phone interview & home visit will be required.

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia Washington DC, DC MAP IT!

Contact:
703-447-4766

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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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    All dogs, even cute little lap dogs, are ultimately descended from domesticated wolves. The dog was the earliest domesticated animal. 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, DC 20002
D.C. Animal Shelter 202-576-6664

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

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

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