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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-24-00199Sparky P. Jones (male)

Border Collie Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Sparky P. Jones is smart, silly and spectacularly sweet! Don't let his age fool you, he has enough puppy energy to play all day long. He's a pro at learning tricks and will be an A+ student with a little bit of patience and a whole lot of love. Sparky is affectionate with people and friendly with dogs of all shapes and sizes... he doesn't discriminate! He is crate trained in the house and will need lots of walks throughout the day. Sparky has the goofiness of a Border Collie and the work ethic of a Shepherd- the 'P' in Sparky P. Jones stands for 'perfect package!'

 Adoption Fee: $350 Animal Location:

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Sabrina Zahid 4434653638

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-12-00506Reeses (male)

Miniature Pinscher    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Good Evening, I would like help rehousing my dog. He is a Mini Doberman pincher, he's 15 lbs , 2yrs old . Very hyperactive, does not get along well with cats . Has not interacted with other dogs as much as we would like . Knows common commands , house broken . Good with older kids but not toddlers. Would love to find a good joke for him , our apartment advised us that we must get rid of him . We've had him for two years and really want him to go to a new home and potentially , get pictures of him . Not a must buy would really like it . Thank you in advance . Michelle Tyler

 Adoption Fee: $25 Animal Location:

District of Columbia Washington, DC MAP IT!

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Michelle Tyler 2022905306

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Rescue Me ID: 16-08-05-00330Puppies! (female)

Manchester Terrier Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    I have 2 adorable puppies who were surrendered to me because the owner could not take care of the puppies as well as their dogs. Both are females.

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

District of Columbia Washington, DC 20910 MAP IT!

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Rico Amacker 2027438518

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-30-00188Pepper (female)

Bichon Frise    Age: Senior

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

    Pepper is a sweet, good-natured and affectionate Bichon. She should be adopted with her brother, Bob. They have been together their whole lives. She and Bob have been with us for a long time but we have downsized to an apartment where they really won't have space too enjoy life and to roam. They are both playful and loving with children and adults, and we hope a family will want to enjoy them.

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District of Columbia Washington, DC MAP IT!

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Stephen Wermiel

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Rescue Me ID: 16-07-30-00186Bob (male)

Bichon Frise    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Hip Dysplasia 

    Sweet-natured, affectionate, white male bichon frisee should be adopted with sister, Pepper. Very loving together. They have been together their whole lives. He and Pepper have been with us for a long time but we have downsized to an apartment where they really won't have space too enjoy life and to roam. They are both playful and loving with children and adults, and we hope a family will want to enjoy them.

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District of Columbia Washington, DC MAP IT!

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Stephen Wermiel

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Animal ID: DCJindyJindy (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Jindy is a wonderful girl that is about 5 months old. She is not spayed and will need to be spayed after 6-7 months by the adopter. She is up to date on her vaccines and ready for a great home. She found herself in a kill shelter and now she is rescued and she needs a new life and love! Jindy is a stunning shepherd mix and is super sweet! **Please do not email unless you are serious about adopting and ready to adopt. Adoption appts. will be done on Monday July 25th.

 Adoption Fee: $275 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-15-00227Emmy (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Emmy is a two-three year old female APBT (or possibly Staffordshire) mix who was rescued from a local kill shelter when her time was almost up. She is a very loving girl and wants nothing more than to be with someone 24-7. She simply cannot be close enough to her people. She weighs around 62 lbs. and is a good medium sized dog. Emmy is spayed, up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, and current on heartworm and flea/tick prevention. She did test Heartworm positive and is being treated with the slow kill method. Emmy loves car rides and walks well on leash. She has done well with other dogs and enjoyed meeting children though she does get ... (Read More)overly excited at times (and may jump) so it would be best if her home included only older children. She has been waiting for a few months and would love a family of her own! There will be an application, adoption fee, home check, and contract. Please email if you are interested in sweet Emmy! Feel free to visit our website at snooperheroes.org for more information. Serious inquiries only! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $125 Animal Location:

Snooperheroes Cat and Canine Rescue - D.C.
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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-15-00220Molly (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Not Good with Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Molly (affectionately known as Molly Moo!) is a young female who is just all kinds of fun. She was rescued from a local kill shelter when her time was almost up. From the marks on her neck, it was obvious that she had spent her life on a chain. She has healed though, and the marks are no longer visible. While her breed is unknown, she looks to be a mix of some type of bully breed and possibly Boxer. Molly has average-high energy and would do best with an active owner or an owner with another dog in the household. She has done well with other dogs and seems to just want to play. While our initial assessment was that this girl was about 3 ... (Read More)years old, after bringing her into rescue, we think she is probably closer to one year old. She loves riding in the car, walks, playing ball, and pretty much everything. Molly weighs in at around 50 lbs. and has a shorter/thicker build. Molly would make a great addition to a family (though her energy may be too much for small children) or would be a wonderful best friend for a single person. She is spayed, microchipped, up to date on all vaccinations, and ready for her forever home! Serious adopters only. There will be a home check, an adoption application, and an adoption contract. Feel free to check out our website at snooperherores.org for more information. Please email if you are interested in adopting Molly! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $125 Animal Location:

Snooperheroes Cat and Canine Rescue - D.C.
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Rescue Me ID: 16-06-01-00499major (male)

Rottweiler    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Female Dogs Only, Good with Adult Men Only 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
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District of Columbia Washington, DC 20018 MAP IT!

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Robert Russ 202)6963061

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


Rescue Me ID: 16-05-20-00144Rocky (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats 
Personality: Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Aggressive 

    Loving puppy i can't keep him cause of my allergies to pet hair

     Animal Location:

District of Columbia WASHINGTON, DC 20019 MAP IT!

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traci pfeffer 2029120583

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


Rescue Me ID: 16-05-19-00407Zorro (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Hi I'm in the process of a life changing event and I need to place my boy in a new home. I'm asking for an adoption rate of $200 and that includes crate and pet supplies. Zorro is 2 1/2 and full of energy. He's a great companion and love to snuggle and play fetch.

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

District of Columbia Washington, DC 20019 MAP IT!

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Tiffany Saleem 2404236610

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Animal ID: GLTR-MD-16-0430Brock (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Meet the Sweet Boy Named Brock! BROCK NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Brock Breed: Boxer/Bulldog Mix Approximate Age: 2 SEX: male Approximate Weight: 56 lbs Has Lived With: other dogs Currently Living at: Local boarding. Brock needs a foster home, or even better, a forever home! Special adoption considerations: Needs a 2nd dog. Brock is a handsome 2 year old boxer/bulldog mix. He weighs about 56 lbs and, because of his age, he's done growing. We don't know how this sweet boy ended up in a shelter but he can't wait to find his forever family! Brock will need plenty of exercise and playtime each day to be a happy and ... (Read More)healthy pup. He would love to go on long walks and regular trips to the dog park. After he's tuckered out, Brock loves curling up for a nice nap and belly rub. He can't wait to go to obedience training with his new family so that he can bond with his people and become his very best self! Brock is good with other dogs so he'd be a great addition to an existing pack or happy to soak up all the attention as an only dog. The nice folks at Lucky Dog don't know how Brock is with cats or young children but if you're interested, let us know and we can try to find out! Like most shelter dogs, Brock may need a refresher on housetraining. He is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Meg H at megh@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Brock, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Meg H at Megh@luckydoganimalrescue.org. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $350 Animal Location:

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-16-00310Sig (male)

Jack Russell    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Sig is a sweet, affectionate, very social Jack Russell Terrier who loves people, and other dogs and cats, and just wants to cuddle you and follow you around 24 hours a day. He loves watching TV, hanging out, and riding in the car. We adopted him two years ago from a friend who raised him from a pup, but we are moving and can no longer take care of him. He's a gem and very low maintenance - no health or behavior issues. Fine in a small home.

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District of Columbia Washington, DC MAP IT!

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Leslie Steiner 2022819378

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Rescue Me ID: 16-05-05-00193Bambi (female)

Staffordshire Bull Terrier    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: High Energy, Somewhat Dominant 

    Bambi came to me when her owner left her after they moved out of my home. I have hd her for 4 months and would love to keep her but our dogs do not get along as the other dog in the house is female and dominant. Bambi is a sweetheart and loves being around people. She loves playing fetch and is very disciplined off the leash. She is good with some dogs, but not others. Bambi really has it out for one species and that is squirrels :).

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District of Columbia Washington, DC MAP IT!

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Patrick Kelly 2024876824

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Animal ID: HERT-FD-16-0425Liona (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed 

    LIONA NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!! If you are viewing Liona's bio on Petfinder, please click below for more information. Name: Liona Breed: Terrier mix Approximately Age: 3 years Approximately Weight: 50 lbs Has lived with: dogs Special adoption considerations: gets along with older children, but you kids are a little too much for her Currently Living at: DC boarding Hello, my name is Liona and I'm a 55 pound, female, three-year-old terrier mix looking for my furever home. Right now I'm at a scary shelter and I'm not sure how I got here. The people are pretty nice and I have made some doggie friends, but it's really ... (Read More)cold and loud. Sometimes my friends and I talk about how great it would be to find a furever home and people who will love us furever and ever. That would be such a dream come true! I've heard that at a furever home you get a nice soft dog bed with some fun toys and some yummy treats. At a furever home you get snuggles and kisses and lots and lots of pats. Sometimes you even get to go to the dog park and on long walks to places like a beach or the mountains. It sounds too good to be true! I just can't wait! At my furever home I'll try to be the best girl I can. I'd really like to go to obedience school to learn my manners. I know it's very important to be polite and well-behaved. I want my furever people to be able to take me every where with them! I just love other dogs and people. I haven't met cats yet, but I'm willing to give it a try. Older kids are okay, but those little ones are a little too unpredictable for me! Scary! Are you willing to take a chance on me? I'll make it worth you're while, I promise! Like most shelter dogs, Liona may need a refresher on house training. She is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Kristen at kristenn@luckydoganimalrescue.org . Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care of homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Liona, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A SPONSOR! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Kristen at kristenn@luckydoganimalrescue.org. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 350 Animal Location:

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Animal ID: FLRN-FD-16-0290Lemur (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Puppy

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

    LEMUR NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Lemur Breed: boxer/shepherd mix Approximate Age: 4 months Approximate Weight: 13 lbs as of 3/17/16 Current Living: DC foster! Has Lived with: Dogs Special Adoption Considerations: Need Frequent Potty Breaks, Socialization, Commitment to Neuter by 6 Months Meet Lemur! This outgoing 10-week-old shepherd mix girl is as sweet as can be! At about 13 pounds, she is very kind, energetic and affectionate toward everyone she meets! She gets along well with dogs, but we haven't had a chance to see her interact with kids or cats yet. If you have them, let us know, and we'll find out more. Lemur ... (Read More)has a playful, active and curious personality and will need mental and physical stimulation on a daily basis. Lemur is still a puppy, and she will need a committed owner to provide training and exercise to be a well-behaved dog. Like most puppies, Lemur will need to work on her housetraining. Lemur will also need to go to obedience school so she can grow into a well-socialized dog! Just remember, I'm an active little girl, so I'll need someone keepin' an eye out for me during the day. I'm bummed to say if you work a 9-5 job outside the home, I may not be the best fit for you and if you want to adopt you'll need to provide proof of a multi-times a day dog walker to come visit me while you are gone! Due to a puppy's need for attention and frequent bathroom excursions, we do not adopt dogs under 5 months of age to homes where no one is home during the day. This means no 9-5ers, unless you commit to hiring a dog walker to come multiple times a day. Lemur is not old enough to have had all of her vaccines. It will be your responsibility, as the adopter, to ensure that the remaining puppy vaccines are given at the appropriate time. Please also keep in mind that, until your puppy is fully vaccinated, he is at greater risk for illness than an adult dog. Due to her young age, Lemur has not yet been spayed. As part of the adoption contract, it will be your responsibility, as the adopter, to ensure that this is done no later than 7/1/16. Lemur is dreaming of finding a warm and loving forever home! All she needs is a caring person or family to give her all the love and care (and treats!) she deserves! The adoption fee for this dog is $400, which includes the cost of routine vetting and transport from the shelter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Emily Jagdmann at emilyj@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Lemur, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Emily Jagdmann at emilyj@luckydoganimalrescue.org! (Less)

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Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
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Animal ID: GLTR-FD-15-1136Spot (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    SPOT NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: SPOT Breed: Boxer Mix Approximate Age: 1 1/2 years Approximate Weight: 50 pounds Currently Living at: DC boarding facility Has Lived with: Spot is good with most other dogs, she is ok with children over 12, we are not sure how she will do with cats. Special Adoption Considerations: Spot has demonstrated a bit of reactivity when on the leash- an adopter would need to be willing to work with her on this. She is also a VERY high energy pup that would love an adopter who is willing to take her on runs or let her play with her doggy friends at the dog park Meet sweet Spot! She is a pretty ... (Read More)1 1/2 year old boxer mix looking for her forever home. She is good with most other dogs, and good around kids. She is interested in cats, but shows no sign of aggression. She may chase to play. Spot is still a young gal, so exercise will be key. She can't wait to find the right family who can take her on long walks, or maybe even runs. She would love to make new friends at the dog park too. Of course, after a long day, snuggles and belly rubs will be a must. Is Spot the right match for your family? She sure hopes so and promises a ton of tail wags in return for some TLC. FOSTER NOTE: Spot is a bit of a puller on the leash and would definitely benefit from use of a gentle leader or harness. She LOVES to go on walks. She really likes squeaky toys and enjoys taking the fluff out, so ones with out stuffing are better for her. She sleeps comfortably in her crate at night, but I have left her for a 2-4 hours on her own in the main part of my house with no issues. She does need lots of attention and while she can settled for a few hours-she really needs to play every few hours- she's just a PUPPY with lots of energy! Looking out the window at the world is a favorite pastime. She will cry when she needs to go outside and hasn't had any accidents since the first few weeks she's been in my care. She is sweet, food motivated, and has learned several tricks while with us. We know that she will make her new family VERY happy! Like most shelter dogs, Spot may need a refresher on housetraining. She is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Stephanie at StephanieR@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Spot, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Stephanie at StephanieR@luckydoganimalrescue.org (Less)

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Animal ID: OTHR-FD-16-0189Molly (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    MOLLY NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Molly Breed: Am Staff/Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix Approximate Age: 3 years 8 months as of 2/2016 Approximate Weight: 50 lbs Currently Living at: Foster home in DC area! HI, I'M MOLLY! My previous owners left me at my wonderful dog sitters home and never came back, so now I'm looking for my real forever family while I stick around their house for a while. I'm learning so much already in my foster home and I get so excited to learn and play! I LOVE TOYS SO MUCH. Also I've already done place training and I know how to sit, stay, come, shake, and wait! I even have great recall and am ... (Read More)comfortable in my crate - how great is that?? I like swimming, hiking, running, fetching, jumping, and everything in between so I need an ACTIVE forever family to keep me physically and mentally exhausted every day. I live to please my humans and would love my owner to be a strong leader who can guide me in what to do. I promise we'll have so much fun!! I would especially love a job like a dog sport (agility?? fly ball?!) so I can impress you with how athletic and smart I am. At the end of the day, I really just want to snuggle up with my human(s), get some ear scratchies, and be told how much I am loved. As a bully breed a lot of people judge me by my looks and misunderstand me - I have SO MUCH love to give, all I want to do is please you and cover you in kisses...promise! Like most bully breed pups I am silly and have lots of personality to show you. Check out these videos of me (plus the one below my pictures) so you can get an idea of all the fun I love to have: Swimming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-DsawhiKFQ&feature=youtu.be Trying to eat wind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0o73BX2xfMk&feature=youtu.be Playing with a big ball I found: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTXiaXLohaQ&feature=youtu.be I currently live and get along with a cat, so I am happy to live with a feline friend! I can be a little feisty with my dog friends (especially ones with personalities just like mine) so it's probably best I am an only pup who can soak up aaaaall of your attention. I do love kids but due to some minor food guarding I'm working on, it's best I live with kids middle school age and older who can fully understand my boundaries. As a super smart and athletic pup, I'd love to continue to do training for years to come so I can be the best behaved pup on the block. If you have the time and the energy for a big love muffin like me in your life, please email my adoption coordinator! I love my fosters parents but I'd really love to be in a forever home, could it be yours?? When transitioning to a new environment, Molly may need a refresher on housetraining. She is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Allison at AllisonT@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Molly, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Allison at AllisonT@luckydoganimalrescue.org. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $350 Animal Location:

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Animal ID: PICK-MD-14-0037Zach (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Beautiful brown staffy mix ready for his furever family ZACH NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! If you are viewing Zach's bio on Petfinder, please click below for more information! Name: Zach Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Approximate Age: 2 years old Approximate Weight: 50 lbs Currently Living at: Foster https://vimeo.com/99658635 What a great-looking boy! Zach is an American Staffordshire Terrier mix ready to face the world with his great, big smile and would like you to be his new mom or dad! Expect many smiles and laughs when you spend time with this gentle boy. Zach loves to play, but he would be just as happy forgetting ... (Read More)how big he is and sitting in your lap. Zach loves his doggy companions and would excel greatly in a home with at least one other dog (but it is not required as long as you continue to socialize him!). Unfortunately, he thinks cats are better for chasing than playing with, so he would do best in a home without feline friends. Zach does not realize that he weighs 50 lbs. He loves to lounge on people's laps and would be happiest if he could sleep on top of you. When his foster mom works from home, he likes to sleep happily beside her or chew on his favorite bone under her desk. He is more laid back than most staffy mixes, but he does love a game of tug-o-war every so often! He is also a strong-willed dog and would excel greatly in a home that sets boundaries and limits. An experienced owner would bring out the best qualities in Zach! Sometimes, we in the rescue community, forget the goodness in humanity when dealing with neglected dogs. Today Lucky Dog was reminded by the Ignyte Group (www.ignytegroup.co) that there are amazing people and companies still in the world. Thanks to Ignyte Group, Zach is now enrolled in training and is working to get his canine good citizen (CGC) certification! AdAdditionally, who ever adopts this special boy will have private training lessons already set up and paid for! It's apparent how much Zach is loved and any adopter willing to give Zachy a chance will be equally rewarded with donated training classes and a wonderful, special dog. Again, huge thanks to Ignyte Group for their amazing donation. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire at https://luckydoganimalrescue.org/adopt/adoption-process and e-mail it to Elissa at elissak@luckydoganimalrescue.org Thank you for your interest in Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and for helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Zach, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact info@luckydoganimalrescue.org (Less)

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Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Animal ID: PRCOTomasa (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Sweet and gentle girl looking for a FUR-ever home! TOMASA NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Tomasa Breed: Terrier Mix Approximate Age: 2 years old Approximate Weight: 47lbs Currently Living at: A shelter in Puerto Rico. Tomasa will be making her way up to the DC area soon to look for her FUR-ever home! Name: Gracie Breed: Bull Terrier Mix Approximate Age: 2.5 years old Approximate Weight: 45lbs Currently Living at: DC foster! Hola! My name is Tomasa and let me tell you- I've already had quite the life. I don't quite know how this happened, but somehow I ended up tied to the front of a scary place called a ... (Read More)'shelter'. There were a lot of other dogs in cages and it was loud and cold on that cement floor. Then the amazing folks at Lucky Dog came to see me and now I get to travel all the way to the DC area in hopes that someone there will want to take me home. I'm waiting every day for my chance to find someone to love, cuddle, and play with! So a bit about me: I've got a really beautiful and soft grey coat with a white patch on my chest! I've also got big floppy ears- that will do whatever you tell them to (with some proper training, that is)! Right now, I'm about 2 years old and 47 lovable pounds. My age means that I am likely done growing-but no matter how big I get I'll always think of myself as a lap dog. The folks at the shelter say that I do really well with other dogs and kids. They are not sure how I will interact with cats yet, but the folks at Lucky Dog can try to find out for you if you need to know! I've been daydreaming everyday about my new family, and I've decided I would love to go to a home with some folks that will take me on hikes, runs, and trips to the dog park to play with my canine friends. I don't think I would be able to stop wagging my tail if I had my very own human who will give me lots of belly rubs and get me cool toys to play with. If my new family would take me to obedience classes so that I could use my smarts to learn tons of new tricks that would be amazing. If you think I might be the right dog for you, then please let my adoptions coordinator know! I do hope to hear from you soon! Woofs and tail wags, Tomasa Like most shelter dogs, Tomasa may need a refresher on housetraining. She is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire at https://luckydoganimalrescue.org/adopt/adoption-process and email it to Stephanie at StephanieR@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Tomasa, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Stephanie at StephanieR@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $350 Animal Location:

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Animal ID: FLRNSable (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    SABLE NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Sable Breed: Shepherd/Terrier Mix Approximate Age: 1-2 years old Approximate Weight: 60lbs Currently Living at: A shelter in South Carolina. Sable will be arriving in the DC area soon and is searching for her FUR-ever home! Hi there! My name is Sable and let me tell you- I've already had quite the life. I don't quite know how this happened, but somehow I ended up in a shelter with my litter of SIX puppies. There were a lot of other dogs in cages and it was loud and cold on that cement floor. Then the amazing folks at Lucky Dog came to see me and now I get to travel all the way to the DC ... (Read More)area in hopes that someone there will want to take me home. I'm waiting every day for my chance to find someone to love, cuddle, and play with! So a bit about me: I've got a really beautiful and soft tri-colored coat and big floppy ears- that will do whatever you tell them to (with some proper training, that is)! Right now, I'm about 1-2 years old and 60 lovable pounds. My age means that I am likely done growing-but no matter how big I get I'll always think of myself as a lap dog. The folks at the shelter say that I do really well with other dogs and would also do ok with a dog-savvy kitty. They are not sure how I will interact with kids yet, but the folks at Lucky Dog can try to find out for you if you need to know! I've been daydreaming everyday about my new family, and I've decided I would love to go to a home with some folks that will take me on hikes, runs, and trips to the dog park to play with my canine friends. I don't think I would be able to stop wagging my tail if I had my very own human who will give me lots of belly rubs and get me cool toys to play with. If my new family would take me to obedience classes so that I could use my smarts to learn tons of new tricks that would be amazing. If you think I might be the right dog for you, then please let my adoptions coordinator know! I do hope to hear from you soon! Woofs and tail wags, Sable Like most shelter dogs, Sable may need a refresher on housetraining. She is likely crate trained. Sable has tested positive and been treated for for Heartworm disease. Heartworm is not contagious to people or other pets, but results from mosquito bites. Heartworm, if left untreated, is life threatening, but after treatment, dogs that were heartworm positive should suffer no significant long-term effects so long as they are kept on a monthly heartworm preventative. The adoption fee for this dog is $450, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations, spay/neuter, and heartworm treatment. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire at https://luckydoganimalrescue.org/adopt/adoption-process and email it to Stephanie at StephanieR@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Sable, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue@org! SABLE NEEDS SPONSORS TO HELP WITH HIS HEARTWORM TREATMENT!!!!! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Stephanie at StephanieR@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $450 Animal Location:

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Animal ID: FLRN-MD-14-0062Purvis (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    PURVIS NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! If you are viewing Purvis' bio on Petfinder, please click below for more information! Name: Purvis Breed: Lab Mix Approximate Age: 2 years old Approximate Weight: 60 lbs Currently Living at: Foster. Purvis needs a forever home! Purvis is a sweet 60 pound, crate trained, goofy Lab Mix who is almost two years old (in November!). He is very playful, active and has a curious personality and will need mental and physical stimulation on a daily basis. Playing with other dogs is his favorite thing to do. Whether it's out in public, a dog park or a doggy daycare he loves all dogs. Sometimes he needs a slow ... (Read More)introduction to puppies because he is practically still a puppy himself but doesn't understand that his size and demeanor can be scary to the little ones! Most of the time after an introduction, he plays great with them (puppies). He enjoys walks, jogs, hikes, swimming, chasing soccer balls and playing in the snow! After a nice walk or playing, Purvis loves to lay on the floor or walks into his crate and chew on a bone while you relax. Sometimes he has a mind of his own when he sees a squirrel or another furry friend. Purvis knows most of the basic commands and some tricks too: - Sit - Stay - Come - Leave It - Let Go - Down - Heel - Break(Free) - Off - Away - Get Busy(Bathroom) - Crate(Bed) - Shake - Roll Over Purvis will need a committed owner to provide more training and exercise because he is a very smart and energetic dog. He will need a patient and experienced dog owner to remind him who the leader is in the family. He is intelligent, so he will learn to follow your rules quickly but he needs someone with a firm grasp of pack leadership in order to respond positively to training. Unfortunately, Purvis was not properly socialized as a puppy and is a bit shy and scared in new settings and around new people. He loves everyone but is a big scaredy cat in certain situations and would do really well living in a home that already has another dog to help Purvis learn the ropes of how to be a confident pup. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire at https://luckydoganimalrescue.org/adopt/adoption-process and e-mail it to Stephanie at StephanieR@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org Thank you for your interest in Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and for helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Purvis, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Stephanie at StephanieR@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $350 Animal Location:

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Animal ID: GLTR-FD-11-0583Mitzy (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Let me show you my SMILE!!! MITZY NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! If you are viewing Mitzy's bio on Petfinder, please click below for more information! Name: Mitzy Breed: Lab mix Approximate Age: 5 years Approximate Weight: 55 pounds Currently Living at: Mitzy is currently living in a D.C. foster home. Meet Mitzy! She is a Lab/American Staffordshire (AKA staffie) mix that weighs approximately 55 pounds. Mitzy has lived with older children and done wonderfully at adoption events with children under the age of 5. She's incredibly affectionate and loves to get snuggles from everyone! Since she can become overwhelmed with other dogs, so she ... (Read More)would excel best as a single pup. Sadly, Mitzy found herself in a shelter after her owner faced unfortunate circumstances and lost his house. She is aching for a second chance and would love to find a new family that will love her forever! This sweetheart sometimes forgets about her size and thinks she is a lap dog as she tries to cuddle. She is also incredibly expressive and can make you laugh with her quirky smiles! She knows how to sit and take a treat, and has quickly learned down, paw and rollover. She will do anything for a treat! She loves to play tug of war with any toy (and leash!), and especially loves sporting goods (e.g., basketball). With a lot of love and a little patience, Mitzy will be the best new addition to your family! Like most shelter dogs, Mitzy may need a refresher on housetraining. She is likely crate trained. The fee for adoption of this dog will be $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire at https://luckydoganimalrescue.org/adopt/adoption-process and email it to Holly at HollyC@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Mitzy please contact us at luckydoganimalrescue@gmail.com! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Holly at HollyC@luckydoganimalrescue.org. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $350 Animal Location:

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Animal ID: FLRNJune (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Junebug is looking for her furever home! JUNE NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!!! If you are viewing June's bio on Petfinder, please click below for more information! Name: June Breed: Boxer mix Approximate Age: 3 years Approximate Weight: 50 lbs. Currently Living at: Shelter. Please foster or adopt June! June is a super sweet 3-year-old female boxer mix. This lil' lady weighs about 50 pounds and is likely full-grown. June loves to have play sessions and romps with other dogs, but we aren't sure yet how she would do around the kitties and kiddies. But please ask and we can try to find out! June has found herself without a home ... (Read More)through not fault of her own. She's incredibly sweet and gentle and is a quick learner. She's already learning basic commands, and showing her the ropes will be a joy! She is playful and full of energy, so she would make a great walking/runner partner once she's fully recovered from her heartworm treatment. Like most shelter dogs, June may need a refresher on housetraining. She is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $450, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations, spay/neuter, and heartworm treatment. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire at https://luckydoganimalrescue.org/adopt/adoption-process and e-mail it to Holly at HollyC@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like June, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue@org! JUNE NEEDS SPONSORS TO HELP WITH HER HEARTWORM TREATMENT!!!!! Heartworm is not contagious to people or other pets. After being treated, dogs who were heartworm-positive should suffer no long-term effects as long as they are kept on a monthly heartworm preventative. BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Holly at HollyC@luckydoganimalrescue.org. (Less)

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Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Animal ID: GLTR-FD-15-0156Citrus (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Meet Citrus, Sweet Plott Hound Longing for a Special Home CITRUS NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! If you are viewing Citrus' bio on Petfinder, please click below for more information! Name: Citrus Breed: Plott Hound mix Approximate Age: 1.5 years Approximate Weight: 62 lbs. Currently Living at: Boarding facility. Please adopt Citrus! At the tender of age of 1.5 years old, Citrus found herself without a family to call her own. This beautiful lady has since been living in a rural shelter and now calls a Washington, DC boarding facility 'home'. Citrus has been described as a Plott hound mix and clearly has the instincts of a scent hound. Our ... (Read More)guess is that Citrus has a dose of mastiff in her, which we can see in her slight jowls. Her coat is a beautiful black/brown brindle, with a striking white chest. She has a tall, leggy stance, and weighing in at 62 pounds, she is a very strong girl. She is an athletic dog and loves to run and jump. She will need someone experienced with dogs to take a chance on her and show her the world is a safe, fun place! She has made a lot of friends during her shelter stay. She's impressed the staff with her pleasing personality and earned a good behavior rating. Citrus would do well in a calm, but active family. She could easily assimilate into the active lifestyle of a single adopter or couple who have the time to focus on a young dog's needs. Citrus could easily join a multi-dog home, with one or two well-trained dogs. She would do best in a home without children. Like most shelter dogs, Citrus may need a refresher on housetraining. She is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire at https://luckydoganimalrescue.org/adopt/adoption-process and e-mail it to Holly at hollyc@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Citrus, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Holly at HollyC@luckydoganimalrescue.org. (Less)

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Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
District of Columbia D.C.

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Rescue Me ID: 15-11-25-00087Mila (female)

American Staffordshire Terrier Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Arthritis 

    Mila is a lovely, mature 7 year old staffie pitbull type dog. She is currently in foster care and available for adoption through the Washington Humane Society. Mila needs to be the only dog in the house, but if you have a yard, she would be the easiest and happiest dog to ever live. She is a fabulous companion and house mate, very low key in the house and happy to snooze next to you on the couch, or work on any commands you can think of, especially if you have treats for her :) Nothing startles her, not even fireworks or the mailman. The only thing she'll bark at is other pups. She doesn't play or run in the house, and keeps busy by ... (Read More)pushing her food toys around. She cannot be crated, however she has proven herself to be perfectly trustworthy. She's past her chewing days and will bypass your shoes and go for her frozen kongs and food toys, and when she's done, just make for the couch while you are away. Mila LOVES food, long walks and exploring the great outdoors. She would love to have a yard to eat grass and chase bees in. She is very gentle, great with kids and would love to go home with a family with a few human members for her to interact with. If you're looking for a loyal, low key and sweet companion, please contact me for more information. Please also share some info with me. There is a person at the other end of this email and I love this dog very much and want the best home for her. Thanks so much!! For more pics and info,check out Mila's pages! https://www.facebook.com/FosterThePitties/ https://www.instagram.com/whsmila (Less)

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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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