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Rescue Me ID: 18-06-22-00042Bear (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

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

     Animal Location:

District of Columbia Washington, DC MAP IT!

Patrick McCants 202)641-6372

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Rescue Me ID: 18-06-19-00431Delilah (female)

Boxer Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Male Dogs Only, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Courtesy Post - This beautiful girl is Delilah, a 5 yr young Boxer. She currently has a wonderful mom who sadly realizes that Delilah needs more than she can give her. We are hoping to help her find the perfect forever home for a dog that certainly deserves to have a wonderful life. Delilah's story - 'I am seeking to rehome my beautiful 5 year old Boxer, Delilah. She is an amazing dog, but I am unable to provide the resources she needs to live a happy life. I adopted Delilah in October 2015 from the Humane Society. I lived in rural North Carolina at the time of adoption and had help caring for her. In the last year, I've moved to DC for ... (Read More)work-so it's just me and Delilah now. Unfortunately, being in the city has caused her to develop some leash-aggressive issues toward other dogs and, more recently, overall general aggression toward other dogs. We've been working with a trainer, but things have continued to spiral. I was determined to keep pushing, until a few weekends ago when I was out of town for business. It turns out, Delilah still loves some other dogs-she was introduced to three dogs while staying at her caretaker's home, all of whom became her best friends. She ended up having the time of her life, showing her playful puppy side that I haven't seen in over a year, and retreated into what appeared to be a depressive state when we left. I just don't have the time or resources to get her the help she needs, but I want for her to find a home where she can be as happy as she was that weekend all the time. She is an amazing and intelligent girl-one of the happiest dogs I've ever met, who loves humans and children endlessly. She deserves to have a home with another dog whom she can trust and befriend. And she needs a fenced in back yard where she can be free to roam outside, without endangering herself or others. I believe the perfect home must be out there for her.' Delilah is spayed and up to date on vaccines. She appears to react more positively to male dogs than female dogs. To find out more or arrange to meet this pretty girl, please email or call her 704-207-6532. Short share for Delilah - Courtesy Post - This beautiful girl is Delilah, a 5 yr young Boxer. She has a wonderful mom who sadly realizes that Delilah needs more than she can give her. WAAAG has been asked to help find the perfect forever home for a dog that certainly deserves to have a wonderful life. To find out more or arrange to meet this pretty girl, please email or call her 704-207-6532. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

District of Columbia D.C.

Joanna Woodson 704-207-6532

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Rescue Me ID: 18-06-07-00533Sally (female)

Manchester Terrier Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed 

    Sally is a submissive, cuddly female who is eager to please. She will listen to and follow voice commands usually immediately, but sometimes with repeated effort on my part. She is slow to listen to me when the door bell rings or she is out in the back yard and a neighbor in the next yard is out. Sally is small, only 12-15 pounds but full of life. She is between 2-3 years old. Up to date on all shots. She sleeps with us in a small dog bed on our king size bed. She is paper trained for poop and pee (I leave one out at all times incase I didn't let her out when she had to go) She can do a couple tricks Sally adores playing with other ... (Read More)dogs (I take her to a fenced dog park here) She plays 4 or 5 times a day with Rooney our equally sized other dog)-She would do best in a house with other dogs The downsides of Sally (but dont ALL dogs have a couple of things you want to change?) She barks a lot when outside-even at the air (this needs to be worked on) Sally wakes up on happy high-but she listens to me telling her softly to calm down and she does'|.more work is needed on this She is sweet to everyone who comes inside the house once she stops barking'|.BUT she is territorial outside of the house. She once chased a teen and snapped at his feet because he walked into our yard. She doesn't know how to walk on a leash'|.she pulls THE PERFECT HOME FOR SALLY I think she would be best with an empty nester couple with someone home most of the day or has another dog. A fenced back yard would be heavenly due to the leash issue. And another dog since Sally has lived with Rooney for 2 years. The couple should want a cuddly dog and not mind if she sleeps with them. Sally is a wonderful dog, As I said, I am very said that she can not stay with us. (Less)

     Animal Location:

District of Columbia washington, DC MAP IT!

ann Jones 2023090684

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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 are red-green colorblind.

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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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