This beautiful, affectionate girl ate ROCKS because she was so hungry. She never has to go hungry again and longs for a forever home where she will always have regular meals and a warm lap to snooze upon.
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More than just stunning good looks, Paisley is an extremely friendly and affectionate lady who adores her humans. She's longing for her forever home and will repay you with lots of purring and snuggling.
Chestnut is more than good looks and legs for days… this sweet boy is affectionate, quiet, and eager to please! When he walks, he struts like a supermodel on the runway. Seriously, we have it on video. He doesn’t walk so much as he prances. It’s adorable. He is a Whippet mix and is about 3 years old and 14 lbs.
Proof that dogs are like fine wine... better with age! Barney is 10 years young and still has plenty of energy and love to give! He was dumped at the shelter by the family who had him since he was a puppy because they wanted a younger dog. Barney is excited for his second chance at a REAL forever home.
Dory is a local TV star. Our five-month old bully mix helped DC-area viewers of News Channel 8 celebrate National...
The golden retriever sat tied to a tree in a yard, left behind after his owners moved out of the house....
This month we feature Victoria Bottlick, a volunteer since October 2015 who makes sure our animals look their best. As...
DC PAWS relies on volunteers to rescue, find homes and save homeless dogs and cats from rural, under-resourced regions. Meet...