Adoptable Dogs in Your Local Shelter | ASPCA

Homeward Trails Animal Rescue adopts pets to homes in Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland. Many of the dogs and puppies available for adoption are being cared for in foster homes in the DC area but many are still in rural animal shelters and can only be brought to the DC area once we have approved adoptive or foster homes for them. If you’re interested in adopting one of these animals, please review our and contact the volunteer whose email is listed on his or her page. Or attend a where you can meet a number of dogs at once and talk to Homeward Trails volunteers about adoption.

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Adopt Dogs > Adoption - Nashville Humane Association

Here, you can find out more information about adopting Guiding Eyes for the Blind puppies and dogs. Frost, 59, met Elmo through the , one of a growing number of animal organizations focusing on adopting out older dogs, or “senior dogs” that are typically 7 years or older. Their age makes them some of the hardest-to-place animals in a society that still adores romping puppies, although that is changing as and convince pet-seekers that the mature pooches often come with benefits, such as being house-trained, more sedate and less demanding of people with busy lifestyles.

Adopt a Dog - Dogs | SPCA of Wake County

Hawkeye is a 9-year- old male malamute. He is a gentle giant and very charming. He is a very well behaved non-aggressive male. Hawkeye does not provoke fights with other dogs, and is an absolute lover of human affection. Despite his old age, Hawkeye is a strong and powerful dog! Hawkeye's brother Radar is also up for adoption.

Adopt a Pet | Dogs | Cats | NYC | Adoption Tips | ASPCA


All of the dogs listed below are available for adoption but each is in a different stage of getting their medical care. Each dog/puppy's adoption fee includes their microchip, current vaccines, spay/neuter surgery, and they are started on flea/heartworm prevention. Some of our pets are still in the process of getting these services, and may not be available to be taken home immediately. As part of a generous grant from the , LifeLine Animal Project is challenging Atlanta residents to join us and say "I'm IN" by adopting 20,000 dogs and cats over the next three years! Are you in?Adopting a pet in the New York City area? The ASPCA’s wonderful adoptable dogs and cats are waiting for you right now! Visit our spacious, state-of-the-art Adoption Center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. 2. Introducing A Puppy to an Adult Dog – First make sure your dog(s) are current on all their vaccinations, including bordatella (kennel cough) especially if the puppy is coming from a shelter or rescue kennel, or has been exposed to other dogs for adoption. Just having the new puppy in the house is enough for your older dog to get used to, start out by keeping the puppy in isolated from the older dog. As for the first introduction pick a neutral and unfamiliar territory, such as a street or park you don’t usually visit. For a really young puppy (4 months and under): start by having a friend (not a family member) holding the puppy in their arms and letting your friendly adult dog take a good sniff. For future meetings going on walks together is a wonderful bonding activity! For more tips follow along at our blog.