Pet Picks: Our Favorite Furbabies Currently Up for Adoption

There are thousands upon thousands of local animals that are currently homeless. If you are in the market for a new pet – whether it be a cat or dog, small and furry or slippery and scaly – before you race off to the pet store please check out our adoptable list below of animals currently seeking a new forever home in the DC Metro Area. Be sure to double-check with your property manager to find out more about their pet policy.



Cat • Domestic Short Hair • Adult • Female • Medium

Ruby the cat

Helping Homeless Felines of PWC – Prince William County, VA

Ruby got that name from her foster mama because she is a little gem! Also – did you notice the red sparkle in her eye? Are you looking for a friendly feline that is a pleasure to be around and good with kids? Look no further. Ruby loves people and attention and would best serve as an only cat which is perfect in an apartment setting. If you thought you were more of a dog person, don’t worry because Ruby can actually play fetch with her toys!



Dog • Black Labrador Retriever • Senior • Female • Large

Black Lab for Adoption

Lu’s Labs – Alexandria, VA

Bella is a 10 year old sweetheart that was dumped by her owner because she was no longer able to breed. Bella’s owner bred, trained, and sold labs for hunting. Now she is on the HUNT to find her forever home! While she is an older pup, she still has plenty of love left to give and this makes her more mellow for apartment living.



Cat • Tabby – Orange & Domestic Short Hair • Adult • Male • Large

Orange and White Fluffy Tabby

Rude Ranch Animal Rescue – Annapolis, MD

In search of a hefty lap cat that can double as a paperweight? Meet Garth! He’s 19 pounds of lovable squishiness that is sure to be your new best friend. Garth would suit quite well for apartment life as he loves to lounge around all day and take it easy. He also loves bananas, watermelon and dill pickles.

Related: Thinking of Getting a Cat for Your Apartment? Here’s What You’ll Need.



Dog • Chihuahua Mix • Adult • Female • Small

White Terrier Mix Breed Dog

K-9 Lifesavers – Washington, DC

Farrah is a pint-sized pooch at only 18 pounds. She came to DC from a high kill shelter in North Carolina where she was dropped off with her siblings with no reason given. She is a housebroken terrier mix whom would make a great little apartment dog.


Jeanie & Tom

Chinchilla • Adult • Female & Male • Small

Chinchillas for adoption

Friends of Rabbits – Falls Church, VA

Look at these adorable little floofs! Jeanie and Tom are a bonded pair of Chinchillas that a little skittish, so with a little love in your heart and patience they would make a great pet. They are perfect for someone who would just like to sit and watch these guys race around and play with each other.



Reptile • Python • Adult • Medium

Ball Python Snake

Roxie’s Fund Inc. – Silver Spring, MD

Are the creepy crawlies more your thing? Ready to trade your fur for scales? Take a look at Mamba, a young ball python currently up for adoption in Maryland. He’s a little shy, but likes to be held. Look at those beautiful markings! What a cutie!


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Kristen Reynolds

Kristen Reynolds

Kristen is a digital marketer and enjoys coffee, dogs, and writing in her free time. Follow @kreynoldsmedia on Twitter for more.

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