Pet Picks: DMV Area Animals Currently Up for Adoption

To help celebrate National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day this Sunday, here’s our pick of some local animals up for adoption on Petfinder! There are thousands upon thousands of shelter animals that are currently homeless. If you are in the market for a new pet, 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.

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Dog • Dachshund Mix • Adult • Male • Small

Dachshund Mix For Adoption

Bourbon County Rescue – Germantown, MD

Chip is the perfect pint-sized pup to bring home to your apartment! He was rescued when he vet discovered his elderly owner was no longer able to care for him, but despite all this he is a very happy boy and loves life! Contact Bourbon County Rescue in Germantown, MD today to meet Chip and fill out an application.



Cat • Domestic Short Hair – orange and white • Adult • Male • Medium

Don’t let the clipped ear fool you! Colby is such a sweet, loving, and affectionate boy, you’d never guess he was dumped off at a farm and spent much of his time outside! A true blue lap cat, Colby (named for his interesting “Colby Cheese” type markings) loves being petted and to receive gentle kisses on his head. His calm temperament would make him an angel pet for any apartment, so contact the Humane Society of Loudoun County today for more information on this sweet kitty!



Dog • Greyhound • Adult • Female • Large

Greyhound Dog For Adoption in Maryland

Greyhound Welfare – Spencerville, MD

Debbie is ready for retirement after her longtime racing career. Greyhounds make excellent breeds for apartment dwelling because despite being known for their speed and agility, they are actually extremely laid back in the home and very quiet. Help Debbie find her forever home and check her out today!

Related: The Perfect Pup for Your Apartment


Dill, Cayenne, Chive, Sage, Bay

Cat • Domestic Short Hair & Domestic Short Hair Mix • Baby • 4 Males & 1 Female • Small

Baby Kittens for Adoption in DC

Humane Rescue Alliance – Washington, DC

This adorably fluffy litter of kittens are each available for adoption through the Humane Rescue Alliance located in DC. These kittens are currently in a foster home and will be ready to go to their forever home on May 26th, but don’t worry! You can contact Humane Rescue Alliance to arrange meeting them and filling out an application at anytime.


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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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