Adopt A Pet From Washington DC Area Shelters: New Dogs, Cats Added This Week

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Looking to add to your family and do something good for the Washington DC community at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter or organization! Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, facilities have dogs, cats and other pets ready and waiting to be adopted. Across […]

Looking to add to your family and do something good for the Washington DC community at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter or organization! Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, facilities have dogs, cats and other pets ready and waiting to be adopted.

Across the state, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home — and many are located in your area. For those looking to adopt, a great place to start your search for your new friend is at Dc Paws Rescue, where Ashley the cat is waiting patiently, or another local animal shelter. If you aren’t sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed in appropriate homes.

Here at Patch, with a little help from our friends at Petfinder, we create a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. If you’re a cat person, meet Davey, a Domestic Short Hair up for adoption. Or if dogs are more your thing, there are several great dogs available, too. Click on any listing for more information, or to start the adoption process.

Editor’s note: This list was automatically generated using data compiled by Petfinder. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected]

  • Name: Davey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Davey Breed: Domestic Short Hair Approximate Age: 11 weeks (as of 2/3/2021) Approximate Weight: 2lbs Personality: Friendly Observations with…” Learn more

  • Name: Cassie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Cassie Breed: Domestic Short Hair Approximate Age: 11 weeks (as of 2/3/2021) Approximate Weight: 2lbs Personality: Friendly Observations with…” Learn more

  • Name: Ashley
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “Name: Ashley Suspected Breed: Domestic Grey Long Hair Approximate Age: 2 years Approximate Weight: 6lbs Personality: Sweet Observations with Dogs:…” Learn more

  • Name: Van Gogh
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Spaniel
  • Description: “Name: Van Gogh Suspected Breed: Spaniel mix Approximate Age: 8 years old Approximate Weight: 13 lbs Personality: Sweet and lovable…” Learn more

  • Name: Blakely – Pending Adoption
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Blakely Breed: Domestic Short Hair Approximate Age: 9 weeks (as of 2/3/2021) Approximate Weight: 2lbs Personality: Friendly Observations with…” Learn more

  • Name: Brittany – Pending Adoption
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Brittany Breed: Domestic Short Hair Approximate Age: 9 weeks (as of 2/3/2021) Approximate Weight: 2lbs Personality: Friendly Observations with…” Learn more

  • Name: Daphne
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Description: “Name: Daphne Suspected Breed: Lab/Hound mix Approximate Age: 9 weeks old (as of 2/2/21) Approximate Weight: 8 lbs Personality: typical…” Learn more

  • Name: Colin – ADOPTION PENDING
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Description: “Name: Colin Suspected Breed: Lab/Hound mix Approximate Age: 9 weeks old (as of 2/2/21) Approximate Weight: 10 lbs Personality: typical…” Learn more

  • Name: Bocephus
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Description: “Name: Bocephus Breed: Lab / Hound Approximate Age: 9 months Approximate Weight 19lbs Personality: affectionate, playful Observations with Dogs: good…” Learn more

  • Name: Maggie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “Name: Maggie Suspected Breed: Lab Mix Approximate Age: 1 years Approximate Weight: 30lbs Personality:Gentle, sweet, shy Observations with Dogs: unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Simon
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Description: “Name: Simon Suspected Breed: Lab/Hound mix Approximate Age: 9 weeks old (as of 2/2/21) Approximate Weight: 10 lbs Personality: typical…” Learn more

  • Name: Alex
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Alex Breed: Domestic Short Hair Approximate Age: 11 weeks (as of 2/3/2021) Approximate Weight: 2lbs Personality: Friendly Observations with…” Learn more

  • Name: Destiny
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Destiny Suspected Breed: Domestic Short Hair Approximate Age: 11 months Approximate Weight: 7 lbs Personality: Pending Observations with Dogs:…” Learn more

  • Name: Shane
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Shane Breed: Domestic Short Hair Approximate Age: 11 weeks (as of 2/3/2021) Approximate Weight: 2lbs Personality: Friendly Observations with…” Learn more

  • Name: Brent
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair Hound Mix
  • Description: “Name: Brent Breed: Lab / Hound Approximate Age: 9 months Approximate Weight 24lbs Personality: affectionate, playful Observations with Dogs: good…” Learn more

  • Name: Wallace
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Hound Boxer Mix
  • Description: “Name: Wallace Suspected Breed: Hound/Boxer Mix Approximate Age: 1 year Approximate Weight: 50 lbs Personality:Gentle, sweet, affectionate Observations with Dogs:…” Learn more

  • Name: Eloise
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Description: “Name: Eloise Suspected Breed: Lab/Hound mix Approximate Age: 9 weeks old (as of 2/2/21) Approximate Weight: 8 lbs Personality: typical…” Learn more

  • Name: Blanca
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Description: “Name: Blanca Suspected Breed: Pit bull terrier mix Approximate Age: 5 years old Approximate Weight: 41lbs Personality:Gentle, sweet, affectionate Observations…” Learn more

  • Name: Benedict
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dc Paws Rescue, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Description: “Name: Benedict Suspected Breed: Lab/Hound mix Approximate Age: 9 weeks old (as of 2/2/21) Approximate Weight: 10 lbs Personality: typical…” Learn more

  • Name: Barney
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K 9 Lifesavers, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire from our website and email…” Learn more

  • Name: Tiny Tim
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K 9 Lifesavers, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Miniature Pinscher Chihuahua Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete the Adoption Questionnaire and email Dena at [email protected]…” Learn more

  • Name: Charlie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K 9 Lifesavers, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire from our website and email…” Learn more

  • Name: Baby Drew
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K 9 Lifesavers, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Shepherd Norwegian Elkhound Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire from our website and email…” Learn more

  • Name: Dolly
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K 9 Lifesavers, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Boxer
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire from our website and email…” Learn more

  • Name: Jasper
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K 9 Lifesavers, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Australian Shepherd
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire from our website and email…” Learn more

  • Name: Jeter
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K 9 Lifesavers, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire from our website and email…” Learn more

  • Name: Garrett
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K 9 Lifesavers, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Australian Shepherd Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire from our website and email…” Learn more

  • Name: Little Bit
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: K 9 Lifesavers, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Female, Miniature Pinscher Chihuahua Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete the Adoption Questionnaire and email Dena at [email protected]…” Learn more

  • Name: Roxy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rural Dog Rescue, 733 8th Street SE, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Boxer
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Female, ~10 months old, ~45 lbs. Approximate Age: ~10 months old Approximate Weight/Size: Medium Compatible with: Dogs Not tested with:…” Learn more

  • Name: Gregory
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rural Dog Rescue, 733 8th Street SE, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Hound
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Male, ~3 years old, ~41 lbs. Approximate Age: ~3 years old Approximate Weight/Size: Medium I am an UNDERDOG because…. I…” Learn more

  • Name: Chata
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rural Dog Rescue, 733 8th Street SE, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Hound
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Female, ~2-3 years old, ~45 lbs. Approximate Age: ~2-3 years old Approximate Weight/Size: Medium Good with: Dogs Not tested with:…” Learn more

  • Name: Millie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rural Dog Rescue, 733 8th Street SE, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Cattle Dog
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Female, ~2-3 old, ~35 lbs. Approximate Age: ~2-3 years old Approximate Weight/Size: Medium Compatible with: Dogs Not tested with: Cats,…” Learn more

  • Name: Doug
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rural Dog Rescue, 733 8th Street SE, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Male, ~18 months old, ~12 lbs. Approximate Age: ~18 months old Approximate Weight/Size: Small Good with: Dogs Not tested with:…” Learn more

  • Name: Gordo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rural Dog Rescue, 733 8th Street SE, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Hound
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Male, ~2-3 years old, ~45 lbs. Approximate Age: ~2-3 years old Approximate Weight/Size: Medium Good with: Dogs Not tested with:…” Learn more

  • Name: Stravinksy Kittens: Pretrouchka
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Name: Pretrouchka Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Male Age: 4 months Weight: 4 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Donna (Has Application)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair Calico Mix
  • Description: “Name: Donna Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Calico Gender: Female Age: 5 months Weight: 5 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Darla (Has Application)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Name: Darla Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Female Age: 5 months Weight: 5 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Dale
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Dale Suspected Breed(s): DSH Gender: Male Age: 3 years Weight: 8 lbs Personality: Sweet Observations with Dogs: Unknown Observations…” Learn more

  • Name: Stravinksy Kittens: Firebird
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Name: Firebird Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Female Age: 4 months Weight: 4 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Nick
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Name: Nick Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Male Age: 6 months Weight: 5 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Norton (Has Application)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Name: Norton Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Male Age: 6 months Weight: 5 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Daisy (Has Application)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Name: Daisy Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Female Age: 5 months Weight: 5 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Dottie (Has Application)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Dottie Suspected Breed(s): DSH Gender: Female Age: 5 months Weight: 5 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Nitro
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Nitro Suspected Breed(s): DSH Gender: Male Age: 6 months Weight: 5 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Marge
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Name: Marge Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Femae Age: 2 years Weight: 9 lbs Personality: Sweet Observations with Dogs: Unknown Observations…” Learn more

  • Name: Mabel
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “Name: Mabel Suspected Breed(s): DMH Gender: Female Age: 6 years Weight: 8 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Tula (Has Application)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Name: Tula Suspected Breed(s): Mixed breed Gender: Female Age: 5 mos old Weight: 20 lbs Personality: Puppy! Observations with Dogs:…” Learn more

  • Name: Charisma
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Name: Charisma Suspected Breed(s): Bully mix Gender: Female Age: 4 years old Weight: 40 lbs Personality: affectionate, goofy, friendly, calm,…” Learn more

  • Name: Stravinksy Kittens: Pulcinella (Has Application)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Pulcinella Suspected Breed(s): DSH Gender: Male Age: 4 months Weight: 4 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Matilda
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Name: Matilda Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Female Age: 2 years Weight: 9 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Mistletoe
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Name: Mistletoe Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Female Age: 2 years Weight: 8 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Jayna
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Name: Jayna Suspected Breed(s): DSH/Tabby Gender: Female Age: 6 months Weight: 5 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly, Shy Observations with Dogs:…” Learn more

  • Name: Faith (Has Application)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Australian Shepherd Border Collie Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Name: Faith Suspected Breed(s): Aussie/Border Collie Mix Gender: Female Age: 2-3 years Weight: 45 lbs Personality: Friendly Observations with Dogs:…” Learn more

  • Name: Tank
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Name: Tank Suspected Breed(s): DSH Gender: Male Age: 2 years Weight: 8 lbs Personality: Sweet, Friendly Observations with Dogs: Unknown…” Learn more

  • Name: Felicity (Has Application)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: City Dogs Rescue And City Kitties, Washington, DC
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Boxer
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Name: Felicity Suspected Breed(s): Boxer Mix Gender: Female Age: 2 years Weight: 35 lbs Personality: Friendly Observations with Dogs: Good…” Learn more

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