Discover the joys of rescuing an animal!

Our directory lists practically every animal rescue and animal shelter in the nation’s capital region!

— Thousands of homeless animals need homes. —

— Please DON’T SHOP, ADOPT! And save a life! —

*DISCLAIMER – This directory is purely for information only. We are unable to guarantee any of the rescues are in good standing or are following standard health & safety procedures. Users of this website assume full responsibility. Some organizations offer fully vetted, microchipped, heartworm tested, parasite prevention and sterilization, and others don’t. Be sure to ask questions!