Foster Programs for Pets in the Washington Area

Can’t give a pet a permanent home? Here are foster programs for rescued cats and dogs.

CATS
4Paws (Merrifield; 703-715-6369; fourpaws.org)
Fancy Cats (Herndon; 703-961-1056; fancycats.org)
Feline Foundation of Greater Washington (Merrifield; 703-920-8665; ffgw.org)
Metro Ferals (Arlington; 703-528-7782; metroferals.org)

DOGS
K-9 Lifesavers (3636 Winfield Ln, NW; 202-509-7776; k9lifesavers.org)
Basset Hound Rescue League (Fort Washington; 301-292-3020; bassethoundrescue.net)
BREW: Beagle, Rescue, Education, and Welfare (4222 Fortuna Center Plaza, #169, Dunfries; brewbeagles.org)
GRREAT: Golden Retriever Education and Training (Falls Church; 703-620-6593; grreat.org)
MAESSR: Mid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue (301-362-0423; maessr.org)
Northern Chesapeake Sheltie Rescue (205 Haynes Ct., Abingdon; 410-515-7029; ncsr-md.org)
Potomac Valley Pekingese Club (Chantilly; potomacpekes.org)
Rainbow Animal Rescue (757-583-8777; rainbowanimalrescue.net)

CATS AND DOGS
Chesapeake Cats and Dogs (300A Island Professional Park, Chester; 410-643-9955; chesapeakecats.com)
Friends of Homeless Animals  (Merrifield; 703-648-9409; merrifieldfoha.org)
HART: Homeless Animal Rescue Team (Fairfax; 703-691-4278; hart90.org)
Homeward Trails  (Arlington; 703-766-2647; homewardtrails.org)
Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation (Chantilly; 703-295-3647; lostdogandcatrescue.org)
Montgomery County Humane Society (Rockville; 240-773-5960; mchumane.org)
Montgomery County SPCA (Washington Grove; 301-948-4266; mcspca.org)
Partnership for Animal Welfare (Greenbelt; 301-572-4729; paw-rescue.org)
PETS-DC (202-234-7387; petsdc.org)
SPCA of Northern Virginia Animal Adoption (Arlington; 703-799-9390; spcanova.org)
Washington Animal Rescue League (71 Oglethorpe Street, NW; 202-726-2556; warl.org)
Washington Humane Society (7319 Georgia Ave., NW; 202-723-5730; 1201 New York Ave., NE; 202-576-6664,; washhumane.org)

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