Rescue Links

Rescue Links

Rehoming Your Pet?

Rehome, a partnership of Adopt-A-Pet.com and Petco Foundation, has been in operation since March 2017 provided a better alternative for owner surrender and rehoming a pet.  Click the link above for more information and to start the process. 

Other Cat and Dog Rescue Groups, Shelters, Sanctuaries, AND Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Options

Although we have no affiliation with these groups and do not know their specific policies, we would like to offer them as additional resources for you to consider.  If you find that any of these numbers are wrong, or know of an additional rescue group we could add here, please email the webmaster.

RESCUE GROUPS

Northern Virginia

Homeless Animals Rescue Team (HART) (703) 691-4278

SPCA of Northern VA  (703) 799-9390

Fancy Cats  (703) 961-1056

4 Paws  (703) 715-6369

Animal Allies (703) 940-9183

Pets Bring Joy petsbringjoy.org

Tails High, Inc. www.tailshigh.org 703-819-5240

Specific Breed Rescues

www.netpets.com/cats/catresc/grpbreed.html

D.C.

Feline Urban Rescue (202) 244-0556

Washington Animal Rescue League  
(202) 726-2556 (no kill shelter)

The Humane Society of the United States
Nancy Peterson, RVT
Feral Cat Program Manager
2100 L Street, NW
Washington, DC  20037
301-258-3219 (p)
301-258-3081 (f)
www.humanesociety.org/feralcats

National Groups

Alley Cat Allies  
The National Feral Cat Resource (info resource only on feral issues: 
non-lethal control, TNR, shelters, feeding stations)
alleycat@alleycat.org
www.alleycat.org
202-667-3630

Feline Rescue Network
http://www.felinerescue.net

Maryland

Montgomery County Community Cat Coalition  (MC C3)https://mcc3.org/

Montgomery Co. SPCA (301) 948-4266

Friends of Montgomery County Animals
Germantown MD 
(301) 330-2922

Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County
(301) 740-2511

Partnership For Animal Welfare, Inc.  
Greenbelt, MD 
(301) 572-4729
Website:
www.paw-rescue.org
E-Mail:
paw_cats@yahoo.com

Prince George’s County SPCA
(301) 262-5625

Save-A-Life Animal Rescue  
Linthicum MD 
(410) 859-1343

Cat Rescue of MD
 Baltimore, MD 
(410) 747-6595

Baltimore Humane Society
(410) 833-8848 

Casey’s House (specializing in older and hard-to-adopt cats) 540-955-6348 or 1-800-291-7341  Clarke County
www.caseyshouse.org

Other Virginia

Loudon County Humane Society
(703) 777-2912

Fauquier SPCA, Inc.
 (540) 788-9000 
Website: www.fauquierspca.com
 

Rappahannock Animal Welfare League

(703) 937-3336 (Animal Shelter)

Humane Society of Warren County
(703) 635-4734

SPCA of Winchester,
Frederick and Clark Counties
(703) 662-8616

Cat’s Cradle of Harrisonburg
(540) 438-5222 (no kill, spay/neuter)

FLAG – For Love of Animals
Goochland, VA
(804) 342-6975

LOCAL MUNICIPAL SHELTERS

(use for Lost Cat Reports)

Virginia

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria  
4101 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, VA  22034
(703) 838-4775
www.alexandriaanimals.org

Animal Welfare League of Arlington  
2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive 
Arlington, VA 
703-931-9241

Fairfax County Animal Shelter  
4500 West Ox Road
Fairfax, VA 
703-830-1100

Loudoun County Animal Control  
Route 1, Box 985
Waterford, VA
703-882-3211

Prince William County Animal Control  
14807 Dumfries Road
Manassas, VA 
703-792-6465
703-792-6500 (after 5)

D.C

Washington Humane Society (WHS) Shelter  
7319 Georgia Ave., NW 
202-723-5730 (24 hours)

District of Columbia Animal Shelter  
1201 New York Ave., NE 
202-576-6664 (24 hours) 
(Operated by WHS)

Maryland

Prince George’s County Animal Shelter  
8311 Darcy Road
Forrestville, MD
301-499-8300

Montgomery County Humane Society  
(240) 773-5960 (non-emergency) 
(240) 773-5900 (emergency).

West Virginia

Briggs Foundation -Spay Today
304-728-8330 
nhesinformation@nhes.org

FLAG – For Love of Animals
Goochland, VA 
804-342-6975

Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County  
304-725-0589
www.awsjc.org
 

Berkeley County (WV) Humane Society
1531 Charles Town Rd
Martinsburg, WV 25401 
(304) 267-8389
EMail:  berkeley@wvhumane.com  

Website:   berkeley.wvhumane.com

ANIMAL REFUGES/SANCTUARIES

Caring for Creatures
Palmyra, VA
434-842-2404
www.caringforcreatures.com

Rikki’s Refuge
Orange, VA
540-854-0870 (allow 48 hours)
www.rikkisrefuge.org

Virginia Kincheloe Spay/Neuter Clinic
Fredericksburg, VA 
540-834-0080

Best Friends
Kanab, UT
435- 644-2001
www.bestfriends.org

Friends of Animals
Connecticut
800-321-7387

Rude Ranch Animal Rescue, Inc .
Harwood, MD
Anne Arundel County
410-798-9559
 www.RudeRanch.org

LOW COST SPAY/NEUTER OPTIONS

(FFGW is not associated with any of these programs and cannot control or guarantee any service(s) they provide.)

Spay, Inc .
Serves Washington, D.C. area
703-522-7920
302-838-6996 OR 410-885-5783.
On-line form at www.spay.org
You pick a participating vet, get a Control Number, call vet and set up appointment.

Spay USA
1-800-248-SPAY
Select a vet, organization sends a certificate, you take the certificate to the vet.  Use if Spay, Inc. is not responsive.

Friends of Animals  
1-800-321-PETS
They will send a list of participating veterinarians and an order form for a spay/neuter certificate. 

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
703-838-4774
Go to shelter, purchase a certificate, take certificate to vet who is on their list.

Animal Welfare League of Arlington
703-931-9241
For households with income under $40.000. Cost is approximately $50 for cats and $100 for dogs (call x246 if you can’t afford reduced fees).

Washington Humane Society
202-723-5730 x 222 (clinic line)
 202-723-5730 x 134 (for stray and feral cat services)

1001 L St., SE,
Washington, DC, 20003

Provides spay/neuter and other supportive health services (no wellness check-ups) to all dogs and cats in-and-around the DC metro area.  Owned Cat Spay/Neuter: $45.  Dog Spay/Neuter: $100.  Stray and Feral Cat clinic services provided 4-days a week (M, W, Th, F) and the 2nd Sunday of the month (with some exception).  Stray and Feral Cat Services: No-Cost, to residents of DC.  $45 for cats from outside of DC.  Reservations for any clinic service are required. 

More information at: www.washhumane.org/site/PageServer?pagename=spayneuter.

Washington Animal Rescue League
71 Oglethorpe Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
202-726-2556
Lower cost spay/neuter and veterinary services for low income people. 

Montgomery County Humane Society
(240) 773-5960
Lower cost spay/neuter certificates sold.

Montgomery County SPCA
301-948-4266
Leave message in spay/neuter mailbox.  Volunteer will call back.  Pick a participating vet (list includes MD, DC, and VA vets), and purchase a certificate.  You can also come to the shelter in Gaithersburg, MD and purchase a certificate.

SPCA/Humane Society of Prince George’s County
301-324-0807
Low cost spay/neuter and vaccine servicesat time of surgery.

Humane Society of Charles County
Waldorf, MD 
301-645-8181
Low income required.
 

Frederick County Humane Society
Frederick, MD
301-694-8300
www.fchs.org

Animal Welfare Society of Howard County
Columbia, MD
410-465-4350
Low cost spay/neuter clinic as well as low cost vaccinations at time of surgery or at weekly vaccine clinic.

 Humane Society of Baltimore County
Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-833-4480 or 410-833-8848 

Other Rescue Links, Sponsors, and Friends

Pet Lovers’ Companion
P.O. Box 1621   Beltsville, MD 20705  
301-572-4800

“The Yellow Pages” for people with pets. Or “Who’s Who” in the animal business world. 
Your #1 resource when it comes to pet-related goods and services.
www.petloverscompanion.com

Animal Advocates of Howard County
Ellicott City, MD
410-880-2488
Free for people with low income.  People who don’t meet the low income definition may still qualify for lower cost spay/neuters.  Holds an annual male cat neuter-a-thon for very low price neutering. 
   

The Lucky Ones SPCA Clinic
Charlotte Hall, MD
301-884-2850
Website (last updated 3/03) states $50 for spay, $30 for neuter. Will do surgery as early as 8 weeks/2 lbs.

Metro Ferals
703-528-7782
www.metroferals.org
Low cost spay/neuter, testing, and vaccinations for feral or stray cats (through Petworth Animal Hospital in D.C.)
 
Turkey Foot Veterinary Clinic
301.921.8382
Gaithersburg, MD
Clinics for ferals are on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month.  $40 spay, $20 neuter, $10 shot set, eartip is mandatory

Capital Animal Care
Arlington, VA
703-486-0303
Mobile clinic provides free spay-neuter surgeries, vaccinations, and health screenings to medically underserved pets in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. Local humane societies and animal control organizations assist Capital Animal Care in identifying target areas with high incidences of stray and unwanted pets. To qualify for these services, pet owners must be on a state qualified public assistance program.

Feline Foundation of Greater Washington

Formed in 1995, the mission of the Feline Foundation of Greater Washington is to provide necessary veterinary and loving foster care for every animal in our program, to find them permanent, adoptive homes where they will be treated with love and respect for the rest of their lives, to provide foster care for life if no adoptive home can be found, and to educate the public regarding responsible cat care. We are a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 54-1749459).

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(703) 920-8665
info@ffgw.org