proudly powered by the passionate pet lovers at
purina
Support Dog Adoption and Rescue. Why go to a dog breeder or pet store to buy a dog when you can adopt?

Search and see photos of adoptable pets in the Sterling, Virginia area

Adopt-a-Pet.com is the easiest way for you to search for a new pet in Sterling, Virginia

Find a pet to adopt!

Dogs Cats Other
Zip / Postal  or by city (ex: Miami, FL)
Distance
Breed
Sex
Size
Color
Age
 
Go Fetch!

Our Featured Sterling, VA Partner:

Virginia German Shepherd Rescue

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

PO Box 126
Sterling, VA 20167
(703) 435-2840
Email:
Website:
http://www.shepherdrescue.org

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

We serve Virginia and the Metropolitan Washington, D.C., area, and provide a valuable service by finding good homes for the German Shepherd Dogs in our care.

About Our Rescue Group:

We provide a valuable service by finding good homes for the German Shepherd Dogs in our care. In the seven plus years that we have been in existence, we have found homes for over 2,400 deserving dogs. We are currently enlisting active volunteers to help with the task of placing some really wonderful, but homeless, German Shepherd Dogs. Our goal is to place all GSDs that are accepted into our Rescue in loving homes in which the GSD and the family will thrive together.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

http://www.shepherdrescue.org/pages/donation.html

Come Meet our Pets:

We currently holding adoption events at the following places please check our website for updated dates and times:


Petsmart
46220 Potomac Run Plaza
Sterling, VA 20164

Petsmart
2310 Legge Blvd.
Winchester, VA 22601

Petsmart
13241 Gateway Center Dr.
Building P
Gainesville, VA 20155

Our Adoption Process:

An applicant first submits an application form with a non-refundable $10.00 (cash or check only) processing fee. VGSR reviews the application, then schedules an interview and home visit during which a number of questions are asked and the home is reviewed to be sure there is a contained/safe yard, and to meet the family involved. Once the application is approved, the applicant is asked to submit a $250.00 (cash or check ONLY) minimum adoption donation to VGSR to help defray the costs of getting the dog fully vetted and ready to be adopted, and the adoption is completed.

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.