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Our Featured Alexandria, VA Partner:

Dog World Rescue, Inc.

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.

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Dog World Rescue's mission is to find permanent loving and nurturing homes in the Mid-Atlantic Region for dogs. We support a pro-active spay and neuter program to reduce the number of homeless animals in shelters who thru no fault of their own would have been euthanized. We advocate for the humane treatment of all animals and provide educational resources for rehabiliting dogs. Most of all we encourage and support responsible pet ownership thru community support and education.

About Our Rescue Group:

Dog World Rescue is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization that provides pet adoption in Virginia, Marland and Washington DC. We find homes for dogs rescued from high-kill shelters.

Our Philosophy
We are "dog-centric", we always operate in the best interest of our dogs. We ensure their well-being and safety in our care
We provide quality care for our dogs while in our adoption program and follow-up support to our adoptive families
We are committed to maintaining a manageable number of dogs in our adoption program to ensure proper health care and behavioral training
We strive to partner with fellow rescues in order to aid in the placement of their dogs as well
We pledge to treat all of our volunteers, adopters and partners with the atmost respect, patience and support

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Come Meet our Pets:

If you are interested in setting up a meet and greet with one of our dogs, we ask that you complete our online application for pre-approval:

One of our adoption coordinators will gladly set up a meet and greet for you once pre-approved.

Our Adoption Process:

Dog World Rescue, Inc. requires an adoption application to be submitted. Once approved an adoption contract is completed and an adoption fee of $350 is collected.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

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.