My name is Perry!

Hound (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Washington, D.C. - Perry
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DC PAWS Rescue

Facts about Perry

  • Breed: Hound (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: PI-16-057
Name: Perry
Breed: Red Tick Hound
Approximate Age: 2 yrs. old
Approximate Weight: 53 lbs.
Personality: Playful and happy
Observations with Dogs: Good
Observations with Cats: Not Good
Observations with Kids: Best suited in families with older kids
Currently Living at: Fostered in DC

Perry is a 2 yr. old, 53 lbs. neutered male Red Tick Hound who is a typical hound dog with his nose to the ground checking things out! Perry is continually receiving training and positive reinforcement from his foster parents who know how important it is for him to be well behaved and socialized.

Perry loves a good belly rub and car rides! He also loves playing with other dogs and expresses his enthusiasm quite loudly - so loudly that he would be ideal in a single family home so he doesn't bother neighbors in townhomes, condos, or apartments. Due to Perry's separation anxiety, he would be ideal for someone who was home most of the time - he would be great for an active retiree or someone who worked from home. Perry is doing great with his housebreaking and will continue doing well as long as he is kept on a schedule. He actually walks to the door to tell you he needs to go outside!

If Perry sounds like the dog you may have been looking for, then don't hesitate and submit an adoption application now!

Like most shelter dogs, Perry may need a refresher on house training and crate training. We ask all of DC PAWS fosters to work on both house training and crate training with their foster dog.

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<p>About DC PAWS Rescue</p>
<p>Our rescue is an all-volunteer, foster-based dog and cat rescue in the DC area. We partner with a local rescuer in Pickens County, SC, who saves adoptable cats and dogs from the county’s animal control facility, which lacks the resources to facilitate adoptions to the public. Without a mechanism for local adoptions, all animals not claimed within the mandated hold period are euthanized. For the animals in this rural area, rescue is really the only lifeline. Our rescue partner not only works with DC PAWS to save as many dogs and cats as possible, but she has also established a successful spay/neuter clinic in the community to decrease the number of homeless and unwanted animals over the long term.</p>

<p>BE A FOSTER:</p>
<p>Fosters make it possible for DC PAWS to save and care for homeless, neglected and abandoned animals! To learn about fostering dogs or cats for DC PAWS Rescue, please contact us at:!
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<p>BE A SPONSOR:</p>
</p>For any of our animals! Sponsors help us provide critical medical care, food, boarding and other support for animals facing euthanasia. Individuals who sponsor a dog or cat receive special recognition on the animal's profile.  Sponsorships can also be made in honor or memory of a loved one, and you may designate to whom DC Paws Rescue should provide notice of your gift.
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About DC PAWS Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

DC PAWS Rescue was formed to serve the interests of animals through activities such as animal rescue; providing sanctuary for abused animals; public education concerning the needs of animals in shelters, positive-reinforcement training for animals; placement of rescued animals in adoptive homes, and other related charitable activities.

Come Meet Our Pets...

At Adoption events listed on our website: and at foster homes, once an adoption application has been submitted and approved.

Please note that we are an all-volunteer organization and while it is our goal to respond to all emails we receive, we may not be able to do so due to the large volume of emails we receive. We recommend reviewing the animal's profile on our website and then submitting an adoption application as a first step. Thank you for considering adoption and DC PAWS Rescue!

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process entails:
1. An application
2. An interview
3. Vet check (if applicable)
4. Landlord check (if applicable)
5. Home visit

Our adoption fee is $350 for adult dogs or puppies; the adoption fee for senior dogs is $200. The adoption fee for kittens is $100, while the fee for adult cats is $135.