…where animals are
one step closer to home.


Ready to search for your new family addition? Choose from our selection of available cats or dogs. A new friend awaits.


Love animals and want to get involved? The more fosters and volunteers that we are able to recruit, the more animals we can save. Make a difference in an animal’s life.


Citi Open - Community Day

July 29th, 2017 10:00 am - 02:00 pm ET

Cat Adoption Event - Potomac PetValu

August 5th, 2017 11:00 am - 01:00 pm ET
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A wonderful, mini-documentary about PetConnect Rescue!
This why we do what we do...
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Muddy Paws Farm – A Rescue Center for Dogs in Mt. Airy, MD

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Muddy Paws Farm is PetConnect Rescue’s refuge for homeless dogs on their path to new, loving forever homes. This transitional residence is a beautiful 5 acre property located in Mt Airy, MD. The facility has been in operation since 2010 and is currently a way station for some of our dogs arriving from shelters. Muddy Paws Farm is not a shelter. It is a licensed, residential home with live-in caretakers that provides a large foster arrangement for some of PetConnect Rescue’s dogs; therefore, it is only open to the public during scheduled events and by appointments exclusively.

In addition to giving animals a temporary home, Muddy Paws serves as a site for adoption and fundraising events, as well as small community gatherings. It is also a location for volunteers to interact directly with our rescued dogs and learn new training and socialization techniques. Donated items such as leashes, collars, food, bedding and crates are kept here, giving adoption coordinators and foster families a centralized location for obtaining supplies.

We are excited about the volunteer opportunities at Muddy Paws. We invite and encourage our wonderful volunteers to consider committing to a regular schedule, such as once a week or twice a month visits.

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Cat of the Month – Madelyn!

This is Madelyn, an 11-12 week old tortie kitten. Madelyn is a sweet girl with an awesome purr motor. She loves to
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Dog of the Month – Spike!

Meet Spike, a handsome, 1 year old Hound/Shepherd mix who weighs 61 pounds.  While initially shy, Spike warms up quickly and his
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We Need Your Help!

We are always in the need of gently used or new supply items for our dogs and cats.  Below is a brief
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