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


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  • New PCR Kitties in search of their forever homes!! We had a number of new kitties come into our rescue this weekend. Here is a sampling of the cuteness! Meet AVERY and PEBBLE!! For more info on these fluffballs, please email Melissa at

  • Filbert, now Teddy, has found a wonderful forever home! From his mom: "It's been a great afternoon - Teddy (f.k.a. Filbert) has had a blast and so have we. He has played a lot, snuggled and napped!"

  • 2 Sheperd Pups In Need Of Fosters! Timber & Juno are 3-4 month old Shepherd mix sisters in need of foster homes! If you can help, please email Randi at Please, share this post so we can bring these sisters to safety!

  • FOSTER NEEDED ASAP!! Poor Malibu! She is an extremely sweet 4.5 month old, 30 pound, brindle and white Cur/Plott/Terrier mix puppy; she is adorable. She is a typical puppy, initially a bit shy in new situations but with a few kind words her tail and butt wags and then she gives kisses and wants belly rubs. She is playful and gets along great with dogs, and she ignores kitties. She arrived late Saturday night so she finds the world outside a home can be a bit scary but some patience on walks will go a long way in her trusting her humans and feeling safe and secure. Since she is still a puppy, she will probably need to learn house-training and other training appropriate for a young, growing puppy. If you can foster her, please contact Robin at asap!

  • GANG OF 4 IN NEED OF FOSTERS! 4 pups are in urgent need of foster homes! JJ is the Gray pup & is 3 months old. Marley is the gray & white & is 6-7 months old. Lil Bit is a 3-4 month old Lab mix (female). And lastly, Nemo is the fawn colored, 3-4 month old male. All do well with other dogs & all people. If you can help, please email Randi at

  • WHAT A FACE! Tuck is a 7 month old, long haired, Jack Russell Terrier/ Parsons Russell Terrier mix who is looking for a forever family. Tuck is a show stopper with his toy-like good looks! He is also the life of the party, full of excitement. If you'd like to make Tuck part of your family, please visit

  • CUTENESS OVERLOAD - TAKE 2!! Meet little pup, CARLY!! She arrived yesterday from our shelter partner in SC. After such a busy busy day, what else would a puppy like to do but have some snuggle time with their new foster?? For more info on Carly, please visit our website.

  • CUTENESS OVERLOAD! Rufus arrived to his foster home & is settling in beautifully! He is a 1 yr old Terrier mix who is as sweet as he is cute! For more information, please visit

  • HUGE THANKS! Many thanks to our transport volunteers & fosters who braved the cold to make sure all of our incoming dogs & cats arrived safely to their foster homes! Check out our website to see many new faces!

  • ADOPTION EVENT! Come on out to the Mt. Airy Pet Valu today (11am - 1pm) & meet Pineapple & his buddies! Address: 337 East Ridgeville Blvd. Mt. Airy, MD.

  • Meet Cute KAYLA!! Kayla (14 week old retriever mix pup) was lucky enough to do a photo shoot today with our awesome PCR photographer, Big Bruno! Kayla and siblings, Kellie and Kurt, are in search of their forever homes. The pups all look very similar in person, so if you think Kayla is a cutie, check out the others on our website as well.

  • Good to the last drop! Now known as Coconut, adopted kitty Brandy is shown here enjoying a refreshing beverage - that belongs to someone else. Thank you to her new family for sharing!

  • We know the dress is blue & black, but what color is Luka's tongue? #TheDress #ChowTongueInLabGirl

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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. A resident caretaker oversees the home, the property, and care of the dogs, essentially creating a hybrid between a temporary shelter and large, loving foster home situation.

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 – Blizzard!

BLIZZARD WARNING! PetConnect Rescue has issued a Blizzard warning: the friendliest cat you’ll ever meet is available for adoption! Blizzard’s name and
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Dog of the Month – Zoe!

Meet Zoe, a beautiful, 7 month old JRT/Whippet mix. Zoe is a sweet, loving gal who is playful and very smart. Because
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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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