Join us at Muddy Paws Farm for our Howl O'Ween - Festival & Costume Parade October 25th!!!...READ MORE HERE!
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  • Grab your kids, the dogs & head on over to Muddy Paws Farm, today, 1pm - 3pm! It's an afternoon full of spooktacular activities for the entire family! Admission: one pet item (bowl, collar, etc). Address: 26330 Mullinix Mill Rd. Mt. Airy, MD.


  • LOOKING FOR HOWLIN' GOOD TIME? Come on out to our Howl O' Ween Festival! It will be fun for the entire family with games, face painting, crafts, bake sale, costume contests, a parade and of course, treats! Admission: one pet item (bowl, collar, etc). Details: October 25th, 1pm - 3pm at Muddy Paws Farm (26330 Mullinix Mill Rd. Mt. Airy, MD. Please click here to register for a day of family fun!

    http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dqb7rlrab&oeidk=a07ea0d862a26b632dc


  • LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE NEEDS A FOSTER! She is a 4 month old hound mix and so far it has been a "hard knock life" for this little gal! She was abandoned and unwanted, broken tail that will always be crooked, scars, and severely thin. She was in worse shape than the sister she came in with. Much like her namesake, she has shown spunk, has adorable reddish brown speckles, and is very loving! She loves my pack both boys and girls! She barks at the cats but it is curiosity I believe; we are working on it:) She won't use the bathroom in her crate already so we are off to a pretty good start with potty training:) If you can help, please email France at FBognon@petconnectrescue.org.


  • PUPPY FOSTER NEEDED! This sweet guy is a 3 month old Lab/Husky mix who is friendly as can be! Because he's a baby, he'll need a foster who is home a good part of the day. If you can help, please email France at FBognon@petconnectrescue.org. Please, share this post!


  • Kitten Oscar (formerly Clancy) couldn’t be happier in his forever home! He has a canine friend named Nelson to keep him company and his mom reports he’s full of energy, playfulness, love (and sometimes a little mischief). We are so happy for this handsome boy!



  • Rosie’s person, Diane, searched for months to find the cat who would be the right fit for her family. And even though Rosie was shy at their first meeting, Diane knew she’d found her new four-legged family member. Now Rosie follows Diane around the house and loves to play and be petted. Rosie also gets along with her canine sister, Sadie. Rosie is truly home at last!


  • PUPPY FOSTER NEEDED! Slugger is a 10 week old pup in need of a foster. He has a happy-go-lucky personality & loves everyone. Because he's a baby, he'll need a foster who is home a good part of the day. If you can help, please email Kim at klarimer@petconnectrescue.org. Please, share this post!


  • Courtesy Post!
    FOUND DOG IN MT. AIRY, MD! This dog was found on Bill Moxley Rd. Mt. Airy, MD this afternoon. It has a collar, but no tags or chip. If you recognize the dog please call Traci at 301.748.9372. Please, share this post so we can get this dog home!


  • This weatherman had good intentions of promoting dog adoptions, but it didn't go according to plan!


    Dog steals the show on Canadian weather report
    www.wusa9.com
    Last Wednesday, Mike Sobel of Global Edmonton tried to do the weather report while encouraging people to adopt from the humane society. The results were entertaining to say the least.
  • JUST BEAUTIFUL! There's a wonderful series entitled "Landfill Dogs." A wonderful photographer volunteers her time to take fabulous pictures of shelter dogs, in hopes of helping them find forever homes. The series was produced by PCR's very own volunteer, Dana, who has also made a PCR dog part of her family!
    http://www.ulive.com/video/saving-dogs-lives-through-photography-landfill-dogs-project


    Saving Dogs' Lives Through Photography: Landfill Dogs Project | Landfill Dogs | ulive
    www.ulive.com
    Shannon Johnstone candidly photographs shelter dogs to find them homes.
  • FOSTER NEEDED! Addie, a 1 yr old Chihuahua is in need of a foster home. She is a friendly gal who is great with other pets. Addie had a rough start in life, so a calm home would be ideal. If you can help, please email Randi at RMartin@petconnectrescue.org. Please, share this post!


  • EXCITEMENT IS IN THE AIR! 3 days until our Howl O' Ween Festival! It will be fun for the entire family with games, face painting, crafts, bake sale, costume contests, a parade and of course, treats! Admission: one pet item (bowl, collar, etc). Details: October 25th, 1pm - 3pm at Muddy Paws Farm (26330 Mullinix Mill Rd. Mt. Airy, MD. Please click here to register for a day of family fun!

    http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dqb7rlrab&oeidk=a07ea0d862a26b632dc


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One of our new arrivals from the Pilots for Paws event on September 27th!
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Muddy Paws Farm – A Rescue Center for Dogs in Mt. Airy, MD

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Visit us during events and volunteer opportunities…

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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Highlights

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Cat of the Month – Tippy!

Looking for a companion? A lap warmer? A kitty to sit with you? Sweet Tippy is waiting for you! This pretty girl
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Dog of the Month – Addie!

This sweet face is just looking to settle permanently in someone’s lap. Precious Addie is an approximately 1 year old Chihuahua who
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We Need Your Help!

New or gently used medium or large sized dog beds for our Muddy Paws dogs. Canned kitten food. It is still “kitten
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