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Start 2017 Off Right... Join Us At One Of Our Many Adoption Events & Make A Homeless Pet's Dreams Come True!!! READ MORE HERE!
…where animals are
one step closer to home.

Adopt

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

Volunteer/Foster

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.

Events

Dog Adoption Event - Kentlands BARK!

February 4th, 2017 11:00 am - 01:00 pm ET

Puppy Love - Shop & Share/Dog Adoption Event with Lilly Pulitzer

February 11th, 2017 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm ET
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Featured Video

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

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. 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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Highlights

Cat of the Month – Mark!

Could little Mark be any cuter? This adorable kitten was born in early April and rescued with his brother Nate from a
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Dog of the Month – Bullet!

Meet Bullet, a 2-3 year old Beagle/JRT mix, who weighs 20 pounds.  Bullet is a friendly boy who is ready to jump into the
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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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