Supporting Organizations

Raise money for local pets in need by booking a dog sitter through Just look for Rover sitters with the PetConnect Rescue badge. Or, become a pet sitter with and donate a portion of your profits through the Sit a Dog, Save a Life™ program. 100% of your donation goes to your chosen charity. Learn more here.


igiveDo you shop online? If you do, please shop using Every time you shop at any of 700+ online stores in the iGive network, a portion of the money you spend benefits PetConnect Rescue. It’s a free service, you’ll never pay more when you reach a store through iGive, and up to 26% of each purchase benefits PetConnect Rescue! Smart shoppers will enjoy iGive’s repository of coupons, free shipping deals, and sales. To get started, just create your free iGive account. And if you buy via iGive within 45 days of creating your new account, you’ll earn an extra $5 for PetConnect Rescue! To get started, just click here. Happy shopping!

Off-Leash K-9 Training, LLC

Off leash K9 Off-Leash K-9 training is an off leash dog training business that provides private sessions, dog behavior consultations and owner education to achieve a strong bond between owner and dog.  The trainers utilize e-collars and positive reinforcement for obedience training. To read more, visit their website.

All American Dog School

all-american-dog-schoolOwner and trainer Banu Qureshi fosters for PetConnect and provides pro bono training services to any foster family that has questions or issues with their foster furkid. In addition she donates a large portion of her training fee to PetConnect when new adopters sign up for a training program. For more information, please call Banu at 240-401-9018, or visit her website.

Gunny’s Rainbow

gunnys-rainbowIs your dog elderly, arthritic, recovering from orthopedic surgery or just looking for a new way to exercise? Bring him to Gunny’s Rainbow, LLC in Bethesda, MD, for private indoor swim sessions in a state of the art indoor warm water pool. We offer swimming and reiki by appointment only. Open weekends. Call 202-460-5377 or 301-530-2992 for an appointment. We have a swim scholarship program available to PetConnect dogs with a medical need to swim. Visit our website at

Wag-a-Tail Vacations

wag-a-tail-vacationsLooking for loving care for your dog while you’re away? Wag-a-Tail Vacations is the premier pet-sitting organization in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. We create dream vacations. Your pet can play and relax in either the comfort of their home or at our beautiful Dogwood Farm. We ensure your pet receives the utmost personal attention, care and the right level and mix of activities. Wag-a-Tail is owned and operated by one of PetConnect’s board members.

Funwalks Dog Training

funwalks-dog-trainingFrancine Holland, owner and trainer of Funwalks Dog Training, is passionate about teaching the dog loving community how to make rescue dogs happier, well adjusted, and more adoptable. Francine contributes to this goal by providing free counseling sessions to PetConnect foster families that have concerns or issues with their foster dogs. She also provides free slots in her group obedience classes to foster families who would prefer a more social learning environment for their foster dogs. For more details on these offers, email them.

Visit their website for more information about Funwalks Dog Training and some tips on common problems.

Life4Animals Thrift Shop

An upscale thrift shop whose sole purpose is to raise much needed funds to support nonprofit worthy animal causes.

15938 Luanne Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

OPEN 7 Days from 10 – 5

Pet and Home Care

pet-and-home-careGenerously supporting PetConnect animal rescue by regularly caring for one or more of our foster dogs at their pet resort in Dickerson MD. They are also offering discounted rates for dog walks to our foster dogs and will extend these discounts to newly adopted pets.

This wonderful organization offers full service pet and home care for all animals. Pet and Home Care takes pride in providing the highest quality pet care to our beloved furry friends.

Please be sure to visit their website for more information.

Westwood Pet Center

Westwood Pet Center in Bethesda supports PetConnect Rescue and invites you to stop by with or without your new adopted dog and we will treat you to a 5-lb bag of “Prairie” dog food and a personalized ID tag!

Westwood Pet Center
5428 Westbard Ave
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 654-0604

Creature Comforts Home Boarding / PetSitting

Loving care for 4-legged children in my home or yours. Responsible, reasonable, reliable. House sitting done by one of PetConnect Rescue’s board members. or 240.505.1888

Greenbriar Veterinary Hospital and Luxury Pet Resort

greenbriar vet

Allen Pearsons Photos, Dogs and Cats

allen-pearsons-photosAllen Pearsons is a professional photographer who adopted a dog named Sawyer from us, and also takes some of the beautiful photos on our website of dogs for adoption. He offers sittings at the location of your choice, and his beautiful images are created without computer editing. Visit his website to see some of Allen’s amazing images of dogs and cats. Like his photography? Purchase a photo session through Pets-life, and 10% of the purchase price will be donated to PetConnect! Click here to read Allen’s blog, “From the Dog’s Paw- A Bloggery of Dogs and Cats.”

Silpada Designs

silpada-designsAll Silpada Designs handcrafted jewelry is the finest .925 Sterling Silver, no painted or plated fashion or costume jewelry. Complementing the beautiful Sterling Silver are colorful semi-precious gemstones and natural materials including Freshwater Pearls, Coral, tooled Leather, and much more. So, there really is something for every taste and style. Book a Silpada party with Sarah Perry (PetConnect adopter), and Sarah will donate 30% of her proceeds to PetConnect. Plus the host will also get 30% of proceeds in free sterling silver jewelry!

Sarah Perry, Independent Representative
301-570-3202 (cell) or 301-257-3441 (home)