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  JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER Estimated starting counts                         Adult Dogs (6 months and older) 46 29 33 22 16 20 25 25 9 18 3 4 Puppies (younger than 6 months) 19 11 20 32 26 20 18 27 30 39 42 44 Adult Cats (6 months and older) 2 1 2 2 5 5 5 6 4 5 5 2 Kittens (younger than 6 months) 7 11 9 9 22 17 41 25 29 36 30 47 TOTAL ESTIMATED STARTING COUNT 74 52 64 65 69 ... more »
This Saturday, January 20th, 2018, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and Southwest® delivered more than 14,000 lbs of humanitarian supplies to animal rescuers in Puerto Rico and retured to the DC area with more than 60 dogs and cats who survived Hurricane Maria. This is in addition to the more than 10,500 lbs of supplies the partners have already sent to San Juan via Southwest AirlinesCargo®.   “We are incredibly grateful to Southwest for partnering with us to make this flight a reality,” said Mirah Horowitz, Executive Director and Founder of Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. “This flight literally saved lives... more »
See below for items featured in Lucky Dog's 2018 Wags & Wine Silent Auction: Gift Baskets Becky's Pet Care, Inc. Animal Products Bakerchiefs Scarves Alexandria Pet Resorts Gift Boxes Gift Cards Pleasant Pops Eat Well DC ... more »
Lucky Dog is proud to be hosting our 9th Annual Wags & Wine Extravaganza again at Barrel Oak Winery in Delaplane, VA on Saturday March 10th, 2018 from 6-9PM. Join Us For A Night to Remember! Whether you prefer live music and dancing, or prefer to catch up with friends over an award-winning glass of wine, this event offers something fun for everyone. Your Ticket Includes: One Glass of... more »
This holiday season spread a little joy by donating to our shelter partners! Donations will be accepted at the following partner locations as well as at our weekly events (listed on our website) and our office (5159 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207): Washington, DC Locations: Wagtime - 1232 9th St. N.W. Washington DC 20001 Wagtime Too - 900 M St SE, Washington DC District Veterinary Hospital - 3748 10th St NE, Washington, DC 20017 The Cheeky Puppy - 1709 Connecticut Ave NW,... more »
Are you ready for Lucky Dog's 12 Dogs & Cats of Christmas! Set your DVR or Tune into Good Morning Washington - News Channel 8, and watch as one adorable, adoptable Lucky Dog or Cat struts their stuff each morning in search of his or her forever home. Starting December 8th, and continuing through December 22nd, 12 Lucky Dogs and Cats like Deena will get their 15 minutes of fame. We know how wonderful our Lucky Dogs and Cats are, and now the rest of DC will too! We will be posting their stories here, so be sure to check them out and help us spread the word! Our goal this holiday season is... more »
Did you know you can donate your birthday, or even your Bat-Mitzvah to Lucky Dog? Well that's exactly what Olivia Sitrick did earlier this year. She raised almost $1,500 for Lucky Dogs and Cats in need, which paid to transport our animals from Florence, SC all the way to DC. If you are interested in dedicating a special event to Lucky Dog and want to learn more, email us at   
On the morning of December 6th, the Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School Council Association presented a $725 check to Lucky Dog to help with our ongoing Puerto Rico efforts. We are so grateful to each and every student who fundraised to help our Lucky Dogs and Cats in need. To join our Lucky Kids Club, email!
2017 Casino Night Silent Auction  Thank You to These Generous Businesses and Individuals for Donating Fabulous Silent Auction Items.  Check back to see what's new! Two Night Stay at aDeep Creek LakeLog Cabin Donated by Tim and Michelle Hoffman Weekend at aPrivate Beach Housein... more »
UPDATE: This weekend, Lucky Dog welcomed in 88 animals impacted but Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.  At 11 am yesterday, 13 dogs arrived from Texas -- shelter dog survivors of Hurricane Harvey who had no homes before the storm -- and even less chance after the storm. At 2:30, more than 50 dogs came in from Florence, South Carolina.  Because their shelter is a state evacuation site, we needed to move dogs out so that dogs impacted by Irma in the southern and coastal parts of the state would have a place to go.  25 evacuation dogs were brought in just after ours moved out. And, finally, at 10pm we... more »
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