Please join us in congratulating Karen Skanderson for winning the GRAND PRIZE in the Strut Your Mutt 9,000 steps challenge!  Karen participated in the 9,000 Steps Challenge during Strut Your Mutt and, after the Best Friends team reviewed all the qualifying fundraising pages, they selected Karen as  a wonderful example of what Best Friends represents.  (Of course, we already knew that but now people across the United States will, too!) The grand prize consists of: A Skechers gift card valued at $250  A photoshoot of Karen and her dogs, including a selection of prints  Be featured in a... more »
Twelve adorable, adoptable Lucky Dogs were featured on Good Morning Washington - News Channel 8, this past December.   Each weekday morning one Lucky Dog - twelve in all - had their 15 minutes of fame.  We know how wonderful our Lucky Dogs are, and now the rest of DC does too!   In case you missed it, you can watch all of our Lucky Dogs during their time to shine right... more »
Join us with your pup for Santa Photos! All proceeds go towards helping our Lucky Dogs find their FUR-ever homes. Here are our locations and parnters: December, 3rd from 2 - 6pm at Wagtime (1232 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) December, 4th from 6:30 - 9pm at Dogma Bakery (2772 South Arlington Mill Drive, Arlington, VA 22206) December, 10th from 1 - 4pm at Petco in Baileys Crossroads (5825 Leesburg Pike, Bailey's Crossroads, VA 22041) December 10th from 2 - 6pm at Wagtime TOO (900 M Street SE, Washington, DC 20003)  December 17th from 1 - 4pm at Petco in Baileys Crossroads (5825... more »
The holiday season is upon us and with that comes our annual Share the Luck Holiday Donation Drive! During this time we collect supplies for our amazing shelter partners, like the items listed below. Whenever you get a chance, please drop by one of our partner locations and donate today. You can also donate at one of our Sunday adoption events or at our office (5159 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207).  If you have questions, please email info@luckydoganimalrescue.org. Puppy Dog Food (Wet and Dry) Adult Dog... more »
WE DID IT! The Kosovo 7 were able to take their flights to freedom! Watch as our volunteers greet the dogs as they arrive in DC.   And, Lucky Dog Program Managers, Arielle Wait and Stephanie Rivero, and two of the Kosovo Lucky Dogs are interviewed on Fox 5.          Read the Original story here: LUFTHANSA STRIKE THREATENS THE LIVES OF SEVEN ABANDONED DOGS FROM KOSOVO     The strike that has grounded hundreds of Lufthansa flights... more »

Success Stories

Dear Lucky Dog, A year and a day ago, my husband and I welcomed the sweetest, goofiest and most loyal creature into our life. Although Cletus’ known fear aggression was challenging initially, over the course of the year it subsided due to support from lucky dog, fantastic trainers and veterinary... [More]
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