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How many lucky dogs and cats found their forever homes in 2016?
Watch our Year-in-Review video, and find out how many Lucky Dogs and Cats were saved in 2016! Do you recognize any of these faces? Thousands of animals -- like the dogs and cats you love and who have changed your life -- are sitting in shelters. Waiting for someone to love them. Waiting for Lucky Dog. Waiting for you. 
Can we count on you to DONATE TODAY to help Monk, Vidalia, Bertie, Benny, and countless others take the next step on the road toward adoption? These amazing dogs are not broken or damaged. But they do need someone to take a chance on them. Someone who will step up and tell them their life has value. Someone like YOU! With your generous support, Lucky Dog will continue to answer the call of dogs and cats in need. We will provide everything from... more »
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 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 »
This Thanksgiving we have a lot to be thankful for and so do the 'KOSOVO 7'. When Lucky Dog heard that there was a shelter closing due to lack of funds and support all the way across the world, we knew we had to help.  The “Kosovo 7” will take freedom flights from Kosovo to Washington, DC, arriving in the afternoon on Nov. 23and 24. Lucky Dog volunteers will be standing by at Dulles airport to greet them with open arms.  “Saying no would have been a death sentence for them. Coordinating with international rescue partners in different time zones is challenging, but knowing that these seven... more »
Lucky Dog Animal Rescue was recently featured in the Humane Society's Animal Sheltering Magazine as an example of how an all-volunteer organization has successfully transitioned to having the support of paid employees.  We are very proud of our entire team at LDAR.  Check out the article in full!
Lucky Dog + Rescue Strong Affiliate Program   Lucky Dog Animal Rescue has partnered with the Rescue Strong Company as an affiliate. This means that 20% of all proceeds purchased using our referral link: will go straight to Lucky Dog! We are very excited to be working... more »
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