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speStop by the Homeward Trails booth at the Dulles Pet Expo to meet adoptable dogs and cats, learn about volunteering, PawCasso and the fun you can have with HT!

Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA 20153.

March 19th 10-5

March 20th 10-5

***Also look for the HT animals in the All Friends Pet Care Fashion Show, Saturday, March 19th, 11-noon.


pintsThanks to everyone who came out to Pints for Paws on Sunday at Union Pub to benefit Homeward Trails! We had a great time and raised some funds to help animals. It was so much fun that we’re considering making it a monthly event.

You can check out photos of the event at


pattysPints for Paws
St. Patrick’s Party
Sunday, March 13, 4pm-8pm
At Union Pub
201 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002

Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the covered patio. We’ll have games, drink specials, and door prizes. Union pub has been called “one of Capitol Hill’s most popular outdoor spaces” by the Washington Post and has a great domestic beer selection.

Drink Specials will include:

$3.50 rail drinks $4.00 Mimosas
$3.00 Bud Light Drafts $4.00 Bloody Marys
$12.00 Domestic beer pitchers

$5.00 Suggested Donation to benefit Homeward Trails Animal Rescue. Grab your pooch, have a pint and save a life!


pizzaDine at Aria Pizzeria & Bar on Wednesday, February 23, and they will donate 10% of the proceeds to Homeward Trails Animal Rescue from 2 p.m. to close!

Aria Pizzeria & Bar serves an array of delicious handmade pizzas, panini, salads, wraps and baked penne pasta dishes. Enjoy a great meal and help homeless animals at the same time!

Aria Pizzeria & Bar

1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20004


Our friends at Causes have joined Homeward Trails to help us help homeless animals in the name of LOVE! Simply go to to purchase so many lovely gifts, like flowers or chocolate-covered strawberries, and a $10 donation will automatically come to Homeward Trails. And it won’t cost you a penny extra!

What better way to say I LOVE YOU than with flowers AND the gift of life for a homeless animal?



pawcasso11Don’t miss this great dog-friendly event! Join us on Saturday, April 16th at the Washington Post for an evening of local art, music, food and fun.

Enjoy the art of more than 35 local artists, bid on dozens of donated items in our silent auction, enjoy live jazz, food and drink.

And get Fido and Fifi a bath – they are welcome at this year’s extravaganza!

Buy your ticket at

Get Fido in the bathtub because this year he’s invited! That’s right! PawCasso 2011 is dog friendly!

We are currently seeking business sponsors, art donations and silent auction items for PawCasso. If you know someone who might be interested in donating, please pass the info along to them!



Sunday, 12/19/10, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

235 Kentlands Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

30 minute photo session and a 8×10 fine art print for only $49.95 – book a spot now, visit or call the store

–$49.95 for a 30 minute in-store photo session

–receive one included 8×10 loose print at the conclusion of photo session

–add $25 for a 2nd dog

–add $25 for a 2nd 8×10 print

–classic “studio” fine art dog photography (visit

–best 10 images emailed to you as low-resolution jpeg files the following week

–order additional prints the following week at an additional cost–$45 for a 8×10

–Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, personal check accepted


bnThis Saturday, Noon-7 p.m. come by those books you’ve been wanting to read or to give as gifts! Have them wrapped by an HT volunteer and your donation goes directly to our homeless animals!

Join us at Barnes & Noble, 6260 Seven Corners Center, Falls Church, VA 22044  703-536-0774!!


bordersShop Friday, December 17 and Saturday, December 18 at any area BORDERS BOOKS (or online) and Homeward Trails will receive a portion of your purchases.

Just print the below barcode or write down the barcode number and bring it to any BORDERS BOOKS in the DC/MD/VA/WV area and have it applied at check out. Or go to and use the online promotion code HTAR12178H

This is a great opportunity for you to get your last minute holiday shopping out of the way and help our animals!

And if you go to the Borders Books in Baileys Crossroads during these times, you can get your gifts wrapped by a Homeward Trails volunteer to generate even more funds to help homeless animals!
Friday, December 17 – 6 PM until close
Saturday, December 18 – 5 PM until close


yardsaleThe final Homeward Trails yard sale of 2010!

Saturday, November 20
9 a.m to 3 p.m.
4715 Davenport St. NW
Washington, DC