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On June 4 bring your pups and join us to support and celebrate that James Hunter Dog Park in Clarendon.  Will live music, barbeque and adoptable Homeward Trails pups this event is sure to be fun for all our two and four-legged friends.

June 4, 2017
3:00 – 6:00 PM
James Hunter Dog Park
1299 N. Herndon St.
Arlington, VA 2201



Shop, support and shine at our Charmed by Charity Soiree at Alex and Ani in National Harbor on April 23.

Come sip refreshments, snack on small bites and shop with others who share your passion for giving back to Homeward Trails.

15% of all proceeds during this event will be donated to Homeward Trails.

See you there!

April 23rd 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Alex and Ani

National Harbor

1080 A Waterfront St.

Oxon Hill, MD 20745





Come out and support our lawn mower tune up fundriaser sponsored by Burke’s Lawnmower Repair and dog adoption event.

Get your mower ready for spring with a tune up!

Oil Change, Blade Sharpening & Balance, Press Washing (optional)
Lawnmowers ONLY – NO REPAIR
$39.99 (Honda Quad Blades add $10)

Saturday, March 22
10 AM – 4 PM
Burke Nursery & Garden Centre
9401 Burke Rd, Burke, Virginia 22015

We will also have some fabulous adoptable dogs waiting to meet you from noon – 2 PM.

Proceeds benefit Wounded Paw Project and Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.



Every Thursday from now until April 13 the Pie 360 DC location will donate $1 from every pizza sold all day long to Homeward Trails!

Pick up a pizza this Thursday and every Thursday and help homeless animals!

Pie 360 on K Street
655 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001

We salute and congratulate our amazing partner and supporter Fur-Get Me Not, who is celebrating a remarkable 16 years of business.

They opened as a part-time, one person, home based business in Arlington. Sixteen years later, the business has grown to include 140 employees in the Washington DC and Northern VA area with 3 physical locations. Fur-Get Me Not is also a regular supporter of many animal organizations in the DC area, including Homeward Trails Animal Rescue. We are so grateful for their support over their years and truly congratulate them on their many accomplishments.

In honor of their anniversary Fur-Get Me Not is celebrating customers in a variety of ways through December 16th!

– Fur-Get Me Not VIP and Premier dog walking and pet sitting clients receive a special treat (from Fur-Get Me Not’s boutique shop) within these two weeks.

– 50% off all standard dog washes

-Save 16% on all retail purchases

– Customer Appreciation Reception on Tuesday, December 13. Sweets for customers and a special treat for daycare dogs during our celebration party.

Not a Fur-Get Me Not client? You should be. Check them out at

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Great news cat lovers!  We have a new weekly cat and kitten adoption event every Saturday at the Petco Unleashed in Ballston.  Every Saturday from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM you can meet fabulous felines looking for loving homes!

Cat and Kitten Adoption Event

Every Saturday!
noon – 2:00 PM
Unleashed by Petco Ballston
3902 Wilson Blvd,
Arlington, VA 22203




Love Tex Mex, margaritas, and helping animals?  Eat and drink at Chuy’s in Fairfax on June 14, mention Homeward Trails, and a portion of the sales from your meal will be donated to Homeward Trails.  It’s that easy!

Profit sharing day at Chuy’s Fairfax
June 14, 2016
11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
11219 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22030

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Spring and summer months bring so many fun community events. Stop by and see us at one of these upcoming events and meet some our our great adoptable dogs!

Vienna Arts Society Pet Expo and Adoption Fair
Saturday, June 11
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
115 Pleasant Street NW.
Vienna, VA. 22180

Columbia Pike Blues Fest
Saturday, June 20
1:00 PM – 8:30 PM
900 S. Walter Reed Drive
Arlington, VA 22204

THANK YOU to every single person who donated during Spring2Action, our business partners who helped promote our participation, and everyone who spread the word and encouraged family and friends to donate. We are so grateful and we could not have done it without each and every one of you!

We raised almost $45,000 for our animals in one day. Hundreds of lives will be saved by your generosity.

Here’s a quick run down of prizes we won:

2nd Place Most Donors -$2,500
1st Place Free Agent Fundraiser – $5,000
8 AM Power Hour (Donors) – $500
8 AM Power Hour (Dollars) – $500
12 PM Power Hour (Donors) – $500
4 PM Power Hour (Donors) – $500
8 PM Power Hour (Donors) – $500

That’s $10,000 in prizes on top of the $33,633 we raised – truly amazing!

We will do it all again on June 2nd for our 2nd online fundraiser of the year, Do More 24…so please mark your calendars and put aside just $24 to donate on that day.

We could not do what we do without your amazing and ongoing support. The animals and humans of HT thank you!!

Thank you to our Spring2Action Partners!

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