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Dog Adoption Event – Kriser’s Tysons


Could one of the animals attending this event be the right pet for you? Come find out! Some of our dogs who are looking for homes will be waiting to meet you and Homeward Trails volunteers will be available to talk to you about our animals available for adoption and our adoption process. If you meet a dog who’s a good potential match, you can submit an adoption questionnaire! Or you can learn how you can help homeless animals by fostering, volunteering or donating!

Potential Adopters- More dogs and cats will likely get signed up so check back as it gets closer to the event. If you are interested in meeting a specific dog or cat at this event, please contact the email address listed on his or her Petfinder page (click name to open) to express your interest and confirm that s/he will be attending.

Dogs Attending:

 . Cookie .

 . Cookie .  . Cookie .  . Cookie .  . Cookie .  . Cookie .
COME MEET ADOPTABLE DOGS EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY from 10AM – 4PM at the Homeward Trails Adoption Center- 11116 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039! **Note that puppies are in foster homes, not at the Adoption Center.

In an effort to save more lives, HT is allowing expedited adoptions for certain animals if applicants bring required paperwork. You can bring your new family member home more quickly by bringing your current pets’ vet records, a copy of your lease or landlord letter stating you are permitted to have pets, and photos of your home. Help us help you adopt more quickly!

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please fill out our dog adoption questionnaire and e-mail it to dcahegner@gmail.com.

PLEASE VISIT THIS WEBSITE TO FIND THE ADOPTION QUESTIONNAIRE: http://www.homewardtrails.org/adopt-a-pet/adoption-forms/

Cookie is deliciously sweet. She’s a pretty 4 year old hound who weighs 40 lbs. Cookie is a gentle, calm dog. She gets along well with other dogs and is a great companion to humans.

Cookie was initially shy when she came from a rural shelter. But it hasn’t taken her long to gain confidence and show her playful side. Some outside urban noises still scare her a little but it won’t be long before she’s used to these too.

Cookie is an affectionate girl and loves to nap with her human. When not cuddling with her human, cookie loves her walks. She’s very curious and likes to sniff around (she is a hound after all). Cookie is a smart girl and is learning new games like sit and come.

Adoption Coordinator: Lois and Amy
Breed Estimate: Hound
Gender: Female
Approximate weight: 40 lbs
Approximate age: 4 years
Location: foster home in Arlington
Cratetrained: yes
Coat Type: Short
Personality: Calm and sweet

The adoption fee for this dog is $375. This fee INCLUDES spay/neuter and microchip. If the animal you are adopting is not already spayed/neutered, you will be required to sign a contract legally obligating you to have the animal altered. Please contact your HT rep to learn about exclusive low-cost spay/neuter options made available only to HT adopters!

Every adopted Homeward Trails animal comes with 30 days of free pet health insurance. We are proud to partner with the following veterinarians who offer a free first exam for your animal, exclusively for HT adopters: Caring Hands Animal Hospital, Palisades Veterinary Clinic, Sunshine Animal Hospital and Clarendon Animal Care and all VCA Animal Hospitals.

Additionally, any VCA hospital will cover illnesses up to $250 at no cost to any Homeward Trails adopter.

We also provide a 30-minute phone consult with a professional dog trainer at Fur-Get Me Not within the first 30 days of adopting – just for HT adopters in the Arlington/Alexandria area. Start your new dog out on the right foot with this valuable, expert advice and guidance FREE!

You can save animals like this one by becoming a foster! Fosters are like way stations between high kill shelters and forever homes. We need fosters so that we can save dogs before they are euthanized at the shelters. If you are interested in becoming a foster, please check out our information about fostering by visiting http://www.homewardtrails.org/foster-a-pet/dog-and-cat-foster-program/

Adult, Female, Medium
 . Dolly Marie .

 . Dolly Marie .  . Dolly Marie .  . Dolly Marie .
COME MEET ADOPTABLE DOGS EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY from 10AM – 4PM at the Homeward Trails Adoption Center- 11116 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039! **Note that puppies are in foster homes, not at the Adoption Center.

In an effort to save more lives, HT is allowing expedited adoptions for certain animals if applicants bring required paperwork. You can bring your new family member home more quickly by bringing your current pets’ vet records, a copy of your lease or landlord letter stating you are permitted to have pets, and photos of your home. Help us help you adopt more quickly!

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please fill out our dog adoption questionnaire and e-mail it to lauren.baird87@gmail.com

PLEASE VISIT THIS WEBSITE TO FIND THE ADOPTION QUESTIONNAIRE: http://www.homewardtrails.org/adopt-a-pet/adoption-forms/

Dolly Marie came to us from Scott County. She would make a perfect cuddle buddy as she is low energy and super sweet! She’s currently on a diet and has already lost 2 lbs! She loves people and attention!

Adoption Coordinator: Lauren Baird
Breed Estimate: Beagle mix
Gender: Female
Approximate weight: 37 lbs
Approximate age: 7 years
Location: Foster Home
Cratetrained: Yes
Coat Type: Short
Personality: Super sweet

The adoption fee for this dog is $375. This fee INCLUDES spay/neuter and microchip. If the animal you are adopting is not already spayed/neutered, you will be required to sign a contract legally obligating you to have the animal altered. Please contact your HT rep to learn about exclusive low-cost spay/neuter options made available only to HT adopters!

Every adopted Homeward Trails animal comes with 30 days of free pet health insurance. We are proud to partner with the following veterinarians who offer a free first exam for your animal, exclusively for HT adopters: Caring Hands Animal Hospital, Palisades Veterinary Clinic, Sunshine Animal Hospital and Clarendon Animal Care and all VCA Animal Hospitals.

Additionally, any VCA hospital will cover illnesses up to $250 at no cost to any Homeward Trails adopter.

We also provide a 30-minute phone consult with a professional dog trainer at Fur-Get Me Not within the first 30 days of adopting – just for HT adopters in the Arlington/Alexandria area. Start your new dog out on the right foot with this valuable, expert advice and guidance FREE!

You can save animals like this one by becoming a foster! Fosters are like way stations between high kill shelters and forever homes. We need fosters so that we can save dogs before they are euthanized at the shelters. If you are interested in becoming a foster, please check out our information about fostering by visiting http://www.homewardtrails.org/foster-a-pet/dog-and-cat-foster-program/

Adult, Female, Medium
 . Mary .

 . Mary .
COME MEET ADOPTABLE DOGS EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY from 10AM – 4PM at the Homeward Trails Adoption Center- 11116 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039! **Note that puppies are in foster homes, not at the Adoption Center.

In an effort to save more lives, HT is allowing expedited adoptions for certain animals if applicants bring required paperwork. You can bring your new family member home more quickly by bringing your current pets’ vet records, a copy of your lease or landlord letter stating you are permitted to have pets, and photos of your home. Help us help you adopt more quickly!

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please fill out our dog adoption questionnaire and e-mail it to dcahegner@gmail.com

PLEASE VISIT THIS WEBSITE TO FIND THE ADOPTION QUESTIONNAIRE: http://www.homewardtrails.org/adopt-a-pet/adoption-forms/

Mary, Mary, very sweet and playful, how did you loose your home? This friendly fun loving hound somehow became homeless and was brought to a rural shelter. Mary is a happy girl who seems to get along with everyone.

Adoption Coordinator: Lois and Amy
Breed Estimate: hound
Gender: Female
Approximate weight: 45 lbs
Approximate age: 4 years
Location: temporary doggie day care
Cratetrained: Unknown
Coat Type: short
Personality: good natured and playful

The adoption fee for this dog is $375. This fee INCLUDES spay/neuter and microchip. If the animal you are adopting is not already spayed/neutered, you will be required to sign a contract legally obligating you to have the animal altered. Please contact your HT rep to learn about exclusive low-cost spay/neuter options made available only to HT adopters!

Every adopted Homeward Trails animal comes with 30 days of free pet health insurance. We are proud to partner with the following veterinarians who offer a free first exam for your animal, exclusively for HT adopters: Caring Hands Animal Hospital, Palisades Veterinary Clinic, Sunshine Animal Hospital and Clarendon Animal Care and all VCA Animal Hospitals.

Additionally, any VCA hospital will cover illnesses up to $250 at no cost to any Homeward Trails adopter.

We also provide a 30-minute phone consult with a professional dog trainer at Fur-Get Me Not within the first 30 days of adopting – just for HT adopters in the Arlington/Alexandria area. Start your new dog out on the right foot with this valuable, expert advice and guidance FREE!

You can save animals like this one by becoming a foster! Fosters are like way stations between high kill shelters and forever homes. We need fosters so that we can save dogs before they are euthanized at the shelters. If you are interested in becoming a foster, please check out our information about fostering by visiting http://www.homewardtrails.org/foster-a-pet/dog-and-cat-foster-program/

Adult, Female, Medium
 . Copper .

 . Copper .  . Copper .  . Copper .  . Copper .  . Copper .  . Copper .
In an effort to save more lives, HT is allowing expedited adoptions for certain animals if applicants bring required paperwork. You can bring your new family member home more quickly by bringing your current pets’ vet records, a copy of your lease or landlord letter stating you are permitted to have pets, and photos of your home. Help us help you adopt more quickly!

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please fill out our dog adoption questionnaire and e-mail it to JennL@homewardtrails.org

PLEASE VISIT THIS WEBSITE TO FIND THE ADOPTION QUESTIONNAIRE: http://www.homewardtrails.org/adopt-a-pet/adoption-forms/

Foster Update (12/5): “Copper is a very sweet-hearted little guy, but he is also a very nervous dog. He isn’t a fan of loud noises and sudden movements. It takes him longer to be comfortable with strangers, and he can be a little timid and shy away when it comes to being approached. Despite this, he does enjoy the company of those he knows and feels comfortable around, and he becomes extremely bonded to his people after time. He adores going on walks in quiet neighborhoods. He has lived with both dogs and cats before, and gotten along well with both. He is working on his confidence in his foster home and learning that life doesn’t have to be so scary. He would do best in a quiet adult only home with a second confident dog to show him the ropes. Copper’s forever family will need to give him the time and patience he needs to open up and trust again..”

Adoption Coordinator: Jenn
Breed Estimate: chihuahua mix
Gender: Male
Approximate weight: 11 lbs
Approximate age: adult
Location: Foster Home
Cratetrained: Copper can’t be crated, but can be left home alone loose!
Coat Type: Medium
Personality: Shy but sweet!

The adoption fee for this dog is $375. This fee INCLUDES spay/neuter and microchip. If the animal you are adopting is not already spayed/neutered, you will be required to sign a contract legally obligating you to have the animal altered. Please contact your HT rep to learn about exclusive low-cost spay/neuter options made available only to HT adopters!

Every adopted Homeward Trails animal comes with 30 days of free pet health insurance. We are proud to partner with the following veterinarians who offer a free first exam for your animal, exclusively for HT adopters: Caring Hands Animal Hospital, Palisades Veterinary Clinic, Sunshine Animal Hospital and Clarendon Animal Care and all VCA Animal Hospitals.

Additionally, any VCA hospital will cover illnesses up to $250 at no cost to any Homeward Trails adopter.

We also provide a 30-minute phone consult with a professional dog trainer at Fur-Get Me Not within the first 30 days of adopting – just for HT adopters in the Arlington/Alexandria area. Start your new dog out on the right foot with this valuable, expert advice and guidance FREE!

You can save animals like this one by becoming a foster! Fosters are like way stations between high kill shelters and forever homes. We need fosters so that we can save dogs before they are euthanized at the shelters. If you are interested in becoming a foster, please check out our information about fostering by visiting http://www.homewardtrails.org/foster-a-pet/dog-and-cat-foster-program/

Adult, Male, Small
 . Missy .

 . Missy .  . Missy .  . Missy .  . Missy .  . Missy .  . Missy .
If you are interested in adopting this dog, please fill out our dog adoption questionnaire and e-mail it to emborski13@gmail.com.

PLEASE VISIT THIS WEBSITE TO FIND THE ADOPTION QUESTIONNAIRE: http://www.homewardtrails.org/adopt-a-pet/adoption-forms/

Missy would do best in a home that is in a more suburban area. She is very scared of the outside world and we are helping her to learn that its not such a bad place. Showing her this is much easier in a quieter neighborhood.

Missy has mad giant strides with her foster family and went from hiding in her crate all day to greeting them, playing with their other dogs, learning their routines and snuggling up for naps. We know she still has a long road ahead of her, but are so proud of the steps shes already taken.

We would definitely want her to go to an adopter who is experienced dog owner, sorry but no first time dog owners. Additionally, someone who understands the road a head is not going to be an easy one, but it will be totally worth it. Shes going to need a lot of patience to help her continue out of her shell.

Kids would be case by case, preferably older kids or kids that are well versed in dog and know that they will need to go slow and give her space. Same with dogs, she does well with other dogs that are on the relaxed side to give her space when she needs it.

Breed Estimate: Retriever Mix
Gender: Female
Approximate weight: 35 lbs
Approximate age: 1 year old
Location: Homeward Trails Adoption Center
Coat Type: Easy
Personality: Scared, but willing to trust with time!

The adoption fee for this dog is $365. This fee INCLUDES spay and microchip. If the animal you are adopting is not already spayed/neutered, you will be required to sign a contract legally obligating you to have the animal altered. Please contact your HT rep to learn about exclusive low-cost spay/neuter options made available only to HT adopters!

Every adopted Homeward Trails animal comes with 30 days of free pet health insurance. We are proud to partner with the following veterinarians who offer a free first exam for your animal, exclusively for HT adopters: Caring Hands Animal Hospital, Palisades Veterinary Clinic, Sunshine Animal Hospital and Clarendon Animal Care and all VCA Animal Hospitals.

Additionally, any VCA hospital will cover illnesses up to $250 at no cost to any Homeward Trails adopter.

We also provide a 30-minute phone consult with a professional dog trainer at Fur-Get Me Not within the first 30 days of adopting – just for HT adopters in the Arlington/Alexandria area. Start your new dog out on the right foot with this valuable, expert advice and guidance FREE!

You can save animals like this one by becoming a foster! Fosters are like way stations between high kill shelters and forever homes. We need fosters so that we can save dogs before they are euthanized at the shelters. If you are interested in becoming a foster, please check out our information about fostering by visiting http://www.homewardtrails.org/foster-a-pet/dog-and-cat-foster-program/

Adult, Female, Medium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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