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Come out a join us on October 6 for a family-friendly howlin’ good time at Hot Dog Roundup at Paradise Springs Winery.  Bring your favorite two and four-legged friends and enjoy an afternoon of food, music, wine and great company.  We’ll have games for the dogs and kids and some great silent auction items.

Ticket prices include food, soda and water.  Leashed dogs are welcome, please no retractable leashes.

Sunday, October 6, 2013 1-5 PM

Paradise Springs Winery
3219 Yates Ford Rd  Clifton, VA 20124
(view map)

Hot Dog Roundup

Ticket Prices

Children under 12 $20
Adults $30
Adult with wine tasting included $40

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Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade members of the after-school DC SCORES team at Bancroft Elementary School hosted a one-miler race fundraiser to help save the homeless animals of Homeward Trails Animal Rescue and raised $1,286.50!  Homeward Trails is proud to thank the DS SCORES team for all of their hard work and dedication!

DC SCORES team members at Bancroft Elementary School hosted HT rep Leslie Shedd on April 29th in order to learn more about the plight of homeless animals and ways to help.

DC SCORES team members at Bancroft Elementary School hosted HT rep Leslie Shedd on April 29th in order to learn more about the plight of homeless animals and ways to help.


The students chose to help homeless animals and invited an HT representative, Leslie Shedd, to meet with them and tell them more about why the animals need our help and what we can do. Among other things, the students learned “We can help by raising money or get donations, talk to your friends and family about the importance or spaying or neutering so they can’t have babies so that less animals are put to sleep every six seconds, talk to your friends and family about taking their dogs to the vets to get check ups… etc.”

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Join us at Lebanese Taverna of Westover for a flavorful FUNdraising event!

All day from 11:30am until 10pm on Thursday, May 23rd, at 5900 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA.

Just bring in THIS FLYER, present it to your server, and 20% of your check will be donated to Homeward Trails Animal Rescue!

Eligible purchases include

View the menu and more at For take-out or questions, call 703-241-8681.

This is the original location, opened in 1979. The cozy, family-style restaurant is known throughout the area for its friendly atmosphere and delicious food. “Uncle Joe” is a fixture in the Westover neighborhood and can be counted on to make everyone feel comfortable and at home with his hospitality.

Don’t forget the flyer!

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Please support Homeward Trails by dining out this Sunday, April 22nd for a great
cause.  Just take the flyer to:

Pizzeria Uno
5935 Kingstowne Towne Center
Alexandria, VA 22315

unosBetween 11:30 AM and 10:00 PM and HT will receive 20% of your order total.  Please help make this event a great success by spreading the word to family, friends and neighbors. Diners must bring the flyer in order for us to get credit.  To access the flyer just click the headline of the article above to view the whole story and download the flyer.  Can’t download the flyer, e-mail

wineWhat better way to celebrate the holidays than helping homeless animals and enjoying delicious wine, food, music and more?

Please join us on Thursday evening, December 15th at Twisted Vines Bottleshop & Bistro located at: 2803 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204.

6 p.m til close…

$10 cover charge to benefit HT’s animals!

  • – Live music
  •  – Silent Auction
  •  – Wine specials

musicNovember 26, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Axum’s Level X Lounge

1934 9th Street NW, Washington, DC. Axum Level X Lounge is located 2 blocks from the Green Line Metro on U Street and there is a paid parking lot right next to the building.

Description: A benefit for Axum’s small animal friends and the folks at Homeward Trails. 80% of the door money will be donated to Homeward Trails. ($8 of every $10 ticket). YAY Joe!!!!

Age limit: 21+

Price: $10.

Can’t attend? You can buy Joe’s songs online and he’ll donate a portion of each sale to HT. Check him out on itunes: Joe’s itunes


maxOn November 9th, HT participated in Give to the Max Day – a 24 hour competition where nonprofits in the DC area worked to secure the most number of donors and the most donations. With hundreds of nonprofits competing,  many much larger and older than HT, we finished 2nd in the two major categories securing a total prize of $16,000! We cannot be more thrilled!

In addition to the $16,000 in prize money, HT supporters came out with gusto and donated a whopping $18,000+ bringing our total day’s earnings to more than $34,000 – all for our homeless animals.

We give a huge thank you to all of our many wonderful, loyal and generous supporters who helped make this day so successful. We could not do what we do without you. Many, many more animals will be rescued and given the chance at life they deserve thanks to you!


UrbanPaceHT gives a huge THANK YOU to our friends at Urban Pace!

HT is proud to call Lynn Hackney, President (and Founder) of Urban Pace one of our own! Lynn has been with HT since its beginning – volunteering, donating, driving, fostering and adopting. And while celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Urban Pace, she designated HT to receive donations from their wonderful silent auction totaling more than $3,000.

Urban Pace has been the undisputed leader in urban new homes sales since 2001 and has successfully sold over $500 Million in sales volume throughout every significant urban neighborhood in DC. Since 2005, Urban Pace has sold more homes over $750,000 than all other competitors combined and has been responsible for the sales and marketing of the most prestigious and most expensive projects to date in the urban marketplace. Check them out at:

We thank Lynn and Urban Pace and wish them many more years of success. We are lucky to have you as part of the HT family! Woof! Meow!


holidayDo some holiday shopping and support a good cause on November 12th. Come out and support Homeward Trails Animal Rescue’s Paw-liday Gift Market. The Gift Market will offer a variety of products from artists, crafters, and direct sales representatives including, Silpada, Pampered Chef, luxury skin care products, decoupage, fabric crafts, personalized stationary, embroidered items, custom pet tags, pet product, gifts from around the world and more.

Proceeds from the event will help Homeward Trails bring more dogs and cats to loving homes for the holidays.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

10:00 AM until 4:00 PM

Lyon Park Community Center

414 North Fillmore Street

Arlington, VA 22201

We are still accepting vendors. Please contact if you are interested in learning more.




WHAT:       Bring this flyer with you to Pete’s and they will donate a portion of your check to help homeless animals! Eat all day and help homeless animals!!  **must show this flyer, so please print out

WHERE:     PETE’S – 3017 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington, VA – One block from the Clarendon Metro.

This special opportunity to help the animals is only at Pete’s Clarendon location, and

you must bring this flyer with you! We hope to see you on September 19th!