WASHINGTON - Meet Lady Sheba and her family. This 5-year-old spaniel/border collie mix and her five puppies were relinquished to the Washington Animal Rescue League when their human guardian moved to a residence where pets are not permitted.
Since their arrival, mom and "the boys" have been living in our Animal Planet puppy cam den, where thousands of viewers have watched the puppies grow up.
Lady Sheba has been a wonderful, nurturing mother, but now she's ready for some peace and quiet in a home of her own.
She's sweet, friendly and loves to be stroked. And she qualifies for our Boomers Buddies program, which means that her adoption fee will be waived for an adopter age 50 or older.
Lady Sheba is ready to go home now and her pups will be available later this week.
WTOP Living is partnering with the Washington Animal Rescue League to feature a Pet of the Week available for adoption. For more information about Lady Sheba, email email@example.com or call 202-726-2556 ext. 503.
About WARL: Founded in 1914, the Washington Animal Rescue League is the oldest animal shelter in Washington D.C. Its mission includes rescuing, rehabilitating and finding homes for animals who have no where else to go. The League also supports animals through affordable veterinary care, community outreach and education. Learn more about the Washington Animal Rescue League at www.warl.org.
Want your dog or cat to be in the 2014 WARL calendar? Submit your pet's photo to PetCalendar@warl.org, complete a donation form and stare at your pet's feature all year long.
Lady Sheba is just one of the many cute pets in the area that need a loving home. If you are thinking of adding a furry friend to your family, check out these other great shelters in the area.
P.O. Box 925 Bowie, Md. 20718
Prince George's County Humane Society is also looking for foster parents. For more information, contact the organization.
P.O. Box 1074 Greenbelt, Md. 20768
P.O. Box 11531 Takoma Park, Md. 20912
14645 Rothgeb Dr. Rockville, Md. 20850
12 Park Ave. Gaithersburg, Md. 20877
1201 New York Ave. NE 20002
P.O. Box 65438 Washington, D.C. 20035-5438
Approved applicants may attend monthly adoption meets that are usually held at the house of a volunteer in either Northern Virginia or Southern Maryland.
Lucky Dog is a foster home organization and does not run a dedicated housing facility.
Lab Rescue of the LRCP is a volunteer driven, non-profit organization that rescues, fosters and places homeless, abused, and/or abandoned Labrador Retrievers.
All visitors must speak to a Friends representative prior to receiving directions to their shelter location.
P.O. Box 100220 Arlington, Va. 22210-3220
4101 Eisenhower Ave. Alexandria, Va. 22304
2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr. Arlington, Va.
P.O. Box 223953 Chantilly, Va. 20153
P.O. Box 7261 Fairfax Station, Va. 22039-7261
25 Dove St. Alexandria, Va. 22314
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