District of Columbia - Washington DC Pet Rescues Animal Shelters

Please contact the shelters and rescues below to adopt a homeless animal.

To maintain this very large list of shelters is a huge undertaking for our small staff. If you find any of the information below is incorrect or outdated, or to add a shelter, please let us know via our CONTACT FORM. In your correspondence, please mention the organization and the state.

Alley Cat Allies- National Office, 1801 Belmont Rd., Washington 20009, (202)667-3630

American Horse Protection Association, 1000 29th St., Washington 20007, (202)965-0500

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - ASPCA Washington, 1755 Massachusetts Ave., Washington 20036, (202)232-5020

Animal Channel - Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L St. NW. Washington 20037, (202)452-1100

District of Columbia Animal Shelter (Operated by Washington Humane Society), 1201 New York Ave. NE, Washington 20002, (202)576-6664

Doris Day Animal Foundation, 227 Massachusetts Ave., Washington 20002, (202)546-1761

Humane Society of the United States - HSUS, 2100 L St., Washington 20037, (202)452-1100

National Brittany Rescue and Adoption Network, (540)582-6357, fax: (703)644-4606, email: wpittman[at]umw.edu OR kira.hutchinson[at]cox.net

Washington Animal Rescue League, 71 Oglethorpe St., Washington 20011, (202)726-2556

Washinton DC Metro Ferals, PO Box 73321, Washington 20056, (202)249-9911

Washington Humane Society, 7319 Georgia Ave. NW, Washington 20012, (202)723-5730