MJ's Animal Sanctuary is a non-profit 501c3 rescue which exists to assist homeless, unwanted, abused, neglected pets (primarily dogs) in finding new, forever families. We rescue dogs from undesirable situations all over the country, often saving dogs from euthanasia in rural shelters where space is limited. All our pets are fully vetted, to include neuter, microchipping, all vaccines, deworming, and heartworm tests, and all known medical conditions are treated if possible, prior to adoption. All pets are placed in loving foster homes to prepare them for life in a family, something many of our rescued animals have never known before.
We do not have a physical shelter building, so we do not have visiting hours. All of our adoptable pets are placed in individual loving family homes until adopted. This affords them the opportunity to be truly assessed, beginning training, behavioral challenges to be identified and addressed, and for them to become accustomed to living indoors with a human "pack." We do not allow meet and greets with the adoptable pet until AFTER your reference check is completed. This is for the safety of the foster family and the pet. Adoption inquiries must be made by email ONLY. Interested adopters please email [email protected] to request an adoption application. Your application will arrive via email with specific instructions for completing the application. Once we receive your completed application back along with any other required documentation, we will begin a reference check of your personal and vet references. After your reference check is completed, we will contact you to arrange a home visit and a meet and greet with the animal you are interested in adopting. Following the meet and greet, in most situations, adopters are given an opportunity to think about the possible adoption, and the rescue volunteers collaborate to discuss whether the adopters are approved. We will notify you, typically within 72 hours of the meet and greet to let you know if you are approved. Once approved, there is a legally binding adoption contract to complete, and an adoption fee to pay. Adoption fees do not cover all of our expenses we put into any single animal, but they do help us offset some of our costs. They are required for every adoption, and adoption fees are not waived for any reason.
Bowie MD 20718 | 0 mile away
The SPCA/Humane Society of Prince George’s County, Inc. (PGSPCA) is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to animal welfare. We are chartered by the State of Maryland, but we receive no state or county funds. Our activities are supported solely by contributions, dues, grants, and other fundraising.
Bowie MD | 0.9 mile away
We are a non-profit charity of dedicated volunteers. We believe in education, prevention, and rescue. Our success is due to our passion and commitment. Donations to Cause for Paws Cares, Inc. may be tax deductible; check with your accountant. Our IRS number is 47-1824249 Cause for Paws Cares Inc. While we serve the Bowie area primarily, we have been know to assist in other communities.
Greenbelt MD 20768 | 6.6 miles away
Partnership for Animal Welfare (PAW) is a non-profit group of volunteers chartered to facilitate the rescue and adoption of homeless domestic animals, mainly dogs and cats, and place them in loving and stable homes. Adoption shows are held in the suburban Maryland area every weekend to allow prospective owners to meet with the animals and with volunteers. PAW is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
Greenbelt MD 20770 | 7.3 miles away
The Animal Control Division prides itself on being ethical and humane in its treatment of animals, including providing positive reinforcement training techniques. The City of Greenbelt uses two veterinarian practices to assist us in providing care and treatment of animals. The Greenbelt Animal Control is the only municipality in Prince George's County to have and operate their own shelter and
College Park MD | 9.6 miles away
The City of College Park Animal Control Officer (ACO) enforces both City and County animal laws. The goal of the City’s Animal Control is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the City’s residents and animals. The City’s Animal Control Officer is on duty and patrols the City to meet variable seasonal and weekly needs.
Upper Marlboro MD 20772 | 10 miles away
Our Mission: To provide for the health and welfare of the County's animal population through enforcement of the Animal Control Ordinance, resolution of animal-related disputes and the promotion of adoptions, licensing, spay/neuter and humane education.
Laurel MD 20725 | 10.1 miles away
Schnauzer Rescue of the Mid-Atlantic rescues miniature schnauzers in need and places them into pre-screened homes. We rescue and place miniature schnauzers in the Mid-Atlantic region including Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.
Laurel MD 20725 | 10.1 miles away
Laurel Cats is a community effort to find and implement ways for free-roaming "community" cats to live harmoniously alongside people, their homes, and their businesses throughout Laurel, Maryland while humanely reducing their numbers. The recent housing crisis resulted in a large number of evicted homeowners and tenants leaving unsterilized cats behind to fend for themselves and breed. S
Mount Rainier MD | 11.3 miles away
Alley Cat Rescue’s (ACR) commitment is to help stray and outdoor community cats in the United States and around the world, by promoting humane nonlethal care to improve cats’ lives. ACR works to reduce the number of feral cats living in colonies through a proven method called Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR).
Fort Washington MD 20749 | 21.4 miles away
A locally/family owned agency founded in 1987,Basset Hound Rescue League (BHRL) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) adoption agency for Basset Hounds (and other hounds), operated exclusively by volunteers. Dedicated to the welfare of Basset Hounds and Beagles, BHRL also rescues, rehabilitates, and relocates Dachshunds, Welsh Corgis, and other hound mixes as space permits. We have over 30 years of experience