DOGS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

If you are interested in adopting one of our wonderful dogs or puppies, please read our adoption guidelines, then contact us via this form or phone: 703-799-9390.

We also have dogs with special needs. They require homes that can provide special care. Some have medical needs and some have behavior issues.

Please note: We adopt to residents of Northern VA and Washington DC suburbs only.

Adoption Pending:
This means that dog is in his new home on a two-week trial period waiting for finalization of the contract.

Guardian Angel:
Want to help a dog but can't adopt right now? Become a Guardian Angel and support the dog of your choice!

Foster Homes:
Do you have room in your home and your heart to foster a puppy or dog? Learn more about fostering for the SPCA of Northern Virginia here.

AdeleFemale Hound mix
I was picked up as a stray. Good thing, too, because I hadn't eaten in a long time. The scar on my neck is from a rope or collar-can't remember which-that was much too tight. But I didn't lose faith in people. I still like them and I hope a kind person or family will give me a chance to prove it.

Was chained on leash, so more prone to lash out/snap at dogs while on one. Should be baby gated when left alone.

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Age:3 years oldGood with kids?Older only
Size:35lbsGood with dogs?Likes male dogs (NOT
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?No
Energy Level:MediumStatus:Recently Adopted
 
AnnieFemale Dachshund/Beagle
Would you like a dog who is energetic (but also loves to snuggle) and would love to get you out for a walk? That's me! I'm a little girl, so I won't take up much room except in your heart.

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Age:2 or 3 years oldGood with kids?Yes
Size:~12lbsGood with dogs?Small Dogs only
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?Yes
Energy Level:LowStatus:Available
I have a Guardian Angel! 
 
BabeMale Chihuahua mix
Owner give up - he's very calm and quiet; gets along with other dogs and doesn't mind kitties either.


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Age:7 yeears oldGood with kids????
Size:12 poundsGood with dogs?Yes
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?Yes
Energy Level:LowStatus:Adoption Pending
 
BarneyMale Plott Hound
Since I'm still a puppy, I need a home where someone is home most of the time. Otherwise, how will I be house-trained? I'd love to have a yard to play in. Do you qualify?



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Age:Dob Sept 2017Good with kids?Yes
Size:~50lbs when grownGood with dogs?Yes
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats????
Energy Level:HighStatus:Available
I need a Guardian Angel! 
 
Benjamin ButtonsMale Beagle mix
SHY but working on it. Goofy and fun loving. He runs from you when you go in the pen, but comes up to take treats when you are on the other side of the pen !! Not a dog for a first time owner...would do best with someone with other dogs. His picture does not show it, but he has a black saddle on his back.

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Age:2 or 3 years oldGood with kids????
Size:~25lbsGood with dogs?Yes
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats????
Energy Level:MediumStatus:Available
I have a Guardian Angel! 
 
BuddyMale Dalmatian mix
Sometimes life doesn't turn out as expected. I had a good home when I was adopted from the SPCA but now my family has to give me up. I need a quiet environment, preferably with one person. I'm a pretty big guy, so a home with a fenced yard to romp in (with supervision) would be nice, although not essential.

Could become dominant if not with experienced dog person.

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Age:11 yearsGood with kids?No
Size:60 poundsGood with dogs?Some
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?No
Energy Level:LowStatus:Available
I have a Guardian Angel! 
 
CassieFemale Australian Shepherd/Sheltie mix
Some people are "dog people". Well, I'm a "people dog." So if your dog wants a canine friend, he'll have to look elsewhere. I've been described as "sweet and loving." I'll bet I can love you. Please come to an adoption day so we can find out.

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Age:3 years oldGood with kids?Older
Size:45 poundsGood with dogs?No
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats????
Energy Level:LowStatus:Adoption Pending
 
FredMale Plott Hound
My needs are the same as those of my brother, Barney. Please come to meet both of us and make the difficult decision of who gets to live with you.

One of the photos shows me with my brother, Barney

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Age:Dob Sept 2017Good with kids?Older
Size:~60LBs when grownGood with dogs?Yes
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats????
Energy Level:HighStatus:Available
I need a Guardian Angel! 
 
JackMale Black lab/Great Dane mix
I was adopted from the SPCA but returned because my adopter didn't have time to give me the exercise a big guy like me requires. If you can provide it, please come to meet me.

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Age:12 yrsGood with kids?No
Size:71 lbsGood with dogs?Some
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?No
Energy Level:HighStatus:Available
I have a Guardian Angel! 
 
JeffersonMale Dachshund mix
Jefferson and his brother Washington (affectionately known as Wash 'n' Jeff) got their presidential names because they came into our care on July 4th weekend!

My name is Jefferson, but you can call me Jeff. I am an active boy and my mission in life is to PLAY and make new friends. I've never met another dog that I didn't like, I'm cool with cats too..but dogs are more fun to romp with. I must be adopted into a home with another dog. After my brother Wash was adopted, my best pal to play & hang with at the rescue is Cecil, interested in two?

I really don't like apartments so if you have a single family home I'd really like that!
Since I'm still so young I would work best in home when I won't be left alone too long.
Give me a chance, I guarantee you love and smiles!!
PS-I sleep like a log!


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Age:Dob March 2017Good with kids?Yes
Size:~25lbs when grownGood with dogs?Yes
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?Yes
Energy Level:HighStatus:Available
I have a Guardian Angel! 
 
JerryMale Lhaso Apso mix
I don't mean to be naughty, but I suffer from separation anxiety and I can become destructive when I'm left alone. I need a home where someone is home most of the time. Can you or a family member meet that requirement?

Can be protective but good with people. Does have some anxieties. Good on leash, house trained and no need to be crated.

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Age:8 years oldGood with kids?Older only
Size:25lbsGood with dogs?Yes
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?Yes
Energy Level:LowStatus:Available
I have a Guardian Angel! 
 
MaggieFemale Shih Tzu mix
Knee surgery has improved my walking a bit. I'm a sweet and gentle little lady, and I want to be somebody's best friend. I think you and I could be great companions. Please come to meet me so we can get acquainted and perhaps come to an agreement about our future together.

Click for a short video of Maggie in her cart.



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Age:5 years oldGood with kids?Yes
Size:17lbsGood with dogs?Yes
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?Yes
Energy Level:LowStatus:Adoption Pending
 
MontyMale Bloodhound/Ridgeback mix
I'm a big guy, but I was living in a crate 24/7 until a kind SPCA volunteer came to my rescue. Freedom is wonderful! So is having a "forever home", and I hope to have one soon.

Needs a dog experienced person. Wary of strangers. NO apartment or townhouse. Detached house with 6ft secured fenced yard

Here's a video showing Monty at the kennel that he's living at currently.

Here's a video showing how well Monty can fetch a ball.

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Age:2 years oldGood with kids?No
Size:70/80 lbsGood with dogs?OK with larger dogs,
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?No
Energy Level:MediumStatus:Available
I have a Guardian Angel! 
 
SallyFemale Hound/Shepherd
I was a stray dog and wound up in a shelter in Wythe County, VA. The SPCA saw me and thought I'd have a better chance for adoption in Northern Virginia so here I am. I like adults, kids and dogs. Haven't made up my mind about cats yet. Please come to an adoption event so we can see if we are compatible. And if you have a dog, bring him/her too.

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Age:2Good with kids?Yes
Size:31 poundsGood with dogs?Yes
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats????
Energy Level:MediumStatus:Recently Adopted
 
StanleyMale American Bulldog
Nice people took me from a shelter to give me a second chance and they even nursed me back to health, so I thought I had it made and would have my forever home. But their dog thought differently and it wasn't to be. So now I'm appealing to you and hoping you big-dog lovers out there will come to meet me.

Needs experienced dog person. Very lovable once he knows you. WARY of strangers

Here's a video showing Stanley at the kennel that he's living at currently.

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Age:8 yearsGood with kids?No
Size:~60lbsGood with dogs????
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats?No
Energy Level:MediumStatus:Available
I have a Guardian Angel! 
 
ZharaFemale Basenji mix
Great family dog. House broken, crate trained good with other dogs.

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Age:1 year oldGood with kids????
Size:17 lbsGood with dogs?Yes
Obedience Training:SomeGood with cats????
Energy Level:MediumStatus:Available
I have a Guardian Angel! 
 


 
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