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🐾 Meet Some of This Week's Adoptable Pets (Aug 22, 2023)🥰😸🐶

We have many great animals who are looking for their dream homes this week!

DCSPCA is excited to team up with NBC and Telemundo for Clear The Shelters throughout August! This national campaign has helped more than 860,000 pets find homes since 2015. So, let’s find as many dream homes as possible this month for DCSPCA’s adoptable animals!

As part of our Clear The Shelters promotion, we are offering 50% off adoption fees for adult animals* Friday, August 25 - Sunday, August 27!

Read about all of DCSPCA's adoptable pets here.

We encourage you to fill out an application before you come in to begin the adoption process.

Then visit the shelter to meet your newest furry family member!

Not ready to adopt? You can support DCSPCA by donating here.

Here are just a few of the pets at DCSPCA who are searching for their dream homes this week:

* - 50% discount does not apply to special needs animals who already have reduced adoption fees.


Introducing Tortellini, a radiant 10-year-old dilute tortoiseshell cat. Found as a stray, she now blesses our shelter with her sweet nature and elegant demeanor. Age hasn't dimmed her playful spirit. Her tender purrs and affectionate nudges speak volumes about her loving heart. This lovely lady has hyperthyroidism, a condition common in older cats, which can be easily managed with daily medication.

Today, Tortellini is ready for her big break and a loving spot in a dream home, a place where she can continue sharing her warmth, resilience, and charm. If you're seeking a mature, loving feline friend who can fill your life with comfort and affection, Tortellini awaits your visit.


Meet Anna, the charming 1-year-old female cat eagerly awaiting her dream home. With her glossy, jet-black fur and mesmerizing eyes, Anna is a captivating beauty. Despite the unfortunate circumstances of being abandoned outside, her sweet and gentle nature exudes warmth and affection, revealing that she once had a home.

Anna's affectionate demeanor makes her an ideal companion, and she has a wise aura that belies her young age. She has a natural ability to make people feel at ease, and her calming presence brings comfort to those around her. Whether it's a gentle purr or a soft nuzzle, Anna knows how to express her love. Anna also loves other cats.

Now, this endearing feline is searching for a loving family to share her life with, where she can finally belong again and shower her humans with unconditional love. Adopt Anna today, and you'll discover a lifetime of joy in her company.


Meet Apricat, the adorable 1-year-old orange male cat eagerly seeking his forever home. This big boy is a bundle of love and affection, with a soft spot for feline companions. Apricat's intelligence shines through his curious eyes, always eager to explore and learn new things. His playful nature adds joy to every moment, but he prefers gentle play, shying away from rough interactions.

Apricat's ideal home would be one where he can share his life with other friendly cats who can match his playful spirit. Given his sensitivity, we recommend a household with no children or only older children who understand how to treat cats kindly. With patience and understanding, Apricat will undoubtedly bloom into a treasured family member, filling your life with endless cuddles and purrs. Open your heart to this charming furball, and you'll find a lifelong companion in Apricat.


Browny is a charming 5-year-old guinea pig. This adorable little guy weighs in at a healthy 3 pounds and boasts a beautiful coat of brown and white fur that's sure to catch your eye. Browny's playful and lively nature is perfectly complemented by his cute, squeaky noises that are sure to bring a smile to your face.

Browny has already faced his share of challenges in life. He was surrendered to the shelter by his previous owners, who were no longer able to care for him. However, Browny remains optimistic and hopeful, eagerly waiting for his dream home.

In addition to being adorable, guinea pigs like Browny are also known for their gentle nature and calm demeanor.

If you're looking for a furry friend to brighten up your life, look no further than Browny. He's ready and waiting to find his new family and bring joy to whoever is lucky enough to adopt him.


Meet Athena, an irresistible 4-year-old dog with a captivating personality and a heart full of love. Athena is eagerly awaiting her dream home and is ready to fill it with joy and companionship. With her enchanting presence and gentle nature, Athena is sure to steal your heart from the moment you meet her.

Athena is a remarkably docile and well-mannered dog. She possesses a serene and calm demeanor that radiates warmth, making her an ideal companion for those seeking a tranquil presence in their lives. Athena's friendly nature and eagerness to please make her a delightful addition to any family.

Athena's gentle disposition and patient nature make her an excellent choice for families with young ones. Athena understands the importance of being gentle around children and is likely to form a special bond with them, providing endless moments of love and loyalty.

If you are ready to welcome a remarkable four-legged friend into your life, consider opening your heart and home to Athena. Prepare to be enchanted by the unwavering devotion and boundless affection she will bring into your life.


Meet adorable and energetic 4-year-old Blue Jay. This sweet 60lb girl loves nothing more than lounging on the sofa with her favorite stuffed toys, but she also has a playful side and enjoys a good game of tug with her human friends.

Blue Jay came to the shelter with her brother Charlie after their owner passed away. Despite the difficult circumstances, Blue Jay has remained a happy and loving pup. She is always eager to meet new people and make new friends, and she has quickly become a favorite among shelter staff and volunteers.

Although Blue Jay is a well-behaved dog, she would benefit from some obedience training to help her become the best companion she can be. With a little guidance from a loving PAWrent, Blue Jay will no doubt thrive and bring endless joy to her new family.

Blue Jay has been patiently waiting for her new home. She longs for a loving family who will provide her with the attention, affection, and exercise she needs to thrive. If you're looking for an energetic and loving companion, consider giving Blue Jay the chance to show you just how wonderful she can be. She will reward you with unconditional love and endless cuddles.


Meet Bradley, the charismatic and lovable one-year-old mixed breed male dog who is eagerly waiting for his dream home. With his exuberant personality and playful nature, Bradley is guaranteed to bring boundless joy and laughter to any household lucky enough to adopt him.

While Bradley may need some assistance in refining his manners, his endearing and humorous personality more than make up for any initial mischievousness. With patience, consistency, and positive reinforcement, Bradley is certain to become a well-behaved and obedient member of the family.

If you're searching for an energetic and affectionate pup to brighten your days, Bradley is the one for you. Prepare to embark on countless adventures and share unforgettable moments with this delightful canine companion. Adopt Bradley today and experience a lifetime of love and laughter.

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