Giving Tuesday - Get Ready to Give on December 2

On December 2, 2014 Homeward Trails will be participating in Giving Tuesday, a 24 hour online fundraising campaign and we need your help!   This is a great opportunity to make a difference in the lives of hundreds of homeless animals by making a donation of as little as $10 to Homeward Trails.

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HT Reaches Out to Help Moscow Animals
On November 5th HT Executive Director, Sue Bell traveled to Moscow with a longtime volunteer, supporter, adopter of HT, Shana Aufenkamp. We had been asked to help an amazing fellow animal lover and rescuer, Barbara who faces very difficult times and the kitties she has dedicated her life to now face a horrible fate.As you know, the climate in Russia [View Full Post]

PawCasso 2014 Raises Over $25,000 for the Animals
We had a blast at PawCasso 2014 on October 4!  Many thanks to all who came out and joined us for this fabulous event and the countless volunteers, artists, and silent auction donors who made it all possible.  Your generosity and support helped us raise more than $25,000 for the Homeward Trails medical fund! Mark your calendars and join us for [View Full Post]

Homeward Trails Adoption Center in the News
Homeward Trails opened the Homeward Trails Adoption Center in November 2013.  Located in Fairfax Station, VA, the Center can house up to 50 dogs and several litters of puppies while they wait for their foster and forever homes. See the story in the Connection [View Full Post]

Support Homeward Trails Through Amazon Smile
Donating to Homeward Trails is easy when you make a purchase through Amazon Smile.  Just log in through, select Homeward Trails Animal Rescue as your charity and purchase your favorite products.  Every time you make an eligible purchase we receive a percentage of the sale - it's that [View Full Post]

Follow Us on Instagram
Homeward Trails is now on Instagram.  Follow us @homewardtrailsrescue.  You can also share your photos using #homewardtrailsrescue and #lovemyrescue.  Let's see those happy HT [View Full Post]

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Paws & Pinups Calendar Now Available!

The fabulous ladies of Paws & Pinups have once again produced a beautiful calendar to benefit Homeward Trails. Last year’s Paws & Pinups calendar raised over $4,000 which helped provide much needed medical care for our animals and purchased supplies needed to increase the number of dogs we could house at the newly opened Homeward Trails Adoption Center.

The Paws & Pinups calendar spotlights DC-area ladies who are passionate about animal rescue, adoption and fostering. All the pets that appear in the calendar were adopted or rescued.  100% of the proceeds from calendar sales are…

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Caps Canine Calendar Phoot Shoot In the News

 We are so honored to have been selected by the Washington Capitals as the beneficiaries of the Caps Canine Calendar for the second year in a row.  Our staff, volunteers and pups had a blast at the calendar photo shoot on October 17.  Here are som…


Kittens, Wine and Cheese Adoption Event – October 17

Join us for a very special Kittens, Wine and Cheese adoption event hosted by the wonderful Miss Pixie’s Furnishings & What Not
Friday, October 17 4pm-7pm
1626 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Please come meet and adopt some of the adorable k…

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Homeward Trails & Doorways for Women and Families Howl-o-Ween Walk

Join us for the Homeward Trails – Doorways for Women and Families Howl-o-Ween Walk – October 25th! This fantastic event raises awareness and funds for human and canine victims of domestic abuse. This family and dog-friendly walk takes place in Arling…

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