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Loudoun County pet adoption

(Loudoun County Animal Shelter / Loudoun County Animal Services)

Dogs, cats and other animals in need of homes are available from the Loudoun County Animal Shelter.


Montgomery County Animal Watch

In separate cases, a girl and two males were bitten by dogs; more information on adopting cats, kittens.


Montgomery County Adopt-A-Pet

(Montgomery County Animal services / Montgomery County Animal Services)

Dee Dee — a 2-year-old, tortoise-shell, domestic-shorthair — is looking for a home.


D.C. adopt a pet

(Washington Humane Society / Washington Humane Society)

Pumpkin Spice,10-month-old American Staffordshire terrier mix, is available for adoption.


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