Welcome to K-9 Lifesavers!


K-9 Lifesavers, a 501c(3) non-profit organization, rescues homeless and abandoned dogs from high-kill shelters, owners who can no longer care for them, and other high-risk situations.

We work with dedicated volunteers, foster homes, local veterinarians, trainers, and kennels to provide loving temporary care while we find well-matched, carefully screened forever homes for each dog we take in.

We also serve as a support group to our adopters and all dog owners by providing ongoing education and resources for the well-being of their dogs, including the importance of proactive spay/neuter policies, positive behavior training, and good nutrition.

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Adoption Event Falls Church: Sunday, October 12th, 2014

| October 8th, 2014 | No Comments »

Adoption Event When: Sunday, October, 12th Where: PETSMART- 6100 Arlington BLVD, Falls Church, VA Time: 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm Come and Find Your New Forever Friend!

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Home for the Holidays Adoption Event: Saturday November 1st, 2014

| September 29th, 2014 | Comments Off

Special Adoption Event When: Saturday, November 1st Where: 11900 Market Street, Reston, VA 20190 Time: 11:00 am- 4:00 pm Join K-9 Lifesavers at the tenth annual Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption event on Saturday, November 1st at the Reston Town Center from 11AM – 4PM. Come meet K-9s adoptable dogs awaiting their holiday gift – a family to spend the holidays with! Home 4 the Holidays is an outdoor festival attracting an average of 3,000 targeted visitors, bringing together local businesses, animal rescue groups and pet owners for an exciting day of interactive activities, demonstrations, exhibitions and animals galore.

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The Greene Turtle Fundraiser- Thursday, September 18th

| September 2nd, 2014 | No Comments »

The Greene Turtle 18101 Town Center Dr, Olney, MD 20832 Come out for food, fun and fundraising! Show your support for K-9 Lifesavers by dining at the Greene Turtle on Thursday, September 18th between 11am – 2am and they will donate 20% of the proceeds to K-9 Lifesavers’ homeless Dogs!

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Wags ‘N’ Whiskers: Saturday, August 23, 2014

| June 28th, 2014 | No Comments »

Meet the K9′s looking for their forever home!   Wags ‘N’ Whiskers Saturday, August 23, 2014 10am – 4pm at The Village at Shirlington   Bring your family and dog and join K-9 Lifesavers at this can’t miss event. Wags ‘N’ Whiskers is a community-oriented event for animal loving shoppers of all ages to spend an afternoon at The Village at Shirlington with their pet. The event will feature pet contests, demonstrations, exhibitions, pet portrait photos, children’s activities such as face painting, balloon art, live music, and more along with Village at Shirlington merchant specials and free giveaways.

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Shop to Help K9s Homeless Dogs

| June 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

Shop at A Little Unique on June 16th thru June 30th AND K-9 Lifesavers receives 25% of all sales revenue!

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Enjoy the “Dog Days of Summer” at Harry Browne’s and support K-9 Lifesavers!

| June 13th, 2014 | No Comments »

When you dine at their outdoor café on the dates below, 10% of the proceeds will directly benefit our k9′s. So bring your favorite four footed friends to Harry Browne’s: June 22nd thru June 28th July 20th thru July 26th August 17th thru August 23rd August 30th thru September 6th 66 State Circle Annapolis, Maryland 410-263-4332 www.harrybrownes.com

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Savage Fest: Saturday, June 7th, 2014

| May 30th, 2014 | No Comments »

Mark your calendar for this lively community event! Join K9 Lifesavers and meet some of the fabulous K9′s looking for their forever home. Savage Fest 2014 Saturday, June 07, 2014 10am to 6:30pm Baldwin Hall – 9035 Baltimore Street – Savage MD http://www.savagecommunityassociation.com/sca/core/event?id=29 Savage Fest promises a day of fun for all ages!

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Happy Hour: Thursday, May 1st, 2014

| March 24th, 2014 | Comments Off

K-9 Lifesavers Happy Hour Fundraiser When: Thursday, May 1, 2014 Where: A-TOWN BAR & GRILL- 4100 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203 Time: 6:00pm For a $10 donation, you will get a wristband that entitles you to $2 drafts and $3 rails. Come join us in supporting this worthy cause. Your donation will make a big impact on a dog’s life!

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Pet Fiesta Reston- Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

| March 13th, 2014 | Comments Off

Meet the K9′s at the Pet Fiesta Festival & Adoption Event! Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 10:00am – 4:00pm Reston Town Center, Reston, VA This outdoor festival brings together local businesses, animal rescue groups and pet owners for an exciting day of activities, demonstrations and animals galore. Meet wonderful animals looking for their forever homes and check out the latest in pet products. Enjoy onstage entertainment, face painting and caricature artists. Gather the kids and join us for a day of pets and fun for the whole family! If you are interested in volunteering with K-9 Lifesavers for this event– Please contact Lisa @ lisas@k-9lifesavers.org  

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One Million Pibble March in Washington, DC: Saturday, May 3, 2014

| March 13th, 2014 | Comments Off

The One Million Pibble March on Washington, DC will be the first national convergence on the Capitol of its kind. The intention of the March is to increase political and social awareness to discriminatory breed specific laws and pit bull neglect and abuse, including the dog fighting. The event is hosted by activist and comedian Rebecca Corry, activist, comedian and President of the Stand Up For Pits Foundation. She says, “we are marching on Washington DC in an effort create safe and humane communities for humans and pets.” Corry hopes to encourage federal funding of animal law enforcement and anti-cruelty programs. These are especially personal goals to her, since her adopted pit bull Angel was severely abused before being rescued. The March is a humans-only event. For additional information about this event, please read more here. We hope to see you there!

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