LOVE LIVES HERE

Our passion is to care for senior and special needs dogs and cats.

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KINDNESS COUNTS

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K-9 & Kitty Medical Miracles

Our K-9 and Kitty Medical Miracles Program provides senior and special needs dogs and cats with necessary medical care to prepare them for adoption or foster care.

Feed Fido and Fluffy HWAH Pet Pantry

The “Feed Fido and Fluffy” HWAH Pet Pantry helps needy families, seniors and disabled folks feed their pets during these challenging times.

Faith’s Fund

In honor and remembrance of our beloved resident pup Faith, we established “Faith’s Fund”  to provide medical care for our senior dogs and senior cats as well as our special needs dogs who have a good chance of continued quality of life.

Adopt A New Family Member through a Partner Rescue

Abe

9 years old, Male
Chihuahua, 10
Canines & Kitties Rescue
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Koda & Paco

both are 13 yrs old, Female, Male
Belgian Shepherd Malinois, Boxer Pit Mix, 60 lbs, 65 lbs
LovePaws Rescue
Adopt Me »

Niko

13 yrs old, Male
Bichon, 20 lbs
Somerset Cottage Poodle Rescue
Adopt Me »

Tyson

12 yrs old, Male
Miniature Poodle, 10
Somerset Cottage Poodle Rescue
Adopt Me »

Percilla & Juliet

10 yrs & 12 yrs, Females
Cockapoo & Poodle mix, 15 lbs & 11 lbs
Somerset Cottage Poodle Rescue
Fostered in Fairfax
Adopt Me »

Sabrina

12 yrs old, Female
Domestic Short Hair,
Frederick Friends of Our County Animal Shelter
Fostered in Frederick
Adopt Me »

Kelsey

13 yrs old, Female
Domestic Short Hair,
Feline Foundation of Greater Washington
Fostered in DC
Adopt Me »

Lolita

6 months, Female
Domestic Short Hair,
Feline Foundation of Greater Washington
Adopt Me »

Pepito

6 months, Male
DSH,
Feline Foundation of Greater Washington
Adopt Me »

Missy

13 yrs old, Female
Bichon Poodle mix, 16 lbs
Miri's Haven Senior Dog Rescue
Fostered in Rockville, MD
Adopt Me »

Rosemary

8 yrs, Female
Standard Dachshund, 21 lbs
Miri's Haven Senior Dog Rescue
Fostered in Rockville, MD
Adopt Me »

An Inside Look at House With A Heart

This video from National Geographic shows a behind the scenes look at the Sanctuary and how Love Lives Here!

House With A Heart News

Pepper – K9 Medical Grant Success

Pepper – K9 Medical Grant Success

Our K-9 & Kitty Medical Miracles program continues to thrive – all thanks to YOU and your generous donations! This program provides medical grants to Rescue Partners who save senior dogs and cats from shelters or owner give-ups.   Please read and share the story...

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Give Back

Give Back

Every act of generosity counts and everyone has something to give. Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor out, or showing up for an issue or people we care about, we each have something to contribute. Identify your gifts, pick a cause that gets you...

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Message From Sher

Message From Sher

It's a bit early, but I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving and that you are looking forward to a joyous Holiday season topped off with a New Year full of exciting possibilities and happiness. 2022 has been a productive year at HWAH with an incredible Team of...

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House With A Heart On Facebook

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#HWAH #Minnie #goodnight

Miss Minnie, our HWAH Forever Foster pup (and Marley's sister) who is living the good life with Dr. Michelle and her family..... is having a super duper comfy SNOOZE!!!!

Sweet Dreams to everyone~~

Hugs and HOPE XXXOOOsher
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#HWAH #Minnie #goodnight

Miss Minnie, our HWAH Forever Foster pup (and Marleys sister) who is living the good life with Dr. Michelle and her family.....  is having a super duper comfy SNOOZE!!!!   

Sweet Dreams to everyone~~

Hugs and HOPE  XXXOOOsher

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Aww I missing this sweet girl 💗🐾🐾

So precious!

♥️🥰♥️

❤️❤️❤️😘

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Are you a dog person or a cat person?

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That is me! I get along with animals so much better than I do people.

This sums me up! 😂🤣😂

I identify as a canine

Yep🤣

#ReadyToBeAdopted #TakeMeHome #RescuePartnerAdoptMe

Happy Caturday!

From our friends at Feline Foundation of Greater Washington, Inc.

A few months ago, we got a call from a real estate agent who was selling a house where a cat had been left alone for FOUR long months after her owner passed away. A family member stopped by to feed her a few times a week, and that was the only human interaction she had. Miss Kelsey found herself all alone, day and night, after *16 years* with her person. And she had a mouthful of rotten teeth that made it very difficult to eat anything at all.

We took Kelsey in as fast as we could and got her to the vet. We were bracing for the possibility of major health issues, given her age and situation, but she was actually in great health except for the condition of her teeth. We scheduled a dental surgery and got her into a loving foster home to await treatment and to heal. We’d like to take a minute to thank her absolutely wonderful foster Mama, Alexsandra, and her family, and also bonus foster mom Josie who was waiting in the wings to help!

Kelsey has blossomed in foster. She has been described as a “purr machine”. She had all of her rotten, broken teeth extracted and has healed perfectly. She’s sweet, affectionate, low key and gets along with the older cats and dogs in her foster home. Young and playful pets would not be the best companions for our dignified Golden Girl, who would prefer to snooze in peace!

Here is where you come in. We know Kelsey’s special someone is out there right now. Can you please help us find her a loving home to spend her golden years in? Kelsey has had multiple thorough veterinary exams, extensive bloodwork, all vaccines, pre op testing, complete dental care, and is spayed, microchipped, and has a clean bill of health. All that is missing is a home to call her own again. Do you have room in your home and your heart for Kelsey? 💕

Apply to adopt Kelsey: ffgw.org/cat-adoption-application/
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#ReadyToBeAdopted  #TakeMeHome #RescuePartnerAdoptMe

Happy Caturday!

From our friends at Feline Foundation of Greater Washington, Inc.

A few months ago, we got a call from a real estate agent who was selling a house where a cat had been left alone for FOUR long months after her owner passed away. A family member stopped by to feed her a few times a week, and that was the only human interaction she had. Miss Kelsey found herself all alone, day and night, after *16 years* with her person. And she had a mouthful of rotten teeth that made it very difficult to eat anything at all. 

We took Kelsey in as fast as we could and got her to the vet. We were bracing for the possibility of major health issues, given her age and situation, but she was actually in great health except for the condition of her teeth. We scheduled a dental surgery and got her into a loving foster home to await treatment and to heal. We’d like to take a minute to thank her absolutely wonderful foster Mama, Alexsandra, and her family, and also bonus foster mom Josie who was waiting in the wings to help! 

Kelsey has blossomed in foster. She has been described as a “purr machine”. She had all of her rotten, broken teeth extracted and has healed perfectly. She’s sweet, affectionate, low key and gets along with the older cats and dogs in her foster home. Young and playful pets would not be the best companions for our dignified Golden Girl, who would prefer to snooze in peace! 

Here is where you come in. We know Kelsey’s special someone is out there right now. Can you please help us find her a loving home to spend her golden years in? Kelsey has had multiple thorough veterinary exams, extensive bloodwork, all vaccines, pre op testing, complete dental care, and is spayed, microchipped, and has a clean bill of health. All that is missing is a home to call her own again. Do you have room in your home and your heart for Kelsey? 💕

Apply to adopt Kelsey: https://ffgw.org/cat-adoption-application/Image attachment

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❤️❤️❤️🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

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