LOVE LIVES HERE

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

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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

Miss Tigger

12 yrs old, Female
Domestic Short Hair,
Pets Bring Joy
Fostered in Falls Church, VA
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Abbey

17 yrs, Female
Tortoiseshell mix,
Paws for Seniors
Fostered in Toms Brook, VA
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Isabella and Korky

Both 15 yrs old, Female and Male
Chihuahua mixes, 14 lbs and 18 lbs
Senior Dog Sanctuary
Fostered in Severn, MD
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Clark

13 yrs old, Male
Yorkie, 12 lbs
Miri's Haven Senior Dog Rescue
Fostered in Rockville, MD
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MOJO

10 yrs old, Male
Shih Tzu mix, 15
Somerset Cottage Poodle Rescue
Fostered in Fairfax, VA
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Pierre

12 yrs old, Male
Chihuahua,
Forever Changed Animal Rescue
Fostered in Columbia, MD
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Baela

12 yrs old, Female
Bichon Poodle mix,
Miri's Haven Senior Dog Rescue
Fostered in Rockville, MD
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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
Fostered in Mount Airy
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Percilla & Juliet

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

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

Meet Sissy:

Meet Sissy:

How about this for a bedtime story? Sadly...one we hear all the time. This little girl was adopted and stayed with her people for many years. They moved and gave her to a friend. Friend kept her for a while, but then gave her to ANOTHER friend. That friend only kept...

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Marigold – Miracle Kitty

Marigold – Miracle Kitty

What a great start to the new year – seeing an adorable cat named Marigold safe and happy in a furever home!  And it’s all thanks to your donations, enabling us to make Medical Grants to help move wonderful animals from being left behind to being LOVED. Marigold was...

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Rescue Partner Adoptions!

Rescue Partner Adoptions!

Just in time for the holidays, a number of the animals we have highlighted on our social media have found new homes! Congratulations to: Abe (Canines and Kitties Rescue) Gucci (Somerset Cottage Poodle Rescue) Niko (Somerset Cottage Poodle Rescue) Tyson (Somerset...

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House With A Heart On Facebook

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Dogs, Cats, Pizza

Of course Dogs 🐶!! Then coffee ☕️ … 🤔 it’s between travel and wine that I’m hung up on … 😖

Dogs, coffee, chocolate

Dogs, Cats, Coffee

Dogs, coffee and netflix

Dogs, cats and music.

Dogs, cats, music

Cats Dogs and COFFEE!

Dogs, chocolate, and Amazon.

Dogs, music, chocolate.

Dogs, cats, netflix

Dogs, books, chocolate

Dogs, Amazon, pizza.

Dogs, cats, books

Cats, chocolate, coffee.

Dogs, Cats, Travel

Dogs, cats, travel

dogs, wine, books

Dogs,Netflix, tacos

Dogs Books Wine

Dogs, books, music 💕

Dogs,travel,coffee

DOGS, DOGS, DOGS 💖🐾💖 could care less about the rest of the list....👀

cats, dogs, music

Cats, music, coffee

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#HWAH #AJ #goodnight

AJ is our Grumpy Gus..... but he is also the King of the Couch.
After Karen set up a way for him to easily jump up, he has been Lording it over the pups on the floor.

Sweet Dreams to you! Hugs and HOPE XXXOOOsher
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#HWAH #AJ #goodnight

AJ is our Grumpy Gus..... but he is also the King of the Couch.  
After Karen set up a way for him to easily jump up, he has been Lording it over the pups on the floor.

Sweet Dreams to you!   Hugs and HOPE  XXXOOOsher

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Thank you Karen for making it easier for AJ to get to the sofa and get comfy....God Bless all of you that make these precious seniors lives the best they can be...you are all greatly appreciated...and love to read your adventures......💖🐾💖

Yes AJ you are a king 👑😂 !

Goodnight & sweet dreams King AJ 👑 💞🐾

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