LOVE LIVES HERE

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

Help us to help them.

KINDNESS COUNTS

Help us to support those in need.

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You can help by opening your home and your heart to one of our Rescue Partners’ adoptable seniors.

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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

Pearl

17 yrs, Female
Cockapoo, 17 lbs
Miri's Haven Senior Dog Rescue
Fostered in Rockville, MD
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Marco

12 yrs old, Male
Shih Tzu, 14 lbs
Senior Hearts Rescue & Renewal
Fostered in Bradfordwoods PA
Adopt Me »

Dora

11 yrs old, Female
Poodle/Bichon, 12 lbs
Senior Hearts Rescue & Renewal
Fostered in Bradfordwoods PA
Adopt Me »

Lily – special needs

3 months, Female
Corgi/Heeler mix,
Forever Changed Animal Rescue
Fostered in Baltimore, MD
Adopt Me »

Porcha

11 yrs old, Female
Shih Poo,
Caring Hearts Rescue
Fostered in Springfield, VA
Adopt Me »

Bear

11 yrs old, Male
Mini Schnauzer/Terrier, 15 lbs
Paws for Seniors
Fostered in Toms Brook, VA
Adopt Me »

Muppet

12 yrs old, Male
Dachshund/Chihuahua, 12 lbs
Little Paws Dachshund Rescue
Fostered in Kenly, NC
Adopt Me »

Ziggy

12 yrs old, Male
Cockapoo, 28 lbs
Somerset Cottage Poodle Rescue
Fostered in Fairfax, VA
Adopt Me »

Sonny

14 yrs old, Male
Border Terrier,
Chesapeake Cats and Dogs
Fostered in Queenstown, MD
Adopt Me »

Rainbow

18 yrs old, Male
Domestic Short Hair,
Pets Bring Joy
Fostered in Fairfax, VA
Adopt Me »

Gemini

13 yrs old, Female
Domestic Short Hair,
Chesapeake Cats and Dogs
Fostered in Queenstown, MD
Adopt Me »

Hugo

15 yrs, Male
Havanese,
Key to Lion's Heart Rescue
Fostered in Derwood, MD
Adopt Me »

Ziggy

12 yrs old, Male
Yorkie/Min poodle, 7 lbs
Miri's Haven Senior Dog Rescue
Fostered in Washington, DC
Adopt Me »

Sir Pierre

16 yrs old, Male
Lhasa Apso, 22 lbs
Miri's Haven Senior Dog Rescue
Fostered in Mechanicsville VA
Adopt Me »

Miso – Special Needs

1 yr old, Male
Domestic Long Hair,
Feline Foundation of Greater Washington
Fostered in DC
Adopt Me »

Colby

14 yrs old, Male
Yorkie, 6 lbs
Miri's Haven Senior Dog Rescue
Fostered in Germantown, 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

Be A Medical Miracle Maker – Jeff

Be A Medical Miracle Maker – Jeff

#MedicalMiracleMonday #BeAMedicalMiracleMaker   @ Somerset Cottage Poodle Rescue   ADOPTED: May 2023 A very happy Adoption Day to the sweetest little senior boy ever , JEFF –   Who arrived at our rescue from a shelter is April 2023, literally on deaths door! $2000 +...

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Staying In Touch – Over The Years

At House with a Heart, the days are long and often hectic. With the resident dogs and kitties, short term care visitors, and the volunteers all wanting / needing just a little something, Sher is often “out of touch” for most of the day. House with a Heart started in...

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Senior Pet Care: Mental Stimulation

Senior Pet Care: Mental Stimulation

Mental Stimulation for Senior Dogs In addition to physical exercise, mental stimulation is equally important for older dogs. Engaging their minds can help prevent cognitive decline and keep them mentally sharp. Some of the ways to stimulate your dog mentally include:...

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📣📣 AMAZON WISH LIST ALERT! 📣📣
If you're shopping during Amazon Prime Days this Tuesday and Wednesday (July 16-17), please check out the House with a Heart Wish List! Recently updated, we have food/treats for the pups, dog bowls, and many other items used every day at our Sanctuary! You can find our Amazon Wish List here: www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/2BC30YZ17QAK0/
We can't thank you enough for sending the essential supplies we need to care for our senior and special needs animals. Thank you for your ongoing support!
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📣📣 AMAZON WISH LIST ALERT! 📣📣
If youre shopping during Amazon Prime Days this Tuesday and Wednesday (July 16-17), please check out the House with a Heart Wish List!  Recently updated, we have food/treats for the pups, dog bowls, and many other items used every day at our Sanctuary!  You can find our Amazon Wish List here:  https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/2BC30YZ17QAK0/
We cant thank you enough for sending the essential supplies we need to care for our senior and special needs animals.  Thank you for your ongoing support!

💜💛 Piper update!💛💜

Our girl with a full tummy from breakfast.. some pain meds and relaxation meds and ready for a NAP!!!💤

We are so grateful for the support so far in raising some money to help with the vet costs, Please only donate if you are able, we are so blessed by all of the love and support.

If you prefer to donate directly, here is the link: housewithaheart.com/support-hwah-2/ And please add "PiperSurgery" in the comments.

Thank you again for all of the kinds words and support!
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💜💛 Piper update!💛💜

Our girl with a full tummy from breakfast..  some pain meds and relaxation meds and ready for a NAP!!!💤 

We are so grateful for the support so far in raising some money to help with the vet costs,   Please only donate if you are able, we are so blessed by all of the love and support.

If you prefer to donate directly, here is the link: https://housewithaheart.com/support-hwah-2/ And please add PiperSurgery in the comments.

Thank you again for all of the kinds words and support!Image attachment

5 CommentsComment on Facebook

Feel better piper

Bet she cant wait to get back in her weird sleepy positions. ❤️

Looking good Piper!!!!!

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Love Sweet Love !!

#seniordogsrock #love
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Love Sweet Love !!  

#seniordogsrock   #love

2 CommentsComment on Facebook

Sweetest, most adorable pair ever! 💞

Aww momma Bela 💓 Hershey 💙

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