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…where animals are
one step closer to home.


Ready to search for your new family addition? Choose from our selection of available cats or dogs. A new friend awaits.


Love animals and want to get involved? The more fosters and volunteers that we are able to recruit, the more animals we can save. Make a difference in an animal’s life.


Holiday Purrs - Shop & Share/Cat Adoption Event with Lilly Pulitzer

December 10th, 2016 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm ET

Dog Adoption Event - Kentlands BARK!

January 7th, 2017 11:00 am - 01:00 pm ET
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A wonderful, mini-documentary about PetConnect Rescue!
This why we do what we do...
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Muddy Paws Farm – A Rescue Center for Dogs in Mt. Airy, MD

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Muddy Paws Farm is PetConnect Rescue’s refuge for homeless dogs on their path to new, loving forever homes. This transitional residence is a beautiful 5 acre property located in Mt Airy, MD. The facility has been in operation since 2010 and is currently a way station for some of our dogs arriving from shelters. Muddy Paws Farm is not a shelter. It is a licensed, residential home with live-in caretakers that provides a large foster arrangement for some of PetConnect Rescue’s dogs; therefore, it is only open to the public during scheduled events and by appointments exclusively.

In addition to giving animals a temporary home, Muddy Paws serves as a site for adoption and fundraising events, as well as small community gatherings. It is also a location for volunteers to interact directly with our rescued dogs and learn new training and socialization techniques. Donated items such as leashes, collars, food, bedding and crates are kept here, giving adoption coordinators and foster families a centralized location for obtaining supplies.

We are excited about the volunteer opportunities at Muddy Paws. We invite and encourage our wonderful volunteers to consider committing to a regular schedule, such as once a week or twice a month visits.

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Cat of the Month – Jennings!

This cutie is Jennings, a beautiful kitten who is living it up in his foster home after a tough start to life in
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Dog of the Month – Rusty!

Meet Rusty, a 4 year old, 43 pound, Lab/Terrier mix.  With his unique silver/brindle coat, he is a “head turner” for sure! Rusty is
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We Need Your Help!

We are always in the need of gently used or new supply items for our dogs and cats.  Below is a brief
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