MetroPets Online


MetroPets Online promotes the adoption of homeless animals and the well-being of companion animals in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area through the smart use of Internet technology. (La misión de MetroPets en español!)

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(over 50 shelters and rescue groups'
adoptable animal listings indexed daily)

Featured Pets in Need


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See pets who still need homes!

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For Fun...

Famous quote:
"From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought."

-- Victor Hugo, Les Misérables, 1862

Get involved!

Enter your email to join the MetroPets General Pet Discussion List, a general list for discussions about pets.
Enter your email to join the DC-Rescue Discussion List (all about animals in need)
Enter your email to join the DC-Farmrescue List, a discussion list to help local farm animals in need of homes (pigs, cows, horses, chickens, ducks, goats, sheep, and more).
Updated: 4/20/08

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