National Capital Region
Dogs Available for Adoption
Open List Contact a Rescue Coordinator
Area Rescue Coordinator Telephone Email 
District of Columbia Kathleen Orsi 703.435.3776 Email Kathleen
Maryland Bonnie Louden 410.799.1273 Email Bonnie
JoAnne Nightingale 610.486.0708 Email JoAnne
Virginia (All Areas) JoAnne Nightingale 610.486.0708 Email JoAnne
Bonnie Louden 410.799.1273 Email Bonnie
Virginia (Southern area) General Enquiries, Only
Bob and Tibbi Griffin
757.328.6207 Email Bob and Tibbi
West Virginia JoAnne Nightingale 610.486.0708 Email JoAnne
Bonnie Louden 410.799.1273 Email Bonnie
Regional Coordinator Kathleen Orsi 703.435.3776 Email Kathleen

HELP WANTED!!! We are seeking volunteers throughout the National Capital Region - Washington, DC; Maryland; Virgina; and West Virginia. Knowledge of the breed is essential, and good communication skills are necessary. Help is needed to evaluate dogs, arrange fostering and veterinary care, evaluate adoption applicants, and match applicants with suitable dogs. There is an extensive support system in place, throughout the USA and Canada. It is not necessary for you to take dogs into your home, but you certainly can if you are able and willing to do so. On-the-job training will be provided. If you are interested in this truly rewarding volunteer position that shows a true love for the breed, please contact your area's rescue coordinator (listed above).

To learn about events and activities for Rhodesian Ridgebacks and their owners in the U.S. National Capital area, please visit the homepage of Chesapeake Bay Area Rhodesian Ridgeback Club ("CBARRC").

Name: Hank
ID: 5519
Location: MD
Sex: Male
Age: 2 yrs
Color: Wheaten
Weight: 75 lb/34 kg
Hank is a young ridgeless with lots of energy and potential. He is great with adults and dogs of all sizes. Due to his size and youthful exuberance, he would do best with older children, maybe 10-11+. He has met his neighbor’s cats through the fence but has not had experience living with cats. Hank is on his best behavior after he has been thoroughly exercised. A home with a fence of at  MORE...
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