Adopt from Last Chance

Last Chance Animal Rescue operates in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia. We take in cats and dogs from more than 50 high-kill shelters in 12 states and provide disaster-relief services for pets. We partner with more than 30 PetSmart and Petco stores in the region and provide full service in-store cat adoptions.

I want to adopt a dog

Last Chance has lots of great pups available for adoption. Available pups are posted to our adoptable dog album on Facebook, Petfinder and Adopt a Pet.

If you see a Last Chance dog you want to adopt, the first step is to submit an application online by clicking here.

Email: with questions.

Last Chance brings many great dogs and puppies looking for homes to adoption events every Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Locations and dog lists are posted Friday and Saturday mornings on our Facebook page.

I want to adopt a cat

Last Chance cats are available for adoption more than 30 PetSmarts and PETCOs. We have many different breeds and ages available. View adoption locations. Please download the cat adoption request form and bring the completed adoption application with you when you go to the in-store cat adoption center.