Attention: The safety of our adopters and volunteers is our highest priority. HART has cancelled all dog adoption events until further notice, however we are still doing adoptions for our animals. Please submit an application online to adopt a dog or cat. After we receive your online application, we will contact you as soon as possible regarding the dog or cat you are interested in.

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HART's Special Needs Pets

Special Needs Pets

HART often rescues dogs or cats that are in desperate need of medical care.  Many of the dogs and cats will need to be housed for several weeks before they can appear on the web pages and be adopted.  The veterinary care is expensive and we must rely on your donations to cover the costs.

special donation or sponsorship to help with some of these costs would mean a lot to one of these "special" guys - and to HART.  Or maybe you can help in another way.  Do you have some free time?  Would you be willing to foster a special dog or cat and gain the satisfaction of nursing him/her back to health?  Or maybe you are available to transport them to and from vet visits.  These are all wonderful animals looking for a little extra help.

These Special Needs pets are currently under HART's care

Rhoda was rescued from a hoarding situation in NM where one of our former volunteers and trainers works to help dogs in need. She saw a lot of potential in a few dogs and asked HART if they would be willing to take them. HART of course stepped up and gave her a new chance at life.

As of right now, Rhoda is still working through a lot of things but is extremely loving and sweet once she feels comfortable. She is very nervous and is a flight risk (she can easily jump a fence). She is also very afraid of men as she has not been exposed to men previously. She is great with other dogs and her foster siblings are greatly helping her get ready for her next adventure. Rhoda is crate trained, house trained and does well with other dogs. Rhoda would do best in a quite, patient home with no children (she is very afraid of kids) and another dog friend to ease her into her new life. She will require work but it will be worth it!

Rhoda is available for adoption. Click here for more information.

Rhoda is sponsored by: Mysore family in Broadlands, VA
Click here to sponsor Rhoda too.

Read about Special Needs pets that have already been adopted!

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