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Operation Paws for Homes

We believe they all deserve a second chance.

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Our Mission

Creating a better world for companion animals and the community through rescue, rehabilitation, education, spay/neuter, and providing resources to underserved populations.
2023 Top-rated nonprofits and charities

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Our Impact


Dogs and Cats Rescued

Since our founding in 2010, OPH has rescued over 12,526 dogs and cats in need.


Community Owned Pets Spayed or Neutered

OPH assists communities in need with the problem of pet overpopulation


People Educated

Over 583 children and adults have participated in the Mutt­i­grees® program since 2016.


Lbs. of Supplies Delivered

To Date, OPH has donated over 153,987 pounds of food and supplies to our shelter partners to support their lifesaving efforts.

News & Updates

100 Dogs and Counting by Cara Sue Achterberg
7000 Miles Home
2023 Top-rated nonprofits and charities Adoptapet Approved Rescue Best of Fairfax 2016     Best of Fairfax 2017     VFHS