Community Partnerships

To truly make strides towards ending the overpopulation of animals in the United States, OPH understands that we need to do more than adopt – we need to partner with the Rescue World to educate, stop the cycle, and help. To reach these goals, OPH has formed some incredible partnerships with organizations. Please take a moment to get to know some of the Movers and Shakers, and Programs that OPH participates in. We are always looking for volunteers to help us increase our efforts and to provide additional support to these Partners and our goal to end the overpopulation of animals in the U.S.

Blue Ridge Blood Bank - This Blood Bank fields calls from across the continent from Veterinarians needing blood to perform lifesaving blood transfusions on dogs. OPH is proud to support the incredible efforts of the Blood Bank and is honored that Adopted OPH dogs given regularly to this amazing cause. Please check out their website to see how your dog can become a True Lifesaver!

Fidos for Freedom - This ADI accredited program is providing a wonderful service to those in need. Fidos For Freedom raises and trains service dogs to assist adults and veterans with disabilities live more independent lives. They also provide therapy dogs that visit hospitals, nursing homes and special needs schools.

HOPE- HOPE (Hounds of Prison Education) is a non-profit service that helps homeless dogs receive training to prepare them for adoption by a forever home! Integracare (a network of assisted living facilities) contracts with HOPE to train low-key dogs for placement into an assisted living facility where they will enjoy life with 100+ dotting moms and dads! OPH is proud to work with these organizations to bring years of happiness to several moms and dads.

Maryland Pet Gazette - Maryland Pet Gazette promotes animal education and awareness to over 320,000 readers annually.

Semper K9 - This public charity is making a difference in the lives of wounded, critically-ill and injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Semper K9 provides Assistance Dogs to these individuals by training rescue dogs from shelters and other rescue groups.

Unchain Cumberland - This organization is working to make a big impact on the root of the pet overpopulation problem – Spay and Neuter! We are proud to support the amazing work being done at Unchain Cumberland and thank the amazing individuals who are working to change the mindset of families who need some extra nudging to spay and neuter their animals.

World Spay Day – This is a national movement we are proud to participate in! Each year, OPH sponsors the spay/neuter of dogs whose families are unable to afford the cost of the procedure. It’s an amazing opportunity to make a direct impact on the overpopulation of unwanted dogs in America. We always need volunteers to help greet families, screen applications and assist in the Day Of festivities.


Heartworm Society of America

Virginia Alliance for Animal Shelters

Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance (CPAA)