06 Jun

Adoptable Pet of the Week: Ralphie

Ralphie looks pretty comfy at his foster home on the Hill, but he’d like a place he can call home forever. Ralphie is doing great with house and crate training and gets along well with cats and other dogs. He is a shy boy and would prefer a home without children because they make him nervous. […]


20 May

Help Find Cher, A Lost Beagle Puppy

Cher, a beagle puppy and City Dogs Rescue foster dog got loose on Monday evening and was last seen at 17th and A Streets, NE. Please help find her and bring her home! She is friendly but likely scared so do not chase her. Call 202-280-3464 if you spot her.


24 Apr

Meet the Salgado Family: Finding a Temporary Home on the Hill for Pets in Need

Chewed sandals. A pit bull-boxer mix who thinks she’s a lapdog. A chi-weenie who thinks he’s a bunny. No space for humans on the sofa. These things are routine in the Salgado household, and they would not have it any other way. Cathy and Bruce Salgado have been foster parents with Rural Dog Rescue for about a […]


15 Oct

Hill's Eye View: An Easy Shot

Does that dog look like a starlet in waiting, or what? Your dog surely is– waiting, that is!–  and the days to enter the THIH Halloween Pet Contest march on. Share a photo of your Hill hound  and add it to our Flickr group while you’re at it.


30 Nov

Hill Holiday Shopping Guide: Pets like Presents Too

My dog gets a stocking hung by the fire just like everyone else in our family. In fact, at the home of a family member, the dogs get their own tiny Christmas tree complete with special dog themed ornaments but I recognize some might see this as a tad overboard. Point being, when you’re breaking […]