Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.

Roger Caras

YOU can make a difference by adopting your next pet from AARF, a shelter, or another rescue organization. View our adoptable dog and cat “AARFies” awaiting a second chance at a happy life!

Our ADOPTION PACKAGE includes all routine vetting, rabies and distemper/parvo vaccinations, FelV/FIV testing (kitties), deworming, spay/neuter surgery, heartworm testing, monthly heartworm prevention, micro-chipping, boarding and transportation costs if applicable, along with an offer for 30 days of free 24PetWatch pet insurance.

  • Young Dogs (up to 3 years): $350*
  • Mature Dogs (4-7 years): $300*
  • Senior Dogs (over 8 years): $150*
  • Young Cats (up to 5 years): $150*
  • Mature & Senior Cats (over 5 years): $100*
  • Senior Cats (over 10 years): $50
  • “Designer” & Pure-Bred Animals: $450
  • Special-Needs: Determined on a case-by-case basis

Any two animals adopted together qualify for a special discount of $50 off the TOTAL package cost

Meet our adoptable dogs in Baltimore!

Meet our adoptable cats in Baltimore!

If you are interested in or would like to learn more about our featured adoptable AARFies, please complete our ADOPTION APPLICATION! We’ll be in touch within a few days, and the adoption process typically takes about a week. We appreciate your patience, as we are an entirely volunteer-run organization.

If you are not sure which dog or cat is right for you in our listings, we encourage you to complete an application anyway. We will use the information you give us to help match you with the right AARF dog or cat.  Be sure to also check out