Welcome to Tara’s House!

Tara’s House is a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and an “all-breed” dog rescue.  Our mission is to rescue and provide care and compassion for our pets while working to place them in permanent, loving homes.  Tara’s House has a dual-prong approach to rescuing companion animals:  1) we rescue from local Maryland shelters, where we focus primarily on rescuing and placing the “pit bull type dogs” that suffer from unwarranted breed discrimination; and 2) we rescue all breeds of dogs from high-kill shelters in rural areas with little to no funding for their own adoption programs.

We are preparing to launch the Tara’s House Community Outreach Division.

At Tara’s House, our adoption program provides our pets with the love, vet care and, if needed, professional behavior modification that they need to thrive.  Through our adoption committee process, we find our pets forever homes.  We receive no government funding; we operate solely on private donations and volunteer efforts.  Our team of volunteers is dedicated to helping those pets that we can, and to making a positive impact in the life of each pet we rescue.

Featured Pet:  Gracie

Adorable, well-socialized, great family pet!!!Hi!

GracieI’m Gracie.  I love people and doggie friends, too!  I would love a family to play with me – as I’m good with the young kids in my foster home! The Dogter said that I am an American Bulldog girl, and that I’m 2 years old and weigh a nice 45 pounds. I am very cute, people tell me. I like to chase the kitty but I don’t hurt her. She tolerates me. I’m very good with all the doggies in my foster home!  Oh, I like kongs and nylabones to chew! My adoption donation fee is $280 which includes my spay, routine vetting and a microchip.  Thanks to a generous sponsor who wanted to see Gracie get a wonderful home — Gracie is finishing up a month-long in-home training program! You can apply for Gracie by filling out our online application, which is found on our website www.tarashouse.net or www.tarashouse.org.  Please email us at info@tarashouse.net with any questions.




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