Pet Care

GailHowardKennedyHillThe Washington Animal Rescue League is always happy to help guardians of cats and dogs provide their animal companions with proper care. To that end, we have included information on our Web site that covers topics we are asked about most frequently. To access this information click on one of the links below.

Dog Care Information

Cat Care Information

Most of the information in this section pertains to matters of behavior and training. Information on veterinary care can be found under “Your Pet’s Medical Care”.

Our Behavior & Training department has implemented a Helpline, so if you need help with your animal and would like to speak to one of our behavior and training specialists, call  202-375-7744.  If you would prefer to email our Helpline, email The Helpline is restricted to residents of the metropolitan DC area only, please.

If you do not find the answer to your question in either section, please call us at 202-726-2556 or email