Our Organization

Animal Connections is an all-volunteer rescue group who matches homeless animals with people through our foster-to-adoption program.

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Adopt/Become a Foster Parent

Our foster families are located in Charlottesville and surroundings.

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Happy Tails

View dogs that have previously found their forever homes.

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16 hours 36 minutes ago

URGENT FOSTER HOME NEEDED!
Sadie was found as a stray, she is about 9 months old, spayed, and weighs around 15 lbs. They think she is a Dachshund/Terrier mix (see her short legs), friendly, very playful with other dogs. Please contact Karin if you can foster and you live in the Charlottesville area. kstraley.ac@gmail.com

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3 days 14 hours ago

Karin Straley. This is what I was talking about today.

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5 days 56 minutes ago

the event of the season! DOG FEST!

Meet local pet businesses!
Take home a rescue pet!
Visit with pet lovers!

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1 week 14 hours ago

Lovely Lexi knows it’s “5 o’clock somewhere” and she’s ready to party! Hiking party? Dog park party? Beach party? Agility party? Lexi is ready to go. Add a dog friend and she will be in HEAVEN!

Just the facts: Lexi is about 1-2 years old, 30 pounds, sweet and smart. Best breed guess – border collie/spaniel/terrier. Enthusiastic about children. Not tested on cats, but if they will play with her she will probably be fine! House training and manners work is coming along.

Lexi will be happiest in an active home with another playful dog or regular access to dog friends. Fun, loyalty, and affection are in store for the lucky family that snatches up this gem. If you think you’re the one to foster or adopt this party girl, please contact Marilyn at mpnash1@gmail.com
Lexi is current on vaccines, heartworm negative, spayed and microchipped.

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1 week 4 days ago

FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME NEEDED: Tika is a quiet, sweet little chihuahua that weighs approximately 7bls and is around 8 years old. Tika came to Animal Connections after her owner had to go into nursing care. She is super friendly and loves everyone she meets. Tika gets along with other dogs and, due to her size, we don’t expect any problems with cats. She is doing well with her house training and walks well on a leash (although she prefers to be carried). Her temporary foster mom reports that she is quiet and spends most of her time laying on a lap or in her bed. She would make a great addition to any household.

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1 week 4 days ago

FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME NEEDED: Snoopy is a quiet little chihuahua that is around 5 years old and weighs around 10 lbs. He was brought to Animal Connections after his owner went into nursing care. He is shy at first with new people, but warms up quickly. Snoopy is doing well with his house training and walks well on a leash. He also gets along wonderfully with other dogs (cats are unknown). His temporary foster mom reports that he is very quiet and enjoys spending his time looking out the window or laying on a lap. He would make a great addition to any household.

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1 week 4 days ago

FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME NEEDED: Millie is a sweet, happy chihuahua that is around 8 years old. Although she currently weighs approximately 10lbs, she would benefit from losing a pound or two. Millie was brought to Animal Connections after her owner had to go into nursing care. She is super friendly and loves everyone she meets. Millie gets along with other dogs (cats are unknown). She is doing excellent with her house training and walks well on a leash. Her temporary foster mom reports that she is quiet, enjoying spending her time relaxing by the window or laying on a lap. She would make a great addition to any household.

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1 week 4 days ago

Meet local pet businesses!
Take home a rescue pet!
Visit with pet lovers!

Meet local pet businesses!
Take home a rescue pet!
Visit with pet lovers!

Animal Connections

1 week 5 days ago

Adoption Update! Too cute!

"We love Rexy (one of Sas's puppies) more than we could have imagined!"