Welcome to Happy Tails Animal Rescue

Happy Tails Animal Rescue of Washington County, VA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue of animals from the harm of abuse, neglect, abandonment, and unnecessary euthanasia and to the placement of animals in loving, lifetime homes.
We support and promote spaying and neutering of all cats and dogs to help control the pet overpopulation and promote education of the public about responsible pet ownership. Members of Happy Tails have been practicing animal rescue since 2002 and over 8,600 animals have been saved at this time.
All Life is Precious



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Many of the Happy Tails animals require veterinary care. Your monetary donations can help save many of those lives!!

Happy Tails Animal Rescue is a 501c3 public nonprofit. All donations are tax deductible. Thank you for making a difference in the life of a rescue.

Become a Volunteer

Happy Tails Animal Rescue needs you to volunteer! Contact us to learn how you can help. 276-492-9322.

Volunteer by helping us rescue our county animals, helping at events, raising funds, educating the public and promoting overall responsible pet ownership. Find Out More


Upcoming Events

Happy Tails Animal Rescue has exciting fundraising events coming up. Stay up to date with our events page. Check it out and join us. Events Page



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Rebecca Pepin and her husband, Derek have created the Fetching Apparel line which helps homeless pets find forever homes. Fetching Apparel donates 40% of their profits to animal rescue organizations and spay/neuter programs. fetchingapparel.com