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2024 Dog Adoption Day

The Hotel at the University of Maryland is partnering with K-9 Lifesavers, a nonprofit dog rescue organization dedicated to saving the lives of homeless and abandoned dogs from high-kill shelter, on April 27, 2024.

7777 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD 20740

Shepherd dogs of various types of dogs are very cute on the road

About The Event

  • Adoption day will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in front of Bagels ‘n Grinds on April 27, 2024.
  • Parking fees will be waived for attendees of the adoption event.
  • K-9 Lifesavers will also take donations of food, crates and other pet supplies on-site during the event.
  • K-9 Lifesavers will have a variety of dogs to meet and will adopt dogs on-site. They are expecting to bring approximately 15 dogs.
  • All dogs 7 months and older are spayed or neutered and up to date on their vaccinations.
  • K-9 Lifesavers encourages potential adopters to fill out an adoption application prior to the event to be preapproved to adopt. If you do not, please bring pictures of and information about their homes so they can be approved to adopt. If a potential adopter already has a pet, bring updated veterinary records for your current pet.
Corgi dog enjoying cuddle of vet doctor

Adoption Fees

Adoption fees have been set by K-9 Lifesavers based on several criteria.

  • Puppies up to 7 months old have an adoption fee of $500. This price does include the pet’s spay or neuter.
  • Dogs 7 months or older have an adoption fee of $400.
  • Senior Dogs (8 years and older) have an adoption fee of $300.
  • Any age dog who has overcome heartworm disease has an adoption fee of $425.

Learn more about how we helped find Cruz his forever home at our adoption event in 2023!