A Washington, DC rescue that specializes in Shiba Inus, but also takes in similar primitive and mixed breeds.



Arlington Community Yard Sale


Saturday, October 1, 2016
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Washington-Lee High School
1301 N Stafford St, Arlington, Virginia 22201

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DC SIR in the News

Dog Goes From Terrified and Trembling to Fetch Playing Ball of Love Thanks to Rescuers

Matoshi-Before-and-AfterMatoshi, a 9-year-old Shiba Inu, was left at shelter because his owners were moving. Luckily, Nathalie Abutaha and her team from DC Shiba Inu Rescue stepped up to help this pup. They knew his previous owners had treated him for severe allergies, but nothing prepared them for the condition he was in." [Read More]

--Apr 13, 2016.  Michella Ventres, BarkPost.
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Collars vs. Harnesses

Ever wonder why you see our rescue dogs in harnesses?

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DC SIR Amazon Wish List and Amazon Smile

Washington DC rescue that specializes in Shiba Inu but also takes in similar primitive and mixed breeds