Frequently Asked Questions


FAQs about adopting, fostering, donating, and contacting CCAR.


Where does CCAR get their dogs?

I see a dog/cat I like that says “application pending” or “has application” - does this mean they are already adopted?

What is Foster-To-Adopt?

Do you adopt outside of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC?

How long does the adoption process take?

What does the adoption process entail?

Ready to Adopt?


What does fostering entail?


Do you have a telephone number?

Where is CCAR located?


What do my funds go toward when I donate?

How can I donate?

If I have items (dog food, leashes, collars, crates, etc.) that I would like to donate, where could I drop these off?

Is my donation to CCAR tax-deductible?

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