2020 Pets of the Week: Where are they now?

2020 has finally come to an end. And while this has been a year to forget, there was at least one silver lining: A lot of good dogs found their forever homes after being featured on WTOP’s Pet of the Week segment.

Here’s a look back at the four-legged pals featured on-air and online this year — and what they’re up to now.

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Jasmine was adopted just one week after she appeared on WTOP. She now lives in Prince George’s County and gets all of the treats and pets that she wants.

Darla “was just as sweet as she could be” while at HRA. After only a week in their care, the sweet senior went to her new home.

Nyla came to HRA from its partner shelter in Birmingham, Alabama. Just a few days after her WTOP segment, she was adopted from an event during the Washington, D.C. Auto Show. This wiggly pup is so happy in her new home.

After spending a few months at HRA, easygoing and playful Boosie was finally adopted and is living his best energetic life in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Sasha — a sweet, well-behaved senior — was an HRA staff favorite. While she spent quite a few months at HRA, she finally found the perfect home where she can live out her golden years.

It should come as no surprise that adorable Baby Bug didn’t spend long in the shelter. After receiving some much-needed medical care, he went to a family in D.C.

Wiggly, happy Pau came to the Humane Rescue Alliance from Prince George’s County. When she went into foster care, her foster mom immediately fell in love and decided to adopt her.

When Carra arrived at HRA from a partner shelter, she was described as a diva. But she was quickly adopted and immediately made friends with her new canine sibling. Her adopter said that having Carra and his other dog has been an amazing help during the pandemic.

When Calvin came to HRA, he was very skittish. Thanks to HRA’s behavior team, he slowly began to come out of his shell. And after months in their care, he was adopted by a veteran and is now her emotional-support animal. He continues to make incredible progress.

Sweet, shy Prince was finally adopted in August. While it took a little longer, it just meant he ended up in the best home, where he and his adopter have become thick as thieves. He loves to go on walks and meet new people.

Lotus, a true love bug, was quickly adopted and is spending her days in Northwest D.C. making new friends, discovering new places and just adventuring around town.

13-year-old Solomon came to HRA almost completely blind but not deterred by it. His sweet senior spirit got him an amazing adopter and a new canine sibling, and he’s now living out his golden years in Howard County, Maryland.

Gorgeous Rice Crispy was an energetic puppy who just wanted to play. Just a few days after his appearance on WTOP, he was adopted. He immediately made himself at home and fell in love with his family, who take him on lots of long walks and cuddle up with him on the couch.

Misty, a sweet senior, was adopted just one day after her WTOP appearance. She moved into a home with rabbits and a gecko.

When Jessica came to HRA, she was shy and a little nervous. That didn’t deter her adopters, who have worked to build her confidence, and she is now comfortable in her new home.

Paco is an energetic and loving pup who was looking for a home where he could go on long walks and play. He found just that and is living with his new family in Baltimore.

Stan, a lively 60-pounder, was quickly adopted after his appearance on WTOP. He’s now living his best life in Takoma Park.

Just a few hours after appearing on WTOP, Dean was adopted. This sweet pup loves to sleep on his back and brings oodles of joy to his new family.

Dazzell spent nearly a year in foster care on medical quarantine after he tested positive for distemper. And during their time together, his foster caregiver fell in love with him. Now, after getting a clean bill of health, he’s off exploring with his new family. You can follow him on Instagram.

Delfina is still looking for a home. This former stray loves people and attention. While she does well with older children, she might play a little too roughly with young kids and other pets. She’d love a place where she can run and go on lots of adventures. To learn more or to set up a virtual meet-and-greet, visit humanerescuealliance.org/adopt.

Milly came to HRA from Mississippi. Now this cuddly, sociable girl is living the life she deserves with her new family in D.C.

Firefly was a staff favorite that got to spend a lot of time hanging out in the HRA offices. She went to a foster family, and they quickly “foster failed” when they fell in love with her. You can now follow her on Instagram.

1-year-old Penelope lost an eye, but it never slowed her down. Now, she is zooming around with her new family in Silver Spring.

Arnold, who is described as “a perfect dog,” came to the Humane Rescue Alliance from Alabama. His sweet face and love of learning new tricks led him to a new home very quickly.

Franny stole the hearts of HRA’s staff and volunteers, especially with her sweet puppy eyes. She also stole the heart of her adopter and is now living a comfy life in Northwest D.C.

8-year-old Lucy is still young at heart, and she finally found a new home to call her own.

When easygoing Remy isn’t napping, she’s vying for neck scratches and pets — which she now gets full time in her new home.

Ripley, an energetic and curious cuddle bug, is enjoying life with her new family in Baltimore.

Sweet, playful Bella had gone through a lot, but she never let it get her down. Now, she’s living the best life with her new family in Maryland.

When Quinn was found as a stray, she was understandably stressed and unsure of new people and places. She finally found a loving family to shower her with love, treats and patience.

Polo is spending his senior years with a new family in Maryland.

Humane Rescue Alliance was thrilled when Canyon — a sweet, playful, 54-pounder — found a new home.

Pinto was adopted and has been working hard on basic manners in his new home.

Roscoe, a gruff but sweet 15-year-old, is now spending his golden years with his new mom in Virginia.

Hooch was thin when he came to HRA after being abandoned. He’s since put on 12 pounds, and is thriving at his new home in D.C.

Cola never met a person or pup he didn’t like, and he met his match last month. This funny pup is now getting settled with his new family in D.C.

Young Lady came to HRA after being found as a stray, and she quickly charmed everyone she met. She found a loving home in D.C. a few weeks after her WTOP segment.

After two months in HRA’s care, sweet Dug finally found his family, and he now lives with two other dogs he can play and cuddle with.

Estelle, a 70-pound lap dog, joined a home with another dog and a cat, and she is loving life with her new family in Virginia.

Maxwell, a former stray, quickly stole the hearts of HRA staff and volunteers. No one understood why this sweet, smart, enthusiastic pup was being overlooked. But after two months with HRA, he now lives with his new family in D.C.

After nearly a month in foster care, Diana‘s adoption is pending. This goofy 65-pound lap dog is an absolute sweetheart and ready to cuddle with her new people.

Chanel was adopted just days after her WTOP segment by a family in Rockville. This sweet three-legged pup came to HRA in rough shape. But thanks to the medical team, she’s finally feeling better and has a family that adores her.

Winne was adopted the same day she was featured on WTOP by a wonderful family from Ellicott City. They will give the sweet 11-year-old a loving home where she can get lots of nap time and chin scratches.

It didn’t take long for Abigale to find a new home. The 74-pound, easygoing cuddle bug’s adoption is already pending.

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