2022 Pets of the Week: Where are they now?

2022 was another year of forever homecomings for WTOP’s pets of the week.

Here’s an update of where they are now, and how they’re doing. And good news: A couple of them are still available for adoption!

Learn more about all the animals who are still available at D.C.’s Humane Rescue Alliance by going online or by calling 202-723-5730.

Bucket shares a home with another dog and gets plenty of attention and training with his new family in D.C.

Brock, who loves tennis balls, has finally found a home with an endless supply.

It didn’t take long for Braden to get adopted. The former stray’s piercing blue eyes and gentle demeanor landed him a home soon after he arrived at the Humane Rescue Alliance.

After losing several homes through no fault of his own, Princeton (left) has settled in with a family and two “kids” of his own. Meantime, Ella is loving life in Maryland, where the affectionate and young girl can play and give her new “pawrents” kisses.

Charlie gets to enjoy long walks and adventures with his new family in Maryland.

Biscuit’s new family reports that he is “loving and so sweet.” He shares a home with a chihuahua and a whippet mix.

Duchess found a place where she can be the only dog and have the couch all to herself!

Penelope found her match and has a place to call home. Her foster mom has nothing but great things to say about her.

Lady Whistledown, affectionately renamed “Grandma,” found a retirement home in Ohio. Sadly, she passed away in July, but enjoyed her golden years surrounded by lush grass, gentle farm animals and a family who loved her deeply.

Fiona is enjoying her walks and greeting new friends in Maryland.

Marc, who is a complete gentleman, is now living with his new family in Virginia.

It didn’t take long for Sophie to get adopted. The former stray is now sharing her home with two cats, and she continues to grow and learn.

Gentle on walks and super affectionate, Scruff — all 70 pounds of him — is living with his new family in D.C.

Pierre now lives in Maryland. According to his family, the dapper pup loves giving kisses.

Coco‘s big smile and floppy ears caught the attention of her new family. Now, she loves being the center of attention.

Tobey has been adopted and now lives in Virginia with a sweet kitty.

Oaky, a senior Pomeranian, is enjoying a quiet life in D.C. and still has a lot of pep in his step.

Rock Bobby, an energetic 2-year-old, is taking on the world with a family full of kids at his side.

Athletic and curious, Lego now has a family of his own to explore the world.

At 16 years young, Rory now has a comfortable new home with a family in Maryland.

Strong and active, Ivy now has a new home in D.C., where she can blossom and be herself.

Laney’s foster mom was smitten by her sweet nature and good manners, so she quickly became a “foster fail.” The pup now enjoys city life in D.C.

Mitty is spending his senior years in Silver Spring, where he can nap and take short walks with his new family.

Opie is another “foster fail.” He won the hearts of his foster parents and will continue to get belly rubs and ear scratches from them.

Shy but sweet, Maggie warmed up and found a loving family soon after arriving at the Humane Rescue Alliance as a stray.

After nearly a year at HRA, staff favorite Princess Fiona has a new home. She will continue to get medical care for her Cushing’s disease with her new family.

Jordan is a young and rambunctious pup who is still awaiting his own family in a foster home. He is a volunteer favorite and would love to meet you!

Sylvester was a staff favorite while he was at the Humane Rescue Alliance. The love bug is now happily soaking up cuddles and hugs from his new family in Alexandria.

If energy and excitement had a name, it would be Skylar. “Sky” now has a home in D.C., where she can run and play her favorite game of tug.

Super-social Gumbo got a new home after a recent off-site adoption event.

Jason is known as HRA’s resident social butterfly, and he’s been nominated as both a staff and volunteer favorite. This brindle beauty is still looking for a home. You can check him out on his foster parent’s Facebook page.

Looking for a petite partner in crime? Benny weighs in at 25 pounds and is done growing. He is still waiting for a quiet and calm home to call his own.

Foreman is large and in charge, but he’s a lover and wants to please. He is still searching for a home, preferably with older kids or adults only.

Canela was adopted shortly after her WTOP appearance and is living the good life in Silver Spring!


Big Stunna is still available! The youngster loves to play with toys, give big hugs and get lots of exercise.

Jack Pointer

Jack contributes to WTOP.com when he's not working as the afternoon/evening radio writer.

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