Where are they now? 2018’s Pets of the Week

WASHINGTON — As 2018 comes to an end, another pack of good dogs have 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 in 2018 and where they are now.

Willie This big boy was adopted the day after his WTOP segment! He currently lives in Lothian, Maryland. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Bronx This “tri-pawd” pup was adopted by a family in Fairfax, Virginia, after receiving urgent medical care at HRA. The family said he has been great, is extremely loving and has mastered potty training. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Lenore Boulet)
Otto After visiting WTOP, Otto went to foster care to get some specialized care. After five months, he finally found his family and is currently living in Northeast D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Bella This sweet lady is currently in foster care, still waiting to be adopted. She’s been with HRA for more than a year, and they’d love nothing more than to find her a home. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Humane Rescue Alliance)
Jessie Found as a stray, Jessie has since been adopted! (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)   (Humane Rescue Alliance)
Roberto This fella was adopted shortly after his WTOP segment and is currently living with his family in D.C. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)   (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
Beemer He came to HRA when his previous owners could no longer care for him. His ever-after is much happier: He was adopted and is living in Fredericksburg, Virginia. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance )
Red Gerard After nearly a year with HRA, Red Gerard — now known as Roo — was adopted and now lives in Baltimore, Maryland. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Humane Rescue Alliance)
Lucky This happy guy was adopted and now lives with his new family in Northeast D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Humane Rescue Alliance)
Vern
He was adopted by a first-time dog owner and is currently living in D.C. His new dad reports that Vern is a “perfect dog.” (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Humane Rescue Alliance)
Tortellini
After several months in HRA’s care, Tortellini was adopted. She is thriving with her new family in Northwest D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Humane Rescue Alliance)
Moyo This guy has been adopted and is living with his mom, dad and human siblings in Northwest D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Paxton
This little guy spent a month in foster care before being adopted by a loving family. He now lives in D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Rodeo
This shy shepherd mix has been adopted and is currently living in Germantown, Maryland. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Rosa This good-natured pup was adopted just a few days after her WTOP segment, and is currently living with her new family in Northwest D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Humane Rescue Alliance)
Pluto
This goofy, playful youngster was adopted and now lives in Northeast D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Precious After more than two months at HRA, Precious was adopted from foster care and currently lives in D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Humane Rescue Alliance)
Butler
After more than three months at HRA, Butler was adopted from foster care and is now living in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Trucker
This young “tri-pawd” was transferred to a partner organization and has since been adopted. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Zeta This shy but wiggly lady was adopted and now lives in Northeast D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Snowflake
This 50-pound sweetheart of a lap dog was adopted and now lives in Rockville, Maryland. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Marshmallow is a gentle giant, despite looking like a big strong guy. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Marshmallow After a four-month stay with HRA, this gentle giant was adopted and now lives a couch potato life with his new dad in D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Jet is a sweet guy who just wants to be adored (and played with!). At two years old, he’s out of the puppy phase and on his way to being a real adult, but don't worry, he’ll always be a kid at heart. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Jet This sweet guy came in as a stray and spent two months with HRA. He was adopted in October and now lives in Maryland with his fur sibling and new dad, who reports that everyone is very happy! (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Meet Tina!

This adorable fluffy ball of love and cuddles was found as a stray in D.C. She’s 7 years young and sweet as can be. Her two favorite activities ARE spending time with people (especially a new best friend) and taking walks.

Tina is very curious about all the exciting things in the neighborhood, and but also loves snuggling when she’s done with her walk and ready to settle in for the evening. Come out to meet Tina today at HRA’s Oglethorpe Street Adoption Center.

And see her on YouTube!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC7K5hL8zLE

(Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Tina This adorable, fluffy ball was adopted just a few weeks after her visit to WTOP in September. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Dillon This 88-pound sweet guy came in as a stray, was adopted shortly afterward, but returned a few weeks later through no fault of his own. He spent another month with HRA but is now living comfortably in Arlington, Virginia. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Pet of the Week: Ryder

For the week of Sept. 24

Ryder came to the Humane Rescue Alliance in advance of Hurricane Florence. He is a big, goofy, friendly guy, looking for someone who is ready to make him a member of the family!

His favorite activities involve playing with his human, playing with toys and lots of adventures. He loves attention, so his adopter should be ready for a companion who cannot get enough love and petting! At 3 years old, he’s at a great age — those puppy days are gone, but he is still active and ready for fun.

See him on Youtube, then come out and meet Ryder at HRA’s Oglethorpe Street Adoption Center!

(Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Ryder Ryder was transported to HRA from Norfolk, Virginia, ahead of Hurricane Florence and spent two months there. A staff and volunteer favorite, they were ecstatic when he found his forever home in D.C. at the end of November. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Jake is 13. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Jake When his owner became too ill to care for him, Jake spent two months with HRA until he found the perfect forever home in D.C. He’s now happy and healthy! (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Alyssa This energetic sweetheart was transferred to HRA from a partner shelter in New Orleans. A month later, she went to her forever home in Maryland. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Georgina and Leah After spending a few months with HRA and growing big and strong, Leah (shown above) and Georgina — a pair of red-eared slider turtles — were adopted to loving families. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Tuft This handsome fella was surrendered because his owners could no longer care for him. After two months with HRA, he now lives with his new dad in D.C. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Kingston This fun-loving guy was brought to HRA after being hit by a car. He ended up losing his leg, but he found a forever home with a loving staff member! (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Oggie After being found as a stray in an abandoned building and spending two months in HRA’s care, Oggie is now happily living with his family in Takoma Park. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Citgo
This cool, young guy has found his forever home, too. He had been with HRA for more than four months and is with his new family in Takoma Park. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Zane Still looking for a home! Call 202-723-5730 or visit the alliance’s website. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Radar Still looking for a home! Call 202-723-5730 or visit the alliance’s website. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Coria This tiny, sweet girl was adopted by a wonderful family in Silver Spring, Maryland. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Reeses This sweet senior was adopted after several months in the shelter. Her new dad was thrilled to meet and adopt her, and the staff at HRA was so excited to help her finally find a forever home. She now lives in Arlington, Virginia. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Moo Moo loves to play, and nap, and is looking for a family that enjoys the same activities she does. Moo Moo came to the Humane Rescue Alliance when her previous owner had to move, and sadly, couldn’t bring Moo Moo along. Since coming to HRA, Moo Moo has been working on her manners and would do well with an adopter that will help her continue to learn and thrive. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Moo Moo Still looking for a home! Call 202-723-5730 or visit the alliance’s website. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Pinch and Snippet Still looking for a home! Call 202-723-5730 or visit the alliance’s website. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance) (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
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Marshmallow is a gentle giant, despite looking like a big strong guy. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Jet is a sweet guy who just wants to be adored (and played with!). At two years old, he’s out of the puppy phase and on his way to being a real adult, but don't worry, he’ll always be a kid at heart. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Meet Tina!

This adorable fluffy ball of love and cuddles was found as a stray in D.C. She’s 7 years young and sweet as can be. Her two favorite activities ARE spending time with people (especially a new best friend) and taking walks.

Tina is very curious about all the exciting things in the neighborhood, and but also loves snuggling when she’s done with her walk and ready to settle in for the evening. Come out to meet Tina today at HRA’s Oglethorpe Street Adoption Center.

And see her on YouTube!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC7K5hL8zLE

(Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Pet of the Week: Ryder

For the week of Sept. 24

Ryder came to the Humane Rescue Alliance in advance of Hurricane Florence. He is a big, goofy, friendly guy, looking for someone who is ready to make him a member of the family!

His favorite activities involve playing with his human, playing with toys and lots of adventures. He loves attention, so his adopter should be ready for a companion who cannot get enough love and petting! At 3 years old, he’s at a great age — those puppy days are gone, but he is still active and ready for fun.

See him on Youtube, then come out and meet Ryder at HRA’s Oglethorpe Street Adoption Center!

(Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Jake is 13. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)
Moo Moo loves to play, and nap, and is looking for a family that enjoys the same activities she does. Moo Moo came to the Humane Rescue Alliance when her previous owner had to move, and sadly, couldn’t bring Moo Moo along. Since coming to HRA, Moo Moo has been working on her manners and would do well with an adopter that will help her continue to learn and thrive. (Courtesy Humane Rescue Alliance)

For more information on animals up for adoption, visit the Humane Rescue Alliance’s website.

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