Animal Rescue provides local news, events, and profiles about Animal Rescue Groups throughout the United States. Our mission is to get the word out about local animal rescue groups, support groups, veterinarians that take care of rescue animals, and those who care about and give their time to Animal Rescue organizations.
They are a no-kill organization committed to the humane welfare and well-being of animals in need.
Animal Rescue Rhode Island (ARRI) rescues abandoned, abused and surrendered animals without geographic limitation. They nurture them to be adopted as pets in loving homes. ARRI fosters animals by following a no-kill philosophy where no animal is ever euthanized because of time, space, breed, or humanely treatable condition, in an environment which is safe, healthy and loving.
Central to their mission is our steadfast commitment to enlighten and inspire our community as teachers and advocates, supporting animal welfare through humane education.
For more information about Animal Rescue Rhode Island please visit animalrescueri.org.
As the heart of a humane community and in partnership with that community, the Potter League for Animals is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of animals. They promote the humane treatment of all animals and provide shelter and care for lost or unwanted companion animals. Through education, commitment to a standard of excellence in the care of animals, and fostering relationships between people and animals, they enhance the animals’ lives and enrich the human experience.
The Potter League is an “open admission” shelter which is able to help as many pets as possible. They accept owner-surrendered animals, as well as all stray animals from those communities with which They have an animal control-housing contract. Approximately 2,000 dogs, cats, rabbits, and other small animals are received at our facility annually. The Potter League consistently maintains a Live Release Rate of 90% or higher through placement to new families, returned to their owners or released to another facility or rescue group. Thier commitment to all animals means they are willing to pursue all reasonable efforts in order to provide for their well-being. In addition, almost 2,000 animals and their owners seek our other obedience, lost and found, cremation and behavior support services each year. They are the community’s animal care and resource center.
For more information about Potter League for Animals please visit potterleague.org.
Since 1916, the Roanoke Valley SPCA has made the welfare of homeless and unwanted animals a priority and in 1958 the RVSPCA became a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
They provide a safe environment for lost, abandoned and homeless animals and strive to set a standard of excellence and leadership in animal care, humane education and progressive animal welfare programs.
They annually provide food, shelter, rehabilitation and medical treatment for nearly 2,000 homeless animals. Prior to adoption, all animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped, receive medical care and behavioral training and all vaccinations, including rabies, are brought up-to-date.
They have worked very hard to implement programs and deliver services that help ensure that every animal in their care can be adopted into a permanent loving home. To save even more animals, the Roanoke Valley SPCA provides life-saving foster care for underage, under-socialized and sick animals. They promote animal welfare through programs and services that mutually benefit people and animals.
For more information about Roanoke Valley SPCA please visit rvspca.org.
Angels of Assisi has grown to become the largest public animal welfare organization in the Roanoke Valley whose facilities include a private animal shelter, Community Pet Clinic, and 200-acre farm sanctuary, and offers cat adoptions at two area Petco stores and two area PetSmart stores. Angels of Assisi strives to be a resource to the community it belongs to, but also offers services to area and rural shelters to help end the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable pets in southwest Virginia and West Virginia.
They provide reduced cost medical care to companion animals with special emphasis on spaying and neutering to prevent pet overpopulation. They provide shelter, care and sustenance to companion and domesticated farm animals in need, including an adoption center for homeless dogs and cats and a farm animal sanctuary.
Charlie’s Crusaders Pet Rescue is a group of volunteer dog lovers whose mission is to rescue, provide sanctuary, and ultimately to re-home abandoned, stray and neglected dogs in Mississippi and Tennessee and surrounding areas. They rescue from the Mid-South where almost all the shelters are EXTREMELY HIGH KILL and then they transport them up North for adoption. They adopt out to any state of course but specialize in adoption to Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Maryland/Connecticut/New York/Massachusetts and Delaware.
Charlie’s Crusaders Pet Rescue dogs are housed in foster homes in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey, Mississippi and Tennessee along with various other states where they are provided with an enormous amount of love and attention. All their animals are spayed or neutered and brought up-to-date on shots before being placed in their new homes. At times some of their dogs are also house trained and taught basic obedience.
Charlie’s Crusaders Pet Rescue is a 100% non-profit, no-kill organization dedicated to the rescue and rehoming of dogs. Charlie’s Crusaders Pet Rescue is run by professionals who volunteer their time and resources to help save the lives of these animals.
Located in Nesbit, near Hernando and Southaven, in Desoto County, MS, just south of Memphis TN. They are a group of dedicated animal lovers who want to “Save Them All”! Animal Rescue, Fostering and Adopting saves lives!
They want to try to “Save them all”. Following Best Friends Animal Society in Utah, They are dedicated to helping overfull shelters and lost, abandoned, unwanted and abused animals in the Mid-South area, MS, TN, AR.
They are a group of dedicated animal lovers who want to rescue these deserving pets from the life of homelessness, being hungry and alone. They are a nonprofit organization rescuing local shelter pets in hopes of re-homing them. Their group of members and volunteers work 24/7 saving, rehabilitating, loving and caring for these pets in hopes to find them loving homes. One of our goals is be a voice that is heard throughout the nation to put an end to shelter euthanasia. Please join us as we try to “SAVE THEM ALL”.
Mercer Animal Rescue purpose is to rescue, socialize, rehabilitate, and find forever homes for abused, neglected, abandoned and unwanted dogs, cats and horses.
They rescue dogs from high kill shelters and the streets in the over-populated south. They transport them to the northeast states or the Chicago area where they hold adoption and fundraising events.
They rescue dogs from extremely high kill shelters (80+ %) kill rate in the south, primarily Memphis, TN. They will live in there homes until they are ready for adoption. They have monthly adoption events in the Chicago and Milwaukee areas.
All our potential adopters are pre-approved by submitting an adoption application and home checks are sometimes required. They want to make sure our dogs go to the best possible homes since they have not always had the best life.
They are a small group of volunteers and passionate animal lovers who are interested in finding wonderful homes for the many adoptable dogs in the south who, by no fault of their own, find themselves on the streets or in shelters without loving families to care for them. They seek to appropriately match their dogs with the right family, willing to make a life-time commitment to the care of a companion animal.
They are an approved Federal 501(c)(3) charitable organization and, as such, all of your donations are eligible to be reported as income tax deductions. A written statement of your contribution will be provided to you for tax purposes.
In the placement of their puppies and dogs, they often partner with approved northern rescues who share our commitment to reduce the number of highly adoptable dogs being put to sleep in southern shelters, so they are rescue friendly.
Capitol Canines Animal Rescue is a not-for-profit, volunteer-based animal rescue organization that advocates on behalf of homeless animals abandoned in severely under-resourced shelters throughout the Southeast region of the U.S. They place each adoptable companions into foster homes until his or her perfect “furever” home comes along. Furthermore, they endeavor to circulate knowledge and promote initiatives that support compassion toward animals, such as responsible companion animal relationships, as well as legislative objectives, policies, and procedures that promote the humane treatment and better overall welfare of our four-legged friends.
Adopting a Capitol Canine is just one way to help combat this problem. Just by opening your home to one of our dogs, you are saving a life. In the process, you are gaining a companion who will reward you with love and gratitude.
City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties rescues adoptable cats and dogs in overcrowded and high-kill shelters, where resources are severely limited. They offer a lifeline to as many of these wonderful animals as possible. Sadly, many of the cats and dogs that City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties takes are just days — and sometimes hours — away from being euthanized for no reason other than lack of space. By finding these animals permanent and loving homes in the DC metropolitan area, they can enrich lives of humans and their pets. We welcome your help in any capacity, through volunteering, fostering, adopting, sponsoring and/or donating.
City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is a “rescue” not a “shelter.” They are made up of a network of volunteers (most with full-time jobs) who foster cats and dogs in their homes. Since most of our available animals are living in private homes, they cannot arrange a visit without an adoption application and an appointment with the foster family.