Rescues 4 Rescues

The Mission of Rescues 4 Rescues is to focus on saving the lives of companion animals while training some to go on to become service animals to help people in their lives and jobs. As we reach out it is our goal to save, assist, educate, and advocate in behalf of the animals, and people with disabilities.

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Triangle Rabbits

Our mission is to educate people about having house rabbits as companions, assist bunny parents with finding the information they need to take the best care of their rabbits, and help rabbits in local animal shelters through our volunteer efforts. On our site you’ll find information about rabbit care, heath, and behavior, a listing for local veterinarians, places to find bunny supplies, and much more! Check out our adoptable rabbits.

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Meow House Cat Rescue

We are a nonprofit organization currently working towards 501(c)(3) status. We rescue cats from death row and elsewhere and adopt them out to loving forever homes.  

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Hope Animal Rescue

Hope Animal Rescue was founded in February of 2013, as a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the unnecessary killing of North Carolina’s adoptable dogs and cats. We are a foster based rescue founded by a mother-daughter duo who wanted to make a difference in the lives of shelter pets. As of August 30, 2013, Hope Animal Rescue is recognized by the IRS as a 501c3 tax exempt rescue organization. We hope to end the killing of homeless pets in North Carolina and stop the use of gas chamber euthanasia, while rescuing those at immediate risk of euthanasia. We seek alternative...

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Midgard Serpents Reptile Rescue

Midgard provides services to rehabilitate and re-home unwanted or sick Reptiles, Amphibians, Turtles and Invertebrates of all kinds to forever homes or proper facilities like refuges and zoo’s. In addition, Midgard provides the community with educational sessions to help diminish the fear people associate with these animals and give others a chance to experience being around...

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Triangle Pets Alive

Triangle Pets Alive! is dedicated to ending the killing of healthy and treatable shelter pets in the Triangle region of North Carolina. We are committed to saving at least 90% of all companion animals who enter our shelter systems. Our mission is to create programs which help people keep the pets they love, but cannot afford to provide for (spay/neuter, vaccines, food). Programs include rescuing, fostering, adopting, spaying and neutering, vaccinating, and educating the community using the No-Kill Equation. Our mission also includes educating the public regarding the care and welfare of...

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Wags4Tags

Uniting our psychologically and emotionally impaired Veterans across North Carolina with trained Companion, Emotional Support and Dogs rescued from kill shelters so that the two can heal in unconditional love, trust and loyalty.

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Paws of Hertford County

The mission of PAWS of Hertford County is to make our community a more humane place for homeless, abused, and neglected animals through increased spaying and neutering, high-quality sheltering, conscientious adoptions, education of the public, and animal welfare advocacy.

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Midatlantic Italian Greyhound Rescue

The Italian Greyhound Rescue Foundation is a national, 501c3 non-profit organization made up entirely of volunteers. The group dedicates its time and energy to finding homes for homeless dogs. This effort is overseen by the Italian Greyhound Club of America.

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All Breed Animal Rescue of the Carolinas

Welcome to All Breed Animal Rescue of the Carolinas where your new best friend is only A BARC away! We are a non-profit organization of dedicated friends committed to saving and re-homing neglected, unwanted, stray or abused animals. Based in Apex, North Carolina, we support North Carolina, Virginia, and beyond in placing homeless dogs with new loving families. A BARC we do not have a building, office, or shelter. All of our animals enter into volunteer foster homes and live indoors with the foster family and other pets. Our rescue is run by volunteers who donate their time and love of...

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Wake County Animal Center

The Wake County Animal Center is the community animal shelter operated by Wake County Government that receives all lost, stray, abandoned and surrendered animals from the community. This year the Animal Center will receive approximately 17,000 animals that are looking for second chances.

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Triangle Beagle Rescue

Triangle Beagle Rescue (aka TriBeagles or TBR) is a breed-specific beagle rescue in the Triangle area of North Carolina. We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and are an all volunteer organization run by a Board of Directors. We do not have a shelter facility and operate solely out of foster homes. This ensures that all of our beagles learn the skills that they need to be succesful family members when they move to their forever homes. We have been rescuing beagles since 1999 and, to date, have rescued more than 1500 beagles in North Carolina. We are committed to bringing together humans...

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C.A.R.E. for Animals

Our mission is to improve the quality of life of our animal friends by strengthening the bond between humans and animals; ending suffering due to abandonment, abuse, and neglect; and eliminating the need for euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals in our shelters.

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The Goathouse Refuge

The Goathouse Refuge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, no-kill animal sanctuary dedicated to providing cage-free care for cats regardless of age, medical issues or disposition until a permanent loving adoptive home can be found.

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Snowflake Animal Rescue

Come join the Snowflake family. Give our kitties some TLC, help out in our foster homes and adoptathons. Make this your year to help the local animal community and make new friends, both human and feline. We would love to have you and we think you will enjoy it too. Snowflake receives no government funding. Donations and the work of our volunteers enable us to provide the food, shelter and medical care for our wonderful cats and...

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Phoenix Landing

Phoenix Landing seeks to improve the quality of life for all parrots by: providing educational activities regarding the care and needs of parrots; facilitating adoption for parrots who need a new family; helping parrots who outlive their guardians; sponsoring research of wild habitats and natural parrot behaviors; supporting conservation and eco-tourism; sponsoring better avian education for vets and vet students; and advocating standards of care for pet stores, breeders, and...

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Pawfect Match Rescue

At Pawfect Match Rescue we believe that ALL dogs deserve a second chance regardless of their breed or age. We take a different approach to rescue. We don’t try to save the masses; we just save ONE at a time and make them the best dog they can be by the time they find their forever homes. By that we mean that we take them into our homes where they live amongst us and our pets and are treated as one of the family, not as a foster dog. We accomplish this by limiting our fosters to one or two per household. Besides the basics of crate training and house training, we teach them basic obedience,...

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Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue

Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue, Inc. (NRGRR) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping unwanted golden retrievers. Our dogs enter the program from a wide variety of situations. They may be the products of broken homes, surrendered because of changing family situations or family disinterest, found as strays or dropped off at shelters. The rescue has saved the lives of more than 2000 dogs. When goldens enter the program they are given a medical exam, inoculations, spayed or neutered and then placed in foster care where they will be loved as a member of the foster family...

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Moore Labs

Moore Labs started as a hobby. It has grown tremendously over the past 4 years. We now have 6 foster homes where we house 10-20 dogs at time. Together we have placed over 400 rescued labs, who were doomed to die in shelters, in happy homes. We do it purely for the love of labs. Our dogs are altered, vaccinated, housebroken and crate trained.

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Calvin’s Paws

Calvin’s Paws is dedicated to giving hope to animals that they too will find this great love with you. You can see us out at local events with our gorgeous animals. Please stop in and meet these wonderful creatures. We are comprised of a network of foster homes and other volunteers that rescue and care for the animals until they are adopted. We work in conjunction with other rescue groups, veterinarians and the community to educate regarding responsible pet ownership. Join us, Calvin’s Paws, in our mission to make the world a better place for the...

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Independent Animal Rescue

Our mission is to rescue and provide safe and responsible care for homeless, abandoned, and abused animals. We shall strive to help all animals in need through our service programs. We will serve our communities through promotion of spay or neuter for all companion animals, and the education of children and adults in the humane care, respect and responsibility for animals on this earth.

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Heaven and Earth Animal Rescue Team

Heaven and Earth Animal Rescue Team is a nonprofit, all volunteer, limited admission rescue organization funded by private donations. We are committed to reducing the number of homeless and unwanted companion animals through education programs, spay and neuter programs, and the responsible re-homing of homeless and unwanted dogs and cats.

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German Shepherd Rescue and Adoptions

Founded in 1992, GSRA is a group dedicated to rescuing German Shepherds in North Carolina. We are a non-profit organization of dedicated volunteers committed to offering essential care and adoption services to neglected, stray or surrendered German Shepherd Dogs. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina and supporting the Carolinas and Virginia, we strive to protect and promote this magnificent breed. We only adopt to people living in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Most of our dogs come from local shelters. Some come from owners who have requested our help in finding a new home for...

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Chatham Animal Rescue and Education

The mission of Chatham Animal Rescue and Education (CARE) is to promote the health and safety of all cats and dogs in Chatham County. CARE strives to teach by example, to be a resource to the community and local government, and to provide foster care for animals until they can be adopted into permanent homes.

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Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue

Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue, Inc. is a non-profit Boxer rescue based out of Hickory, North Carolina. All of our rescued Boxers are in FOSTER HOMES and are not kenneled at a facility. This way, the dogs receive one on one care, as well as the love attention that only comes from being in a family environment. We learn their likes, dislikes, and temperament and can address any illnesses or behavior problems quickly. They live indoors with our own pets, as they are our very...

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Carolina Care Bullies

CCB is 501(c)3 non-profit organization made up of between 25 – 30 foster homes. CCB’s foster families span the entire state of North Carolina, predominantly in the Charlotte, Triad, and Triangle areas. CCB continues to rescue dogs in need of hope, focusing on pit bulls that sit on death row in North Carolina’s shelters. To date, Carolina Care Bullies has placed nearly 200 pit bulls into permanent, responsible homes.

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Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption

At Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption (CARA) we are dedicated to finding permanent and loving families for the homeless dogs and cats of North Carolina. CARA began rescuing homeless animals from across N.C. in April 2003, and we have placed countless animals in wonderful homes across the country. CARA is dedicated to providing the best service possible to the animals in our care and the families who adopt from us. We take pride in adopting healthy animals and go to great lengths to pair each pet with the perfect family.

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C.A.M.P Rescue

C.A.M.P Rescue was established to help get abandoned, abused, and stray animals into new homes by giving them what they need to thrive in a new environment. Every animal deserves a second chance at life. Our emphasis is placed on animals in shelter situations that are at the end of the road. Our goal is to match the right dog with the right family giving them a new start on life. Abandoned and abused dogs are often misunderstood when they are in a shelter. These dogs need a second chance regardless of breed and the right environment to grow so they can gain trust and be properly evaluated....

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Best Friend Pet Adoption

Our purpose is to provide medical assistance, foster homes, and adoption services to previously lost, abandoned, abused, or neglected animals in Wake County, NC and the surrounding counties. Our mission is to educate this disposable society in which we live that every life should be valued and cherished and is directly linked to human responsibility and commitment.

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SAFE Haven For Cats

SAFE Haven For Cats (SHFC) is a a nonprofit 501(c)(3) no-kill shelter for cats located in the North Raleigh area of North Carolina. We are a unique community-based animal shelter. In addition to providing adoption services for cats and kittens in need of good homes, we also manage a foster program for animals requiring a little extra love and care. We further assist our community in providing feline spay and neuter services in connection with SAFE Care Feline Spay Neuter...

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Pig Pals of NC

Pig Pals of NC began in 1996 as a social club of pig owners meeting to talk about their pig pals. The need for rescue was quickly recognized and so began the journey to help miniature pigs. As the journey of Pig Pals of NC comes full circle through another decade of dealing with unscrupulous people who want to make money from animals, our organization must concentrate its effort on the over 50 abandoned, neglected, and abused pigs currently in its care. Pig Pals of NC continues its efforts through educational outreach to schools, retirement facilities, fundraising events, etc… and...

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Paws4Ever

Paws4Ever (formely APS of Orange County is a non profit organization located in Mebane, North Carolina – just 9 miles outside of Carrboro. We are dedicated to promoting the humane treatment of all living creatures, preventing cruelty to animals and relieving their suffering. Our operations are centralized at the Felicite Latane Animal Sanctuary, which is home to the APS Dog Training program and Dog Park, and the Nicks Road Veterinary Clinic where we offer low cost spay and neuter to the public. We have many, many wonderful pets available for adoption. Please visit our adoption center or...

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PawPrints Animal Rescue

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Doberman Rescue of North Carolina

We have dedicated ourselves to rescuing Dobermans because we have an undying love for the breed, and we strive to save as many homeless Dobes as we possibly can. Our staff work tirelessly toward that goal. But the number of dogs we are able to save is directly dependent on public support by caring individuals who share our love for Dobermans.

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Boston Terrier Rescue Team of the Carolinas

The Boston Terrier Rescue Team of the Carolinas is a group of people dedicated saving Boston Terriers and Boston Terrier mixes from animal shelters and owner surrenders in North and South Carolina and finding them loving homes. Our site: Boston Terrier Rescue Team of the Carolinas

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Carolina Pet Rescue

The mission of Carolina Pet Rescue is to provide foster homes, medical care, and adoption for homeless pets; provide sanctuary to animals deemed unadoptable due to physical or behavioral limitations; and provide education on all of the species we care for.

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2 Paws Up Shelter Rescue

The 2PawsUp mission is to save animals on death row in high-kill shelters, provide any needed medical care, and find loving, safe forever homes for each and every animal. 2PawsUp also seeks to raise the awareness of the overpopulation and high euthanasia rates in North Carolina and to stop the endless cycle of shelter animals by spaying and neutering.

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