All Breed Animal Rescue of the Carolinas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Apex, NC. Their mission is saving neglected, abused and stray dogs in North Carolina and surrounding areas and finding them safe and happy homes with new, loving families. Their work includes adoption, rehabilitation and education programs.
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education (CARE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Pittsboro, NC. Their goal is to promote the health and safety of all cats and dogs in Chatham County. Their work includes foster care and education programs.
The Conservators Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Burlington, NC and is dedicated to reconnecting people with wildlife. They’re focused on public education throughout the Triangle and Triad and they partner with other organizations around the state and across the country to create opportunities for members of the public to learn more about the animals we share our planet with.
Hope Animal Rescue is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Durham, NC. They’re a foster-based rescue committed to improving the lives of stray or abandoned dogs and cats in North Carolina.
Piedmont Wildlife Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Durham, NC. Their mission is to inspire people to develop a positive lifelong connection with nature and to encourage active engagement in conservation. They accomplish this through a community-oriented approach to nature education, leadership development and conservation science.
Animal Resource Friends (ARF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Mebane, NC. They work with pets and their families, along with local organizations, to provide pet food, shelter, fencing, spaying/neutering, and rabies vaccinations in situations where financial need is demonstrated. Their goals are to reduce the number of animals in shelters and to support and encourage keeping animals home with their families.
Independent Animal Rescue is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Durham. They’re an organization of volunteer foster homes located primarily in the Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill area. They also fund spaying and neutering programs, lobby for legislation protecting animals, and perform education and outreach to teach children about animal welfare.


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