Let's Do This Together

Realizing that Hart County Kentucky lacks a shelter and care for lost, unwanted, abused or neglected animals, the people of this area have come together and formed Animal Rescue Kare, LLC.  It is our goal to build a shelter, to provide the necessary care, and to improve the quality of life for Hart County's needy animals.  Our efforts include a spay-neuter program, a pet fostering and adoption program, and much more.  We hope to strengthen the bond between people and their animals through education and example. 

Renew your membership or become a new member, $25 - individual or $45 - family. Receive our newsletters and your 2019 membership card, complete with discounts to area businesses - it pays for itself! Help ARK with its vital work in the community with your membership.

Donate, become a member, renew membership for 2019, or volunteer.  

You can benefit ARK every time you shop on Amazon.  Click here to go directly to ARK on Amazon Smile and sign up.  The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of every purchase price to ARK, with no extra cost to you.

ARK Trap-Neuter-Return Project for Stray Cat Communities

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ARK is committed to humanely addressing the stray cat problem in our area. Find our about our Trap-Neuter-Return project by reading this article that appeared in the Hart County News-Herald. We need to know where the stray cats hang out in Hart County. Call us(225) 414 - 2765 and leave a message, or simply click on the button below and fill out the form. Thanks for your help!

Upcoming Events: Click on "Events" for more details. 

  • ARK adoption event at Petsense in Glasgow, 9:00 - 1:00, July 20th.

  • Cub Run Spay-Neuter-Rabies voucher event, August 17, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Get vouchers to have your furry friend fixed for $25. One per household, Hart County residents only. Cat BRAWA vouchers, unlimited number per household.

  • Cat BRAWA vouchers for $25.00 - unlimited number available any time in our shop or at Family Medical Center.

  • Bonnieville Spay-Neuter-Rabies voucher event, November 9, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

    Dawgy Dash ‘19, Platinum Paw Sponsors

  • Melody Chaney, Edward Jones Investments

  • Ron and Joyce Gonterman

  • Nelson & Opal Gonterman Fund

  • Oscarware, Inc.

  • The Allstate Foundation, Alex Rosser

  • Span Tech

  • Bobby Kessinger, Coldwell Banker Legacy Real Estate Group


Dawgy Dash ‘19, Golden Paw Sponsors

  • Anonymous Sponsor

  • Mike & Laura Burd

  • Hart County Hardwoods

  • Hartland Animal Hospital

  • Riverside Animal Clinic

  • Swope Toyota of Elizabethtown

Dawgy Dash ‘19, Silver Paw Sponsors

  • All Things by Mel

  • Mary K. Bunnell

  • Active Health Chiropractic Nick Starnes, D.C. Carmen Medina, D.C.

  • Fleet Feet Nashville

  • Alvey's Towing & Recovery

  • David and Laura Clement

  • Country Charm Pet Spa & Resort

  • J.D.Craddock III, Attorney at Law

  • Dennison’s Roadside Market

  • Dr. Karl M. Forster, DMD

  • John and Jennifer Freeman

  • Hart County Builders Supply

  • Houk Insurance Agency, Inc.

  • Kentucky Chrome Works

  • Kayla Rountree, Hart County Circuit Clerk

  • Regiss Bridal & Prom

  • Quarry Hill Monuments

  • T J Samson Community Hospital

  • Allen & Pam Thompson

A huge thank-you to all of our Dawgy Dash sponsors. We couldn’t do it without you!

A huge thank-you to all of our Dawgy Dash sponsors. We couldn’t do it without you!

Dawgy Dash ‘19 Bronze Paw Sponsors

  • Bonnieville Mini Mart

  • Boxley Botanicals

  • C & C Processing

  • Joe Choate, Hart County Judge Executive

  • Citizens Bank

  • Cub Run Engine Sales & Solar

  • Cub Run Hardwoods, Wilmer Yoder

  • Cub Run Milling Co, Dan J. L. Miller

  • Gary & Carolyn Dennison

  • Gilbert & Gilbert CPA, Drew Thompson

  • Graystone Farms, Beverly Flowers

  • Dr. Joseph Hall & Dr. Sheldon Ballou

  • Houchens Food Group

  • Kari's Kountry Kritters, Pet Grooming/Boarding

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau, Joe Myers

  • Kerley Construction, Scott Kerley

  • June King

  • Steve and Janet Kistler

  • Limestone Bank

  • Justin Manship, Merrill Lynch

  • Dana & Patti Markwell

  • Mary Ann McCoy

  • Gary and Macy McDowell

  • Miles Backhoe Service & Plumbing

  • Munfordville Chapter #322 OES

  • N8's PC Repair, Nathan L. Meadows

  • Doug and Ann Ostapack

  • Rogers Family Farm

  • Jason Smith, DMD, Family Dentistry

  • Tri-County Auto & Oil

  • Turtlelini's Pizza & Pasta

  • Doug Wells

  • Jeff Wilson, Hart County Sheriff

  • Kath Zajac

Pet Foster Families Needed for Temporary Homes

Sometimes pet owners must surrender their pets for various reasons, such as an owner's health concerns, moving to a new home that does not allow pets, or financial difficulties.  You can offer these surrendered pets a home until they are adopted.  Learn more by clicking below.

If you know of a surrendered animal that needs a foster home, or if you have a pet you can no longer keep, please call (225) 414 - 2765 and leave a message, or email us at art4hart@gmail.com. We'll do our best to find a good home for the pet.

Cats and dogs are now available for adoption through ARK's foster program!  Find the pet that's right for you on our Adopt a Pet page.

Adoption fees cover spaying/neutering, shots, vet exam/care, and micro-chipping - a great deal! 


ARK (Animal Rescue Kare, LLC) is a proud recipient of funding from Maddie's Fund®, helping to achieve a no-kill nation #ThanksToMaddie.

In 2018, ARK received a $5,000 Innovative Partnerships Grant to fund our collaborative spay-neuter program with the Community Action of Southern Kentucky (CASOKY) and area spay/neuter providers. #ThanksToMaddie!

In December of 2018, Maddie’s Fund approved the Engaging the Public project, titled ARK "Youth Foster/Adoption Ambassadors" Initiative, in the amount of $5,000.00.  We are extremely appreciative of this assistance for involving young people in our efforts.

In 2017, ARK received a $5000 Foster Care Grant from the Maddie's Fund organization of Pleasanton, CA to initiate our pet foster program.  #ThanksToMaddie! 

Please Don't Litter; Spay or Neuter a Critter!

Sponsoring a spay or neuter for a family pet in need can help protect that animal for the rest of its life. To sponsor spaying/neutering for an animal, please visit our shop.