Members of Animal Rescue Kare of Hart County work tirelessly to improve animal welfare and spread the word about humane animal care.  Below, you can find information about the ARK Pet Foster Program, the impact of individual members aiding animals - ARK Members in Action, and the data from our Spay-Neuter-Rabies voucher distribution events.

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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!

We received 2 additional $5000 Grants in 2018 - one to partner with CASOKY (Community Action of Southern Kentucky) to provide no-cost spay-neuter vouchers to low-income pet owners, and the other to develop a youth ambassador program for our foster/adoption efforts. #ThanksToMaddie!

ARK Pet Foster Program

Pet Foster Program Implementation, January, 2018

In 2018, 71 animals, including 49 dogs and 22 cats were served in ARK’s foster program. A total of 62 animals were adopted, including 45 dogs and 17 cats. ARK ended the year with 2 dogs and 3 cats in our foster program. Many thanks to the foster committee and foster families who help make this program work, and to the many individuals who adopted animals from ARK this year. You are making a big difference!

In 2018, 71 animals, including 49 dogs and 22 cats were served in ARK’s foster program. A total of 62 animals were adopted, including 45 dogs and 17 cats. ARK ended the year with 2 dogs and 3 cats in our foster program. Many thanks to the foster committee and foster families who help make this program work, and to the many individuals who adopted animals from ARK this year. You are making a big difference!

ARK Save Rate = (Total Intake - Died or Lost in Care - Euthanasia excluding Owner Requested Euthanasia) / (Total Intake - Owner Requested Euthanasia) YTD  = 68/71 = 96%

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Many ARK members work outside of the foster program to help stray, abandoned, or surrendered animals with medical needs and rehoming.  Read about the work of one of our most active animal lovers here.  

Read the statistics from 2017 by clicking the button below.

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ARK is managed entirely by volunteers.  Their devotion, commitment, and love of animals are essential to our success.  Click here to see the current list of volunteers.