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Save the Dates!

Hometown Heritage Festival Saturday, July 15, 2023, 9 am – 4pm Look for Appalachian Animal Rescue Center’s booth (In front of the Gazebo on Main Street) Cause for the Paws Summer Fling Sunday, August 27, 2023 – 4 – 7pm The Vineyard at 37 High Holly, Scaly Mountain, NC...

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WE ARE OPEN!

Appalachian Animal Rescue Center wants the community to know how much we appreciate your patience and support throughout the past year.  We recognize that our closures for animal illness, COVID, flooding, and building repairs at the shelter and the limited donation...

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Upcoming Events

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Save the Dates!

Hometown Heritage Festival Saturday, July 15, 2023, 9 am – 4pm Look for Appalachian Animal Rescue Center’s booth (In front of the Gazebo on Main Street) Cause for the Paws Summer Fling Sunday, August 27, 2023 – 4 – 7pm The Vineyard at 37 High Holly, Scaly Mountain, NC...

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WE ARE OPEN!

Appalachian Animal Rescue Center wants the community to know how much we appreciate your patience and support throughout the past year.  We recognize that our closures for animal illness, COVID, flooding, and building repairs at the shelter and the limited donation...

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We need your help!

Our shelter is in need of raised pet beds and cat towers. We are required to provide a raised bed for every animal in the shelter in order to pass inspection. We have a new resource that you can use to help us provide proper bedding for our shelter animals. There is a...

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Sweet Charity Band

Sweet Charity Band

The Sweet Charity Band will be performing  this Saturday the 7th at The Rathskeller Coffee Haus and Pub, 58 Stewart Street in Franklin, NC 28734 from 7PM to 9PM. They will be donating all tips and fees to the Appalachian Animal Rescue Center. For those that might not...

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Get Involved with an AARC Event

How to host an adoption day for Appalachian Animal Rescue Center

Host an Adoption Day

Interested in hosting an adoption day at your business? We want to hear from you! Adoption events help connect pets with people, raise awareness about AARC, and emphasize to the community that you care about homeless pets! Call us in advance to ask about hosting at your place of business.

Organize a Third Party Event

Are you interested in creating your own fundraiser to help Appalachian Animal Rescue Center? Fantastic! Use the buttons below to download our Fundraising Toolkit featuring an A-Z guide of fundraising ideas, and apply online with our Event Application.

Fundraising information for AARC
Apply to host a third-party event
Organize an event for AARC
Host a fundraiser for Appalachian Animal Rescue Center