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Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation (AARF)

Cause Area

  • Animals


PO Box 15262Richmond, VA 23227 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

AARF is an acronym that stands for Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation. We are a Richmond, Virginia based, non-profit, all volunteer, non-euthanizing organization founded in May of 1993. Our goal is to rescue orphaned animals and place them in loving homes.


AARF stands for Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation. We are a local, non-profit, all volunteer organization founded in May of 1993. We help over 1000 animals each year in finding loving homes. Animals come to us through a variety of situations. Some are found on highways or in neighborhoods, some are relinquished by their owners who can no longer care for them, but most of our animals are strays. AARF tries to prevent these animals from ending up homeless or in euthanizing shelters. It is our goal to provide a service of matching good loving animals with people who want to provide a good loving home.


Would you recommend Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation (AARF)?
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by Whitney W. (August 9, 2010)
AARF is a committed group of rescuers who truly care for the dogs. Friendly and hardworking, they help so many animals in need. They desperately need foster homes, transporters, and donations to save more lives! Foster home = a life saved. Open your home, AARF provides medical and helps place the dog.

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