AnimalKind’s First Doggie Easter Egg Hunt! Every year as spring fills the air, people look forward to celebrating Easter with friends and family. During our childhoods we all looked forward to participating in an Easter egg hunt. Whether it was scouring the backyard, or a local…Read More ››
Interview with SNAP-NC Last week, one of our volunteers from UNC interviewed Dr. Laureen Bartfield, who has been working as a vet for 16 years and currently works for the Spay-Neuter Assistance Program of North Carolina (SNAP-NC). SNAP-NC is a nonprofit organization dedicated…Read More ››
Top 5 Reasons You Should Own a Cat Cats are one of the best pets you can get. If you are hesitant to take on the responsibility of owning a pet, you might want to look again at the benefits of having a cat. They are sweet, quiet…Read More ››
Top 5 Reasons You Should Own a Dog The phrase “man’s best friend” sums it all up perfectly. Owning a dog can provide happiness, fulfillment and a companion for life. Here are the top five reasons you should own a dog. 1. A dog will clean up your…Read More ››
Running a 5K with AnimalKind I was not a runner, nor had I ever really solicited my own family and friends for donations before. So, signing up for last year’s Great Human Race 5K and creating a personal fundraising goal of $250 was a huge…Read More ››
Ringing in the New Year with a New Milestone! AnimalKind is thrilled to announce that through THE $20 FIX we have now spayed/neutered 16,000 animals since the inception of the program in 2004! We are so proud in the knowledge that, with the hard work and dedication of our…Read More ››
AnimalKind is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Raleigh, NC. Our mission is to end the unnecessary euthanasia of adoptable cats and dogs in North Carolina Shelters.
Our organization and programs grew out of a national need to address the overpopulation of adoptable cats and dogs in our shelters. Currently over 2.5 million sheltered animals are euthanized in the US on a yearly basis, just to make room for more, and over 160,000 of those occur in North Carolina.