Shelter Animals Count: The National Database Project AnimalKind joined Maddies Fund Shelter Animals Count: The National Database Project this year. This project is a national collaboration for animal shelters, nonprofits and rescues alike to collect and capture shelter data. AnimalKind is technically reporting “0” on these reports and…Read More ››
Pet Resource Awareness Day Vaccinates Hundreds of Pets On July 9, 2016, Burlington Animal Services staff, volunteers, veterinarians and local animal rescue groups gathered together to deliver free distemper/parvo vaccinations and rabies vaccinations to cats and dogs in need. The event began at 10am and there were hundreds of Alamance County pets…Read More ››
NC Spay/Neuter Program Changes Are In! The 2017 state budget approval was an exciting time for AnimalKind’s office. Our state legislators agreed as of July 1, 2016, to a budget that will enable our spay/neuter program to approve more people to fix their pets! The state “I-Care” license…Read More ››
Donation Drive Toolkit YOU can now host a donation drive on behalf of ReTails Thrift Shop and AnimalKind! With the help of our new Donation Drive Toolkit hosting a donation drive is an easy and fun way to positively impact cats and dogs in NC.…Read More ››
New Pet Memorial Cards! Recently a friend of mine posted on Facebook that her elderly basset hound was nearing the end of her life due to a heart condition. I tried to decide how best to express my sympathy and do something positive in…Read More ››
Our First Doggie Easter Egg Hunt! AnimalKind and Caswell Pet Lifeline’s first ever Doggie Easter Egg Hunt was a huge success! The morning started out a little chilly, and very windy, but by the time dogs started arriving for the hunt the sun was out and…Read More ››
Service Raleigh Goes to ReTails On Saturday, March 28, nine members of NC State’s University Conduct Board volunteered at the new ReTails location as part of Service Raleigh, NC State’s citywide day of service. To help get the store ready for its grand opening, we…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.