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Our New Kennels
New Kennels, Rainbow Animal Rescue, NC
Feb. 28th: The small kennel building is coming along. Still have to get the fencing up, the floors done and the holes cut to install the guillotine doors. New Kennels, Rainbow Animal Rescue, NC
January 27th 2024: Update on new small kennel building. We were delayed by the weather because you cannot pour concrete when it is freezing. The concrete is now poured and the photo was before it was finished or had the cleaning drains inset. The framing will start soon. We have an appointment for a fence company to quote for the indoor/outdoor kennel fencing. The plumbing has been run up to the foundation and once it is in we will be moving in the heating and cooling unit along with a stainless steel shoreline kennel for puppies. To accomplished all this while trying to get the last of the dogs out of the facility, along with all the other things accumulated over the years while still doing kennel duty has not been an easy task. On top of all that we sadly have not been pulling anything from our Animal Ccontrol because we need to get this move accomplished first. Since we do this to save the lives of the animals, it pains us greatly knowing not a lot of animals will make it out simply because they have nowhere to go. If you would like to foster a dog (give it a temporary home) click here to see the Foster Application Form.

Our Vet Bill
Vet Bill, Rainbow Animal Rescue, NC Thanks to fundraising and the estate of a person that passed away, this vet bill has been paid. I thought you might be interested to know what the money was spent on. A lot of the cost is to put right the neglect of the owners that abandoned these dogs. Heartworm prevention is a lot cheaper than us having to pay to treat Heartworm infestation. Skin infections are often caused by fleas and mites. Teating a dog that has fleas before it becomes allergetic is a lot cheaper than paying for antibiotic. Demodex mites often become a problem if a dog is not given enough to eat. Parvovirus is easily prevented by vaccinating the mother and the pups. Saving the life of a puppy with Parvo costs a lot and the pup may die while being treated though we still have to pay for it!

This is a little of what this bill is covering. During the summer many vets will not do heartworm treatment because the heat is just too dangerous on the dog that has been treated. During the winter months we have to get all the ones that we pulled during the summer that were heartworm positive treated. This bill was for a seven week period. We did eleven heartworm treatments, 24 spay/neuters, had a dog with a gastric bleed, another one that became non-weight bearing on a front leg (that required x-rays etc), several that had skin issues that had to go on antibiotics and bravecto, a parvo pup or two, flea/tick and heartworm prevention for multiple dogs in our care. We had more than a few with Coccidia that required Albon not to mention worm meds. We had to update vetting on several that have been with us for a while along with exams for the last of the ones we pulled which included heartworm testing. So you can do the math on just the eleven Heartworm treatments and 24 spay/neuters and then all the normal stuff along with the unexpected and you can see how the total mounts up.

How we spent your donations in 2019

This is a basic budget break down for Rainbow Animal Rescue NC for 2019:
  • Total donations and funds raised $86743.
  • Total vetting expenses $62118.
  • Total shelter expenses (utilities, insurance, Etc) $12056.
  • Total Transportation and miscellaneous expenses $9497.
  • Total community assistance outreach $2578 (wish we could improve this amount).
  • Total expenses $86249.
  • That left us with a big $494 surplus in funding.
We have to say that is a big YAY! At least we were not in the hole.
A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE THAT SUPPORT US. BTW: our intake numbers were still over 600.

Published by the Halifax County Public Health System

RAR rescued this injured kitten

UPDATE April 30th 2020: Little Scuff recovering well at the foster. UPDATE April 27th: Scuff is doing fine. Has scraped nose and scrape around one eye. Has mild respiratory infection. Coming home tomorrow with several meds. No broken bones or internal injuries found. This little one was found in the middle of I95. Heading to the vet to spend the night and be checked out. We have no clue how or why he/she ended up in the middle of the interstate.

If you would like to donate toward the vet bill please click here

RAR rescued this injured dog

UPDATE April 21st 2020: The Beagle hit by a car is loving life again. Thank you to everyone who donated for her care.
UPDATE: She had her drain tubes removed today and if all goes well her sutures will come out next week and she will be available for adoption.
UPDATE: Girlfriend the Beagle is back with us after a night at the vet. She has her tail stitched up and her front leg stitched up with a drain in it. She is on three different meds and crate rest for the next 10 days. IF YOU CAN HELP WITH A DONATION PLEASE DO. WE ARE BEING HIT HARD WITH HIGH MEDICAL EXPENSES.

This dog was seen to be hit by a car. Animal Control is closed so they asked us to take it in. Please be sure people know the pound is still closed so the dog is not there. If you know the owner please tell them to contact us.

For information on how you can donate click here

Thank You CBS17

Thank you CBS17 for selecting us for the Three Degree Challenge (it will take a few weeks to get the actual real check). It is greatly needed for all the emergency vet bills we have had lately.

 Click here to see the video (2m3s)

We have a new van

We have a van! We did not have much luck looking locally so we looked across state lines :). This van was donated to us from a generous donor in VA and while we need to do a few adjustments, it is the size we need and only has 44K miles on it. She made her maiden trip to DE this week with 15 animals on board. We would like to thank Connie Whitehurst, Paul Evans and Linda Hotchstein for all their coordinating and efforts to help us get this much needed vehicle.

From a Barrel in the Woods to a Happy Home

Thank you Grateful Doggies Rescue Retreat, Middletown, NY for helping us make sure Sobo found a well deserved home. From tied out in the woods with mammary issues to a warm loving home.

Dog Found with Embedded Chain

October 20th: We received a call about this girl yesterday. Found with an embedded collar/chain and needed medical care. She is resting comfortably at Williamston Vet Hospital. Thank you again Cheryle Barnes and the crew at Williamston Vet Hospital for taking on another case on such a short notice. Please consider donating for her care by clicking on our donation page here or credit card payment directly to Williamston Vet, 252-972-3000.

Thank You for Saving Our Dogs

Sept. 13th: We would like to send a big THANK YOU to all of people who came together to make sure some dogs are safe and sound today. Dawn Vester, Heather Riley, and Edna Crouch, all worked double time Wednesday and Thursday to move some of our dogs north to make room for out-of-time dogs in danger of being euthanized at Animal Control where they have a limited number of kennels. The more dogs that come in, the more dogs that have to go out, one way or another! Thank you to Anthony Finney, JJ Dove, Bryon Hall, Rachel Riley-Hall and Nancy Watson, Robert Hershberger for networking and driving. Thank you to Kevin Usilton and the crew at First State Animal Center, Camden, DE, Steve Qulliam of Grateful Doggies Rescue Retreat, Middletown, NY, Cindi Moulson of It Takes A Village Animal Rescue, Middletown, DE for taking some of the dogs so that we would have room to save more dogs, and get dogs away from the storm and the risk of euthanasia. Our thanks as always to Cheryle Barnes and Williamston Vet Hospital for making room to hold some of these dogs overnight and for working us into the schedule for their health certificates.

August 31st: Today we transported several of our dogs to another rescue in order to save some of the out-of-time dogs at Animal Control.


If your dog is missing please go to 568 Dog Pound Rd, Halifax, 27839 to see if your dog is there. Contacting them by phone may not be good enough because your description of your dog may not be the same as that of Animal Control. DO IT NOW BECAUSE TOMORROW MAY BE TOO LATE. On the Halifax County Animal Control webpage it says: "In some cases, wanted pets have been destroyed at the shelter because the owner was identified too late".

We have limited space at the Adoption Center. The only way we can rescue dogs from Animal Control is to move our dogs to temporary homes or find them permanent homes or move them to another rescue. If you are interested in providing a dog with a temporary home please fill out the Foster Application Form here. If your rescue can take one or more of our dogs please e-mail halifaxrescueangels@yahoo.com. If you are interested in giving a dog a permanent home see our list of dogs needing homes by clicking here and fill out the Adoption Application Form.

Teagan has found a home in Delaware

Teagan checking in from Delaware where she is loving her new life. You can see how much better she looks compared to her Rainbow Rescue intake photo. Her sibling Thunder is also looking good and can be seen on the Dogs for Adoption page on the First State Animal Center, Camden, DE website.

Hurricane Florence Assistance

1st Oct: A big thank you to Tractor Supply of Roanoke Rapids for finding a cat supply donor for the hurricane relief runs we have been working on.

19th Sept: Heading down to Duplin and Onslow counties. Hoping this will help those in need. Fans, lights, bundles of newpapers, puppy pads, bottled water, food (people and pet), papertowels, trash bags, linens etc. Keeping those in the flooded areas in our thoughts.

18th Sept: While many of the larger, well followed rescues are covering the well publicized areas, we as a small rescue in a rural area, are doing just the opposite. We are visiting some of the smaller shelters, rescues and individuals that are often the last to be reached. We are working in cooperation with Saving Snoots Animal Rescue, Purcellville, VA (Rachel Riley-Hall will be tomorrows driver lol). Our first load went out yesterday and was mainly pet food from First State Animal Center, DE. A small load went out this morning and we have another load going out tomorrow. We will be hitting some back roads in Onslow county and taking some supplies needed by Duplin County. Thank you to DDB, VA Beach, Fredricksburg and Norfolk SPCA and Tractor Supply, as well as our local donors. Every little bit helps. We are small but have the biggest hearts you will ever find. Going to the small rural areas is time consuming but they need help as much if not more than the bigger areas. Thank you for your support. From our small town to theirs. SMALL TOWN STRONG!

News of Lane

Lane came to Rainbow Rescue with his sister Lizbeth. Both had scars on their back that may be acid burns. Lane was transported to First State Animal Center, Camden, DE and now has a new home. His adopter says: "Lane is now Boomer and a tad spoiled here." "He is super smart and so very loving. He's a Perfect fit." Thank you Kevin and First State Animal Center for helping Lane find a new home.

Rainbow Animal Rescue is operated by volunteers (they work without pay) but our vet does not. Please help us by clicking on our donation page here.

News of Pluto

Pluto came to Rainbow Rescue with severe mange and a hole in his chest. We worked on getting him well and then sent him to one of our rescue partners. Look at him now snoozing with his pal in his new home. Thank you Kevin and First State Animal Center, Camden, DE for taking him the rest of the way for us. This my friends is people and rescues working together to help the animals. This is where the donations and fundraising money goes: to the vet, for utilities and transport expenses. I thought it would be nice for our donors to see just what their money helps us achieve. Our staff are volunteers so work without pay but our vet does not. Please help by clicking on our donation page here.

A big THANK YOU to Brianna Radford for organising a supply drive for Rainbow Animal Rescue, and THANK YOU to everyone who donated to make this a success. We really appreciate the support of the community. Click on the photo's to see a larger version.

Thank you Harleigh Clay
Thank you so very much Harleigh Clay. We truly appreciate all the goodies for our furbabies!

Harleigh Clay Donation

Diane McKinney Clay says: "After organizing the food and counting the pounds I am excited to say we were able to collect 741.5 lbs of dry food, 18 lbs of dog treats, 20+ cans of wet food, 50 lbs of kitty litter and $210 cash for our local animal shelter, Rainbow Rescue in Halifax. Thank you to all of our family and friends, our community and local law enforcement for all of your donations. Also a huge thank you to Mike Morgan with Magic 979 WTRG for getting us on the radio! You each made this a huge success for Harleigh Clay’s Senior Project."

Herald Angel: Please donate for Rainbow Animal Rescue Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Thank you Chaloner Middle School
A big THANK YOU to Chaloner Middle School for their Christmas drive for our rescue animals.

Lots of holiday happiness for the dogs and cats at Rainbow Animal Rescue of North Carolina. Thank you to all my CMS friends for helping me play Elf!
Elle (That's me in the middle)

Chaloner Middle School

Thank you Mrs Lithgow's class for the donated food
Mrs Lithgow's class at Belmont Elementary School have done a fantastic job on their mission to collect dog food for Rainbow Rescue. Thank you so much to these incredible kids who took it upon themselves to hold a dog food drive.
Click here to see their video.

Mrs Lithgow's class donation

Rainbow Animal Rescue stages massive rescue from Robeson County Animal Shelter
February 13, 2017: Rainbow Animal Rescue located in Halifax, NC carried out a massive rescue from Robeson in January 2017. All told, they rescued 72 dogs in the month of January; 30 were from Robeson. They went in planning to pull only 15 dogs, but when they arrived they saw so many animals desperate to be saved that they pulled 30+ dogs and puppies between January 11th and January 17th. Click here to read the article.

Paws for Thought is the quarterly newsletter of Save A Dog (click here to see their website).

So, you got a pet for Christmas John Dixon - The Daily Herald
Dec 25, 2016 - Edna Crouch, president of Rainbow Animal Rescue, said the shelter receives a high number of dogs in January and February from people who were not prepared for pet ownership. Crouch cited a frequent mistake new owners make is not being aware of potentially hazardous foods to dogs. “If you’re getting a new animal, you need to consider things like poisonous plants,” she said. “Some people may not realize, for example, that chocolate and grapes are poisonous to dogs.” Crouch also pointed out that in the city of Roanoke Rapids it is illegal to tether an unattended dog outside of a home. In addition to the legality, it can also be harmful to the animal’s disposition, making them aggressive or territorial. Jackie Stanley, a volunteer at the rescue, stressed awareness when considering adopting a pet. This includes being prepared for finding a living space that allows pets when relocating and being aware just how much money it takes to care for an animal.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Animal Angel Tree The Daily Herald
Dec 25, 2016 - For the third year in a row, Petsense on Julian Allsbrook is hosting an Animal Angel Tree for Rainbow Rescue in Halifax County.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Large number of animals face euthanasia Khai Hoang - The Daily Herald
Sep 8, 2016 - The rate of dog and cat euthanasias in Halifax County was 51.1 percent and 94.4 percent, respectively, in the 2015 calendar year — a result of animal overpopulation. County Environmental Health Director Jeff Dillard revealed the rates fluctuate from year to year. In 2014, the rates for dogs and cats were 36 and 74.8 percent, respectively. “So far this year, our euthanization rate for dogs is 45.9 percent, and for cats, it’s 93.8 percent,” Dillard said.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Good way to spend $20 Tia Bedwell - The Daily Herald
Jun 10, 2016 - I love animals — always have, always will. It makes me happy The Daily Herald runs a beautiful dog or cat up for adoption in our Sunday edition, and I appreciate Roanoke Animal Hospital supports that feature in our paper. Rainbow Animal Rescue takes care of those animals up for adoption, and it’s not cheap. There’s the typical food and a place for them to stay, but throw in the vet bills and things begin to add up. All adoptable animals have a trip to the vet for checkups, shots, and most of the time they are neutered and spayed before they are adopted out. If there are medical issues, add more cost to that vet bill. When a dog tests positive for heartworms, there’s a treatment for that and this facility takes on the cost, too. Yes, there’s a fee for the adoptions, but in no way does that provide the money that’s needed to take care of all the animals which come their way on a weekly basis. So that’s where donations for this facility and volunteers are needed. Did you buy a type of dog food your dog doesn’t like? Don’t throw it away, give it to the Rescue. Puppy pads you no longer need? Bowls? Beds? They will take anything. I go to Petsense for my dog’s food and there’s a donation bin just for Rainbow Animal Rescue. Why not drop something in the bin next time you are in there? I know you are an animal lover — that’s why you are in there to begin with, right? You can also look at cats available for adoption at the Rescue. Petsense usually has several cats in the back, which I take pictures of and post on my Facebook page. Like I said, any little way someone can help another animal, do it. Which brings me to the latest fundraiser the Rescue has — T-shirts.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Dollars for Dogs raises money for Rainbow Animal Rescue Tia Bedwell - The Daily Herald
May 15, 2016 - Students of Belmont Elementary School in Roanoke Rapids raise $444.04 for Rainbow Animal Rescue.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Local pet shop aims to help adoption agencies with grooming needs Bryan Clark - The Daily Herald
Apr 28, 2016 - Stacey Harrell, owner of S&L Pet Shop and Grooming, has offered her services to Rainbow Animal Rescue after talking with officials from the organization. Harrell noted she regularly donates to shelters, but wanted to support them in a more practical way since opening the grooming side of her business. Appearances often matter in pet adoptions. An animal who has matted fur and is unkempt will likely be passed over by a potential adopter. Dina Gray, event coordinator for Rainbow Animal Rescue, agreed with Harrell. “When they come in, they’re not pretty,” said Gray of the animals rescued. “They don’t look good, they smell. … This helps us present more of what Rainbow (Animal Rescue) is trying to do. Gray said in addition to general appearances, the shop also addresses any flea or tick issues they find with a pet.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

News of Rupert Khai Hoang - The Daily Herald
Apr 26, 2016 - In January 2015, The Daily Herald reported an abandoned hunting dog being found in bad condition in Halifax County, highlighting what officials said at the time was an “alarming trend.” Due to popular demand, the Herald chronicled the dog’s recovery and eventual adoption in April 2015. The following story reviews how the dog, now known as Rupert, has been doing in the last year. See the sidebar for past stories documenting Rupert's road to recovery and adoption.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

2 legs, big heart Erin Carson - The Daily Herald
Dec 31, 2015 - A special cat, born without hind legs, is waiting patiently for a new home after her previous owner had to place her with Rainbow Rescue. Peggy, an orange and white domestic cat, is 7, and very lovable, according to staff at Petsense who are caring for her while she awaits a new family. Jackie Stanley, a volunteer with Rainbow Rescue, said Peggy gets around just fine and they haven’t found any issues with her. Stanley said it can sometimes be difficult to get animals with special needs or disabilities adopted, but not always. “We’ve adopted out one-eyed dogs and three-legged dogs. If she doesn’t get adopted there, we’ll send her out to a special-needs rescue,” she said. “We’d prefer getting her in a home here, but we have rescues up north that deal with things like that. I won’t let her sit for too long at Petsense.”

Our View: A pet for Christmas? The Daily Herald
Dec 20, 2015 - Please think before you decide on a pet for a Christmas present. But if you decide to, consider adopting and not buying your pet. There are wonderful pets on page A4 of Sunday’s edition up for adoption every week from Rainbow Animal Rescue of North Carolina. These animals have already been checked out and volunteers with this organization have spent time with them and know their personalities and what pet could fit best in your family.

Abandoned hunting dogs showing up in northeastern N.C. Erin Carson - Daily Herald Staff Writer
Mar 30, 2015 - When Rainbow Rescue volunteers came across a particular hound recently, they knew they had an emergency on their hands. Rainbow Rescue volunteers drove Bones to a vet in Williamston to try to save his life, she said. There, he was plugged up to IVs, hydrated, checked for worms and given a checkup. His condition was critical, Mueller noted, but added he is expected to survive. Still, Rainbow Rescue officials said "Bones" epitomizes a growing problem in Halifax and surrounding counties: Some hunters abandon hounds that don't hunt well and leave them to starve when hunting season ends.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Populations uncontrolled: Caring for God’s creatures in hard times Todd Wetherington - Daily Herald Staff Writer
May 18, 2009 - One bright spot for the officers has been their continuing involvement with Rainbow Animal Rescue, a Roanoke Rapids based organization run by Bob and Nancy Seevers. The husband and wife team work with the shelters to adopt animals out to local residents in search of a pet. With the group’s help, the shelter was able to find homes for 481 dogs and 60 cats last year.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Homeless dogs, dismal chances Hand Dewald, Herald Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2008 - Ditto for the folks at Rainbow Rescue. They have taken in all the dogs they possibly can. All of these great people are just overwhelmed by humans that just don’t care enough to do what is right. They take in a puppy, never have it spayed or neutered and eventually dump it on the side of a desolate, lonely road once it becomes inconvenient to take care of it.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Help needed to rescue animals Evelyn Howell-Herald Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2008 - The Rainbow Rescue Animal Rescue, a non-profit local animal rescue organization that helps stray animals, is in need of volunteers to adopt a stray cat or dog or just baby-sit animals until someone adopts them.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Were local animal rescue efforts in vain? Luci Weldon
Mar 5, 2008 - Local animal rescuers are keeping a close eye on a case in Hertford County in which two People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) representatives are accused of dumping the bodies of dead animals in a shopping center garbage bin.
Click here to read the Warren Record article (PDF).

Abused Dog Recovers, Alleged Owner to Appear in Court Jennifer Heaslip-Herald Staff Writer
Jun 9, 2005 - "Sweetie" continues to recover from a wire that was twisted around her waist.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Local homeless pets take to the Internet Jennifer Heaslip-Herald Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2004 - ROANOKE RAPIDS - When Nancy Seevers first saw Ellen, a sweet young female dog, earlier this week, she was homeless with two puppies and little hope.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

New Animal Rescue Group Works to Place Homeless Pets Beth Rodriguez-Herald Staff Writer
Aug 29, 2003 - ROANOKE RAPIDS -- Lynn Roberson has a motto: Don't breed or buy while shelter pets die.
Click here to read the Daily Herald article.

Gemma (little black female mix with 3 legs) - a Success Story

NC, Roanoke Rapids: Little black female mix w/3 legs (poss. help w/trans). A while ago this title caught my attention when it was posted on the seniordogrescue list. Although we all see literally dozens of postings of dogs needing homes across the US and Canada every day, somehow this one jumped out at me. It was a kind of inner knowing. There were no pictures, no description as to what kind of dog or how old - just that she had three legs. Despite the fact that I already have a 10 year old female Boykin Spaniel (rescued) and 1 female adult cat plus 2 kittens (also all rescued) and I foster animals on an ongoing basis and I live in a fairly small apartment. I still contacted the person who posted the request stating that if they couldn't find anyone to adopt this little dog, I would take her. I never imagined that they would send her all the way from North Carolina to Toronto to find her forever home with us.

The two women who rescued this little dog from a kill shelter and fostered her for several months are miracle workers. They live in the Blue Ridge Mountain area of NC and travel daily to nearby kill shelters, landfill dumps and highways where dogs are literally dropped off to die. They rescue as many as they can at a time and then try to immediately find them homes. They took in little "three-legged Gin Gin" (aka Gemma) after seeing her at a kill shelter and tried unsuccessfully for several months to find her a home in the tri-state area. As well as the "disadvantage" of only having 3 legs, she was also a puppy mill mama, unspayed and not housebroken at the age of 6 or 7. They finally posted her plea on this e-group appealing to anyone no matter how far away.

When I offered to adopt Gemma, I had no idea that so many caring people would come forward to assist her transport from Roanoke Rapids NC all the way to Toronto, Canada, but they did. I want to thank Rebecca Wall (Gemma's Foster Mom) from Roanoke Rapids NC for caring for Gemma while she waited for a forever mom; Nancy Seevers (also Roanoke Rapids NC) for driving Gemma to Charlottesville VA where she left her in the capable hands of; Ursula overnight until; Sandy Fisher drove down from Harrisburg PA to take Gemma to her home for a week while she waited to connect to; Carol Robinson of Arkport, NY who drove to PA and picked up Gemma and drove her to her home for 2 nights waiting for me to drive from Toronto and meet her in Batavia, NY to collect Gemma.

Gemma is a little black Beagle mix about 15" high and 15 lbs heavy with huge brown soulful eyes, constant wagging tail and very loving nature. She has no "disability" I can see - she can run faster than my 4 legged Spaniel (and faster than me too). She learned to be housebroken and how to adapt to indoor living in only 3 days (!) after probably living in a cage her whole life and she has captured my heart and the hearts of all my animals - yes the cats too!!

So, my inner knowing somehow knew that Gemma would enrich our lives probably even more than we could ever enrich hers. Her gifts to us are priceless and continue to give. Thank you Gemma. You are finally home.

From the now deleted Animal Spirit website, Angus, Ontario, Canada.

What People Say About Rainbow Animal Rescue

Linda 16 August 2018: I adopted a miniature Dachshund, Sadie a little over 2 years ago and found them to be very compassionate. Sadie is one of the most loving dogs I have ever owned. Highly recommend Rainbow Animal Rescue.

Donna 8 July 2018: There were 7 lab puppies found in the neighborhood. Rainbow was contacted and within an hour they asked me to transport to them and they would take them. They were some lucky puppies because Rainbow had another rescue group who stepped in to help and took the puppies to find them good homes. They are the best. Please adopt, spay and neuter your pets. These volunteers work very hard to save all the fur babies lives that they can. Please support them and adopt and donate when you can.

Julie 1 June 2018: We adopted Aspen and I applaud everyone at this organization for their huge hearts and all the hard work they do for the animals. They made our adoption super easy and we love our pup to death. Thank you Rainbow Rescue!

Jo 6 May 2018: They are a group of loving individuals who strive to provide all the needs of the animals in their care.

Leta 29 June 2017: We adopted Fiona (previously known as "Sera") from Rainbow Rescue a couple of months ago and she has been a blessing to our family! She has caught on to house training, is very sociable, and is sweet and playful! Rainbow Rescue was very organized, supportive and helpful throughout the whole process. I highly recommend this organization if you are considering adopting a rescue pet!

Clare 30 April 2016: I adopted Miss Pumpkin from Rainbow Rescue over six years ago. She is always ready to get up and go. She loves walks, rides, camping and is happy whenever she is around people. Thank you for the wonderful work that you do. I used to talk to Ellen, Pumpkin's foster mom, but we have lost touch. Please tell her Pumpkin is living the life. We are now up in Vermont and she is snoozing at my feet as I type (my feet are up on the sofa and so is she!)

Tonia 16 December 2017: I am in Indiana. The rainbow rescue rocks and I am going to send any kind of donation that I am able. Please donate if you are unable to adopt. Thank you rainbow rescue. May many blessings be sent your way.

Kate 7 February 2018: I adopted a pup from Rainbow a few weeks ago. The whole experience was fantastic. They were very friendly, helpful, and responded quickly. I’m so thankful to have my sweet girl! Great place to support!

Gail 2 July 2016: We rescued our now 12 year old "Magothy" at 5 months from a Rainbow foster in 2004. It was wonderful working with the group as we looked to rescue a pup in honor of the one before her who literally had chosen us at 5 months by jumping into our car late one night as she criss-crossed a dark highway.

Cassandra 15 September 2018: Thank you Rainbow for letting us adopt Scrappy. He been such a blessing to us. Full of life and a wonderful cuddle buddy to our daughter Samantha. He is starting to fill out and gain some weight. Thanks for all you hard work with these babies.

Christine 17 March 2016: My family has adopted two wonderful dogs from Rainbow Animal Rescue. Both Gustav and Cooper are amazing additions to our family! I can't Imagine life without them! The people from this organization are wonderful and really love animals. They did a thorough background check and helped provide transport. I highly recommend adopting from this rescue! They are great!

Anne 7 January 2018: I got my Alexandria from here 10+ years ago. I have loved her from the day I saw her. She has/is bringing me so much joy and happiness.

Jodeana 4 August 2015: We adopted our sweet dog from Rainbow Rescue via Dr Kochick (spelling error probably) 2 years ago. We named him Buddy. He was listed as Zorro because of his beautiful black shiny coat probably :-) We love this guy. He is my walking partner too. Love love love our Buddy. Shelter animals are the most loving and thankful creatures to have. "Never" consider an animal farm pet because they only see animals as profit :-( , so ALWAYS always adopt from a shelter.

Charlie 25 March 2016: 100% friendly staff and they made the process VERY easy. They really care for the animals and MAKE SURE they are going to a good home.. down to doing home visits for the safety of the animal. We are already in love with our little one and it's only been a few hours since he's been home. Thank you for allowing us to adopt and good luck and continued success in the rescue and saving of these animals.

Kimmie 15 July 2016: I adopted my two babies in 2012. Brother and sister beagle mixes. My dogs are so sweet and loving. They are so loving and I am so grateful to have them.

Kat 8 January 2016: You have helped me and my Mya even though it was bad news I wouldn't have been able to deal with it without y'all. God bless you wonderful people I was a stranger and you helped myself and Mya When no other agencies would.

Danica 14 January 2016 A few hours ago, we went and picked up the wonderful Maya! It was quick, and very exciting! We can't get enough cuddles with the adorable little puppy! We love her so much.

Cristina 6 January 2016: We love our Rainbow Rescue! Still happy with this little dog who thinks she's 10 times her size!

Vickie 8 January 2017: We got our Anna a border collie from there, she is so sweet and loving.

Diane 1 May 2016: I've adopted 2 pups from Rainbow. Jack is a poodle I adopted 2014 and Eddie is a mixed shih tzu/terrier mix I adopted 2015. I've been thrilled with both.

Darlene 27 May 2016: Truly angels....I admire each one of you so much for your dedication and love of these precious animals! AWESOME FOLKS!!!

Lisa 22 March 2017: I adopted Amber from Rainbow Rescue! She is my spoiled baby girl! Love her so much!

Vikki 6 April 2015: I have been watching your page from Arizona and love the community networking for volunteers and outreach. Keep up the GREAT WORK! Hope to visit soon.

Susan 22 October 2016: Thank you for our beautiful little Godiva, we love her!

Joan 7 June 2017: Fabulous rescue, very helpful throughout the adoption process.

Joan 12 October 2017: We adopted 2 wolfhound mixes from Rainbow Animal Rescue a few months ago. They are doing great here, very happy to be part of our family of dogs, now 8, and 2 cats. Thanks for all you do to help those in need

Nancy 5 February 2016: The folks at Rainbow Animal Rescue do amazing work there.

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