"Barbara Steffensen runs a wonderful organization - Animal Rights and Rescue Group in Australia - check it out, it is an exemplar of compassion on steroids! Anyone wishing to donate - or make a bequest to - a trustworthy animal protection group in Australia should look no further than ARRG." Philip Wollen - Kindness Trust Melbourne


Animal Rights and Rescue a non-kill, foster-care, self-funded group, we are a non-profit volunteer organisation. The Animal Rights and Rescue group, rescue homeless or unwanted animals, provide them with care and shelter until suitable homes can be found for them. Our 'foster carers' and volunteers are all unpaid, monies donated is used directly to help the animals.

Animal Rights & Rescue (ARRG) rescues many unclaimed animals from three local pound weekly that would otherwise be killed.

ARRG provides a service to many local Agencies such as: Lismore Hospital, Richmond Mental Health clinic. Department of Aged & Disability, Women’s & Child refuge. We provide temporary care, food & vet support & rehoming for their clients pets in times of crisis.

ARRG responds to neglect/cruelty cases when RSCPA is not available & the police need help.

Since 1995 Animal Rights & Rescue has rescued and rehomed over 10,000 unwanted animals from death/suffering and safely rehomed them.

ARRG also provides real animal welfare programs:

ARRG has provided urgent vet treatment for many sick animals, when pet owners face a financial crisis, are disadvantaged or homeless.

And provides affordable desexing assistance for people in genuine need, for pets that would otherwise not be desexed, and this program to date has prevented many thousands of unwanted kitten and puppy litters from being born. Preventing unwanted animals that later end up in shelters or pounds. 

HOW CAN YOU HELP US SAVE THE ANIMALS?

For more information call  ARRG on (02) 6622 1881 or (02)6622 1020 Monday to Friday between 9.30am to 3.00pm.

WHO WILL RESCUE & CARE FOR THEM IF WE ARE NOT HERE - THEIR LIVES IN OUR HANDS OUR FUTURE IN YOURS.

 



LATEST RESCUES

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Monty dumped in severe pain aged 3 mths
Monty a collie x puppy was dumped at 3 months of age by heartless people and was taken to the pound who called ARRG for help. He was severely neglected and had one of the worse skin conditions we have seen and this little puppy was in severe pain with red and hot swollen limbs. More info »


TESSIE a 1 year old foxie x was dumped
TESSIE a 1 year old foxie x was dumped in Kyogle and taken to the pound... More info »


'RONNIE' a mature rooster dumped
'RONNIE' a mature rooster in very poor condition was dumped in Nimbin and seen wandering around town for days... More info »


PEPPIE a 10 year old and blind terrier dumped.
PEPPIE a 10 year old and blind terrier was dumped at our centre at night. More info »


3 Kittens dumped at Power Stn
Three tiny kittens were dumped at the Toowoomba power station... More info »


LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY - "A Fun Day for the Dogs"
To Celebrate World Animal Week and ARRG's 20th Anniversary over 12,000 Homeless animals saved by ARRG and now safely rehomed. More info »


EARTHLINGS Film showing
The 'EARTHLINGS' FILM SHOWING in Byron Bay August 25th a huge success. More info »


A Fun Day for You and Your Dog
15 Sep 2013 - A Fun Day for You and Your Dog ARRG will hold its inauguaral Family Fun Dog Show Sunday 15th September 10.30am Bangalow Showground. Bring along your best friend and enter as many categories as you like. Demonstrations by Barco Dog Obedience and Agility Training. $2 per entry More info »


ARRG SPECIAL SHOWING -
EARTHLINGS is a powerful and informative documentary about society's treatment of animals, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix with soundtrack by Moby. More info »


AJP Meeting 29 July 2013
The Animal Justice Party of Australia Public meeting on July 29th was a really vital and exciting meeting with a wonderful presentation from Mark Pearson the NSW candidate More info »