Animal Rights & Rescue Group - Far North Coast
We speak for those that can't speak for themselves
Animal Justice Party Meeting
ARRG is hosting a meeting for AJP and we need you there to listen to Mark Pearson Director of Animal Liberation. More info »
Rest in Peace, little 'Saint' Simon
Life is fickle. Sometimes just when you think everything will be good, something bad happens. More info »
'Hidden treasures' honoured - story Mel Carrero Lismore Echo 3/11/11
For 20 years founder/president of the Animal Rights & Rescue Group, Barbara Steffensen, has offered herself and her home to helping companion animals find homes as well as building the organisation from scratch. More info »
"A DOGS PICNIC DAY"
World Animal Day Celebration Animal Rights & Rescue More info »
"A DOGS PICNIC DAY"
World Animal Day Celebration Animal Rights & Rescue Why: World Animal Day 4th October And In Memory Of St Francis Of Assisi Where: 135 Three Chain Road Sth Lismore When: Sunday October 9th 11am – 1pm A Cafe For Dogs, Humans Welcome. Vegetarian BBQ Available 12noon More info »
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?
Foster carers urgently needed Northern Rivers area, can you take just one cat, dog, puppy, kitten into your home, vet work & food is provided until a home is found or even for a few weeks to relieve the current crisis click here for information.
Volunteers needed at our centre in Lismore, gardening/ animal walking, cuddling, cleaning, general office work, driving & animal pickup. Reliable volunteers for one or more days. Click here for information
Donations are needed Animal Rights and Rescue Group is self-funded & relies solely on public donations & fund raising efforts and without the caring public we could not fund or continue our rescue operation. Our annual expenditure to cover running costs, food & vet bills is over $110,000.00 Click here to donate ARRG covers the whole Northern Rivers area a population over 160,000, helps the public with animal related issues & rescues unwanted animals & unclaimed animals from 3 local council pounds death row and provides them all with care and sanctuary until they find the right home.
There is no RSPCA branch or shelter operating in the Northern Rivers area.
Their lives are in our hands and our future is in yours.
Foster homes urgently needed in the Northern Rivers region NSW, to help save the unwanted and deathrow animals.
ARRG cannot cope without help and urgently needs more foster homes to help cope with a huge increase of unwanted pets that otherwise will end up at shelters or pounds and will be killed.
Without more foster homes we are not able to help many of the animals that need our help, our waiting list of animals needing our help is very long.
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.
Page last updated: 13 May 2013