Saturday, January 17, 2015

Valentines Fundraiser

Roses are red. Violets are blue. Your donations help rescue pets, so many thanks to you!

Why buy store-bought valentines when you can support Kalamazoo Animal Rescue this Valentine’s Day?

You can find KAR valentines with treats for you or your pet at local vets and shops for a $1.00 donation. Current locations: Saturday adoption events, Texas Corners Animal Hospital, Lakeview Animal Hospital, Shaver Road Animal Hospital, Portage Animal Hospital, KL Cat Hospital, Camp Ravenwood Kennels, Oakwood Animal Hospital (sold out as of 2/14), Sticks&Stones (both on Centre in Portage and downtown Kalamazoo), Olga’s Kitchen (inside the Crossroads Mall) and Sawall Health Foods (sold out as of 2/14). Be sure to check our Facebook page for any new locations.

We also have classroom valentine bundles of 30 cards for a minimum $15 donation. You can find these at our Saturday adoption events, coming soon to Sticks&Stones, or place your order by messaging us on the KAR Facebook page or sending us an email at:

Monday, December 22, 2014

Pets Are Forever, Not Just For The Holidays.

Please make sure that you give a pet a FOREVER home, not just a home for the holidays. And don't give pets as gifts. Instead offer to pay the fee and let the person(s) determine what pet best suits their lifestyle and whether they are ready for all the responsibilities of pet ownership. If you're thinking about giving a pet a forever home, please view our deserving dogs and cats on our website currently available for adoption.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Adopted Faces of 2014

Thanks for helping 290 cats and 99 dogs (last count on Dec. 13th, not including pending adoptions) find forever homes in 2014! These are just some of the amazing animals you helped save this year. Thank you! 

View this video for a longer version of our Adopted Faces of 2014 with more adorable adopted animals. Including pending adoptions, we're looking at adoption totals around 322 cats/kittens and 108 dogs that have found their forever homes in 2014!

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Pet Angel Trees and Holiday Gift Ideas

We have new Pet Angel Trees featuring tags with adorable KAR rescue animals printed on the front and with ways that you can share the love this holiday season to help our rescued pets printed on the back.

KAR Pet Angel Tree locations: Saturdays at our adoption events (check our schedule), Shaver Road Animal Hospital, Texas Corners Animal Hospital, Lakeview Animal Hospital, Sticks&Stones (both locations will also have to/from gift tag bundles for a small donation) and KL Cat Hospital, and Camp Ravenwood Kennels. You can pick up our Pet Angel Tree tags at our Barnes&Noble wrapping events on December 5th and 13th.

Looking for great gift ideas for your pets and our rescue pets? Check out our wishlist on Amazon. You can also find lots of great pet deals on Groupon--we can't make a wishlist, but check our Facebook page for some of our favorite finds.  

You can also give back to KAR every time you shop on Amazon using Amazon Smile. It's completely free and gives KAR 0.5% of your total eligible Amazo Smile purchases.

Do you have donations for us? You can drop them off at our adoption events--check out website for dates, times and locations--or contact us to make arrangements for large donations.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Rock to the Rescue

Where:  Kalamazoo State Theatre
                  404 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007 (map/directions)

Date:      Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Time:     Concert begins at 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a fun, music-filled evening at the Kalamazoo State Theatre with Rock to the Rescue and Styx on December 4th!

Don’t miss out on the chance to win an autographed guitar! Kalamazoo Animal Rescue Volunteers will be selling raffle tickets before the concert begins. Twenty-five percent (25%) of the raffle proceeds will be given to KAR and the remaining funds will be added to the Rock to the Rescue fund that gives grants to charities nationwide.

Rock to the Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by rock bands Styx and REO Speedwagon in 2002. They hold fundraisers at their concerts across the county to benefit shelters, youth music programs, animal rescues, food banks, sanctuaries and other nonprofits.

Learn more about Rock to the Rescue on their website and Facebook page.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Dinner Auction 2014 Video

Please enjoy the presentation from this year's Dinner Auction! Thank you ALL for your support this year. You have helped us save so many lives. You can watch the full size video here.