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Our Featured Mission Viejo, CA Partner:

The Ark Animal Rescue

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

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The Ark Animal Rescue is based in Orange County, CA. We rescue dogs from high-kill shelters and place them in foster care until they are adopted. All of our dogs are vetted, spayed/neutered, vaccinated, de-wormed and micro-chipped. We are committed to saving lives and making sure they are matched with the best possible adopters.

About Our Rescue Group:

It is estimated that each year 4-6 million animals are euthanized in the United States. This is mostly due to over-population of animals and there is simply not enough room in the shelters. Innocent animals are dying everyday including puppies and pregnant mothers.

Many people are not aware of this sad reality. Our goal is to not only save lives, but to help spread awareness about this problem and promote adoption.

The Ark Animal Rescue was founded in 2011 by Brittany Modica-Birtwell.

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Tax deductable donations can be sent to our paypal address:

Come Meet our Pets:

Our Adoption Process:

We ask that each person fill out an application prior to setting up a meet and greet. We want to make sure that it will be a good match before moving forward. All adopters must be at least 21 years of age and have the ability to provide and care for an animal.

At the time of the adoption, we also have a contract that both parties must sign.

Each adoption comes with a vet exam, spay or neuter, de-worming, vaccines and a micro-chip. Our fees are considered "donations" and can be used as a tax write-off.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.