Animal Adoption & Rescue Center

Animal Adoption and Rescue Center

About Us

The North Richland Hills Animal Adoption & Rescue Center (AARC) is owned and operated by the City of North Richland Hills with support from our community. AARC exists to help protect the health, safety and welfare of both people and animals in the community.


Our goal is to provide services to the public promptly and with professional precision tempered with compassion for those animals that can not speak for themselves. Our staff has been recognized both at the state and national level for outstanding excellence in both programs and performance of duties.


  • Reduce pet overpopulation 
  • Return lost pets to their homes 
  • Rescue unwanted animals 
  • Re-home pets in loving, protective homes

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Thank You to Our Donors 

The North Richland Hills community contributed more than $1,075,000 to help pay for the construction of our new facility, which opened in 2015. We are thankful for each and every contribution, no matter how big or small. Major Donors List

October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!

For the month of October the Adoption fees will be $60 for cats and dogs! That includes spay/neuter, microchip, booster vaccination, dewormer, rabies vaccination and heartworm test for dogs over 6 months!

For more info contact the NRHAARC @ 817-427-6570 or come by 7301 Iron Horse Blvd., NRH, TX 76180