Animal Services

Animal Adoption and Rescue Center
 

Clear the Shelters- Saturday, August 18, 2018


All adoption fees during this one day event will be waived.  Adoptions will include spay/neuter, rabies vaccination, microchip, city license and core vaccination.  


Thank you to the following businesses and individuals for sponsoring animals during Clear the Shelters event:
 


  • Mr. and Mrs. Stillwell, private citizen- $1,000
  • Family Pet Clinic of North Richland Hills, 6724 Mid Cities Blvd, North Richland Hills, TX 76180, (682) 593-2889- $500
  • Midas Auto Service, 5861 S. Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76017, (682) 251-0458 -  $500
  • Market Street, 5605 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, TX 76034, (817) 577-5020- 48 Cases of Bottled Water
  • Texas Aquatics Tropical Fish Store, 5064 Davis Blvd, North Richland Hills, TX 76180, (817) 576-2233- $200
  • Lighting Etc., 6040 Rufe Snow Dr, Ft Worth, TX 76148, (817) 514-8552- $200
  • Sandlin Homes, 5137 Davis Blvd, North Richland Hills, TX, 76180, (817) 281-3509- $200
  • The Law Offices of Kent Davis, 9284 Huntington Square, Ste 100, North Richland Hills, TX 76182, (817) 479-2200- $200
  • Lucky Vapor, 5600 Rufe Snow Dr, Ste 112, North Richland Hills, TX 76180 (817) 485-2000- $200
  • Advantage Eye Care, 6509 Precinct Line Rd, North Richland Hills, TX 76182, (817) 369-3494- $100
  • J.A. Garrison & Co., 6912 NE Loop 820, North Richland Hills, TX 76180, (817) 332-3921- $100
  • Lone Star Piano Boutique, 6714 Smithfield Rd, Ste 3, North Richland Hills, (817) 408-7414- $100
  • Kroger Marketplace, 9150 N Tarrant Pkwy, North Richland Hills, TX 76182, (817) 918-3348- baskets and baskets full of donated items
  • Chow & Tabby, online pet store, www.chowandtabby.com - $150  

Upcoming Events

  • August 18, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM: Clear the Shelter
  • September 29: Doggie Beach Bash 

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.
 

Goal


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.
   

Responsibilities

  • Enforce city ordinances;
  • Provide a safe haven for lost, abandoned and unwanted pets;
  • Reduce pet overpopulation;
  • Return lost pets to their homes; 
  • Assist with urban wildlife conflicts;
  • Re-home pets into loving, permanent homes.

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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