ARF - Animal Rescue Foundation | ARF saves dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters and brings people and animals together to enrich each others lives. ARF strives to create a world where every loving dog and cat has a home, where every lonely person has a companion animal, and where children learn to care.
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May 7 is #EvieDay
It all began with one cat, a dream, and your support. 25 years later, 30,000 dogs and cats have been saved as Evie's legacy.
Give $25 to celebrate 25 years of saving lives
Walk to save lives at Animals on Broadway May 17
Register for the Pet Walk now! You can help ARF raise $85,000 to rescue more dogs and cats.
More information & registration
Your old car can save lives!
ARF's Vehicle Donation Program is one of the simplest ways to help ARF and animals in need.
Donate your vehicle
Lend a paw to animals in need
ARF's foster families save lives every time they open their hearts and homes to dogs and cats in need of care
Sign up for a no-obligation orientation
People Rescuing Animals...Animals Rescuing People®
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Visit ARF

2890 Mitchell Dr
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Adoption Hours
Wed - Thurs: Noon - 6 pm
Fri: Noon - 7 pm 
Sat - Sun: Noon - 6 pm

Business Hours
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Save A Life

ARF needs your help to save more lives! Together we can make a difference.


ARF has received Charity Navigator's highest 4-star rating for 7 years running.

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