Will you be our Valentine?
Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/94-3424576
and AmazonSmile donates to Abandoned Animal Rescue.

Saving one animal may not change the world,
but for that one animal the world is changed forever.’Love changes everything. Help AAR win a life-changing grant through Petco Foundation’s ‘World’s Largest Virtual Valentine’ program. It’s easy to do: simply upload your pet’s photo or video valentine to http://www.petcofoundation.org/love. Be sure to name aartexas.org in your submission so your valentine will be counted toward our participation. Our dogs and cats thank you!

P.S. You can win prizes too!

ROCKET ADOPTED! (24 days at AAR)


  • Brought in to AAR: 71
  • Fostered until adoptable: 382
  • Adopted: 66
    • Cats/Kittens: 34
    • Dogs/Puppies: 32
  • Owner Found: 0
  • Crossed the Rainbow Bridge: 2
  • Total currently with AAR:
    • Cats/Kittens: Foster 17; Shelter 8
    • Dogs/Puppies: Foster 18; Shelter 42
DASH ADOPTED! (arrived from foster home and adopted on the same day)

CLICK to see AAR’s Adorable Adoptables


    • Kitten Bowl Party (lots going on – bring a pic of your kitty) – Sat, Feb 3: 10 am-3 pm
    • Wine & Beer Tasting: Sunday, March 24, 4 pm at Balmorhea Event Center 33400 Wright Rd, Magnolia
    • Ice Cream Social: April date tbd
    • A Night in the Dog House: November date tbd
    • Pancake Breakfast: Saturday, December 7, 10 am – noon

for info: [email protected]

Your Pet’s Picture Hand-Painted On A Wine Glass! $35!

Take advantage of this special opportunity to have custom hand-painted wine glasses by Bonnie Blue made and ready to pick up at the Beer & Wine Tasting Event.

To order yours: Email: [email protected].

Include photos of your pets. Ms. Blue will donate 10% of her event proceeds to AAR.

Buy your Wine Tasting tickets at http://www.aartexas.org > Events

Ways You Can Help

Is It Your Birthday?

Set up is easy!

Search for "birthday fundraiser" while on Facebook and you’ll be guided through the quick setup process. Your fundraiser will appear on AAR’s Facebook page, and you can then share your fundraiser through your own social media accounts.

Start Here


Abandoned Animal Rescue is entirely managed and maintained by volunteers.

 This means that all the money raised or donated goes towards caring for cats and dogs, and maintaining the quality of the shelter and its grounds. AAR raises money through adoption fees, clinic fees, donations from supporters, and fundraisers. 

Donate Here

Thank You

I hope you enjoy reading about how AAR is
Giving Paws a Helping Hand™
and about our volunteers, donors and supporters.

Pat MacKinnon, editor

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