About RARE

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Rural Animal Rescue Effort (RARE) is a 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit Organization based in middle Tennessee with a mission to rescue neglected and abandoned animals in rural areas with extreme overpopulation of companion animals.

About RARE

Rural Animal Rescue Effort (RARE) is a 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit organization formed in May 2015. 

Rural areas have the worst cases of pet overpopulation and the least number of potential adopters.

Companion animals are facing euthanasia every day in the rural shelters we have partnerships with. 

We accomplish our mission by :​​

  • Finding fosters and adopters in more populated/metropolitan areas

  • Providing spay/neuter assistance 

  • Working with rescue partners nationally in order to save a higher quantity of animals more rapidly than we can find fosters and adopters for locally

  • Providing education within communities and schools 


Rural Animal Rescue Effort's EIN is: 47-3982900.​


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