Listed below are some other rescues and sanctuaries that may be helpful if you need to find placement for a pet. Please know that we are not acting as a referral for these groups and do not endorse or partner with these groups in any way for individuals needing to find placement for their pets. We simply compiled this list as a set of possible resources for those in need of assistance and to help keep animals out of shelters if at all possible...

Cats & Dogs

Independent Animal Rescue:   

Saving Grace:

Second Chance:

Hope Animal Rescue:

SPCA of Wake Co:

Safe Haven For Cats (for help with stray and feral cats):

Carolina Boxer Rescue:

Pawfect Match Rescue (For Dogs):

Carolina Animal Rescue & Adoption:

Carolina Adopt-A-Bulls:

The Biscuit Foundation:

Charley’s K9 Rescue (For Dogs):

Cat Angels (For Cats):

Animal Adoption League:

Furbabies Animal Rescue:

Halfway There Rescue:

The Incredible Pups:

Juniors Fund:

Project Safe Pet:


BeWild Reptile Rescue:

Farm Animals and Exotics

Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary: (pigs, goats, etc.):

Triangle Chicken Advocates:

Carolina Pet Rescue: (small pets like guinea pigs, rats, etc....also reptiles and other exotics)

Jenna And Friends Animal Sanctuary (for pigs, chickens, guinea pigs):

Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge (turkeys, sheep, goats, chickens, ducks, etc.):

Chocowinity Chicken Sanctuary:

Foster Option

PACT for Animals: PACT is a national nonprofit organization that provides in-home, long-term free foster care for the pets of our military soldiers and veterans, as well as anyone experiencing extended hospital stay recovery time.