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It's not too late to support IAR in the Great Human Race!

Thank you very much to everyone who has donated to IAR so far. Thanks to you, we are very close to our $30,000 goal! An anonymous donor has offered to match 5% of all money raised through May - no limit. Please consider donating to IAR by visiting our fundraising page to take advantage of this generous offer! Email with questions.

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Join us for a New Volunteer Orientation

We hold New Volunteer Orientations on the 2nd Saturday of every month for anyone interested in learning more about what we do. You'll learn about fostering and the many other ways you can help homeless and less fortunate animals in the Triangle.

Next Orientation: May 14th @ 11am
Please RSVP to for directions if you plan to attend.

Can't attend this month's orientation? Click Here for a Calendar of scheduled Orientations and other events, or fill out a Volunteer Interest Form online and we'll contact you with more information.

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Forever Homes

Congratulations to George, Miss Madeline , Madeline (Maddie), Addie, Bonnie, Orion, Gemini, Cora, Edna, Cassie, Ramona, Kaitlyn, Arnold , Petunia, Pippa, Violet, Penelope, Kali, Cindy, Lola, Fuego, Mischief, Chino, Chippe, Deli, Tasty Cakes aka TC, Teeba, Jody, and Rukus for finding their forever homes! Can you find a place in your heart for one of our other IAR animals?

Did You Know: Petting or stroking a pet has actually been proven to help in lowering one's blood pressure.
Independent Animal Rescue
Post Office Box 14232, Durham, NC 27709-4232