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If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information about our programs or our animals, please contact us.

By E-mail: (preferred, emails are returned daily)
By Phone: 919-403-2221 (voice mail, calls are returned within a few days)
By Mail: IAR, P.O. Box 14232, Durham, NC 27709-4232

If you are interested in adopting one of our animals, please complete our Online Adoption Interest Form and one of our volunteers will contact you.

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Support IAR
Because we are a private, non-profit organization, Independent Animal Rescue is always looking for donors and new ways to raise money! Some ways we raise money are:

About Independent Animal Rescue
Independent Animal Rescue is a non-profit group in the Triangle region of North Carolina that works to provide homes for hundreds of unwanted cats and dogs each year. IAR is run primarily by committed individuals from the community who volunteer their time to help homeless animals and to keep our support programs functioning. To learn more, visit our Volunteer page. Some areas we're always looking for assistance with include

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