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Animal Rescue Algarve – Sanctuary Shelter – ARA
Welcome to Animal Rescue Algarve – ARA
Here at ARA our mission is to help abandoned and sick animals in the Algarve, to provide veterinary treatment, neuter, socialise and to re-home.
It is estimated that there are 10,000 abandoned animals in the Algarve region, the following is our immediate response to this serious problem.
ARA are initiating the construction of three shelters near to Loule to house approximately 600 animals. The first phase of this project in Cabanita is already under way and will be fully operational by the end of August. When full this shelter will house 200 animals in fully insulated buildings. Another two sites have been found and are under consideration to accommodate another 400 animals.
It is our intention at Animal Rescue Algarve to also to inform the local population of the need to neuter their animals. It is difficult with the older generation but there is hope with the younger people. For instance, recently an eleven year old boy found four abandoned puppies and left them at a veterinary clinic saying that he knew his parents would kill them if he took them home! They have been fostered, veterinary treated and re-homed.
Our Animal Rescue Algarve Centres will have pleasant reception areas for the general public to visit and when requested will be able to socialise with the animals. It is our hope that we will be able to encourage the schools to bring groups of children to the animal shelters to show them what we do and how we gain so much companionship and love from caring for an animal.
The animal shelters will have accommodation for our permanent staff and also for volunteers who wish to work with animals. There will be 24 hour surveillance
7 days per week. No expense or effort will be spared in making sure we have happy animals all ready for adoption.
When we have a healthy happy animal ready for adoption we have a diligent team working closely with several Portuguese and international organisations for safe re-homing.
For more information please browse the ARA Website, click on the link to our Facebook page and Instagram. You too can make a difference, help to provide a safer, healthier and happier world for all animals . If you would like to help cplease click on our donate button, every little helps no matter what! Thank you for your interest and time.
Please donate as much or as little as you can to this great project and help us to help all the rescue animals in the Algarve.
Visit with our pets ready for adoption. Come meet your perfect match today!
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