Capital Area Rescue Effort

C.A.R.E. was founded in 2011 in the Richmond, VA area. We rescue dogs from abuse and neglect situations and work to pair them with loving, permanent homes through a thorough and rigorous adoption procedure.

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Our Rescues

We use Petfinder to keep our listings of available dogs up-to-date. We rescue dogs of all breeds. Find your new best friend today!

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We have adoption stands most weekends in the Greater Richmond area. Check out our calendar to see where we'll be next!

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Contact Us

Dan and Vicki Powell
Phone: (804) 291-7918


Donate to C.A.R.E.

C.A.R.E. is a 501c3 rescue raising funds to support our unadoptable sanctuary dogs and offset veterinary expenses. Donations are accepted via PayPal or at our adoption stands.

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