Who We Are
Sometimes an animal will find a new home, but have no way to get there. That’s where we come in.
Frequently Asked Questions
Learn more about our organization and how it works.
Our team is a group of pet lovers who simply couldn’t fit any more in their homes!!!
Animal Rescue Relay (ARR) is a small 501(c)(3) IRS charitable organization dedicated to the transportation and rehoming of shelter and rescue animals.
Help us save more lives by donating
Heidi has been super busy at pulling dogs and puppies from all over the place, but her heart is bigger than our Animal Rescue Relay checkbook. We REALLY need donations to get all of these pups spayed/neutered/shots. Unfortunately, because we are not completely signed up with the Facebook donations page it has taken us up to 60 […]
Success Story – Roxy
Look who FINALLY has found her forever home!!! ROXY!!! We saw her with her new parents Turtle Gulch and knew immediately that she was HOME. If it hadn’t been for Bill McMaken fostering this terrified girl starting last October she wouldn’t have known how to be part of a family- Bill you are her hero. Roxy has new sisters; […]
Looking for a home – Butch and Buster
Butch and Buster are bonded brothers are super sweet and would love a big property to roam around on. They love to lean up against you and get attention, and are good with other dogs! Their owner sadly passed away, and Butch and Buster ended up on death row at the shelter. Animal Rescue Relay […]
Looking for a home – Chico
CHICO. This baby is amazing and still looking for his furrever home. He might be the only baby who has NEVER chewed up a squeaky toy. He’s around 5 years old, crate trained, walks great on leash, and knows basic sit/stay/leave it commands. Chico is low to medium energy and dog friendly, but as he is […]
Looking for a home – Dexter
Sweet Dexter!!!! He is looking so much better with his skin condition and is getting constant love and smooches from his INCREDIBLE foster! If interested, fill out an adoption application here. Our adoption fee is $200. All dogs adopted through Animal Rescue Relay are fixed, up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, and healthy.
Looking for a home – Brigit and Desi
Brigit and Desi are 8 month old sisters. They are the most gentle souls you will ever find. Located in Concord, CA. If interested, fill out an adoption application here. Our adoption fee is $200. All dogs adopted through Animal Rescue Relay are fixed, up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, and healthy.
Looking for a home – Three sisters
These 3 lovely girls are looking for their forever home!!! Their 2 sisters have already been adopted and these snugglers need a lap of their own. They are about 4.5 months old and sweet as can be. If interested, fill out an adoption application here. Our adoption fee is $200. All dogs adopted through Animal Rescue […]
Looking for a home – Momma
Beautiful Momma is about two years old and looking for her forever home! She is very good with other dogs and kid friendly. If interested, fill out an adoption application here. Our adoption fee is $200. All dogs adopted through Animal Rescue Relay are fixed, up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, and healthy.
Looking for a home – Soy
Sweet Soy is looking for his forever home and is hanging out with the Neilson pack until he does. He fit in seamlessly with our group of 11, which says a LOT about him. Soy’s perfect home is about the easiest home to find on the planet. Other than NO cats or chickens… he is great […]
All American Auto & Diesel promotion
If you are a Minden/Gardnerville/Tahoe/Carson City local, All American Auto & Diesel is running a great promotion to help out Animal Rescue Relay! For each coupon received, they will take $50 off labor (excludes oil changes), and donate $15 to ARR. Simply print out the coupon here, and bring it to All American Auto & […]
Animal Rescue Relay Promo Video
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Clair finds a home!
Sweet Eclair found her forever home through Animal Rescue Relay! This beautiful pup is looking forward to a long happy life in her new home.
Success Story – Gentle Gunner
UPDATE 4/22/19 – Gunner has been adopted! We took Gunner out of Clearlake Shelter knowing he was heartworm positive, but after a few months of being cared for he is finally clear of his heartworm treatment and ready to play! He is a typical velcro German Shorthaired Pointer: insanely sweet and very gentle. He is […]
Ringing in the New Year with more rescues!
What a way to ring in the New Year… ALL of these dogs have been brought into Animal Rescue Relay as of January 1st and will be needing forever homes. We will need to evaluate all of them before even considering who is the perfect home will be for them but we have such a wide variety […]
Success Stories from January!
Animal Rescue Relay has had a strong start to the new year! January was a great month for us, and we were able to find homes for several of our awesome pups! Here are some of the happy dogs we adopted out this month – Wade, Icee, Vader, Beckham, and Zsa Zsa Here are some […]
Success Story – Lift Off for Lily!
This pretty little lady had a long journey to get to her new home in Puyallup, WA! She was an owner surrender in Fresno, CA, and then fostered in Nevada. Then she got a flight with Pilots and Paws from Reno to Medford, OR, where the pilot was grounded because of heavy fog in Seattle. […]
Success Stories – Hardy Finds a Home
THIS is why we give dogs a second chance. Hardy was set to be euthanized Thursday night. We pulled him at the last minute from the shelter in Battle Mountain and Aco Melvin drove him here this morning just to get him exposure. Jasen Arias with Furrever Reno told me in the middle of the day that he […]
2017 Success Stories
We are proud of what we accomplished in 2017 and want to thank everyone who helped us get 40 dogs to their new homes in the last six months! In 2018 we hope to relay at least 100!