July Adoption Special
All pet adoptions are half-price or less and include spay/neuter, microchip, rabies vaccination, city license and core vaccinations.
- August 4, 10 AM to Noon: Low cost pet vaccination, registration and microchip clinic
- August 18, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM: Clear the Shelter Day
- September 29, 10 AM to 4 PM: Doggie Beach Bash
The North Richland Hills Animal Adoption & Rescue Center (AARC) is owned and operated by the City of North Richland Hills with support from our community. AARC exists to help protect the health, safety and welfare of both people and animals in the community.
Our goal is to provide services to the public promptly and with professional precision tempered with compassion for those animals that can not speak for themselves. Our staff has been recognized both at the state and national level for outstanding excellence in both programs and performance of duties.
- Enforce city ordinances;
- Provide a safe haven for lost, abandoned and unwanted pets;
- Reduce pet overpopulation;
- Return lost pets to their homes;
- Assist with urban wildlife conflicts;
- Re-home pets into loving, permanent homes.
Thank You to Our Donors
The North Richland Hills community contributed more than $1,075,000 to help pay for the construction of our new facility, which opened in 2015. We are thankful for each and every contribution, no matter how big or small. Major Donors List