OUR MISSION: To work with our community to strengthen the bond between animals and people as we enhance the quality of animals' lives through sheltering, compassion, responsible adoptions, education and community outreach.


Give Day Tampa Bay

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"Help Us Help Them" A Community Fundraiser for Everyone! May 3rd is the day you can make a difference in the life of an abused, neglected, abandoned or injured animal in need. Now's the time to make a difference!!! Starting tonight at Midnight (May 3rd) Give Day Tampa Bay is here. 24 hours of donating and making a difference in the life of an unwanted dog or cat.

Please help us continue to do what we do - We currently have 6 medical cases which we would greatly appreciate any help with! Remember no amount is too small. Last year our supporters really came through - lets do it again!!!!
All needing medical care

Thank You!!

We would like to Thank everyone who contributed to our Heartworm Fund! Treatments have begun


Please consider donating to our Heartworm Fund - In the first two months of this year alone, CARES is treating 6 dogs, with the continued help from our supporters we get to offer these dogs another chance at life. Every little bit counts! Thank you for "Helping Us Help Them"

Benefit Wines!

With each purchase a portion of the proceeds goes directly to CARES Rescue!!

Order on line at: benefitwines.com/cares

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If you can not foster or adopt a homeless pet, please consider making a donation!

$25.00 - will feed four pets all month long
$50.00 - will feed four pets, plus provide vaccines
$75.00 - will feed four pets, provide vaccines, and neuter one pet
$100.00 - will feed four pets, provide vaccines, neuter and spay two pets
$250.00 - will feed four pets, provide vaccines, neuter and spay five pets
$500.00 - will feed, vaccinate, spay/neuter, and provide heartworm preventative for 10 pets

You can choose your donation, and as always your kindness is tax deductible.
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You can also choose to set up a Recurring Monthly Donation, and as always your kindness is tax deductable.
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CARES Rescue is joining forces with Joseph's House

CARES Rescue is joining forces with Joseph's House in Hernando County. Joseph's House is also a not for profit charity. Joseph's House feeds and helps the homeless people in Hernando County offering as much assistance as they can. CARES will be helping the homeless people's pets by vaccinating, spaying/neutering/tagging and providing food for their pets.
Here's what we need: Funds to help pay for the medical cost: Monetary Donations can be made through the website via paypal.

Supplies for the homeless: Tents, sleeping bags,batteries,water,bug spray,toothbrushes,back packs,bikes,propane canisters(1lb size)batteries,battery operated laterns and Coleman propane camper grills.

Drop off locations:
Sue's Beauty Center
and AVON Recruiting/Training Office
3513 Commercial Way Spring Hill, Florida

Brannen Bank
14300 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, Fl

Julie's Dog Grooming
13635 Linden Dr Spring Hill, FL 34609
(352) 666-1061

Another Way To Give

Add the CARES - Community Animal Rescue and Educational Shelter toolbar to IE or Firefox. Once you add the CARES - Community Animal Rescue and Educational Shelter toolbar for IE or Firefox, each time you shop at one of the more than 1,300 participating stores, a percentage of what you spend will be donated to us at no extra cost to you! (you could even save money as the toolbar provides coupons and deals). The toolbar also has a search box and each time you search the Internet, about a penny is donated to us. No registration is required!
Click Here!

Garrison Animal Hospital

Garrison Animal Hospital
8006 Springhill Drive
Springhill, Fl
P: (352)340-5928
F: (352)340-5930

Nuvet Tabs

GO TO: www.nuvet.com or call 1-800-474-7044 to order USE CODE: 21270

Allergies,skin and coat problems,arthritis,tumors,cancer,cataracts,strokes and heart disease are just a few of the 50 major diseases caused by free radicals. Unfortunately,these diseases lead to suffering and premature death in our pets. The Veterinarians,Physicians, Pharmacists, and Nutritional Scientists of NuVet Labs have blended a precise combination of human grade, natural vitamins,minerals,herbs,antioxidants,bioflavonoids,fatty acids and amino acids proven to combat the ravages of free radicals and to provide immune system support. Puppies and kittens to senior dogs and cats should start on the path of disease protection today!!!!

GO TO: www.nuvet.com or call 1-800-474-7044 to order USE CODE: 21270

Have a Heart, Donate a Bed

Click here to DONATE A BED

Why not turn your next Birthday Party or Celebration into a Fundraiser?

Alot of folks keep asking us what they can do to raise funds or donations for our Rescue. Here is a great idea: Instead of receiving gifts, collect funds in our name in honor of YOU! Instead of getting a new toys, or gifts, have them bring items on our wish list in honor of YOU! click here to continue...

Need a pet friendly vacation in the Smokeys?

Make sure you mention that CARES referred you!!!
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