RPAW COVID-19 Response and Information.

We take our responsibility to keep our dogs, volunteers, fosters, adopters, and communities safe. Due to the COVID-19 virus, we have decided to follow the CDC’s recommendations while continuing to do what we can to save the lives of animals in need.

Effective immediately we will be making the following changes:

🦠We will not be participating in any public events until further notice under the direction of the CDC.

🦠We will only be accepting and processing applications that are for specific dogs at this time. We simply do not have the capacity to respond and process applications to have “on file” for a later date. This includes any dogs currently on medical hold.

🦠We will conduct our private meet and greets and adoption finalizations outdoors to minimize exposure to others at this time.

Please expect delays in communication at this time as our volunteers are working as hard and as swiftly as they can on many issues and emergencies. Thank you so much for your understanding, flexibility, and support!



We are in desperate need of prescription food and supplies for dogs and cats in our care for this extended time period. You can make a donation via the link below.


You can apply to foster! We are receiving pleas for assistance for dogs and cats of all shapes and sizes at this time. Our ability to continue to say YES and help relies solely on our availability of approved fosters. This is truly a life and death situation for many dogs and cats. Please click on our foster care tab to learn more about our program and apply today!

🙏 Follow the direction of the CDC and your local government and PRAY 🙏

Information on the latest from the CDC regarding COVID- 19 can be found at the link below:

Our Mission

How We Work

We pull unclaimed strays from local animal control facilities and shelters that are too full.

We will provide all of the necessary veterinary procedures that they may need prior to their adoption.

We place them in loving foster homes until an adoptive home is found. They live with us until they are adopted.

We bring them to adoption events around the twin cities to promote them and find them homes.

Current Needs

  • Volunteers for fundraisers

  • Transporters for animals to adoption events

  • Volunteers to socialize and work on basic obedience for our dogs in boarding

  • Monetary donations to help support our rescue efforts


Donations are processed via PayPal.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT!


Adoption Events

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Cats are always available for adoption at:
PetSmart Quarry

Adoptable Dogs
Learn more about dogs currently available for adoption, adoption fees, and application.
Adoptable Cats
Learn more about cats currently available for adoption, adoption fees, and application.
Become a Foster
Fosters provide a temporary home and care for a newly rescued dog/puppy or cat/kitten.