Who We Are
KC Pet Rescue is a non-profit, no-kill, volunteer emergency dog rescue organization serving the Morrilton, Arkansas area. We are dedicated to rescuing dogs left homeless, dogs in public shelters where they are at high risk of euthanasia due to pet overpopulation, dogs given up by their owners because of difficult circumstances, and those in danger of abuse or neglect.
We strive to work with area shelters and other rescue and humane organizations to develop a network of supporters and volunteers in order to create a better world for our pets.
To us, rescue isn't just about the dogs. It is also about bringing joy and happiness into lives of adopters who have a void that only a furry friend can fill. Please help us to care for homeless pets in our local area.
KC Pet Rescue started with a plea for help on Facebook. A dog was abandoned and emaciated with six puppies still nursing. We called her KC, pictured below. She was severely under weight and giving all she had to her pups. We were told she was very protective and would not let anyone get near her or her pups. When we saw the picture of her we couldn't leave her there alone. Directions of her location was sent to us and away we go. The plan was to at least save the puppies, if she wouldn't allow us close to her and possibly set a trap for KC. Plans changed the minute I opened the door and KC walked right up to me and licked my hand. It was like she knew we were there to help her.
My heart broke to actually see in person her condition. The puppies were healthy at the expense of KC's. We believe she was dumped there before she gave birth to the puppies. The vet told us they were about four to five weeks old but could start eating puppy food and to start weening them early. KC's condition would be a lot worse if we didn't.
We want to thank everyone that was involved in saving these precious babies and their mom. We want to let you all know with your support we can change the conditions that our animals live in and we have to pull together as a strong community to do so.
Our Current Work
Our group has been rescuing dogs for many years separately. KC has united us and we discovered the need for a local rescue group for such emergencies. We work closely with other rescues agencies to get the dogs happy forever homes. We have been working with the city to help the dogs that are being euthanized in the Morrilton City Pound after their time is up. The local shelter is now a no kill shelter. As a community we can help the overpopulation of dogs and cats by being actively educating the need for spaying and neutering your pets.
Our future has become reality, Morrilton Animal Control is a no kill shelter. With the community's support we made this become a reality. We will continue to work with the city to improve conditions for our pets.
AS A COMMUNITY WE CAN STAND TOGETHER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!
Today KC is completely healthy. We could not give up this girl to be adopted so she is now our ambassador for KC Pet Rescue. After all, she is the reason our small community group came together. We had all kinds of support from our local area after saving these babies. We thought if the community is helping with these seven just think what we could be doing for our city. Well this is where it all began and now we are head strong in helping our little town of Morrilton, Arkansas, save the ones that are in dire conditions.