Our goal is to pair one-in-a-million pets with one-in-a-million families.
Animal Ark is a Minnesota-based animal welfare organization. We embrace and follow a no-kill philosophy in our work to rescue, rehabilitate, & rehome Minnesota’s lost and homeless companion animals every year.
Founded in 1977, Animal Ark is a 501(c) 3 non-profit Minnesota corporation. We accept sick and injured strays from within our immediate area who require medical care. This collaborative relationship created the first No Kill community in Minnesota.
September 16 2023: Animal Ark/Fleet Farm (Hastings) Adoption Event
Saturday | September 16th, 2023, 11 AM – 2 PM Location: Fleet Farm | 875 General Sieben Drive, Hastings, MN 55033 We are thrilled to announce that there will be another adoption event at Hastings Fleet Farm. Come and meet... Read more »
September 30 2023: Pints for Pups a Spiral Brewery Fundraiser & Adoption Event for Animal Ark
Saturday | September 30th, 2023, 1 PM – 4 PM Location: Spiral Brewery | 111 E 2nd St, Hastings, MN 55033 Come and join us at Spiral Brewery taproom and discover the amazing work of Animal Ark, a no-kill shelter... Read more »
October 7 2023: Walser Subaru St. Paul/Animal Ark Adoption Event
Saturday | October 7th, 2023, 11 AM – 2 PM Location: Walser Subaru St. Paul | 740 Concord St. S, South St. Paul, MN 55075 October is Subaru’s Loves Pets/Make A Dog’s Day month. Our sponsor is Walser Subaru St.... Read more »
October 14 2023: Animal Ark Meet & Greet Adoption Open House Event
Saturday, October 14th, 2023 | 11 AM – 4:30 PM Location: Animal Ark | 2600 Industrial Court, Hastings, MN 55033 Animal Ark is hosting an open house meet and greet event for our furry friends’ followers on social media. This... Read more »
LATEST NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Unveiling the Heart of Adoption: The Vital Role of Home Visits
Introduction: Adopting a shelter animal is a remarkable act of kindness and compassion. It’s a choice that transforms the life of an animal in need and enriches the lives of those who adopt them. While the adoption process is a... Read more »
The Importance of Dog Socialization in Animal Sheltering: Building a Foundation for Happy Homes
Animal Ark plays a vital role in rescuing and rehoming dogs in need. While shelter staff and volunteers work tirelessly to provide care, love, and attention to these animals, dog socialization is one crucial aspect that often requires focused... Read more »