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Do animal rescue centers in Indiana operate as non-profit organizations?

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Animal rescue centers in Indiana operate as non-profit organizations; animal rescue centers by definition are nonprofit and are generally run by donations and volunteers. Although shelters and rescues often work together, the main difference is that shelters are government agencies while rescues are nonprofit businesses operating with donated funds. Rescues may have on-site kennels or may facilitate rescue animals to be adopted or placed in foster homes.

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There are several nonprofit animal rescue organizations in Indiana that can be found online. Local Indiana shelters like the Bloomington Animal Shelter as well as nationwide virtual rescue sites like Petfinder can provide additional information on animal rescues and adopting rescue animals.

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