The Animal Protection Society of Durham, Hope Animal Rescue and the Independent Animal Rescue are some of the animal shelters located in Durham, North Carolina. These non-profit organizations provide the Durham County humane animal rescue services.
The APS manages the Durham County Animal Shelter. It takes in hundreds of dogs rescued by the county's Animal Services division and cares for the animals through donations from corporations and individuals. The Hope Animal Rescue is a private and foster-based animal rescue. The organization relies on donations and volunteers willing to foster animals in their homes. Independent Animal Rescue also rescues abandoned, abused and homeless pets. Similar to Hope Animal Rescue, Independent Animal Rescue also relies heavily on volunteers and foster homes for animals.