Castaway Animal Rescue Effort - C.A.R.E.

Adoptable Pet List

Who We Are

C.A.R.E. is a no-kill shelter with a sanctuary and rehabilitation center and an adoption center in Springfield and Ozark, Missouri. We are a non-profit 501(c) (3) charitable organization.
C.A.R.E.'s Mission: Our mission is to rescue as many adoptable animals from "death row" as we can properly care for. To provide medical treatment for sick or injured stray animals. To combine an aggressive spay and neuter program with a high volume adoption program while providing quality lifetime care for unadopted pets. C.A.R.E. has TWO locations! Visit more of our adoptable animals at C.A.R.E. - Springfield, 1328 W. Sunshine St., Springfield, MO and also C.A.R.E. - Ozark, 2012 W. Garton Road, Ozark, MO. Come meet our adoptable cats at our Ozark Adoption Center cat room. We have some wonderful cats just waiting for their forever homes.

Upcoming Fundraisers and Events

Wish List:

Looking for a way to donate from the convenience of your phone or computer? CARE has a wish list on amazon, and all donations are shipped directly to our store! All donations are tax deductible and greatly appreciated, we rely solely on donations to save lives! Check it out! Check out our Wish List on On the right side you can search for a Wish List for C.A.R.E. Animal Rescue. We have received some wonderful donations from the Wish List so far.
Wish List Wednesdays at A.M. Shevey's Smokehouse: Visit A. M. Shevey's Smokehouse on the corner of Plainview Rd. and S. Campbell - 5407 S. Campbell on the 2nd Wednesday of each month and when you order any plate meal, part of the purchase price is donated to C.A.R.E. Plus, you can drop off & donate much needed "Wish List" supplies for C.A.R.E. "Wish List " : premium dry dog and cat food, non-clumping cat litter, premium canned kitten food, bleach and laundry soap, 39 gallon trash bags, hand sanitizer, postage stamps.

Legend's Car Wash--- You can always support C.A.R.E. by using our code (1027) with purchase of wash #1 or #2 at Legend's- 820 West Battlefield Road, Springfield (Battlefield & Kansas Exp.). 20% of your purchase will go directly to help the homeless dogs & cats.
We rely entirely on the public's kindness and donations to care for our animals. We are not city or state funded. All monetary donations accepted. All donations are tax deductible. Items needed on a daily basis: premium dry food, cat litter-clay type-not the sand type, collars (any size), hoof treats, long paper shreds, newspaper, bleach, laundry soap, towels, air freshener spray, postage stamps, latex exam gloves, stainless steel food bowls, Thrift Store items, volunteers.

We are also in need of some new Kuranda beds. Please click on the picture for more information on how to donate a Kuranda bed.

Adopting a friend

All animals are available for immediate adoption unless noted as "multiple applications being taken". Our adoption fee for any dog is $100 and any cat is $50 and this helps to cover our vet fees to have the animal spayed or neutered and to give them their current vaccinations. If you see someone you might be interested in adopting you can either email me to check on the availablity of the animal, or you can visit our Adoption Centers at : 1328 W. Sunshine, Springfield, MO and also at 2012 W. Garton Road, Ozark, MO. Hours 10:00am-6:00pm 7 days a week.

Come Visit Us!

C.A.R.E.-Springfield Adoption Center, 1328-A West Sunshine Street, Springfield, MO 65807. Open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
C.A.R.E. - Ozark Adoption Center 2012 W. Garton Rd., Ozark, MO 65721. Open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
C.A.R.E.'s Closet Thrift Shoppe located next to the Adoption Center-Springfield at 1328 W. Sunshine, Springfield, MO. 65807.