Strictly a no-kill animal rescue of companion animals facing death in high kill animal shelters in Upstate S.C.!
All the animals you see here are
awaiting their forever home, they all have a story. Some we
Some we will never know.
If you see a furbaby you like please send an
We have many puppies and
kittens not featured on this site, but most can be seen, by appointment.
Please spay and neuter, it is
the only answer to stop senseless euthanasia in our shelters!
ADOPTION FEES AND APPROVED APPLICATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR EVERY ADOPTION!
Animal Rescue Foundation of South Carolina currently operates in,
Anderson, Pickens, Greenville, and Oconee counties in the state of
South Carolina. We are working toward lowering the rate that dogs and
cats are being put to death in animal shelters by assisting
animals into breed specific rescues as well as into private, adoptive
placements. This is primarily done by the use of foster homes as
The majority of the animals that you will see posted by
UARFSC through Petfinder.com,
are awaiting foster care and/or permanent homes. We are a proud
Partner with Petsmart charities!
Myth: all dogs with
black tongues are chows.
Fact: all breeds can have black or black
Myth: all dogs with brindle coats are pit bull
Fact: all breeds can have a bridle or reverse brindle coat.
Once an applicant is approved, we will make an appointment for you to meet the animal!
If you would like to adopt
any of the animals that are posted here,
just contact the e-mails listed for that particular pet. We will make
every effort to answer all of your questions and to make adoptions
happen as quickly as possible.
All adopted animals must be kept as indoor pets, with appropriate and
secure exercise time outside, this is to help ensure that the adopted
animal will be a part of the family. We do not allow cabling or
chaining of any animal. If you currently cable or chain your pet, we
will not approve you for adoption.
If you have un-altered pets or dogs
who are not on heart worm prevention, we will not approve you for
If you would like to learn more about spay/neuter or why not
to chain and cable your dogs, please contact email@example.com
We require a completed adoption
veterinary reference, and/or a home visit for any and all adoptions.
Adopters must sign a legally binding contract. Also please remember
we adopt some animals who are too young for the rabies vaccine at the
time of adoption. It is your responsibility, as the new pet parent, to
obtain this vaccine against the deadly rabies disease. You must
sign a rabies verification contract.
Adoption fees are checks only
To meet one of the available
pets, you must contact the foster home via
email listed by the pet to schedule a private meeting. Someone will
contact you as quickly as possible. Please understand it may take
several days to process an application. We match the animal to the best
applicant suited for the animals care and welfare. We do not introduce
you to the animal until the application has been approved.
If you do not see the pet you are looking
for, please send us an email and tell us what you are looking for. We
know of thousands of shelter animals awaiting their forever family to
“Join Hands” and “Spread the Word”! Ask your coworkers, friends and
church members to help and contribute a care package! Get your kids
invovled. Help your kids learn that they can make a differance!
Monetary donations for operation
Become a volunteer: Saturday volunteers needed for Petsmart at the
Anderson SC store, for Adopt-a-thons, dog walkers, and transporters
are greatly needed.
35 gallon trash bags
flea and tick shampoo for puppies and dogs
dry dog food
canned dog and cat food
powdered goats milk
heating pads for orphaned babies
old bedding or towels for animal beds (used but clean)
cedar chips for dog beds
leashes and collars
Become a foster parent through our foster program, it is free, fun and
life saving. We need foster homes in the Greenville, Pickens, Clemson,
Oconee and Anderson, SC areas. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
We have chosen Kuranda dog beds for our
boarding facilities because they are so good for our dogs. We still
don't have enough for all of our kennels. If you would like to donate
a bed so another dog can sleep in proper comfort, please
Our dogs love to sleep on Kuranda Dog beds, but we don't have enough
for everyone. If you would like to donate a bed at a special wholesale
price for a another dog to sleep in comfort, please
Upstate Animal Rescue Foundation Of S.C. works solely from donations,
fund raisers and volunteers. Therefore, we welcome any and all
assistance that the public can give.
We are a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization and all donations are tax
We accept paypal, a fast and secure way to donate to our fur babies!
or send a check to:
PO Box 195
Townville, SC 29689
Or you can sponsor a dog or cat that needs medical treatment and send
the payment directly to our vet for a certain animal awaiting medical
We are in need of someone to take digital pictures weekly of animals in
need of re-homing; needed in the Anderson, SC area.
Upstate Animal Rescue
Foundation of South
Greenville, Anderson, Pickens, and Oconee, South Carolina