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We Are Located In
Kingston, Ontario

To end the suffering of animals with rescue, rehabilitation, adoption, and education.

From our board of directors and our foster homes to our drivers and event volunteers, KAR benefits from the time and energy of many volunteers. Volunteering with KAR is a great way to support our work and help animals in need.

You can make a real difference in the lives of many animals by volunteering a few hours a week, a month or a year – every little bit helps.

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Volunteers in the Santa parade  

Volunteering for KAR is a wonderful way to support the animals.  By giving only a few hours of your time, you are helping to educate the greater public on the benefits of rescue, rehabilitation and adoption, as well as raising funds that you know will go directly to animal care. The experience is very fulfilling and a great way to meet new people, and animal lovers! - Melinda, volunteer


  • FOSTER HOME: provide a home for a rescued animal until adoption. Fostering is the backbone of KAR.
  • EVENT SUPPORT: represent KAR at public events. Some of these events may be booths at festivals, adoption events, fundraisers, education events, and more.
  • DRIVER: transport animals and supplies to a veterinarian, foster home, adopt-a-thon etc.
  • BAKING AND CRAFTING TEAM: put your skills to work to make baked goods and crafts for our fundraising booths.
  • STREET TEAM: help the animals on your own time by putting up posters, spreading awareness about our organization and promoting current issues and events, as well as collecting donations.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE: assist with clerical work, phone calls and other administrative duties.

​If you have some time to dedicate to the animals please complete the volunteer application