ARF Hamptons Celebrates a Record-Breaking Year

ARF provides quality care and sanctuary until loving homes can be found for furry friends
ARF provides quality care and sanctuary until loving homes can be found for furry friends. Photo credit: Barbara Lassen

The Animal Rescue Fund (ARF) of the Hamptons is basking in the glow of a very successful 2015.

It was the best year in the nonprofit animal rescue’s four-decade-long history, according to ARF.

Among the highlights:

• 1,477 cats, kittens, dogs and puppies were rescued and brought to ARF. 1,000 of which were rescued from certain death.

• 1,397 animals were adopted into loving homes, an 11% increase over last year. (271 kittens, 90 cats, 630 puppies and 406 dogs)

• 2,303 animals spayed/neutered thanks to the Operation Cat program.

• $500,000+ netted at the ARF summer gala, contributing to ARF’s $2.9 million dollar operating budget. It was the organizations most successful benefit ever.

ARF’s adoption center is located at 91 Daniels Hole Road in Wainscott. ARF has a thrift shop in Sagaponack that supports ARF’s good works.

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