Independent Animal Rescue’s mission is to rescue and care for cats and dogs in need through adoption, spay/neuter, and community education.


The 19th Annual Painted Chair Auction for the Animals is on!

The event website can be found at Our goal this year is to raise $40,000 to support IAR’s lifesaving rescue efforts and we know we can achieve it with your help. 

Here’s what is in store for this PCA.

  • What: Silent Auction culminating in a Virtual Live Auction Event!
  • When: Wednesday, Sept. 8 | Silent Auction bidding begins.
  • Thursday, Sept. 23 | Virtual Live Auction Event, Raffle and Donation Paddle Raise from 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
  • Friday, Sep 24 | Silent Auction Bidding Closes at 8:00 PM
  • Where: The comfort of your home! This virtual event means you can participate anywhere you’d like. 
  • Why: To raise $40,000 in support of IAR’s life-saving rescue, adoption, spay/neuter, and educational programs.

Key Dates:

  • Ongoing | PCA registration is open now! Register at
  • Aug. 23 | Deadline to donate auction items, contact [email protected] if you wish to make an in-kind donation.
  • Sept. 8 – Sept. 24 | Silent Auction bidding period!
  • Sept. 23 | Virtual Live Auction Event, Raffle, and Donation Paddle Raise


Lots of cats and dogs found their forever homes this month!

Congratulations to Huey, Max Boy, Ozzie, Harriet, Hashbrown, Yamaha, Dot, Arnez J, Callie, Emmeline, Gouda, Starbuck, Shelby now Maki, Flapjack, Ducati, Suzuki, Victory, Robinson, Leektar now Hades, Linny, Feather, Cheeto, Puffy, Xena, Pearl, Susan Willow, Polka now Juniper, Walt now Hamilton, Marmalade, Bon Bon, Flash, Smoak, Sir Tucker, Mack Star, Vivi, Olive Oil, Abbie Lou, Cosmo, Mimosa, Flitchee, Honey, Charlie, Sugar, Silver, Swirls, Soraya, Samantha, Pauli, Wink, Rosie, Porter, Marzen, Finway, Liam, Little Lucy, Melinda aka Mel, Biskitt, Captain Rodney, and Jasper!

Upcoming Events

Oct 02
Oct 02

Dog Adoption Event

October 2 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Oct 09
Oct 16

Cat Adoption Event

October 16 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adoptable Pets