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We are a No-Kill Rescue Shelter for Cats & Dogs

Update on discussions with the City of La Crescent regarding 523 S. Chestnut Street Building:


To our many supporters:

Update 11/10/23: our Board of Directors and the City of La Crescent met for a second time this week to continue working toward an agreement. We continue to have a positive outlook. As always, we greatly appreciate our volunteers and supporters who carry us each day.

Please reach out to the LAR Board of Directors via if you have any questions.

Our Story

Established in 2005, La Crescent Animal Rescue (LAR) is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c) 3
organization dedicated to the protection and welfare of animals in La Crescent, Minnesota.

Our rescue shelter depends solely on the support and generosity of our volunteers and community
to help give animals the best care and love they so richly deserve. Learn More.

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 We could not do this without the continued support of our great community!  There are many ways you can help us continue to save those animals in need through donations, supplies and fostering!  

Click Below to See How You Can Help Us

Thank you to FOX 25/48 for putting together our PSA!
Multiple Ways to Help

Besides adoption, there are multiple ways help our animals get the best care they so richly deserve!

Found a Stray?

We can help!
We provide rescue shelter for strays found in the city of La Crescent, MN.

Location & Hours

Our business hours are limited but
you can always call to make an appointment! 

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