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. Through our wonderful, passionate, committed team of volunteers we are able to continue with our mission to create a safe, healthy and more enjoyable experience for our animals. Volunteering also provides the chance to make new friends, both four-legged and two-legged, and help spread the word about the mission of the shelter and the animals available for adoption.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the La Crescent Animal Rescue made the decision to temporarily close the shelter to public. While our dogs are already kept in foster, our cats were primary cared for on site. During this time, we made the decision to shift our cats to foster. Given both cats and dogs are currently being cared for in foster homes, we are not accepting applications for onsite volunteers at this time.



We are seeking candidates for cat and dog foster homes.  If you are interested in becoming a foster for a cat and/or dog, we encourage you to go the foster tab of our website, complete and return the foster application/agreement.  



We are looking for experienced professionals to join some of our committees.   If you are experienced in marketing, fundraising or have been or are a volunteer coordinator we would like to connect with you.   Please reach out to us at info@lacrescentanimalrescue.com  or 507-895-2066 to discuss your interest in committee work at La Crescent Animal Rescue.

© 2018 La Crescent Animal Rescue is an all volunteer,
non-profit 501(c) 3 organization

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523 S Chestnut Street
P.O. BOX 112 (mailing address)
La Crescent, MN 55947

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