Please join us on Thursday, June 1st at our Wag, Woof & Wine Gala 2023 to celebrate 12 years of rescuing dogs and changing lives, one tail at a time. Our gala will be held at GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford Hills, NY, and will honor James Shanahan, Joelle Cohen, and Regina Seaton-Oertle. It will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres, a silent and live auction, signature drinks, and live music. We are following all state and CDC guidelines regarding the COVID-19 virus. If you are unvaccinated, we kindly ask that you wear a mask. ANCAR is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Tickets read more…
Photos from our 2022 Gala
We were so happy to come together this year for our first Wag, Woof, and Wine Gala since 2019. It was a fantastic evening made possible by our amazing attendees, sponsors, volunteers, and all of the local businesses who donated auction items. A Big Thank You to Lisa Tatosian for Chairing the Gala Committee! She and her Gala Committee members added so many special touches and worked tirelessly to make the evening fun and memorable. We were lucky enough to have the wonderful and talented Jamie Kaplan on hand capturing the joy of the evening, so please browse the photos. read more…
Thank You Pilots to the Rescue!
In the past, transporting our precious cargo from the South has meant a long 12-hour drive, expense, lots of volunteers, and most importantly, extra trauma and stress for our pups. Enter Pilots to the Rescue, a fantastic non-profit organization of volunteer pilots who help transport dogs at risk for being euthanized to rescue groups throughout the Northeast. Founded by dog lover Michael Schneider, Pilots to the Rescue pilots pick up dogs throughout locations in the South and fly the dogs at no cost into Lyndell, NJ, where rescue group volunteers can meet them. Since mid-2019, Pilots to the Rescue has transported over read more…
Thank you Mike!
Mike Bagley (michaelbagleyphoto.com) is responsible for the gorgeous portrait shots of so many of the ANCAR adoptable dogs. Seen here with Hannah and Howie, Mike generously donates his time and incredible talents to help shine a light on the beauty of our dogs. We are so grateful!
Thank You Lizzie, Charlotte, & Katherine!
A huge thank you to Lizzie, Charlotte, & Katherine for raising awareness, funds and supplies! They are 8th grade students in CT who focused their service project for school on ANCAR, and as part of it they set up a fundraising table at the Ridgefield Pet Valu. They are all dedicated dog lovers, and Lizzie and her family are fostering sweet Luka.
Thank You Joelle!
A HUGE thanks to Joelle Cohen for everything she does for ANCAR! She is a wonderful foster mom, a tireless volunteer and a funny and creative social media maven. Joelle just organized all the dogs and firefighters for the photo shoot for our 2019 “Hounds and Heroes” calendar! Here she is getting her favorite kind of thanks.