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The Animal Lovers Assistance League, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal rescue organization which has been recognized at both the state and local level for its work on behalf of helping animals, including : Recipient of the Governor's Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service in North Carolina; Twice was Recipient of the Award for Outstanding Non-Profit Organization of the Year in Currituck County; President Recipient of Governor's Medallion Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service in North Carolina; Recipient twice of the Greg Shuk Exemplary Service Award for Dedicated Service to Citizens of Currituck County.

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Mission Statement:
To offer refuge, medical care and a second chance to needy animals in our community; to protect animals from cruelty, to foster a public sentiment of humanity towards all living creatures and to reduce over-population of animals through education and spay/ neuter advocacy.


Updated: Oct 23, 2019

Saturday October 19th, 2019 - Bark in the Park

The Bark in Knapp Park, a fun dog show in Currituck, N.C., was held October 19th. It was a day of happy tail wags and exuberant barking by the most dogs to ever attend a dog show in Currituck, and it provided much enjoyment for their owners as well.

The award for Best in Show went to "Jack", a charming and spirited red miniature Dachshund, who is owned by Camden resident Carolyn Bond. The Runner-Up Best in Show trophy went to Rottweiler "Nyxe",who is owned by Linette Bond, the daughter of Carolyn Bond.

The Judges were: Denise Hall (chm); Bryan Bass; Selina Jarvis; and Joanne Turner. A special feature presentations were:"Pet Therapy Dog Qualifications and How to Get Your Dog Certified to Be a Pet Therapy Dog" presented by Pet Therapy Dog Trainer Lauren Crockett and her pet therapy dog "Glock". Currituck Sheriff's Dept. Canine Unit demonstration under the direction of Deputy Mark Chappell; and "Dog Training for YOU!", which was presented by professional dog trainer Joanne Turner. Dog washing and grooming were available through the Girl Scouts, Troop 521, and professional dog groomer Brittany Weatherly of Bows and Whisker Grooming. In addition we had on-field photos taken by photographer Susan Riggs, formal pet portraits were available through professional photographer Tom Gartman of Shooters at the Beach.

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Current Needs:

  • Foster care givers- We provide pet food and veterinary care. You receive love, a wet nose, a friendly paw, and the indescribably satisfying feeling of knowing that you have helped save a life.

  • Donated property that can be made into a no-kill animal sanctuary. Donations are greatly appreciated and are tax deductible.

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