Author Archives: Ivette Cruzado

Saint Patrick’s Day Annual Fundraiser!

On Monday, March 13th, 2017, ARF of Rincon celebrated its Annual St. Patrick’s Fundraiser. What a night! We were completely packed at Villa Cofresi where we ate their famous corned beef (everybody is always pleased with the food at Villa Cofresi). We … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Life: Leslie Laronga

On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017, guests who had the honor of meeting Leslie Laronga gathered to celebrate her life. I have to be honest, I had only met her once. Leslie had prepared the flowers for one of ARF’s events … Continue reading

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2016 Recap: Another great year

We want to thank all of our supporters. Because of you we had a great year in 2016. We are very happy with the success of the mass sterilizations and we hope we can continue this program for many years. … Continue reading

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Adopting an Adult Dog – All You Need is Love

One of the problems we face in ARF of Rincon is the number of adult dogs that are abandoned, just because they are not puppies anymore. It truly breaks my heart when you see the eyes of this dog that … Continue reading

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New Program: Sponsor a Dog’s or Cat’s Sterilization

Back in December 2015, ARF of Rincón hired the services of Dr. José A. Cruz, who has a mobile vet clinic, for mass sterilizations (30 dogs and cats can be sterilized in one day). The event was such a success that … Continue reading

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Sterilization is the Answer: Towards a Puerto Rico without Stray Dogs and Cats

It has been said that one female dog and her offspring can result in 67,000 dogs in six years. Yes, that is the number: 67,000 in just 6 years. How do they get that number? Well, let’s just do an … Continue reading

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How Do We Do It? A Message from ARF’s President

Rincón is a small town and I am lucky enough to know a lot of people. Some rescue organization members from other organizations have asked “How does ARF do it? How ARF has become successful?” Well the answer is easy: … Continue reading

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ARF of Rincón – Understanding Our Mission

Animal Rescue Foundation of Rincón (ARF of Rincón) was founded in 1997. It started simple: by feeding the strays and offering pet owners help in sterilizing their furry friends. Today, over 18 years later, we continue to educate pet owners … Continue reading

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ARF of RINCON is a BARKBOX Charity Partner!

It’s official! ARF of Rincón is now a BarkBox Charity Partner!  Pet lovers can sign up for BarkBox. When you sign for up for BarkBox, every month you will receive a box in the mail with four or more carefully selected products … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our Website!

In this website you will find all the information that you need regarding our organization, from our mission to the adorable pets that are up for adoption. Not sure if you want a life-time commitment? Then you can help us by being … Continue reading

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