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Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals

Mission: Our mission is to provide life long shelter, medical treatment and loving care to healthy, unwanted animals, whether juvenile, geriatric or disabled, to promote a responsible and humane attitude toward all creatures, to encourage spay/neuter as population control, and to end animal neglect and cruelty in any form.

Target demographics: our community and neighborhoods by offering a safe haven for strays and unwanted cats and dogs.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 150 animals

Geographic areas served: Saving unwanted, juvenile, geriatric or disabled cats and dogs

Programs: caring for unwanted animals mainly along the Gulf Coast

Community Stories

75 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

There is no kinder friend to lost or abandoned pets than Aide for Animals! Besty and her volunteers work tirelessly to make sure each of their little charges feel loved and cared for -- it's simply amazing!

Kim_199

Client Served

Rating: 5

Ms. Betsy Haas and her volunteers do amazing things as Aide for Animals. I've seen them take in so many senior animals, injured animals, strays directly off the streets, etc..... The animals are always extremely lucky and get the wonderful care they deserve when they become a resident at AFA. They are always altered, vaccinated, fed well and either put up for adoption or remain permanent residents there with AFA.
Several years ago, I had found a newborn kitten alone in a vacant lot. After making certain no Mama cat was around and no other kittens, I took the kitten into my home and knew I would need help as I was unsure how to care for him. Ms. Haas was able to take the kitten and get him veterinary care and she gave him the best home and named him Spike! The cat still thrives there to this day.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I've witnessed Aide for Animals do the most caring and compassionate work with animals for many years. They have always worked tirelessly to help as many animals as possible. I discovered them many years ago at a fundraiser they were holding and I had just happened to find a tiny, sick kitten abandoned in my back yard. Aide for Animals took in the kitten, nursed him back to health, got him neutered/vaccinated and placed him into a loving home.

I know that now their ability to take in needy animals is a bit more limited, but with the many still in their care, the work for them never stops! There are many senior cats and dogs, and many with permanent disabilities, and the Aide for Animals folks love each one more than anything and provide wonderful lives for them.

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Eric Van L.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I can't say enough about this organization. Ms. Haas truly cares about the animals she gives shelter to. I dealt with her personally when placing a dog who had been abandoned in my area. Ms. Haas and Aide for Animals are certainly one in a million. I have donated to Aide for Animals in the past and will continue to do so as I know the funds are put to good use there.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I have been affiliated with Aide for Animals for well over 10 years. I happened to work at Starbucks in Midtown and had many of our regular customers that needed help with stray cats be and kittens. They ALWAYS came to the rescue. They would drive all the way to Midtown to pick up so many fur-babies so many times. They always helped with injured babies and found forever homes for every one of them. I’ve never worked with an organization such as this. They literally NEVER turned us down. And goodness the grounds there look like a small Bellingrath Gardens. My jaw actually dropped the first time I laid eyes on them. And the people that volunteer and/or work there are so kind and caring that it makes one feel safe handing over a found/lost fur-baby. There are none that I know that are as gracious as them.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Betsy Haas is an amazing woman that does amazing things for all the animals in her care. She always goes above and beyond to make sure each and every animal has everything it needs . There is no animal that goes without. I have been to the sanctuary and it just amazes me. The animals have shelter, they are warm they are fed they’re able to get out of the weather. If they wanna lay in the sun they can. They have comfortable places to curl up when they’re ready to sleep. This place is an animal’s dream come true!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am a volunteer at Aide for Animals and love it! Ms. Betsy loves all animals whether they are disabled or unwanted.
AFA promotes spay/neuter as population control. Great place!

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Donor

Rating: 5

I volunteered at Aide for Animals. It was an eye opening experience. Ms Betsy is a dedicated caregiver to needy animals. Many arrive sick or injured. Ms Betsy turns none away. She begs, borrows and scrounges whatever she needs to care for her charges. At times there are few monetary donations, donated pet food from grocery stores can dry up without warning. Ms Betsy uses her own money, what little she has, to provide safe sanctuary for these cast off fur babies. Aide for Animals is truly a Godsend and Ms Betsy is His Angel.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Betsy Haas has completely dedicated her life to the care of animals desperately in need of a second chance. Located on beautiful Dog river, Aide for animals provides open space, a healthy diet, shelter, socialization, as well as much needed veterinary care for animals in need. Most notability, they provide a safe haven for shelter animals that would otherwise be euthanized. Please adopt from or donate to this essential organization!

2 Xendara D H.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Aide for Animals is a wonderful place where every animal is treated with love and dignity, regardless of age or disability. The animals always come first and their lives aren't narrowed down to a time limit.

2 Melanie44

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This is a wonderful charity - cares for unwanted and disabled animals in a lovely setting.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Betsy and Aide for Animals is truly a remarkable organization. They provide for so many animals that can't find homes and help so many folks out when they have a situation with an animal. Aide for Animals truly steps up to help time and time again.

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Donor

Rating: 5

They have helped animals for years... with kindness and love.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Betsy and her group helped me with some kitties a few years ago. They were caring and helpful. They take excellent care of all the animals in their charge. I still go back to volunteer when I am able. And, when it comes to making a donation to an organization, Aide for Animals is the first one I choose.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

Betsy Haas, President of Aide for Animals, is one of the most compassionate animal rescuers that I have ever met. Her entire life and savings, is dedicated to caring for all of the rescues at her facility. Many will live out the remainder of their lives at AFA, but will never realize they're in a shelter, thanks to Betsy's love.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

AFA takes in more unwanted cats than any other shelter that I've seen. Betsy's entire life revolves around caring for the cats and dogs at AFA. She will go without, before any of them do. It's amazing what she's able to do, with very limited donations and very few volunteers. The love that Betsy has for all living beings, is unmatched. Any and all donations going toward the care of these animals, will be greatly appreciated, and put to good use.

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2 Catladyleeann 55

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I’ve been a part of Aide for Animals since its beginning and I’ve known Betsy for over 20 years and I can tell you that it’s the best retirement home for abandoned, neglected, and abused animals in this area.

Betsy works so hard to take care of these little souls, sometimes dipping deep into her own pocketbook when donations are down. They are all well loved, fed and kept in a warm and cozy atmosphere.

I’m proud to know Betsy and have her friendship and I’m honored to have been a part of Aide for Animals.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5


Aide for Animals has been a part of my life since 1997! I started as a volunteer, then later became a board member. I then became one of the 24/7 caregivers for these precious little lives for two years, and although I'm not as active now, I can't say enough about this wonderful organization!

This organization is Mobile, Alabama's ONLY limited admission, NO KILL, 501 (c)(3) animal sanctuary, where unadoptable fur babies are allowed to live out their lives in comfort and with dignity. Betsy had worked tirelessly for many years with these little ones, and in spite of all the trials she's gone through, she is still going strong!
This is by far the most dedicated group I've ever known. Each animal is treated like it is the only one there and is loved so much.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Aide For Animals is a wonderful organization dedicated to helping homeless animals in need in Mobile. In 2017 I adopted a pup, Missy, who was rescued by them. Not only did they provide my pup with her Veterinarian care, but they helped resolve issues relating to Missy's adjustement to her new environment. They also offered to help me when an unexpected health issue put me in the hospital. I have many friends in Rescue and I can sincerely say Aide For Animals is a compassionate organization deserving of our support.

2 Jane97

Donor

Rating: 5

Aide for Animals is a wonderful sanctuary for homeless and unwanted cats and dogs. i have so much love and admiration for the wonderful job that Betsy and George do every singe day, rain, sleet or snow! All these wonderful critters need all the support they can get and this is the place to do it. It's their forever home and comfort is a must! I rate Aide for
Animals a 10 STAR!!!

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Donor

Rating: 5

This is just the greatest place!! Whenever George or Betsy feed the cat critters in Catnip Village - they don't meow! They just follow them like they are pied pipers and then once the food is all out they all chow down together like a huge family! Everyone that gets lucky enough to live there if they can't find a fur-ever home is content! I highly recommend this animal sanctuary as a GREAT NONPROFIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And please donate whatever you can, they really need the money to take care of everyone!!!

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1 Jonathan O.1

Client Served

Rating: 5

You couldn’t ask for a more caring, compassionate organization than Aide For Animals. When you adopt from them you know that your pet has been given the best care, attention and love.

Stephanie Taylor W.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Thanks for the helping rescuing Miss kitty baby

1 Cindy B.13

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Have donated supplies and shared many posts trying to get animals in a safe home

Client Served

Rating: 5

I have adopted a cat and a dog from here! They are great!

Donor

Rating: 5

I have known Betsy Haas, the founder of Aide for Animals, for about 20 years through my own animal rescue volunteer work and have found her to be the most generous, kind hearted, patient, and loving individual I have ever met. I have also found that she has a genuine reverence and respect for all life: that she is tireless in her efforts to rescue and care for all animals and provide the best care, nourishment and enrichment to all the little souls that come in contact with her and her facility. Aide for Animals was founded by Betsy and she actually resides on the Aide for Animals property in order to be available day and night to unselfishly perform and maintain care and medical treatment for the helpless, abandoned and injured animals in her sanctuary. Aide for Animals works vigorously to find suitable, safe, loving, and forever homes for all the animals that can be re-homed. In addition they provide a home-like environment for each and every little one, regardless of what needs or special needs each may have that for one reason or another must live out their lives with Betsy at Aide for Animals. If every animal that has come in contact with Betsy and Aide for Animals’ love could sing out their thanks their sweet song would be so resounding that it could be heard around the world.

Rachel Nowlin J.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I was introduced to AFA when I adopted my cat, Squash, from them. I thought their mission was so special and the workers were so great that I started to volunteer myself. Betsy has an amazing gift with animals, especially those who need extra love and attention. This non-profit makes a huge difference to those who need its help...usually life or death. I don’t have enough good things to say, and know that all donations are stretched and used for the most possible good for these animals in need. They can stay their entire lives if necessary and receive love, kindness and care.

Nick58

Donor

Rating: 5

Betsy does a great job with little help running Aide for Animals. We try to help on a regular basis and 100% of donations are used for the Aide for Animals program

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Donor

Rating: 5

Aide for animals is a great rescue operation. They have taken two dogs we rescued from the street and have placed many cats and dogs in forever homes. They do a great job and and need donations to help with the cost associated with helping all their animals

Linda Hazard A.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I’ve known Betsy Haas for years. She has lived and sacrificed her own comfort to be able to take care of discarded, unloved animals. Aid for animals is an amazing sanctuary. You can be assured any thing donated goes to care for the cats and dogs. Please help if you can

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I’ve known Betsy for years!! She has given her life for these animals , literally! She does without so these babies are taken care of. It’s a beautiful sanctuary. She doesn’t have the help she needs most of the time. Even though she was past capacity when my sister passed she took in 2 of her cats. Please consider donating every $1 helps

Client Served

Rating: 5

Betsy was very kind to help a friend of mine who had a young stray female cat who had kittens under their house and were not in a safe place. She took in three kittens into her sanctuary and we are forever grateful. The mama cat has since been fixed. Bonnie Gums, Mobile, Alabama

Leland R.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Have known Betsy and Aide for Animals for over 15 years. AFA has done so much for so many. They are always first in line to help with rescues and adoptions. Betsy has helped us with the most needy so many times, the injured, the FIV positive, the sick that no one else will accept
Plus they work endlessly to fund, provide financial assistance through vet discounts and just by working so very hard to be there when needed. You will be hard put to find a more devoted and positive organization to save deserving, or even non-deserving , animals. Betsy and her staff and volunteers do not care. If an animal is in need, THEY ARE THERE

Sandra S.5

Client Served

Rating: 5

Betsy and Aide for Animal's, helped me, tremendously, when a young Mama cat (Isabella) and her kitten (Sunny Boy) decided to take up residence on our front porch. Unable to merge them into our pack of cats & dogs, I needed to find them a home. I heard about Betsy and Aide for Animals from a friend, and called her. She came right to the rescue, and took in Isabella & Sunny Boy ( who turned out to be Sunny GIRL)
I was and AM SO GRATEFUL to Betsy for all she does for people & animals in need. God Bless Y'all, Betsy... ❤❤❤

Donor

Rating: 5

Betsy and Aide for Animals is an absolute blessing to so many of God’s creatures that need help and a safe place to lay their heads down at night. A true sanctuary and incredibly caring human beings. They have been there many times for my family and me over the years when we have come across a cat or kitten who has been in harm’s way. We are proud to know them. I visited them this past holiday season to deliver gifts from the Pet Angel Tree donations and was tickled I got to meet so many of their happy residents!

Vicki LeValley M.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Thank you Betsy Haas for the wonderful addition to my family. His name was Damian but I couldn't help to think of the old movie about the devil child, Damian. So I renamed him Matt Damian.

Ronnie M.1

Donor

Rating: 5

You will never find a more dedicated group led by Betsy Haas. Their love for these unfortunate animals will melt you heart. They have shown true love for animals that is beyond words.

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Donor

Rating: 5

This is a wonderful organization under the loving care of wonderful caring people.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Mrs. Betsy is a wonderful lady that has donated her time and life to taking in kitties and pups that need help finding a loving home. She is a wonderful person and has a great home for these animals. I am lucky enough to have met her through my boss Jane and also adopt a kitty from her. His name is Tux, he is now 7 years old and the best kitty ever!! The animals are so lucky to have a loving lady like Betsy and Mr. George her helper to tend to them. She gives medicine when they are sick, she feeds them well, she has given them all a beautiful yard to roam in. There needs to be more Betsy's in the world!!

Donor

Rating: 5

Updated review: I have known the founder of Aide for Animals for about 18 years, through animal rescue volunteer work. She is one of the most generous-hearted, patient, loving people I've ever met. Her reverence and respect for life has given me so much respect for her. There just aren't many people like her. The same goes for her family, and dear late husband. I was not in the local area for seven yrs, and am not currently in animal rescue, so don't know the other volunteers, but I do know the work this group does is of a level of emotional and physical difficulty that most people would find it hard to imagine. They are absolutely tireless. They draw their strength from the tremendous need of the innocent creatures they rescue & care for. I know they truly believe what they do is so worth it every time they look into the eyes of one of the angels living at their sanctuary. Thank you Betsy for what you do for them, day in and day out....for what you've done for me over the years and what you've taught me by your example. Thank you to each one of the volunteers. There are not enough words to ever thank you all enough for the difference Aide for Animals is making in this world!

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Donor

Rating: 5

I have known the founder of this organization for about 15 years, through animal rescue work. she is one of the most generous-hearted, patient, loving people I've ever met. Her reverence and respect for life has given me so much respect for her. There just aren't many people like her. The same goes for her husband and family. I have not been in the local area for seven yrs, so don't know the other current volunteers, but I do know the work this group does is of a level of emotional and physical difficulty that most ppl would find it hard to imagine. They are absolutely tireless. They draw their strength from the tremendous need of the innocent creatures they rescue & care for. I know they truly believe what they do is so worth it every time they look into the eyes of one of the angels living at AFA. Thank you Betsy for what you do for them, day in and day out....for what you've done for me over the years and what you've taught me by your example. You (and AFA) are making such a difference.

Sharon A.1

Client Served

Rating: 5

I have heard so many incredible stories about Aide for Animals from friends and family. There was a time when I found infant kittens in my shed. I watched for some time and it was obvious that the mother was not coming back. ( I think a neighbor had something to do with the disappearance of the mother cat) These were newborn kittens and could not eat on their own. I was preparing for surgery and not able to do much. My son said I know just the person to call. He called Mrs. Betsy and somehow she made room for the babies. Four abandoned kittens were transported to a kitten paradise. The people at Aide for Animals are incredible. If you can donate money or supplies or services....yardwork, maintenance, trim limbs, please consider this most deserving organization.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

We are an older couple and we have older dogs. We were at a loss as to what to do when we found 4 new born kittens in our shed. The mother was nowhere to be found. We had no idea what to do. My son called Aide for Animals and got instructions on how to tend to them and when we were able, they were transferred to Aide for Animals. We were so worried that our dog would hurt the kittens and we did not want them to go to a kill facility or to get into the "wrong" hands. Aide to Animals took all 4 kittens and took fantastic care of them until they were adopted. I cannot say enough good things about this wonderful, caring organization.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Aide for Animals is a beautiful rescue and sanctuary.
They take wonderful care of the animals and work hard to find them homes. I was able to adopt two wonderful kittens from them and have kept up with and donated to their efforts.
The people there really care and are doing a great job.

Atrisha L.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Ms. Haas is the most selfless person I know. And everyone who volunteers to help Aid for Animals are fantastic. I have never known them to say no to any animals. They may have to look outside the shelter but they never stop helping. All of the babies are well took care of and loved like they had been there their whole lives. No one could possibly do more with less and never waiver no matter what the situation.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I have watched Ms. Haas and her family and friends take care of every animal that they were blessed to receive. I have been her mail lady for 30 years and I can tell you every dime they have goes to those animals. We use the same veterinarian and those animals do not go without. Aid for Animals is a great cause and I’m proud to know them.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Aide for Animals is a wonderful grassroots organization! They care about the animals 100% no fancy employees or phone lines. Its all about the critters they help (and the way it should be!)
Smaller agencies are often over looked for donations and volunteering! we have worked with Betsy and her crew for years and I have always found working with AFA to be a great experience!!! the common goal here is to help pets reach a better life!
Its a much needed sanctuary for the unwanted!! xo

2 Susan T.4

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Betsy and her team are 110% committed to the betterment of animals. Not only do their love and compassion shine through, they have created a beautiful oasis for the sick and injured, and animals with special needs.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The president Betsy Haas, runs a great organization for the animals in need! She is a selfless person who has a heart as big as Texas. We need more programs like this. Aide for Animals does not get the recognition it deserves in this area (Mobile AL). I hope this group receives more coverage and donations for the wonderful work it does.

Grassroots organizations are the best! No paid staff or board members made up just of people who care!! No frills no ego just help for the pets in need!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

A few years back a lady in a weekly group I go had died and we had to find a home for her older cat. We had tried to home the cat with several of our friend group but for various reasons the rehoming with our group did not work out. Aid for Animals was able to care for our friend's cat and give it the love and care it deserved.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Mrs. Betsy and the volunteers at Aide For Animals are awesome. We adopted little Nicki from them. He was rescued in the median of a very busy traffic intersection and likely would have been killed that day if it had not been for his rescuers. The love and care given to all of the animals there is amazing.

1 Sherry Lynn P.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

My name is Sherry Pinkston and we have a cat name rosco.In june of this year rosco got caught in the fan of our car,he lost two toes on his back foot and sliced open his leg. we didn't know what to do or how to save him. i called everyone i could find for help and nobody would help us. i called aide for animals and Betsy Haas answered. she did more than answer a phone call that day. she saved rosco's life. they had to amputate the rest of his toes that were left on his foot but the doctors were able to save his leg. he would have died if not for Aide for Animals and Betsy Haas. we are grateful everyday. we watch rosco play and live his life everyday and he is our blessing.the first photo is right after surgery. we were not sure if the stitches would hold, if the stitches had failed they would have had to remove his whole leg, we were lucky they held. the second is him now all healed and happy today. i can't thank aide for animals and Betsy Haas enough for saving our baby. we pray for them everyday. i wish i had the money to fix what need. i hope this letter helps. i love Betsy Haas and Aide for Animals, they are our blessings.

B.j. A.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Aide for Animals is a wonderful organization that is passionate about their work! They have helped us out on numerous occasions by taking animals that needed a place to live and have a chance in life. If you can help by giving support monetarily, they are a well deserving operation that is well run and the animals are loved and taken care. Please help them if you can. BJ and Spencer Adams

Marcia G.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Betsy and her husband Tom have been helping animals of all kind for probably over at least 30 years now. I have known them for 40+ years. It was Betsy who helped me start rescuing. Tom and Betsy have devoted their lives to this and shared their home and personal resources to help 1000's of animals in need and people in need as well.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

Betsy and her organization really put the animals first, often taking on special-needs babies and getting dogs and cats that need extra TLC hale and hearty so they can go to their forever homes.

Donor

Rating: 5

Mrs. Betsy and her volunteer crew at Aide for Animals are some of the most kind and generous animal loving people I have ever had the pleasure to meet. Mrs. Betsy's love for animals is evident the second you step foot onto their beautiful property. It is a great place to be a cat or dog at Aide for Animals! The beautiful cat sanctuary in the backyard is a haven full of lush and colorful greenery, a few fountains, shady patios and kitty cat houses and hammocks everywhere. If I get to be a cat in my next life, I want to live in that sanctuary, Catnip Village. I imagine that the amount of work and dedication required to run a nonprofit animal rescue is at times bewildering and overwhelming, but Mrs. Betsy's love and determination to help abandoned and sometimes unadoptable animals shines through everyday, day in and day out, all 365 days of the year! I support her and appreciate her in every way that I can because she and the animals deserve it! We adopted our little Nicki from her and we love him so much!

Karen416

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Always a way, a loving caring, that is extended to all. I foster and aid for animals helps me with food, advice in emergencies, I will go pick up an animal in crisis, it's staggering what lengths Betsy and her team,will go to help. Please support and donate to aid for animals.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Betsy does a wonderful job in tough situations. She has such a big heart. Aide for Animals needs all the help it can get.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Betsy haas with aide for animals is the best.. When our organization needed help with both fostering and for some wise influential advice she was there for us more than once. She has given it her all and
given us her all, for the welfare of the animals. She has put our needs first and for that, we can't thank her enough. Betsy I have learned from you and hope that I will be as compassionate and caring as you no matter what the situation is..

Laura264

Client Served

Rating: 5

i can never repay Betsy and Aide for Animals for taking in my Persian kitty, Kismet, when I needed to find her a new home. Eventually, she found her fur-ever home in Florida and although I will always miss her, I know that she's happy today thanks to Betsy. Thanks, Aide for Animals, for giving me priceless peace-of-mind!

Donor

Rating: 5

Betsy Haas, with Aide for Animals, helped us when no other rescue or sanctuary would. A while back, we found some stray kittens behind our office, and Betsy took them in when we could no longer care for them. And again, just last week, she helped us when we caught a male feral cat at our office. She helped set up the TNR (Trap, Neuter, Release) at her vet. The cat, now named Copper, has been successfully neutered, ear tipped and released back into his free roam environment, and gets fed at our shop! Betsy Haas and the volunteers at Aide for Animals truly do care about the well being of the animals, and do this work for the love of animals!

Betsy30

Board Member

Rating: 5

Aide for Animals Sanctuary is focused on helping unwanted, abused or disabled cats and dogs. All cats are combo tested, spayed or neutered and completely vetted. All dogs are tested for heartworms and completely vetted, spayed or neutered. Any animal who is not adopted will live out the remainder of their lives with TLC at AFA Sanctuary. Many are disabled, geriatric or considered "not attractive and unadoptable." I am grateful for the opportunity to serve and dedicate my energy to this fantastic organization.

Board Member

Rating: 5

I have been on the board of Aide for Animals for over a year now, and have been the Adoption Coordinator for that long, also. Before this, however, I volunteered for Betsy and Aide for Animals. The wonders of the animals that I get to see when I am on the grounds of this wonderful organization are priceless. Every little paw that reaches out to me, every sweet face that I get to kiss, reminds me of how much good Aide for Animals does for our community. What were once stray, abused or neglected and starving animals are now well fed, well cared for, and most important of all, well loved. I am so very grateful to be a part of this wonderful nonprofit organization. We are a part of the bigger picture of how the world should be.