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On September 11, 2019, Brother Wolf Rutherford Chapter closed its doors after being in operation for over three years. We immediately reopened as a separate entity on September 12, 2019 as Heart of the Foothills Animal Rescue (Heart/aka HFAR). Our store located at 110 East Main St, Forest City, NC is now Rescued Treasures Thrift Store. We are the same dedicated staff and volunteers with the mission of building a no-kill community. Becoming our own stand-alone rescue will allow us to apply for grants so we can better serve the pets and people of Rutherford County, NC. In the three years we operated as Brother Wolf Rutherford, over 1200 homeless pets came through our doors receiving medical care, food, and a safe place to stay. Most importantly, each dog and cat was met with loving arms and a voice of reassurance, a voice of hope for a new beginning.  


Deep-rooted heartache can sprout a beauty that touches the lives of all God’s creatures in the most amazing way. We want to build a foundation here in our community. We want to touch the lives of all who enter our establishment and we hope we are. The men and women who make up our organization have all suffered a great loss. We all know how it feels to lose something or someone so valuable to our lives that we had to remind ourselves to breathe. Now we have come together as a reminder of how beautiful life can be. We are a heartbeat in the rescue community, steady and strong. With your support, we will continue to be a place for new beginnings. Providing a safe haven for the homeless pets while building a no kill community in Rutherford County, N.C.

Hours of Operation

Sunday - closed

Monday - closed

Tuesday 11-6

Wednesday 11-6

Thursday 11-6

Friday 11-6

Saturday 11-6

Appointments needed for meet and greets with our animals with approved applications. 

Board of Directors

Karen Parker - President of the board

Stephanie Henderson - Chair

Jill Bradshaw - Vice Chair

Gladys Gines - Secretary

Kelly Flowe - Treasurer 

Kevin Hardin - Board Member

Barbara Newman - Board Member

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