Shadow is one of IVAR's longest residents and needs a home of his own to flourish!  Shadow loves going for walks and adventures with volunteer Jean and is always up for snuggles on the couch.  This special boy prefers a home with no other pets and no children as they make him nervous.

For more information Shadow email

Featured Friends

With a name like Mos-Cow and a face like his, how can you not love Mos-Cow!  Mos-Cow is a sweet and medium energy pup who loves to play with stuffed toys and is housebroken.  Mos-Cow would love a home that can appreciate his goofy fun loving personality! 

For more information on adopting Mos-Cow, email


Our Pearl is quite the treasure! The majestic Pearl loves to lounge in the sunlight on a soft blanket or a big comfy bed. She proudly reigns over any place she resides. While she really isn’t fond of other kitties, she absolutely adores getting love, combed and petted by a loving person. Pearl has lots of love to give and is looking for a special person who will take care of her and love her.

For more information on Pearl, Email

The leaders of IVAR take the Covid 19 outbreak seriously and the animals in our care depend solely on IVAR Volunteers & Staff to take care of them. While the Cat Building will be reopening for Adoption hours, the Dog Building will continue to be closed to the public for Adoption hours and by appointment only, in part due to the heat.

If you are interested in adopting a Cat stop in during regularly scheduled adoption hours Sunday 1-3pm, Wednesday 5-7pm and Friday 2-6pm. Appointments are also available,email to set one up.

If you are interest in adopting a Dog, please complete adoption application at and upon approval we will set up an appointment to have you come up and meet them.

If you have any questions on the adoption process email 

Thank you for your understanding.

A complete list of dogs & cats available for adoption can be found on our Facebook Page under Adoptable Dogs or Adoptable Cats or at and search with the zip code 61301.