Meet Lucy, Animal AmbassadorLucy is our longest standing animal ambassador! Having arrived in March of 2013, she is our first snake at the Ranch.
Meet Felix and Oscar, Animal AmbassadorsFelix and Oscar have been with us for just under two months and have been a wonderful addition to our animal ambassador program.
Celebrate International Women's Day - 2024!As we pause to celebrate International Women's Day 2024, we would like to take a moment to highlight many of the women who help make Res...
Meet Remi and Snowy, Animal AmbassadorsRemi and Snowy are our two male fancy rats. Both are roughly two years old and have been at the Ranch since August of 2023.
Meet Pancake, Animal AmbassadorPancake is an Ornate Uromastyx. She came to the Ranch in September of 2021.
Meet Hiccup, Animal AmbassadorHiccup is one of our two hedgehogs here at the Ranch! Hiccup has been with us since 2022.
Join us for Yoga at the Ranch - followed by coffee!Join friends, old and new, for a gentle flow and stretch yoga class
Rescue Ranch team in the Holiday spirit at Hoptown!On Thursday evening, December 21, 2023, the regular Music Bingo event at Hoptown came alive with Holiday Spirit!
New Director of Community Relations, Partnerships and De... Rescue Ranch is excited to announce that Maureen Moore has joined the team as the new Director of Community Relations, Partnerships, and...
Meet Otis, Animal AmbassadorAs a calf only a few days old, Otis was purchased from an auction. Sick from the moment he was brought home, Otis was nursed back to hea...
Meet Peanut Butter, Animal AmbassadorPeanut Butter is our only Chinchilla here at the Ranch and can be quite the testy old lady sometimes!
3rd Annual Dogtoberfest was One for the Dogs...Saturday, October 14th, Rescue Ranch hosted the 3rd Annual Dogtoberfest Event.
Meet Chuck, Animal AmbassadorChuck became an official Animal Ambassador on September 1, 2023.
Take a Child Outside Week is September 24-30!!Did you know that September 24th - 30th is TACO Week? No, that doesn't mean we get to eat tacos for every meal, all week, (although some...
Rescue Ranch Receives Education Grant for Collaborative ... Rescue Ranch is excited to announce that the organization is a recipient of funds awarded by Energy United, to start a new, collaborativ...
Meet Bert and Ernie, Animal AmbassadorsIf you have been to the Ranch this summer, you may have noticed two new feathered friends in our goat yard.
Rescue Ranch Raises more than $100,000 in funds at Annua... With more than 300 people in attendance, Rescue Ranch hosted its annual charity dinner, Boots, Buckles and Bourbon.
Rescue Ranch Attends Statesville Tourism SummitThe Statesville Tourism Summit was not just another event – it was a unique opportunity to build lasting relationships.
Meet Azalea, Animal AmbassadorIf there's one thing to say about Azalea, it's that she is quite the character! Azalea is a big girl that has a big personality to match.
Peanut Butter Fingers Makes Return Visit to Rescue RanchWell-known blogger, Peanut Butter Fingers (Julie Fagan) recently visited with us. She brought her children and family who were visiting ...
Meet Stone, Animal AmbassadorStone is a Crawl Cay Boa and is our biggest (and strongest) snake. He is about 6 feet in length and pure muscle!
Meet Jordie, Animal AmbassadorJordie is our resident greeter and one of the Ranch's resident noisemakers. If you ever hear a random "hello" or "come here", it is most...
Volunteers are the heart of Rescue Ranch! Volunteerism is a form of helping in which people actively seek opportunities to assist others in need
The awesome folks from Carmax came to Rescue RanchJune is Carmax Cares month and the Carmax Foundation joined us at Rescue Ranch this week for #CarmaxCares day of service. The crew of ap...
Meet Valentino, Animal AmbassadorValentino is one of our Katahdin sheep and the son to Sally Mae! Valentino is the only animal that has ever been born at the ranch.
The Summer Solstice - Animals and Fun Things to do! The Summer Solstice is known the longest day and shortest night of the year.
Doosan Bobcat Chooses Rescue Ranch for Community Service... Doosan Bobcat returned to Rescue Ranch again this week for the second year in a row, as part of their Community Service Initiative.
Music Bingo + Sip it Forward = GOOD TIMES! More than 20 Rescue Ranch supporters came out to try their skills at Music Bingo AND Sip it Forward last week at Hoptown Brewery.
Red Buffalo and Rescue Ranch for the Win!Rescue Ranch Thirsty Thursday Event at Red Buffalo
Meet Hazel, Animal AmbassadorHazel is a young, Holland Lop Rabbit, who is so full of spunk! As a baby, she was purchased as an Easter gift for a young girl.
LGI Homes Service Impact Day at Rescue RanchWe are still in awe of the incredible impact made by the more than 40 employees from LGI Homes who came out for their Service Impact Day...
Rescue Ranch Social at Hoptown Brewing Rescue Ranch invites you to join us for an evening of fun & bingo at Hoptown Brewing on Thursday June 8th at 6pm! The event features an ...
Boots, Buckles & Bourbon Presented by Outback Steakhouse Rescue Ranch is proud to announce our signature fundraising event, Boots, Buckles & Bourbon Presented by Outback Steakhouse!
Join Rescue Ranch at Red Buffalo Brewing Co. on 5/25Exciting news! Rescue Ranch is teaming up with Red Buffalo Brewing Co. in downtown Statesville for a social event you won't want to miss!
Rescue Ranch recognized as one of National Charity Leagu... Rescue Ranch has been selected as one of the National Charity League's local community partners. This is a significant achievement for R...
Furry Friends & FinanceCalling all parents and guardians! Are you looking for an educational and fun program for your 3rd-5th graders on an upcoming ISS teache...
Rescue Ranch Celebrates National Volunteer Week!At Rescue Ranch, volunteers are an essential part of our operations. They play a crucial role in providing care and love to our animal a...
Meet the Animal Care Team, Leslie Smith and Maddie Hess!Rescue Ranch is so very lucky to have the talented, passionate dynamic duo taking care of our ambassadors. Both of these ladies come to ...
Rescue Ranch selected as a 2023 Sip It Forward® Recipien... Hoptown Brewing hosted the Sip It Forward 4 Miler 4 Charities on March 25, 2023! Runners & walkers received a Sip It Forward® token in t...
Rescue Ranch Names New Development and Humane Education ... Rescue Ranch in Statesville, North Carolina recently welcomed the addition of two new team members, Joan Rizzo as development manager an...
Beginner Buddies Sponsored by Generous DonorWe are very honored and pleased to announce that our March 27th Beginner Buddies program has been sponsored by a generous donor named Ka...
Meet Jacko, Animal AmbassadorMeet Jacko, Animal Ambassador here at Rescue Ranch in Statesville, North Carolina. Our beloved resident donkey, Jacko, has recently tes...
The Best of LKN features Krissie Newman, Co-Founder here... The Best of LKN features Krissie Newman, Co-Founder here at Rescue Ranch.
Sip it Forward Run/ Walk at Hoptown Brewing Get ready to lace up your sneakers for a good cause! Rescue Ranch is excited to announce we have been chosen to partner with Hoptown Bre...
Chipotle of Statesville Give Back Night!Attention all animal lovers and foodies! Are you looking for a way to support Rescue Ranch Look no further than Chipotle of Statesville...
Coffee With Critters Community Event at Rescue RanchRescue Ranch held Coffee with Critters on Friday, February 24th at the Ranch in Statesville.
Meet Lover, Animal AmbassadorMeet Lover, Animal Ambassador here at Rescue Ranch in Statesville, North Carolina.
Coffee with Critters is this FridayAs seen on WCNC CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rescue Ranch's “Coffee with Critters” is coming up this Friday! This morning we were joined by Leslie ...
Spring Break Critter Camp: Daily & Weekly options for K-... The Spring Break Critter Camp here at Rescue Ranch is from 9a-4p on March 6-10, 2023!
Meet Velvet, Animal AmbassadorMeet Velvet, Animal Ambassador here at Rescue Ranch in Statesville, North Carolina. Velvet is a Solomon Island Eclectus Parrot who hatc...

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