It Takes A Village Animal Rescue in Delaware

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Adopting a Pet

So you’ve decided to save a life. That’s terrific! Check out our adoptable pets and start the adoption process. Our goal is to have the very best home for all our dogs, but we do give preference to the first application.

What we do

Our Rescue

Rescuing Pets

It Takes A Village Animal Rescue is a small 501(c)(3) rescue, founded October 28, 2014. Our rescue is not breed-specific. The founder, Cindi Moulson is helping where she can, hoping to make a difference in animals’ lives. It takes people like you to help her…it truly takes a village

Animal Licensing

All dogs age 6 months or older must be currently licensed with the State of Delaware. We make sure our animals are vaccinated, registered, and micro-chipped.

Finding Pets a Home

We save over 50 dogs and counting each year. With your help, we can save many more lives and give them the loving home they deserve. 

Spay & Neuter

We pull dogs from down South to keep them from being euthanized.  Our rescue will make sure that all the animals we rescue get spayed/neutered and micro chipped.

What Drives Us

Our Mission

Each year, approximately 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized in the U.S. alone, simply because people choose to buy pets instead of adopting them. We can dramatically reduce the number of euthanized animals if more people adopted pets instead of buying them.

Get Involved

Volunteering comes in many forms. Of course, we always need help keeping our animals socialized, so come hang out, play and walk our dogs. We could also use help in other areas, including fundraising, cleaning, clerical work, and social media.

Sally Needs Your Support

Sally came to us today, 7/5/19 with sarcoptic mange (the contagious kind). She is only about 4 months old and so loving (and itchy). But now that we’ve rescued her, she will be on the mend. Sally has to be kept away from all the other animals at the rescue, so the poor girl is all alone in her kennel. But she has plenty of toys and we will be going out to play with her often. She is scheduled for a visit to the vet soon, and will have to be in quarantine for about 4 to 6 weeks. Donate if you can to help with her, and our rescue’s vet expenses.



Featured Pets



Ryker is a sweet 10 month old, 43 lb, Bully Breed Mix that came to us from North Carolina. He is a handsome boy that loves to play with other dogs and his humans too. He does pretty well on a leash and seems to be potty trained. He is crate trained and we are working...



Sefa came to us from North Carolina. She is a beautiful 92 lb, 10-month-old (bday March 2, 2019), Shepherd/ Rottweiler with a few other breeds mixed in. She is a sweet girl and a typical puppy. She needs a bit of training on manners, though, I do not see that as a...



Royal was found at a Royal farms in Delaware, dodging in and out of traffic, luckily one of our volunteers saw her and caught her, she was just a small handful.  She is guessed to be around 4 months old. Royal is a healthy kitty, still a bit shy around people, but...



Lilac is about 3 years old and believed to be an American Foxhound mix. She came to rescue from a high kill shelter in North Carolina. She is a very sweet girl and loves attention. She is learning how to live indoors. We are working on house training and she is doing...



Blade is an 8 years young boxer mix. He is 70 lbs and very distinguished looking. He came from North Carolina where he was surrendered because his mom was terminally ill. As you can see in his pictures, he has accumulated a good bit of personality. He is settling in...


Pet Adoption Notes

Adopting VS Buying

You are making a decision to save a life!  You’re also making a choice not to support puppy mills that put profit far above the welfare of animals. Most animals raised in these mills are housed in poor conditions with improper medical care. They are often in poor health and have ongoing behavior and health problems due to lack of socialization and human companionship, and are often inbred. Mill animals are sold to unsuspecting consumers in pet stores, over the Internet, and through newspaper classified advertisements.

How to Find the Perfect Pet

We have plenty of healthy, well-behaved animals waiting for a home. We examine and vaccinate animals when they arrive, and spay/neuter them before adoption. In addition to providing medical care, we assess the pet’s personality and behaviors to match pets with the ideal owners.

Friends of the Rescue

We thank those who have generously donated their time and money to our Rescue.

Our animals are fortunate to have such great volunteers. With their help, we are able to build our next set of kennels, so we can save more lives!