NY Bill to Create Humane Pet Stores

  **UPDATE** July 23, 2020 Earlier this week, the New York State Senate passed a bill that would no longer allow dogs, cats, and rabbits from commercial breeders to be sold at pet stores in an effort to end the … Continued

ARF Launches Pet Food Pantry

ARF announces the formation of a Pet Food Pantry to assist families with pets in need in our community. Pets are an integral part of the family unit, especially in times of crisis and ARF is committed to providing cat and … Continued

Cool Tips for a Hot Summer

As the dog days of summer approach and the temperature is on the rise be sure to keep these tips in mind to make sure your pet is safe while having fun in the sun: Both cats and dogs can … Continued

4 Stars for ARF

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons has just gotten word that it has once again achieved 4-stars from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of charities for good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Attaining … Continued


During this unprecedented crisis ARF believes we have a civic responsibility to protect our employees and community from COVID-19 and reduce burden on hospitals and healthcare providers.  ARF has resumed adoptions by appointment ONLY (as of May 12, 2020) and we … Continued

A Message from ARF CEO Scott Howe

CLICK HERE FOR FAQS Tuesday, May 12, 2020 ARF has resumed adoptions by appointment ONLY and are reviewing applications in the order they were received. The Adoption Center, however, remains closed to the public and all volunteer activities are still … Continued

Fall in Love This Week

Malika Malika came to ARF when her owners could no longer care for her. She is very friendly and affectionate and loves a good head scratch. This young-spirited, twelve-year-old diabetic girl needs some special care, but love is really all … Continued

Job Shadowing at ARF

On Thursday, March 5, students from the East Hampton High School came to ARF as part of their Job Shadowing Program. There was a bustle of activity here at the Adoption Center including photography with Durell Godfrey of the The … Continued