Who are we and what do we do?

A charity to help rescue cruelly treated or abandoned animals; rehoming to their forever families to experience love and care.

NIC registration 106152

The BARN Animal Rescue is a haven for animals in need. We promote animal welfare within Northern Ireland, we rescue & re-home; we tend and we care. At our rescue based in Carrowdore, County Down; we care for rescued cats and dogs. We also have dogs that have permanent residency and found their forever home here at the BARN.

We rescue & rehome

If you are interested in adopting, we will welcome you!

We are also grateful for offers of fostering, volunteering, donations.
If you care about animal welfare we’re here.

We are solely able to carry out our animal welfare work thanks to the kindness & generosity of our friends within the community, their support is vital. The BARN believes that networking is an important factor towards the healthy running of our Rescue. The veritable back bone of our existence, is our ability to communicate with other community welfare groups. Animal welfare groups, other Rescues & Shelters and foster caregivers throughout Northern Ireland & Eire.