The ARK (Animal Refuge Kingdom) is one
unique facility. It provides a sanctuary for abused animals and a
therapeutic facility for special needs children and adults. Our
prayer is that the Animal Refuge Kingdom will always be a place that
animals live out their lives with love, and people with special
needs come to enjoy these beautiful creatures.
Helping People & Animals -
Not only do we rescue a lot of animals that have no where else to go
but we have developed The ARK to give therapy to special needs
children and adults. The ARK also works with seniors in assisted
living centers to offer companionship from these loving rescued
The Animal Refuge Kingdom is located just south of Fort Worth, Texas
on 26 wooded acres. There are deer and long horn rams that were
rescued from a captive hunting ground in Texas. Horses - large and
small, donkeys, alpacas, sheep, goats, pigs and many others make up
the residents of the ARK. Most of the animals all have a story to
tell about how they arrived there.
The ARK is a non-profit 501C3 organization and relies on private
donations in order to fulfill their mission. They are not open to
the general public and focus entirely on helping people and animals
with special needs.
The ARK works with thousands of kids and adults in Johnson & Tarrant
Counties of Texas. Most of the children that visit are from the
special education departments of our local school districts.
Children’s hospitals in the area also find peace and tranquility
within the ARK for their cancer patients and others that are able to
make a field trip. Their visits consist of interaction with
the animals, golf cart rides thru the property, catching as many
fish as they want from the stocked fishing pond, or just enjoying a