• Nike Animal Rescue Foundation
  • San Jose, CA

Nike Animal Rescue Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to providing assistance to cats and dogs in need. All of our cats and dogs available for adoption can be viewed here on the site. We hold adoption fairs in the South Bay several times a month where you can see all the pets in person.

Charity Walk 2016

Walking the dogs at the 2015 Walkathon

September 11, 2016 was an absolutely beautiful day for our 21st Annual Charity Dog Walk at the Los Gatos Creek Park! The weather could not have been better, and more people and their dogs participated in the walk than have in many years past.

Happy Tails

Amazing adoption stories from NARF


I have loved animals all of my life so it’s not a surprise that when I was in high school, I volunteered at the Nike Animal Rescue Foundation. I was there a couple of years helping out at the dog pet fairs, after which I joined the Army and...

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Spike really is a miracle kitty. During our usual daily feeding of the creek kitties, an outsider arrived looking for something to eat and some petting. He had a big sticky clump of pine tar on his back and although very hungry, he patiently...

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Headshot of Tootsie


Headshot of Beyonce


Headshot of Niles


Headshot of Tao.


Headshot of Keiko


Headshot of Link


All Cats



Headshot of Lyle




Headshot of Ewok.


Headshot of Patrick


All Dogs

Adoption Fairs

Interested in a dog or cat on our site? Come see them in person! We hold adoption fairs throughout the South Bay several times a month. Please contact us first if there's a dog or cat you've seen on our site that you want to see at an adoption fair (not all dogs and cats go to all adoption fairs).

Cats & Kittens

Dogs & Puppies