As I prepare to step down as the ACA president, I wish to thank you for placing your trust and faith in me to be your ACA president for the past four memorable years. It has indeed been both an honor and a privilege! I will forever be grateful to all the outstanding Board members, who I had the pleasure to serve with. It has truly been an HONOR. I will always cherish the friendships I’ve made with Board members, especially those I barely knew, before joining the Board, even if I drove some of you crazy with my “Quick Calls.” We may not have always agreed on everything, yet I was blessed to work with an open-minded, group of individuals, who could always agree-to-disagree with professionalism and respect.
I am also most grateful to all the thoughtful members who would periodically, or often, reach out Read More
ACA Rescue - We Have The Best Support Around
The Akita Club of America Rescue has existed as a fund-raising committee of the Akita Club of America for many years. In 2017, it reorganized as a separate not-for-profit organization, now known as ACAR. The IRS approved and designated ACAR as a 501(c)3 in September, 2017 and the organization began operations.
ACAR Mission Statement
ACAR's mission is to generate and distribute financial and education assistance to hands-on ACA approved rescues.
We believe that rescue volunteers & all Akitas have inherent worth & deserve our help.
We believe that we have a responsibility to our communities & our breed to provide accurate, honest, educational materials about Akitas.
We believe integrity is the cornerstone of breed rescue
We believe treating people fairly, ethically, honestly & in a caring manner is vital to the success of this committee.
We believe in promoting ethical breeding practices & teaching responsible ownership.
We believe we are mandated to work together in planning, setting goals & standards, & fund raising to support the work of rescuing Akitas.