Dogs are Top Stress Reducers

Stress-related illnesses are at an all time high in America, and there is no sign it will lessen. For the most part, doctors have identified the basic cause of this to be our "seriousness". By that they mean taking ourselves too seriously, thus causing so much pressure that any meaningful stress management is impossible. When things are beyond our power to solve, we must drop the ball; not easy for non-quitters.... More


Director

STEVE SORENSEN, Director
I've always had a big soft spot for animals, but an even bigger place for animals no one wanted or worse yet, one's that have been abused. Animals have always been a part of my life and I have found them to be more trusting and honest than any human I've ever met. They have no hidden agendas. It is a sheer joy to feed, care and live with the animals here.... More


History

The Animal Refuge Kingdom was started by Steve Sorensen purchasing 19 acres in 1996 and another 7 acres in 2000. It was founded out of his love for animals and children. He began by taking in rescued animals in 1997. Since 2002 the facilities at The ARK have allowed for visitation by special needs children and adults. Since that time The ARK has hosted groups of special needs children from local school districts, children's hospitals, church youth groups and groups of elderly residents from assisted living centers.... More


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Our Location

Animal Refuge Kingdom (The ARK)
4825 Conveyor Drive
Cleburne, TX 76031... More


Welcome to Animal Refuge Kingdom

The ARK – Animal Refuge Kingdom is a Non-profit animal rescue that works with special need children and adults. ... More