Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
We are all unpaid volunteers, and 100% of the adoption fees and donations go towards caring for our rescued dogs. It is our mission to rescue and provide safe haven to as many abused, abandoned and unwanted dogs as we have room for. These dogs would otherwise die in kill shelters or on the streets or meet any number of horrible ends that befall the unwanted. We don't discriminate; we save dogs, regardless of its age or condition.
Prior to every adoption, all of our dogs will be spayed/neutered, current on all vaccines, rabies, dewormed and microchipped. We rescue, nurture and place Senior Dogs & Special Needs Dogs, along with the young and healthy. Here you will find a variety of breeds and ages.
We are also always looking for dedicated volunteers that would like to help. In addition to foster homes we always can use help with transports in your area and home visits. If you are able to dedicate a few hours each week, we would be happy to have you join our team.
Complete Vetting is provided to our foster dogs including Microchip, up to date on Vaccines, Wellness exam, Spay or Neuter. We have a network of knowledgeable people who have been in rescue for many years who can guide you as you help save a life. While in foster care we learn their personalities and temperaments as well as work with them on crate training, house training and basic house manners. Then we help our adopters while the dog settles in.
We do adopt out of state but there will be an additional charge for a health certificate if needed and for anything else you need to get your new family member home. If you choose to fly the dog home you will be responsible for the cost of the flight, the health certificate. We will only consider out of state adoptions if the adopter comes to California and returns with the dog, if flying in the passenger area of the plane, we will not ship cargo.We will also adopt out of state if the adopter drives both ways.
Our adoption fee varies depending upon the dog's breed and age. The range is $100 - $250. We do offer training support with all our adoptions; just contact us if you need help. The dogs are nurtured in foster homes and given basic training, and treated for any injuries or illnesses that we are aware of.
Senior-to senior and Disabled citizen program: On dogs older than 8 years old fwe work on a case by case basis and will reduce fees where we can.
Why should you adopt?
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.