Paw Prints in the Sand

A Newport Beach, CA 92660 rescue helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, horses, reptiles, amphibians, and/or fish, farm-type animals.

Pets at Paw Prints in the Sand

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits
  • Farm-Type Animals
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female

Clyde & Toro

Male, Young


Male, Adult
American Bulldog / American Staffordshire Terrier


Female, Adult
American Bulldog


Male, Young
Australian Cattle Dog / Labrador Retriever


Male, Adult
American Pit Bull Terrier

Willie Nelson

Male, Senior


Female, Young
American Pit Bull Terrier


Male, Young, Bonded Pair


Female, Young, Bonded Pair


Male, Senior
American Staffordshire Terrier / American Pit Bull Terrier


Male, Kitten
Domestic Shorthair


Female, Kitten
American Shorthair


Female, Adult
Staffordshire Bull Terrier

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1 - 13 of 13 Adoptable Pets at This Shelter

Areas Paw Prints in the Sand Serves

Southern California, Orange County, Riverside, Los Angeles, San Bernardino and San Diego Counties.

We currently do not do out of state adoptions.

Paw Prints in the Sand's Adoption Process

1. Submit Application

Please fill out an our adoption application at

2. Interview

Once we receive your application, we will schedule a phone interview.

3. Meet the Pet

After we've had the chance to get to know you and feel you would make an awesome pet parent, we'll schedule a meeting with the pet.

4. Home Check

We require an in-home home check (not virtual) for all adoption candidates.

5. Sign Adoption Contract

If approved, we will send you our adoption agreement and link to pay the adoption fees.

6. Pay Fee

I approved, we will send you the payment options available to pay the adoption fee. All fees go towards our life-saving programs.

7. Take the Pet Home

FINALLY! Once the adoption fee and agreement are received, we will make arrangements with you to take home your new family member! Congrats!

Please fill out our adoption application at

Once the application is approved, we will schedule a meet and greet, home and vet/reference check. We will also collect an adoption fee.

Completing our application will you better changes of adopting your chosen pet.

We are a very active rescue, the best way to contact us is via email at

About Paw Prints in the Sand

Paw Prints in the Sand Rescue is an all animal rescue dedicated to saving the lives of stray, abandoned and abused animals in high-kill shelters and rehoming pets when owners can no longer care for them.

We are a very active rescue, the best way to contact us is via email at

Come Meet Paw Prints in the Sand's Pets

We are currently holding adoption events twice a month at
Brea Petco
2500 E. Imperial Highway,Unit 114
Brea, CA 92821

Our adoption schedule is subject to change based on availability so please email us at to confirm our adoption event schedule.


Check our calendar of events for other large scale adoption events near you at

Paw Prints in the Sand's Adopted Pets

See Adopted Pets List

Make a donation to Paw Prints in the Sand to help homeless pets find homes