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My name is Raul!

Posted over 4 years ago | Updated over 9 months ago

Adoption process

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Facts about me

American Pit Bull Terrier
Black - with White
5 years 9 months old, Young
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
(Current) 60 lbs
Pet ID

My info

Alert icon Not good with cats
Checkmark in teal circle Purebred
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered
Checkmark in teal circle Housetrained

My story

When families break up everyone in the family is affected. We know Raul certainly suffered from a family that went through changes, although we only know half of his story.
When Raul was found tied up in front of the AALOC kennel it was obvious he had been well cared for: his coat was shiny and smooth, he was well-fed and friendly. A trip to the vet confirmed Raul was healthy. The vet also found a microchip and the AALOC team was able to track down a phone number from one of the previous owners. When contacted the previous owner said one day he came home from work several years ago and his partner was gone with Raul, leaving no information about their whereabouts. He hadn’t heard or seen Raul again. Since then this owner has relocated to Chicago and can no longer care for Raul. So he surrendered Raul to AALOC. We are anxious to find a forever home for Raul but until he is formally adopted we are also looking for a foster family willing to shelter him since we’re sure Raul has only known a loving home in the past.
Based on his physical attributes and personality we believe Raul may be a full-bred American Staffordshire Terrier. Strong, very intelligent and super energetic, Raul is a fun guy looking for a new owner capable of providing him the care and guidance he needs. Raul loves to walk and easily does a mile and a half with our volunteer. Raul also loves to play: one of his favorite games is tug-of-war with his big red rubber ball. Sometimes he even lets you get it for just long enough to throw it out so he can run after it again. He is affectionate and friendly with people and already knows some commands. Raul is sweet-natured and not extremely large, but he is still young and does require consistent discipline and plenty of exercise. In addition, we would not recommend a home with a smaller dog or animal, but Raul may be a good companion for a larger female dog.
Please submit an application to adopt Raul on our website at Once your application is reviewed and approved we will contact you to make an appointment to visit us at AALOC to meet Raul and get to know him a bit.
Donation of $165 for dog adoption includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, and a microchip. Applications require a veterinary reference and home visit (in Orange County, CA). For more information on adoption policies visit our homepage at Contact us by e-mail:, or by phone (714)893-4393.

Animal Assistance League of Orange County

Contact info
Pet ID
15102 Jackson Street, Midway City, CA 92655

Their adoption process


Submit Application


Home Check


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Additional adoption info

Donation of $165 per dog or $100 per cat includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, and a microchip. Applications require a veterinary reference and home visit. We adopt to residents of Orange County, CA and surrounding areas. Please note: For families with children, we require children to be 10 years of age or older, although exceptions are made depending on the circumstances. For more information on our adoption policies visit our website at Contact us by e-mail at

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Go meet their pets

Our no-kill shelter is located at 15102 Jackson Street, Midway City, CA 92655. Start the adoption process by submitting an application. Once the application is approved we will invite you to our rescue/kennel to meet the pet you are interested in.

More about this shelter

The Animal Assistance League of Orange County is a non-profit 501(c)3 no kill humane society dedicated to aiding lost and homeless pets, helping people with pet related problems, promoting responsible pet-ownership and pet population control, and preventing cruelty to animals through educational programs.

The organization took its first steps in 1973 with a few animal lovers who wanted to reunite pet owners with lost pets. Today there is a no-kill shelter located in Midway City, with a population of approximately 110 cats and dogs. There is a telephone/email helpline that assists pet owners with a variety of issues, including spay/neuter, pet aid for low-income pet owners, animal abuse and any number of other issues related to cats and dogs.

AALOC is managed almost entirely by volunteers. The reason we do what we do is that we care deeply about animal welfare and hope to make a difference - at least in our part of the world.