My name is Bonita!

Posted 1 year ago | Updated 1 year ago

My basic info

Golden Retriever/American Pit Bull Terrier
2 years 1 month old, Puppy
Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg) (when grown)
45 lbs (current)
Pet ID

My details

Checkmark in teal circle Good with kids
Checkmark in teal circle Good with dogs
Checkmark in teal circle Good with cats
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered

My story

Here's what the humans have to say about me:

Please come to our adoption event to meet her and other of our rescued puppies, dogs, and kittens this weekend - Saturday 11/26 from 3:30 to 5:30 outside Petsmart (NOT Petco as they are located on the same street and people gets confused) Petsmart is next to Trader Joe's and Panda:)
1660 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109 - Please scroll all the way down to learn more about Bonita.

Bonita is about 7 to 8 months old - She has all the color of a Golden Retriever and temperament. She is also a Red nose American Pit Bull Terrier blends. Her momma is a beautiful female young dog with a wonderful temperament, but we don’t know who papa is, other than a rolling stone…! because she is a rescued kid.

She has the special trait of smiling:) she wrinkles her nose and shows her smile like the cartoon Scooby-Doo :)

Her momma's name is Momma Gummy Bear; she was a pup who grew on a hill and abandoned and she gave birth couple times; Bonita is from the litter of her 1st pups. Her second litter of 12 all died :(
We were able to rescue Momma bear, Bonita and sister Chula.

Bonita has been rescued for couple months now and has completed her wellness program of vaccinations, deworming and she has been spayed. She has also been treated with Bravecto to prevent fleas and ticks.

Bonita is now ready for her forever home; she is very social, friendly, healthy, and adorable. At this point, she will need basic training. She is crate trained as well.
Bonita will be perfect for an active family who has the experience of these 2 wonderful breeds who can give you many hours of enjoyment and company.

We are guessing will be medium-to-larger up to 55 pounds once full grown.
Bonita plays wonderfully well with small and big dogs. She may bark at dogs at the beginning but once they sniff each other she is ready to play.

She is happy, silly, and affectionate.

She is great with kids and will make wonderful family buddies – she will be a great companion for anyone.
Please open your home and hearts to our sweet and amazing 4 leg girl:)
Please contact us at 619-576-0747 as 1st type of contact or email or visit our website at and complete our application at the following link: .
If approved, the adoption coordinator will reach out to you to schedule a Meet-and-Greet appointment.
No appointments will be made unless we have received an application; therefore, we can match you with the best fit for you.
Follow us on Instagram@aaofus where you can see more pics. Please allow 48 hours to process applications and respond back to set up appointments. Unfortunately, responses back to those who do not qualify are not possible due to high volume of applications.
Donation Adoption fee includes up-to-date their 3 core puppy DHLPP vaccinations, spaying or neutering, deworming, flea medication, and a complementary health check up by a participating clinic near you.
Please consider adopting one (or more!) of these fur babies!
Due to high volume of calls; NO PHONE calls are accepted at this time - therefore, please text us or email us.-
A minute of conscious - Please read:)
We ask you Please to be SERIOUS adopters; as there have been so many people that are not ready. We set up meet & greet appointments, do a home visit or send them the address for some meet & greet locations, paperwork and suddenly they said they are not ready or spouse is not ready, etc.
These fur kids have a very hard day the day of their appointment. Due to travelling we hold their food, so they won't get car sick. We bath them, some of them are schedule for grooming as you know it is stressful for them; then they have to travel with us picking up other rescued fur kids, and so on, it is a very stressful hard day for them for people to just cancel at last minute or not show up or do show up and just say they are not ready. Our time as well as your time is valuable. Please don't waste valuable time that is so precious for a rescued pet. Every single wasted time is a time that an animal will die because we didn't get to them on time to help them. In addition, of wasting gas and grooming fees which are paid by volunteers.
Please take the time to put your shoes in the shoes of the volunteer and most of it to put your shoes on our rescued fur kids!! Please take a minute to tell yourself if you are ready to adopt and for this commitment.
Animal Advocates of the US - San Diego Chapter

Contact info

Pet ID
El Cajon, CA 92122
Please visit our Donations page to make a safe and secure donation online

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

The adoption fees varies from $400 for older dogs and $500 and up for younger dogs and for puppies - and $175-$195 for cats. **there will be a different higher adoption fee for a popular breed/purebred (including cats) will be case by case and some breeds could go up to $800.

Some exceptions could be made for special needs older dogs** and cats** from $100 to $200

We provide the following services and benefits to new pet owners: *


Spay/Neuter (unless due to age being too young - Stipulations will be specified in our Adoption Agreement as must to be done)
All vaccines up to date (puppies with at least 2 sets of DHLPP)
Flea medication
Temporary Collar
Temporary leash

FRCP vaccines up to date (minimum 1 vaccine)
Rabies vaccine
Flea medication

The Adoption Fee is not refundable unless discussed at time of adoption and specified at our adoption agreement at our discretion and it is case by case. We want you to be happy with the pet so we’re here to work with and support you through the pre-adoption and post-adoption process.


We require an adoption agreement.

Adoption application

Go meet their pets

Animal Advocates of the U.S is a rescue organization. We do not have a public Shelter. We have a monthly adoption event - please tex us for more information. Our adoptable pets are temporarily living in foster care. We're here to help you find the right pet for your needs. If you’re interested in one or more of our dogs or cats, please complete the application. If it looks like a promising match, we’ll contact you to schedule a meeting for you can meet the pet. You can even bring your other pet(s) to the meeting to see if it’s a good match with your other pet(s).

You can VIEW ALL OF OUR ADOPTABLE PETS by clicking here.

If you have any questions, please contact the Pet Adoption Volunteer listed in the pet’s profile, above.

Ready to adopt? Please complete the adoption application here.

BECOME A FOSTER VOLUNTEER: Fostering is a great way to have a pet friend and give an adoptable dog or cat a temporary home, a family and socialization while a permanent home is found. Please apply here to be a foster volunteer.

Thank you for considering a homeless dog or cat for your next pet.
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More about this rescue

We find homes for homeless dogs and cats from the poorest communities by helping adopters find the right pet based on their needs and lifestyle. Our success rate is amazing. We have found great homes for thousands of dogs and cats since we started 10 years ago. We'll work with you to find the right pet and assist with post-adoption tips and support. We strive to make your pet adoption a happy one.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

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