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Rescue the Underdog

San Francisco, CA 94123

dogs at Rescue the Underdog

Areas Rescue the Underdog serves

San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, San Francisco County, Contra Costa County, San Joaquin County, San Benito County, Alameda County, Marin County, Solano County, Napa County, Sonoma County, Santa Cruz County

Rescue the Underdog's adoption process


Submit Application


Approve Application

A volunteer will contact you within 1-2 days if application has been approved.


Meet the Pet

Depending on the situation, sometimes the a volunteer and the pet will come to your house. Others we will ask you to go to the foster home


Sign Adoption Contract


Pay Fee


Take the Pet Home

Additional adoption info

All of our dogs are spayed/neutered, up to date with vaccines and have been microchipped.

Adoption application

About Rescue the Underdog

​Rescue the Underdog is small group of volunteers working in the San Francisco Bay Area. We rescue dogs that would otherwise be euthanized in high kill Central Valley shelters and bring them to the Bay Area where they are placed in loving, lasting homes.

Rescue the Underdog's adopted pets

Make a donation to Rescue the Underdog to help homeless pets find homes