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Animal Advocates of the US - San Diego Chapter Animal rescue in El Cajon, CA

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.

Contact
Address
El Cajon, CA 92122
Donation Please visit our Donations page to make a safe and secure donation online
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Adoptable pets at Animal Advocates of the US - San Diego Chapter

We'll also keep you updated on Baby Ingrid's adoption status with email updates.
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Baby Ingrid

Golden Retriever/Australian Shepherd

Female, 3 mos
El Cajon, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Antonio - sweet, loving's adoption status with email updates.
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Antonio - sweet, loving

Schnauzer (Standard)/Fox Terrier (Wirehaired)

Male, 1 yr 1 mo
El Cajon, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Adorable Chester's adoption status with email updates.
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Adorable Chester

Bichon Frise/Maltipoo

Male, 10 mos
El Cajon, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Adorable Petunia Lap puppy's adoption status with email updates.
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Adorable Petunia Lap puppy

Shih Poo/Shiba Inu

Female, 11 mos
El Cajon, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Laika - Miniature Golden's adoption status with email updates.
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Laika - Miniature Golden

Golden Retriever/Labrador Retriever

Female, 7 mos
El Cajon, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Adorable Chester -Lap puppy's adoption status with email updates.
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Adorable Chester -Lap puppy

Maltipoo/Poodle (Miniature)

Male, 10 mos
El Cajon, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Amazing pups!Follow the litter's adoption status with email updates.
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Amazing pups!Follow the litter

Golden Retriever/Australian Shepherd

Female, 4 mos
El Cajon, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Oro (gold in Spanish) snuggle's adoption status with email updates.
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Oro (gold in Spanish) snuggle

British Shorthair

Male, Young
El Cajon, CA

Rescue FAQs

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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: *

DOGS:

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)
Distemper
Hepatitis
Leptospirosis
Parvovirus
Parainfluenza
Deworming
Flea medication
Temporary Collar
Temporary leash

CATS:
Spay/Neuter
FRCP vaccines up to date (minimum 1 vaccine)
Rabies vaccine
Deworming
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.

ADOPTION APPLICATION: Apply here.


We require an adoption agreement.

Adoption application

http://aaofus.org/adoption-application.html

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We'll also keep you updated on Jojo's adoption status with email updates.
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Jojo

Border Collie/Labrador Retriever

Female
Ramona, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Simba's adoption status with email updates.
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Simba

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
San Diego, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Vangie's adoption status with email updates.
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Vangie

Rat

Female, Young
El Cajon, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Encanto Pup - Pepa - Adopted!'s adoption status with email updates.
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Encanto Pup - Pepa - Adopted!

Poodle (Miniature)/Maltese

Female, Puppy
San Diego, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Maxxie's adoption status with email updates.
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Maxxie

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
San Diego, CA
We'll also keep you updated on FRIDA's adoption status with email updates.
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FRIDA

Chihuahua

Female, 10 yrs 2 mos
San Diego, CA

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