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Animal Friends Rescue Project (AFRP)

AFRP provides a safety net for approximately 1,200 dogs (through adoption and transport) and over 1000 cats each year. Local animal shelters partner with AFRP by calling upon us to rescue animals that do not stand a chance of survival in the shelter, providing medical care (including spay/neuter) and behavior training when necessary, and finally, placing the animals in good permanent homes.

Address: 560 Lighthouse Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone: (831) 333-0722 Abuse Prevention Agency

Animal Abuse Prevention Agency

Animal Abuse Prevention Agency is a pro-active organization in preventing and saving animals from emotional and physical distress or suffering. We also aid pet guardians in placement of animals they are unable to keep. We always put the animals well-being first and foremost.

Address: 6475 E. Pacific Coast Highway #337
Long Beach CA 90803
Phone: (310) 364-2030 Assistance League of Orange County

Animal Assistance League of Orange County

The Animal Assistance League of Orange County is a non-profit 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.

Address: 15102 Jackson St.
Midway City, CA, 92655
Phone: (714) 893-4393 Friends Connection Humane Society

Animal Friends Connection Humane Society

Animal Friends Connection Humane Society is primarily a volunteer humane organization, that is dedicated to finding permanent loving homes for the pets in our foster care network. We have a small cat sanctuary but are otherwise non-sheltered.

Address: 933 S. Cherokee Ln.
Lodi, CA 95241
Phone: (209) 365-0535 Rescue of Fresno (ARF)

Animal Rescue of Fresno (ARF)

Animal Rescue of Fresno (ARF) was established in 1998 by a group of community members in Fresno, CA that wanted to do something about the high number of homeless dogs that were dying because no one gave them a chance to find their forever home.

Address: 4525 E Dakota
Fresno, CA 93726
Phone: (559) 225-5715 Samaritans SPCA

Animal Samaritans SPCA

Animal Samaritans operates a no kill-animal shelter for dogs and cats. From our animal shelter, we provide pet adoptions, pet foster care, and run our Adoption Alliance animal rescue program.

Address: 72-307 Ramon Road
Thousand Palms, CA 92276
Phone: (760) 343-3477 Ranch Sanctuary

Azaya Ranch Sanctuary

Azaya Ranch Sanctuary is an animal rescue and sanctuary in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our animals come from shelters from all over California, including Bakersfield, Lake County, Ukiah, and, of course, San Francisco. Many of the animals we rescue have been abused, neglected, and abandoned, while some have been well-loved and cared for by now-deceased guardians or families who have lost their home.

Address: PO Box 2240
Petaluma, CA 94953
Phone: (707) 676-3647 Animal Rescue Committee

Benevolent Animal Rescue Committee

The Benevolent Animal Rescue Committee's mission is to control the dog and cat population and find the best new home possible for abandoned pets. Our rescued dogs and cats include strays, pets turned over to us by their owners, and some that we rescue from city and county shelters.

Address: PO Box CD
Cherry Valley, CA 92223
Phone: (951) 845-1513 Humane Society

Berkeley Humane Society

Berkeley Humane provides complete care for homeless animals, from rescue to rehabilitation to placement. We match animals with loving and committed adopters, strengthen the human-animal bond, and promote the humane treatment of animals.

Address: 2700 Ninth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone: (510) 845-3633 Dog Rescue

Big Dog Rescue

The dogs at Big Dog Rescue were in danger of being euthanized in kill shelters before being brought to our tranquil adoption sanctuary in Sonoma County. All of our dogs are spayed or neutered, brought current on vaccinations and microchipped. They receive comprehensive health examinations prior to being placed in responsible and loving homes.

Address: Penngrove, CA 94951
Phone: (707) 665-0332 Animal Rescue Effort (CARE)

Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE)

C.A.R.E. (Companion Animal Rescue Effort) is dedicated to adopting out displaced dogs & puppies to permanent, loving homes. Because CARE is a no-kill animal rescue organization, our animals (barring severe illness) remain in foster care until adopted into quality, loving homes, regardless how long this may take.

Address: 2045 Woodard Road
San Jose, CA 95124
Phone: (408) 227-2273 Rescue

DELTA Rescue

D.E.L.T.A. Rescue (Dedication and Everlasting Love to Animals) is the largest No Kill, Care-for-Life, Sanctuary of its kind in the world. More than 800 dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes live in huge yards that feature straw bale houses and a wading pool for those hot summer months.

Address: PO Box 9
Glendale, CA 91209
Phone: (661) 269-4010 Humane Society & SPCA

Delta Humane Society & SPCA

The Delta Humane Society & SPCA is a true no-kill animal shelter. We provide shelter, medical care and adoption services to abandoned, lost and misplaced pets. Each animal that comes into our shelter is given vaccinations and placed under surveillance until it is determined that the animal is ready to go home with a loving new owner.

Address: 4590 South Highway 99
Stockton, CA 95215
Phone: (209) 466-0339 of the Alameda Animal Shelter

Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter

The mission of Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) is to shelter and care for abandoned companion animals, find them new homes, and to prevent animal cruelty through education and community programs.

Address: 1590 Fortmann Way
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: (510) 337-8565 For Pets Foundation

Friends For Pets Foundation

The Friends For Pets Foundation is a fully volunteer, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing veterinary care, comprehensive evaluation and adoptive homes for Sporting Breeds (Weimaraners, Golden Retrievers, Dalmatians, & Labradors) who are abandoned, mistreated, neglected or left in pounds throughout California.

Address: 11117 Fleetwood Street
Sun Valley, CA 91352
Phone: (818) 767-5919

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