It can be overwhelming to know where to look when trying to find the perfect new companion. Here is a compiled list of sites in the Los Angeles area highlighting foundations and adoption sites to help guide your family. These foundations were chosen for their commitment to animal welfare and their mission to find homes for as many pets as possible. Not only are these foundations great places to adopt a furry family member, they also offer great educational sources, medical assistance and volunteer opportunities.
Animal Assistance League of Orange County
The Animal Assistance League of Orange County is a non profit 501(c)3 no-kill humane society. They are 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.
Location: 15102 Jackson St., Midway City, CA, 92655
Contact: aaloc.aaloc.org Phone- (714) 893-4393
Downtown Dog Rescue
Downtown Dog Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides access to veterinary care for pets that live with families who identify as homeless or low-income. They have saved more than three thousand dogs through their services.
Location: Pasadena, CA
Contact: Lori Weise – Founder and President firstname.lastname@example.org
Much Love Animal Rescue
Much Love Animal Rescue exists to rescue abused, neglected and homeless animals to find their forever homes. Much Love is a 100% non-profit organization that can thank its success to its volunteers who help train and care for the animals. Much Love has placed more than 6,800 animals into loving homes.
Location: Find them at the Sunday Farmers Market; 2515 Main Street in Santa Monica
The Labelle Foundation
The Labelle Foundation is a Los Angeles foster-based 501(c)(3) animal rescue devoted to saving, rehabilitating and advocating for dogs. They have a focus on neonatal orphans, mothes and babies and medical dogs. Their goal is to help the animals they rescue find loving forever families, save as many lives as possible and educate on the importance of responsible dog ownership.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90036
Contact: Foster and Adoption- email@example.com
Since 2014, Paw Works has had a clear mission to make Ventura County “No Kill.” They focus on finding homes for unwanted animals and keeping them out of shelters. Ventura County now has a “No Kill” status. They save over 1,600 animals annually.
Location: 79 E. Daily Drive, Suite 515 Camarillo, CA 93010
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone – (805) 852-1744
Wagmor Pets Dog Rescue
Wagmor Pets, a three-year-old 501c3 non-profit founded by Melissa Bacelar is committed to rescuing, rehabilitating and finding forever homes for dogs in need. Their motto is simple: “If we can, we will.” They believe that all animals are deserving of loving and caring homes, under any condition, Regardless of the animal’s condition. They also raise awareness about the importance of spay and neutering.
Location: 11939 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA 91604
Contact: Phone – (818)-691-3466
Wallis Annenberg PetSpace
Wallis Annenberg PetSpace is a unique community space featuring an interactive place for pet adoptions, an education center, and a leadership institute. In their space, they focus on the bonds between people and their pets by looking at the science of these relationships.
Location: 12005 Bluff Creek Dr. Playa Vista, CA 90094
Contact: email@example.com Phone – (424) 384–1801