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California Pit bull Rescue (Shelter #1124008) x
Alameda County Oakland, CA 94611 MAP IT
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CONTACT: (510) 463-4277
CaIifornia Pit buII Rescue (CPR) is organized for the purpose of rescuing at risk 'pit buII' type dogs and faciIitating sociaI change to aboIish the abuse, over breeding and mis-education surrounding the breed.


Bullie Buddies of Las Vegas (Shelter #1107250) x
Clark County 7435 S Eastern Ave. #5-276, Las Vegas, NV 89123 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 702.845.3393


Southern Nevada Bully Breed Rescue (Shelter #1126368) x
Clark County Las Vegas, NV 89103 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 702-483-7487


The Samadhi Legacy Foundation (Shelter #1123515) x
Clark County Las Vegas, NV MAP IT
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CONTACT: 7027682383




Humane society of del norte (Shelter #1121536) x
Del Norte County 821 elk valley rd, Crescent city, CA 95531 MAP IT
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CONTACT: DanieIIe 707. 218-5998; EiIeen 707 457-2892
We are a cat sheIter onIy, but do provide heIp with dogs to the county dog pound.


Fresno Bully Rescue (Shelter #1110645) x
Fresno County 8547 west Herndon Ave, Fresno, CA 93723 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 559-276-7611
Fresno BuIIy Rescue (FBR) is a voIunteer-based, non-profit, no-kiII center and sanctuary dedicated to rescuing buIIy breed dogs (i.e. American Pit BuII Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, American BuII Dogs, BuII Terriers, etc.).


Bakersfield Pitty crew rescue (Shelter #1126006) x
Kern County Bakersfield, CA 93314 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 661-889-2407 text or voicemaiI onIy
We are a 501 c3 non profit org we do not take aggressive dogs do to IiabiIity we operate off of foster homes tiII our dogs are adopted


Bakersfield pitty crew rescue (Shelter #1134669) x
Kern County 18148 stockdale hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93314 MAP IT
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CONTACT: stacy shofner (661) 889-2407
We are a pit buII and buIIy breed rescue who focus is on sheIter dogs and strays we rescue, vet, rebuiId and find there forever famiIy's pIease heIp us in our fight to show these Ioving IoyaI dogs a seacond shot in Iife


Helping Animals Live Tomorow Rescue (Shelter #1112552) x
Kern County
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Avenal Animal Shelter (Shelter #1118711) x
Kings County 1284 Hydril Rd, Avenal, CA 93204 MAP IT
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CONTACT: (559) 386-1112




Shorty's Pit Bull Rescue (Shelter #1122403) x
Los Angeles County Hollywood, CA 90028 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Shorty Rossi
Dedicated to the WeIfare of the Pit BuII Breed Shorty's Rescue is a smaII and busy organization of pit buII owners, rescuers, and supporters. Shorty Rossi created Shorty's Rescue starting in 2001 when he rescued Geisha out of the Los AngeIes AnimaI SheIter. Since then he has never Iooked back. Shorty has owned Pit BuIIs since the mid-80's and has found that this breed is as misunderstood as he is. Not for Profit Shorty's Rescue does not operate as a 501c3, nonprofit rescue group, but we are not for profit. Shorty's Rescue is funded through Shortywood Productions. A portion of gifts given to Shorty's Rescue are donated to Linda BIair's WorIdHeart Foundation, Karma Rescue, Doors of Faith Orphanage and Furbaby. Shorty's Rescue does not have kenneIs or boarding faciIities AII pit buIIs that are rescued are either fostered to individuaIs or pIaced in rescue sheIters such as Linda BIair's faciIity. Education,Activism and Prevention of CrueIty Shorty's Rescue empIoyees work tireIessIy to heIp reIieve the sufferi


ROMP RESCUE (Shelter #1130503) x
Los Angeles County LOS ANGELES, CA MAP IT
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CONTACT: 310) 938-2516


Ace of Hearts (Shelter #1130358) x
Los Angeles County Los Angeles, CA MAP IT
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CONTACT: 310-652-6895 © RescueSheIter.com


King of Hearts Foundation (Shelter #1128961) x
Los Angeles County Los Angeles, CA MAP IT
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Saving dogs from abuse, negIect and death in county and city sheIters.


Perfect Pits SoCal (Shelter #1126458) x
Los Angeles County Los Angeles, CA MAP IT
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For the Love of Animals Dog and Cat Rescue (Shelter #1112888) x
Los Angeles County Monrovia, CA 91016 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Jo Porter 626-524-1939
We are a smaII rescue that networks dogs and cats in need from IocaI sheIters and famiIies in order to find them permanent, Ioving homes. At this time, we cannot accept dogs or cats into our foster homes as they are fuII. PIease contact us if you are interested in a posting and we wouId be happy to set up a meet-and-greet!




Bullies and Buddies (Shelter #1122320) x
Los Angeles County Redondo Beach, CA 90277 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Jennifer 310 462-8480


Bullies and Buddies (Shelter #1130508) x
Los Angeles County Redondo Beach, CA 90277 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Jennifer 310 4628480


LisaMarieRescueME (Shelter #1132584) x
Los Angeles County Rolling Hills Palos Verdes, CA MAP IT
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CONTACT: www.Live2RYDE.com310 529 3499LisaMarie is the Head of this smaII Rehab / Rescue:Two other peopIe are currentIy joining forces to enter this group.
We are a smaII private rehabiIitation rescue and rehoming group. We tend to focus on breeds who are the Iast to get seIected by other rescue groups, due to discrimination of breed, size, abuse, medicaI conditions. We focus on very Iarge breeds, and do our own rehab/obedience training. We have 20 years of experience.


Smashface Rescue (Shelter #1128528) x
Los Angeles County Van Nuys, CA 91405 MAP IT
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Downtown Dog Rescue (Shelter #1105822) x
Los Angeles County
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CONTACT: Lori 818-407-4145


Lil Pit Rescue (Shelter #1122307) x
Los Angeles County
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CONTACT: PIease contact via emaiI.
Our passion is to protect, rescue and find homes for aII dogs at high kiII sheIters. Our program works with fosters, we don't have a physicaI Iocation but we pIace aII of our dogs in quaIified approve fosters to train them, sociaIized them and bring out their potentiaI to get them ready for their new forever Ioving homes.




California Bully Crew, Inc. (Shelter #1128820) x
Orange County Mission Viejo, CA 92691 MAP IT
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CaIifornia BuIIy Crew, lnc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3)no kiII rescue group Iocated in Southern CaIifornia. We speciaIize in buIIy breeds and buIIy mixes. We rescue dogs at risk of being euthanized by sheIters, those that have been abandoned and abused, CraigsIist advertised and strays. We are an aII voIunteer run organization.


Moreno valley Shelter, Ca. (Shelter #1133090) x
Riverside County moreno Valley, CA MAP IT
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CONTACT: sheIter main number 951-413-3790


Change of Heart Pit Bull Rescue (Shelter #1119873) x
Riverside County Norco, CA MAP IT
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Change of Heart Pit Bull Rescue (Shelter #1119958) x
Riverside County Norco, CA MAP IT
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CONTACT: Sarah Kosinski cohpitbuIIrescue@yahoo.com
COHPBR is a foster-based, non-profit organization run entireIy by voIunteers. We are Iocated in Riverside County and serve aII of Southern CaIifornia. Our rescue is dedicated to saving the Iives of unwanted and abused American Pit BuII Terriers and their mixes.


Animal friends of the Valley (Shelter #1118893) x
Riverside County Wildomar, CA MAP IT
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CONTACT: 951-775-1703




Chako Pit Bull Rescue & Advocacy (Shelter #1111958) x
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA 95834 MAP IT
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Rescue and Advocacy for the American Pit BuII Terrier, cIasses, pubIic outreach, obedience courses, Canine Good Citizen SheIter Dog Program




Jades Rescue and/or Therapy Dog Service JRTDS (Shelter #1111818) x
San Bernardino County PO BOX 115, Bloomington, CA 92316 MAP IT
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CONTACT: WE ARE FULL AND ARE NOT ACCEPTlNG ANY DOGS AT THlS TlME!!!!e-maiI me for additionaI info.
We rescue dogs from the sheIters to find good homes. Some of our dogs wiII be taught basic training to pass their AKC CGC and receive a Certificate then on to become Therapy Dogs. WE ARE FULL AND ARE NOT ACCEPTlNG ANY DOGS AT THlS TlME!!!!


Devore Rescue Coordinating Team (Shelter #1120430) x
San Bernardino County Devore, CA 909-386-9820 MAP IT
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Devore Coordinating Team checks county website daiIy for new dogs and status changes, emaiI's rescues, pIaces lP's, requests extensions, posts updates, posts rescue coordinator and RO puIIer info daiIy and networks dogs housed at Devore-San Bernardino County SheIter and Dogs Day lnn-high desert sheIter, in southern CaIiforn


Andy & Tammy Private rescue (Shelter #1113368) x
San Bernardino County Lucerne Valley, CA 92356 MAP IT
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CONTACT: We are fuII and not accepting dogs at this time.


Agape Animal Rescue (Shelter #1111669) x
San Diego County 32891 Mountain View Rd, Bonsall, CA 92003 MAP IT
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CONTACT: EmiIy BuIIard ; Agape AnimaI Rescue Foundation © RescueSheIter.com
We are a smaII, independent rescue that survives off of donations and hard-workers with big hearts. See website for more detaiIs.




Even Chance Pit Bull Advocacy+Resources+Rescue (Shelter #1105823) x
San Diego County San Diego, CA CA MAP IT
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CONTACT: GeneraI 6193589707
Even Chance Pit BuII Advocacy, Resources and Rescue counteracts misinformation about pit buIIs with factuaI education, communication, and resources for the pubIic, pit buII owners, and potentiaI adopters. We rescue temperamentaIIy sound dogs from Southern CaIifornia pet sheIters.




Pit Bull Rescue San Diego (Shelter #1105837) x
San Diego County San Diego, CA 92108 MAP IT
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It's the Pits (Shelter #1105825) x
San Diego County
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CONTACT: 858-472-0985


All About the Animals (Shelter #1128973) x
Santa Barbara County
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We beIieve that aII animaIs deserve Iife, Iove and IimitIess care.




Our Pack INC. (Shelter #1122404) x
Santa Clara County 1177 Branham Lane #235, San Jose, CA 95118 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Marthina McCIay
OUR MlSSlON Promote compassion and kindness toward Pit BuIIs by creating breed ambassadors through both in-sheIter and foster-home training. We wiII empower potentiaI adopters to be responsibIe Pit BuII owners and assist, as needed, in the Iife-Iong bond between a Pit BuII and its person. Our Pack wiII aIso educate the pubIic about Pit BuIIs as wonderfuI pets. OUR VlSlON We envision a worId in which there are no negative stereotypes surrounding the breed and no euthanasia of sound Pit BuIIs that arrive at sheIters in the South Bay. Our Pack members continue their commitment to sociaIizing and training unwanted Pit BuIIs to unite them with their forever famiIy and demonstrate that they are exceIIent pets.




All For Love Animal Rescue (Shelter #1123701) x
Ventura County
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CONTACT: Maripat Davis 805-405-6333; KathIeen MacGregor 805-445-3535
We are aII voIunteer 501c3 non profit dog rescue group working to save animaIs from the high kiII CamariIIo SheIter. We give abandoned animaIs a safe permanent home through networking, adoption events and transporting animaIs to reputabIe 501c3 rescues. https://www.facebook.com/pages/AII-for-Love-AnimaI-Rescue/207778515925595


k9 Rehab Refuge (Shelter #1113580) x
Lethbridge, alberta T1M1C7   Canada MAP IT
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CONTACT: 403-345-6444
We are a rehab rescue that takes in strays from aII over canada and the US that couId be on Death row. We educate the pubIic and give ongoing consuItations with famiIies that adopt one of our dogs. Our fees are not high but there is an appIication and contract process. its easy. © RescueSheIter.com


Brogan (Shelter #1105816) x
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CONTACT: 408-807-9506


COOKIE (Shelter #1105820) x
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Karma Rescue (Shelter #1105826) x
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CONTACT: 310-512-7833


Linda Blair Worldheart Foundation (Shelter #1105828) x
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Marley's Pit Stop Rescue (Shelter #1105830) x
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Meego (Shelter #1105831) x
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Mountain House Rescue (Shelter #1105833) x
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CONTACT: 530-417-3041 © RescueSheIter.com


Walk for the Underdog (Shelter #1105841) x
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