From Our Pet Guide: A List of Orange County Animal Rescues

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Looking for an animal rescue organization in Orange County? Here are just a few to get you started.

Photograph by The Salty Dog Studio

Southern California Bulldog Rescue
English bulldog rescue
714-612-0265, socalbulldogrescue.org

Coastal German Shepherd Rescue
714-528-4730, coastalgsr.org

German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County
714-974-7762, gsroc.org

German Shepherd Safe Haven
949-363-5254, gssafehaven.org

Hemopet Greyhound Adoption Program
714-891-2022, hemopet.org/hemopet-greyhound-adoption.html

Southern California Labrador Retriever Rescue
949-862-4329, sclrr.org

Orange County Pit Bull Rescue
714-460-9220, ocpbr.org

Pugs ’N Pals of Southern California
949-262-7843, pugdogrescue.com

Adopt a Saint of Southern California
888-231-8713, adoptasaint.org

Southland Sheltie Rescue
562-697-9784, southlandsheltierescue.com

Westie Rescue of Orange County & Beyond
714-402-1054, westierescueoc.com

A Wish for Animals
949-481-6402, petfinder.com/shelters/awish

Ariel Rescue
949-499-9380, arielrescue.com

The Ark Animal Rescue
949-415-8227, thearkanimalrescue.org

The Ark of San Juan
949-388-0034, arkofsanjuan.org

Capistrano Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.)
949-240-1735, capoanimalrescue.com

Friends of Orange County’s Homeless Pets
714-280-4993, fochp.org

Fur-Ever Home
949-444-9154, fur-ever-home.org

I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue
800-961-1858, icaredogrescue.org

The Little Red Dog
949-280-2223, thelittlereddog.com

Modjeska Ranch Rescue
714-649-4406, modjeskaranchrescue.org

The Pet Rescue Center
877-277-7938, thepetrescuecenter.org

New Beginnings for Animals
949-348-8057, greatpets.org

Rescuing Unwanted Furry Friends (R.U.F.F.)
949-458-9663, ruffrescue.org

Second Chance Pet Adoptions
714-715-3027, secondchancepetadoptions.org

MeoowzResQ
714-997-0868, meoowzresq.org

DREAM Animal Rescue
dreamanimalrescue.org

Orange County Animal Rescue Coalition
949-451-3272. oc-arc.com

OC Small Paws
Cat rescue
714-815-4300, ocsmallpaws.org

Caring Friends Cat Rescue
714-745-5725, caringfriendscatrescue.com

Forever Home Cat Rescue
foreverhomecatrescue.org

Paw Prints in the Sand Animal Rescue
949-203-4504, pawprintsinthesand.org

Lovebugs Rescue
lovebugsrescue.org

A Home 4 Ever Rescue
ahome4everrescue.org

Outlaw Dogs Rescue
714-925-1006, outlawdogs.org

Dogs in Need Organization (D.I.N.O.)
714-404-4208, dogsinneedorg.com

Pugs N Roses
pugsnroses.com

Bichon Rescue of Orange County
866-822-7909, bichonrescueoc.org

Poochmatch
poochmatch.com

Bean’s Beagle Rescue
beansbeagles.org

Leashes of Love Rescue
949-445-5558, lolr.org

Mutts in Need
muttsinneed.org

Greendog Foundation
951-609-0765, greendogfoundation.org

Save SomeBunny Rabbit Rescue
949-552-4671, savesomebunny.org

The Lily Sanctuary
Parrot rescue
714-442-9474, thelilysanctuary.org

Hanaeleh
Horse rescue
949-842-7408, hanaeleh.org

Doggie Bonez, Inc.
714-381-4344, doggiebonez.com

Italian Greyhound Rescue
949-207-4139, socaligrescue.com

Pups and Pals Rescue
pupsandpals.net

 

Who’d We Miss?
We’re working on making this a comprehensive list. If you know of an O.C.-based animal rescue that’s not mentioned, comment below!

 

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