Animal Stories Pet Care Shelter Animals

Lost Dog Ty reunited with his family after 2 weeks – Miracles do happen

For a handsome Pit Bull, Ty (short for Tyson) and his family, October 11th, 2011 will always be a special day. That’s when they were reunited after Ty had been lost for almost 2 weeks. Let’s backtrack: I work for Pacific Coast Dog Rescue (, one of the largest rescue organizations in the Los Angeles area. […]

Animal Stories Non - Profits Pit Bulls Shelter Animals

Maxine – The Pit Bull ~ she never had a home

This is in Maxine’s honor, who waited for her forever home for 7 years and died without it. Please take 7 minutes to honor her memory by reading her story: Maxine was NOT one of the approx. 1200 Pit Bulls who die in the 12 government shelters in Los Angeles County EVERY WEEK. But she […]

Adoption No - Kill Movement Non - Profits Pit Bulls Shelter Animals

Donut's Story

Post by our friend Ingrid: DONUT, NOW ABOUT 1 YEAR OLD, WAS DUMPED INTO WEST LA SHELTER. In October 2010, I had networked a mother dog and her two pups (then 12 weeks old) . A homeless family, living in an RV found the mother dog pregnant and she gave birth to several pups in […]

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Missy's story – The girl from the 405 Freeway, L.A.

Picture an off-ramp at the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles. What do you normally see there? Bushes, trees, maybe trash, plastic bags, cardboard boxes, paper, cans, bottles, maybe old tires, things tossed out of the cars driving by. This is where beautiful Missy was found over 3 years ago. Missy is a happy, wiggly, kissy dog. […]

Pet Care Shelter Animals

Gentle Giant Bubba's knees – Please help fundraise for his surgery costs

We need close to $7000 to save Bubba’s life. Fundraising Campaign link:–s-Knee-Surgery Why? Because he is the product of one of the countless backyard breeders in South Central Los Angeles and needs surgery on his knees. Why? Because these backyard breeders sell litter after litter of poorly bred puppies for a couple of hundred […]

Adoption Non - Profits Pet Care Shelter Animals

Dear Foster Mom, Foster Dad:

This article was submitted by our friend Ingrid Hurel, Adoption Coordinator and Activist at Pacific Coast Dog Rescue. “You will remember, I have lived with you for a time, I may not be yours, but you will always be mine.” This is the end of a very powerful poem, “written” by a Foster dog. Being […]