Shelters, Rescue and Adoption

Southern California Shelters

Los Angeles-Orange County Animal Shelters Map

Los Angeles (City) Animal Services

LA County Department of Animal Care and Control

Orange County HCA Animal Care Services

Santa Barbara County Animal Services

Ventura County Animal Regulation

SD County Department of Animal Care and Control

Rescue and Adoption Organizations
California’s Directory of Pet Adoption Resources

Animal Match Rescue Team
Dedicated to facilitating adoption of shelter and rescue pets in the Southern California

San Diego Humane Society
Adopt a homeless pet
Adopt a friend. Save a life. Search by area, breed, sex, size, age and color.

Ten Spiders Pets: California Pet Adoptions
Comprehensive list of pet rescue and adoption resources in California.

Top Golden Retriever Sites
The German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County is dedicated to helping rescued German Shepherds find loving forever homes. They offer German Shepherds for adoption and participate in events all over Southern California.
The Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter are passionate about helping the animals at the Burbank Animal Shelter. They are an animal service agency, devoted to providing medical, social, behavioral and financial care for animals at risk and determined to eliminate animal homelessness in the Burbank community.

Golden Retriever Rescues


Homeward Bound GR Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc.

NORCAL Golden Retriever Rescue, Inc.

Retrievers and Friends of Southern California


Arizona Golden Retriever Connection

Rescue A Golden of Arizona


Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada


Ten Spider Pets: Golden Retriever Rescue Organizations
Comprehensive list of Golden Retriever rescue organizations across the country.