Welcome to Animal Rescuers Without Borders!
P.O. Box 712444 San Diego, CA 92171 (619) 977-3593 animalrescuers@sbcglobal.net

Making a Difference in Their Lives.
We are a non-profit & all breed rescue organization operating in the Baja, Mexico and San Diego, CA areas to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome cats & dogs. Learn more about 

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 Scheduled Adoption Events

To see all events, visit our EVENT CALENDAR Page.

To make the most out of your time, we suggest you SUBMIT an adoption APPLICATION BEFORE an adoption event.

Check the animal attendance the morning before the event to confirm attendance of a particular rescue. In addition, please check the up-to-date animals attendance list 1 HOUR BEFORE an event to know if the dog or cat you want to meet is still attending.

Also remember to review important event information BEFORE attending.


Not ready to adopt a dog or cat? Have no time to volunteer or foster?

You can still help: a donation is a great way to help ARWOB! Any amount - large or small - is appreciated.

Find out other ways you can donate to ARWOB by visiting our donation page.

Foster a Rescue

Fostering is
  FREE and FUN! 

We not only provide you with everything you need to take care of one of our rescues, but the experience is SO fulfilling. By placing one animal into a foster home, you allow us to save another. We are always in need of foster parents.

Read more about our fostering program...


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We are a non-profit rescue organization and DO NOT own a shelter. Therefore, our pets stay in FOSTER HOMES. Animals that need one have a note in RED below their picture on their profile.
You can also browse a list of animals who need a foster home to find out which pets are searching for one below:

Read on to learn more about our fostering program...

Belgian Shepherd Malinois / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Fara!This beautiful shepherd looks like a mali so we are fairly certain if her adopter has a DNA test on her she probably would be a high percentage Mali, after all, she is VERY intelligent. Like all Belgian Mali Fara is an active dog who is looking for a job. An adopter with large property or an apartment setting a daily runner and/or dog par...
Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Leyla! Leyla is the sweetest girl. She is such a family dog that wants nothing more than to love and be loved. She enjoys her family time and focused attention with us, but also can have alone time for relaxation. She really likes to cuddle and get love, living with kids crawling all over her. She is a happy go lucky dog that is low maintenan...

Cattle Dog / Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Maddie! We would love for you to meet this beauty! She is such a special dog. She is a TRUE mutt. We have no idea what her breed is and we wouldn't be surprised she is a super mutt with anything from shepherd to pits to some small breed dogs. She is the perfect medium size dog in the mid 30s and a young adult dog who is NOT very active but ac...
Belgian Shepherd Malinois / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Male
Meet Scout!Scout is not only a handsome and loving puppy but very intelligent as well.As of June Scout is close to reaching 30 pounds and likely will grow to be in the 45-60 pound range at a nice medium to large dog. Scout is fostered in San Diego along with a couple of other ARWOB rescue dogs and cats. He is amazing with dogs, a bit intimidated by...

Terrier / Dutch Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Dora!UPDATE 5/24/24Dora is the perfect medium size dog with an absolutely beautiful personality both very social, friendly and outgoing towards other dogs and humans. Dora is house traines, crate trained, potty trained and although she is a tripod (front leg amputated) she can run with the fastest of dogs and has no problem going up/down stair...
Cattle Dog / Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Male
Meet Reo! This handsome dog is such a cool little dude!Reo is likely a cattle dog mix, we are going  by physical looks, what breeds do you see? He is likely a super Mutt and just a mix of a little bit of everything, we don't know but his future family can have the honors of testing him and see what you got!For now, what we can say you get...

Labrador Retriever / American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Male
Meet Harry!Harry is a sweet, playful, full-grown boy, weighing in at a lean 50 pound of pure muscle. He is fantastic with all dogs, any size, age, breed, sex, and is wonderful with kids and has had exposure to babies. He is good around cats but has never been unsupervised with them, preferring to stay clear. Harry is not an alpha, but more of a fo...
Australian Shepherd / Border Collie / Mixed (medium coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Hazel!This beautiful girl was rescued along with a litter of pups. Since her rescue the pups have been adopted and now its Hazels turn. She is a beautiful dog with a beautiful personality. We would love to find a forever family for her and we encourage applicants to request a 1 week foster to adopt trial to make sure she is the right fit for t...

German Shepherd Dog / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Allie! This beautiful Baja mutt looks like a shepherd mix but is much smaller than a regular shepherd. We wouldn't be surprised if she had a labrador DNA in her. She is a healthy dog with a medium energy level, she is content with walks or just chilling and playing around in the yard she does not need constant activity nor mental/physical stim...
Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Male
Meet Benji! We adore this sweet boy. He is such a happy go lucky dog and reality is he is a total goofball!If you are looking for a happy, social, loving and active young adult dog then Benji is the ONE for you. Benjamin is not only handsome but also a fantastic companion who will bring laughter to your life. Benji has an athletic svelte ...

Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Male
Meet Rocky! We don't know Rockys breed but we do know he is a nice smaller to medium size full grown adult. In the mid 30 pounds. Rocky is such a goofy and LOVING personality dude. He has a large scar on the top of his hip/tail base which seems likely he had some physical trauma probably a bite or burn.  He has such a great low key perso...
Carolina Dog / Mountain Cur / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Almond! She is a beautiful dog but nothing compares to her personality which is AMAZING! Volunteers always comment on her sweet gentle demeanor. Talk about a true mutt. We don't know her breed according to Google she is some type of Cur dog or carolina dog, however, Almond was rescued from Mexico so she's Likely a shepherd or labrado...

Animals Found: 25

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