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...

Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Olive!UPDATE 7/18/22Unfortunately, at this time we need to classify Olive as a at risk rescue pup. Olive went on a foster to adopt trial with a lovely family who has 3 dogs at home and 3 adults in the home with a large property. Unfortunately, within the first 3 hours of olive arriving the new home, one of their senior female dogs growled at h...
Labrador Retriever / Black Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
sweet tripawd (amputated one front leg)
Dog /Female
Meet Leyla!  UPDATE 6-24-22:  Here is the most recent update from Leyla's foster, showing the progress she has made: “Leyla is the sweetest, most loving, affectionate dog with humans. She is happy go lucky and low maintenance, She loves children of all ages and meeting new people. She enjoys her routine of relaxing, playin...

Pointer / Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Ava!  What can we say about Ava? Most definitely that she is the regal life of the party! She was rescued off the streets of Tijuana in late March as she was running away from other dogs.  She was probably running from them since they were all going to the same trash bin looking for food. Ava was almost hit by a car as she was dar...
Chihuahua / Dachshund / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Male
Meet Jack!  Jack is a courtesy post for our friends with "Dog Rescuers Without Borders,” located in Tijuana and San Diego. They rescued Jack when he was just a young pup and he was adopted a couple of years back. Sadly, his owner dropped him off at the local San Diego shelter without communicating with the group, but they found o...

Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Female
Meet Corrine!

 UPDATE 10-2-21:  Here is what Corrine's foster mom has to say about her:"Corrine continues to sleep 22-23 hours a day, but when she’s awake, she is happy and waggy. Her schedule is very regular: sleep, do her business, drink water, eat, repeat. She has developed a bit of a senior puppy incontinence issue over the past...
Dachshund / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Female
Meet the “M” Pups!  Magnet, Mallie, and Malone! UPDATE - Here is what Mallie foster family has to say about her: “Mallie is a very tentative girl that is focused on her person at all times. She can get a bit protective if you allow that behavior. She has a lot of energy and loves to run and play. She has a beautifu...

Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Male
Meet Malone! Malone is a HANDSOME sweet young pup. As of 7/14 he is 33 pounds and 6 months. He likely will grow to be in the 45-60 pound range when full grown making him a medium to potentially large breed. Malone is amazing with humans and other pets. He is great with children and dogs, has been around some cats and is safe around them but h...
German Shepherd Dog / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Male
Meet Mocha! UPDATE - Here is what Mocha’s foster family has to say about him: “Mocha is such a sweet boy! He is laid back and loving. He is calm and listens well. He knows how to sit for a treat. He has long and lanky legs which makes him a little clumsy at times. He loves to chase tennis balls and retrieve them. He is a gentle gi...

Labrador Retriever / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Dog /Male
Meet the Z Pups! This litter of 6 puppies were rescued from Ensenada Mexico.  They are now in San Diego and are ready to find their forever homes.  They are up to date on medical and have been sterilized.  These beautiful pups are great with children, dogs, and cats!  We are looking for fosters or adopters and we offer foster...

Animals Found: 9

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