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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 See our events calendar here.

Current Scheduled Events:

Spirit Barre & Yoga Studios
Saturday April 1st, 2023 12:00 PM until 03:00 PM
Location: Spirit Barre & Yoga Studios (858) 412-0561
Map: 1559 Garnet Ave San Diego CA 92109
See all of the animals attending this event.

Is there anything better than puppers and yoga? WE THINK NOT! Please sign up with Spirit Yoga to get your Yoga ON and more importantly to meet some of the younger doggo attendees! A 45min session off gentle movement and puppy playtime. Portion of Proceeds benefit ARWOB… and who knows, maybe you’ll find a new foster doggo or New family member to take home! There will be plenty of time after EACH class to play/meet with the pups in case you are not able to sign up for class but have been wanting to meet some of our attendees just stop by and say hi !

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La Jolla Mutt Strut 2023
Saturday May 13th, 2023 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Location: La Jolla Rec Center
Map: 615 Prospect St La Jolla Ca 92037
See all of the animals attending this event.

ARWOB is attending 'La Jolla Mutt Strut 2023" and that means you can meet our rescue doggos while also having a FUN day with the family! For more information on all the activities of the day please click the website for La Jolla Loves Pets. This is a community dog walk AND dog party and if you are stopping by for the walk with your personal dogs please make sure to register online. However, if you are looking to adopt and have no dog to join you on the walk, register and request to walk one of our rescue dogs who would LOVE to join you on your walk! a Jolla Loves Pets Foundation wants to promote creating more memorable moments for our local pet owners and their fur-babies. But we also want to use our biggest strength – our numbers – to help those who help animals. And we also want to support our community.

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Puppy Yoga Spirit Yoga Studios
Saturday May 13th, 2023 12:15 PM until 03:14 PM
Location: Spirit Yoga Studios
Map: 1559 Garnet Ave san diego ca 92109
See all of the animals attending this event.

ARWOB is excited to partner with Spirit Yoga Studios in Pacific Beach where we take a couple of our younger rescues to attend 2 different Puppy yoga classes where they are able to interact with attendees while moving/playing around and cuddling up to the yogis attending class. The sessions are 45min long and if you'd like to meet some of our young attendees you are welcome to sign up and register for a class with Spirit Yoga. We do have puppy interaction times right before the first class starts at noon and right after the last class around 2:30pm If you are looking to meet one of the pups attending but not attending class, please submit a dog adoption application online for review and we can schedule a meet and greet before/after classes. Please DO NOT interrupt puppy yoga classes times when class is in session. Thank you!

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4th Pack Hike W/ARWOB Adoptables
Saturday May 27th, 2023 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Location: Kwaay Paay Peak 16199773593
Map: 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail san diego ca 92119
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PACK HIKE • Join us for our 4th outing with the pups to provide them with exercise and mental stimulation! Sat, May 27, @ 8AM. We’re trying to beat the heat and give the pups a challenge with a short but steep climb to Kwaay Paay Peak in MTRP. Please message us if you would like to make it out! #TrailTuesday #HikeSD #HikeSanDiego #DogsThatHike #AdventurePup

Dog Society Adoption Event
Saturday June 3rd, 2023 12:00 PM until 04:00 PM
Location: The Dog Society (619) 780-0235
Map: 6331 University Ave San Diego CA 92115
See all of the animals attending this event.

Join ARWOB at The Dog Society and bring the family...the 2 AND 4 legged family members to enjoy a great day and perhaps meet your future foster dog or new family member! It's an enjoyable day and location to meet our dogs while also enjoying the location and its amenities - We can't wait to be there!

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Dog Adoption Event @ Deckers Pet store
Sunday June 11th, 2023 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Location: Deckers Dog & Cat (pet store) (619) 359-4026
Map: 3055 Clairemont drive san diego ca 92117
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This will be the first adoption event held at our friends 'Deckers pet store' and we hope you can stop by and say hi to our ARWOB rescues attending. If you are looking to foster or adopt one of our rescues, this is a great event to stop by and meet them all at once :)

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Dog Days of Summer Mega Dog Adoption Event
Saturday June 17th, 2023 11:00 AM until 03:00 PM
Location: Grossmont Center Mall (619) 465-2900
Map: 5500 Grossmont Center Drive La Mesa CA 91942
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Dog Days of Summer! IF you are looking to find a new family member or even a foster dog or cat THIS is the event to attend! Dozens of rescue groups AND shelters will be attending with MANY of their rescue dogs, cats, birds and more! ALL in the same location, nicely distributed through the mall. DON'T MISS THIS EVENT! Look for ARWOB booth to meet OUR rescue dogs attending :)

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