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Open Arms Pet Rescue
Giving dogs a new startat a happy life!
Open Arms Rescue focuses on smaller breed dogs. We are a Non-Profit 501c3 Registered Charity and ALL volunteer based organization. We are based in Imperial Beach, CA but wehave volunteers who foster dogs for us all across San Diego County. We are always looking for more volunteers to help foster a small breed dog. We rescue dogs from shelters across Southern California andall the way into the Mexico -Tijuana Perrera (Dog Pound) and from the streets of Mexico down to Ensenada. We have volunteers that go down to Baja on a regular basis to help out with feeding, cleaning and finding dogs to bring into our rescue program. Dogs in the Perrera only have 3 days before they are euthanized. We rescue a lot of dogs from this shelter because they have no chance of being adopted before they are either euthanized or become sick from being exposed to disease (as they are not vaccinated there when they first come into the Perrera). We select dogs that are adoptable, we quarantine them at our vet in Baja, monitor them, vaccinate them and then transport them to the US straight into volunteers homes for fostering until they can be adopted out. We also take in injured dogs that require surgeries to become healthy and adoptable. Typically when a California shelter receives an injured or special needs dog that is in need of surgery that the shelter is unable to perform due to their limited funds/resources they will either put the dog to sleep or only exit it to an approved rescue partner who can get the necessary medical care performed. We take a lot of these cases in and our adoption fees help support the medical bills. All of our dogs for adoption are spayed or neutered, microchipped,fully vaccinated, flea/tick treated and de-wormed. We are always in need of volunteers to foster a small breed dog. If you would like more info on becoming a volunteer foster parent pleasesee the last page on this site "volunteering to foster" and if you would like to be contacted send us your info on "contact us" page.
Also if you wish to donate any supplies we are always in need of:

Dog food

puppy pee pads (Chux)

flea control spot treatment (Advantage/Frontline etc etc)

dog beds, old bedding, towels, blankets

treats/chewies

leashes, collars and harnesses

toys

crates/cages/pens/doggy fencing/baby gates

laundry detergent

Papertowels

Play Pens, dog kennels/runs, crates

kiddie pools

$$$$$$$$$ TO COVER VET BILLS, MEDICATIONS, FOOD ETC. (YOU CAN DO THIS THROUGH OUR PAYPAL LINK BELOW) *ANY ASSISTANCE IS APPRECIATED!

Thanks again for visiting.
CONTACT INFO:
or call (760) 470-7643
PO Box 2248
Imperial Beach, CA 91933-2248