Rating: 5 stars   3 reviews 243

Issues: Animals

Location: 1665 Caminito Asterisco La Jolla CA 92037 USA

Mission: A Passion For Paws Rescue is dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming Akitas and other large breed dogs. Our focus is on the dogs most likely to be euthanized in shelters; the ones unfairly deemed "aggressive" and the ones with treatable medical ailments or injuries. These dogs are given a second chance at providing much needed canine companionship to a loving family.
Results: Since founding in 2006 we have saved over 1200 dogs.
Target demographics: Akitas and other large breed dogs
Direct beneficiaries per year: 180 dogs
Geographic areas served: California
Programs: rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming
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Rating: 5 stars  

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In 2009 i adopted my frost. A few years later i bought my home with the rescue in mind. The board act with great integrity and the well being of each dog comes before all else. Everyone here works tirelessly to help a dog in need. They network with other rescues and foster to try to save the life of any dog they encounter while at the shelter. Working with this rescue has become my own personal passion and i am so greatful for the opportunity to work with such selfless people.

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This place restores my faith in humanity! everyone involved is all about the animals. They are a breed specific rescue, but sometimes they go above and beyond and take in other urgent cases.
I love to go to the rescue and see all of the babies, who have gotten a second chance at life and are being well taken care of while waiting for their new forever homes.
I have gotten 2 of my beloved fur kids from A Passion for Paws and I will be forever grateful for the joy and love they give me everyday.
Adopt! don't shop!

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This organization takes 100% of the donations and puts it directly into the dogs that they rescue. No one takes a salary. They are comprised of a dedicated group of individuals who rescue perfectly good dogs in high kill shelters and find forever homes for them.

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