Aussie RescueSoCal, Inc.
This website is dedicated to promoting the adoption of homeless Australian Shepherds in the Southern California area (Kern, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties).
** A Dog's Will To Another Dog **
Before humans die, they write their last Will and Testament, give their home & all they have, to those they leave behind. If, with my paws, I could do the same, this is what I'd ask....
To a poor and lonely stray I'd give:
- My happy home,
- My bowl & cozy bed, soft pillows and all my toys,
- The lap, which I loved so much,
- The hand that stroked my fur & the sweet voice which spoke my name.
I'd Will to the sad, scared shelter dog, the place I had in my human's loving heart, of which there seemed no bounds.
So when I die, please do not say, "I will never have another pet again, for the loss and pain is more than I can stand."
Instead, go find an unloved dog, one whose life has held no joy or hope and give MY place to HIM.
This is the only thing I can give....
The love I left behind.
Here's a little cutie one of our volunteers heard about - not an Aussie, but a cutie none-the-less!
Meet Harry! A sweet little terrier/poodle that was dumped at the Shelter on Christmas Day. He spent a month there scared and wondering why he was there? Harry is less than 2 years old, healthy, adorable, fun little guy. He gets the zoomies and loves to run with the other dogs in his foster family. He settles down quickly, loves to cuddle and sleep on the bed with you.Harry is house-trained and learned the doggie door fast. Did I mention he is very smart! He loves to go in the car and walks nicely on the leash. Although he is a very friendly guy, I think he would do best in an adult home or with kids over 12 years.Harry is up to date on vaccines, neutered and micro-chipped. He in located at his foster home in Orange, CA. If you are interested in Harry, please fill out the adoption application or call Michele 714-726-2605 for more information.
We now have PayPal for donations!!
Available Dogs through Foster Care or Private Homes
PLUS - Petfinder site for Aussie Rescue SoCal, Inc
Available Dogs with Megan in Pinon Hills
Mini Aussie Rescue & Support, Inc. - based in N.H.
San Diego Aussie Rescue's Facebook page
Aussies in Shelters
Australian Shepherd Personality and Character
Happy Endings - take a moment to read the newest story!
In Memory Of.....
Things to do to Place your Dog in a New Home
Lost and Found Aussies
List of Trainers/Classes
Other Informational Websites
Interested in Fostering? Read this
Foster Home Application
Coming soon >> "Want to help? Volunteer? Make a donation?"
Aussies and many other herding breeds can be sensitive to certain drugs - Washington State University has developed a simple testing kit to screen for the mutant MDR 1 gene. For more information please go to their website: www.vetmed.wsu.edu/VCPL/
Looking for rental housing that allows pets? check these sites out: http://www.myapartmentmap.com/pet_friendly/
Beautiful handmade doggie back packs made by RJM Creations, Kimo's foster mom. RJM Creations now has a Charity Partnership with Aussie Rescue SoCal, Inc., and a percentage is donated to us for every Dog Day Pack sold - click on the following link to read and see more! RJM Creations on Etsy
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*** Ralphs Community Contribution Program ***
New contribution year begins September 1, 2013
Help Aussie Rescue SoCal every time you do your grocery shopping and it won't cost you a thing - simply sign up to participate in Ralphs Community Contribution Program and then swipe your Ralphs Club Card every time you shop.
Every September 1st begins a new contribution year. If you signed up previously, you will need to re-enroll. Simply go to www.ralphs.com . Click on "Services", then "Community Contribution", then click the "enroll" tab. Type in "Aussie Rescue SoCal". You will need to have your Ralph's card handy so you can enter your 13-digit Club Card number, which is located on the back of your card. Once your enrollment is activated, Ralphs donations begin helping us every time you shop.
Ralphs pays on a quarterly basis, based on the following monthly purchases (not to exceed $150 per household per quarter):
* Up to $200 - 1%
* $200.01-$350 - 2%
* $350.01-$500 - 3%
* Over $500 - 4%
Don't have a card? Go to any Ralphs store or log onto www.ralphs.com to sign up for your club card today!
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