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.
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Available Dogs through Foster Care or Private Homes
PLUS - Petfinder site for Aussie Rescue SoCal, Inc
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?"
** NEW!! ** Aussie Rescue SoCal's "Open Your Heart Program" -
Please consider signing up to become a long term, permanent foster home for a senior, or possibly one requiring hospice care, Aussie - we have a new program called Open Your Heart, and we are looking for loving homes to take one of these special *kids* in for whatever time they have left, giving them the love and care and safe harbor they deserve, and Aussie Rescue SoCal will provide for their veterinary expenses. Please contact Karyl if you are interested in becoming involved in this!
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/
and here is a pet friendly housing guide to help prospective renters: https://www.zumper.
SHILOH HAS BEEN ADOPTED!!
Shiloh is a 2 yr old neutered blue merle male that came out of a Riverside Co Shelter after he'd been there over a month with no one claiming him or adopting him....he is on the smaller side at 39 pounds, and spends more time in the air than on the ground - not hyper, just really athletic and energetic :] He is a friendly happy boy, doesn't seem to have had any training to speak of, but catches on quick if food is involved! He can be obnoxious/pushy with other dogs, so don't want to place him with another male, and not good with cats, sorry. He is great in a crate, unknown about housebroken or not because of the cat issue. Very attentive to *you*, can't get close enough sometimes, okay on a leash, likes to be brushed but does get wiggly about it, wants to *do* something! Shiloh: https://youtu.be/npIkKM135sM
*** Ralphs Community Contribution Program ***
New contribution year begins September 1, 2015
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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If you shop online, you can help raise money for Aussie Rescue SoCal every time you shop! The iGive Button makes it simple, it's free to sign up, click on the logo below - and just go through iGive whenever you shop online at over 1400 stores that participate - stores like Amazon.com, AbeBooks.com, BedBathandBeyond.com, CheapAir.com, Danskin.com, Dog.com, EntirelyPets.com, JCPenney.com, Land's End, OfficeDepot.com, Petco.com, Petsmart.com, PotteryBarn.com, and on and on!!
Goodshop.com is now participating with Aussie Rescue SoCal to offer customers the opportunity to help a great cause while shopping. When you use a Goodshop.com for company-specific coupons to save at some of your favorite businesses like Golfsmith , LEGO, or Swarovski, a percentage of what you purchase will be donated back to Aussie Rescue SoCal.
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