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The Pet Care Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the advocacy of shelter animals in Los Angeles City and County Shelters. All donations are tax deductible.

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Rayna Barker - Good Sense Dog Training

Brandon Fouche – Los Angeles Dog Aggression Expert

Puppy Imprinters – Master Trainer, Larry Hill

Dog Man – FREE CLASS every Sunday at the Coliseum. This is a walking class not training

Leroy Singh – Dog Behavior Training and other services. Good choice for leash aggression.
(213) 446-0720

The Urban Pet Dog Training – Group classes. Basic obedience for friendly dogs. (Mid-city)

Dogtown Dog Training/Lynn Medlin – Group classes (Westside)

Pasanita Obedience Club - Group classes (Pasadena)

Pack Hike, Sundays 8:30am - Practice walking among other dogs on leash (Griffith Park)
Email Mia:


Vet HelpNKLA Pet Adoption Center – Open noon-8pm, 7 days a week
1845 Pontius Ave, Los Angeles 90025
(424) 208-8840

Los Angeles Animal Services (for full list of LA City Shelters)


Go Dog LA – Daycare and boarding
1728 Maple Ave Los Angeles 90015
(213) 748-4364

Los Angeles Dog Company – Daycare and boarding
(310) 721-4085

Sara Guice – Doggy Daycare and boarding
(646) 496-2897


Blue Collar Working Dog
1533 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles 90026
(213) 977-9042

7262 Rosemead Blvd, San Gabriel 91775
(626) 287-9847

The Urban Pet
4475 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles 90029
(323) 664-4700
7515 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles 90036
(323) 933-2100
900 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena 91030
(626) 403-9100


aRomatherapy Mobile Pet Grooming
(310) 991-7226


North Figueroa Animal Hospital – no appointment necessary for spay/neuter Mon-Fri @ 9:00AM
5550 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
(323) 258-8068

Spay Neuter Project of Los Angeles – several locations
(310) 574-5555 or (888) 937-7295

Affordable Animal Hospital – Appointments necessary
1040 S Long Beach Blvd, Compton, CA 90221
(310) 639-1234

Dr. Shipps Animal Hospital – Appointments necessary
351 Foothill Rd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 550-0101

Alondra Animal Hospital
14425 S. Crenshaw Blvd, Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 676-2255

Vanderhoof Veterinarian Hospital
2235 Lake Ave Ste 101, Altadena, CA 91001
(626) 798-5901

North Hollywood Animal Care Clinic
11561 Oxnard St, North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 508-8530


Einhorn Insurance
Dog Liability Insurance for homeowners, renters, and landlords.
Visit their website for more information about insurance for responsible owners of “dangerous” breeds (as labeled by most insurance companies).
Call 858-336-4644 or email


The inclusion of a service, organization or program in this listing is NOT an endorsement or recommendation by Downtown Dog Rescue. We have no affiliation with any of the organizations or programs listed. We strongly suggest you evaluate each group and review carefully their policies and requirements before applying. Please also note that some of these programs require that the request be made prior to the animal being treated, and that most programs are limited in the amount they can grant for a specific request. Generally, grants are between $25 – 500, so it’s important to check with several sources and to also try to raise funds yourself.

Care Credit – personal line of credit for healthcare treatments and procedures for your entire family, including your pets.

In Memory of Magic (IMOM) is dedicated to insuring that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because his or her caretaker is financially challenged. Request must be made before animal is treated. Phone: 866-230-2164
RedRover Relief (formerly LifeLine Grants) – The RedRover Relief program provides funding to Good Samaritans, animal rescuers and pet owners to help them care for animals in life-threatening situations. Phone: 916-429-2457

Ozzy Foundation helps pet guardians with the financial costs of veterinarian bills and provides a supportive place for those caring for a chronically-ill pet.

Angels 4 Animals working together with vet clinics and owners Angels 4 Animals Guardian Angel Program helps pet owners with financial assistance for a sick or injured pet. Phone: 916-941-9119

Brown Dog Foundation dedicated to helping families who find themselves in a temporary financial crisis at the same time their pet requires life-saving treatment or life-sustaining medications.

Canine Cancer Awareness provides assistance with veterinary care for dogs with cancer whose families are financially unable to provide treatment.

Muffin Diabetic Pets Association assists pets with diabetes.
The Mosby Foundation assists in the care of critically sick, injured, abused and neglected dogs through financial support and public education.

Magic Bullet Fund (Cancer) helps people who have made room in their homes and hearts for a canine companion, but do not have the financial resources to provide cancer treatment.

Help-A-Pet is a nonprofit organization which provides financial assistance for the medical care of pets whose owners are unable to afford the expense. Phone: 630-986-9504

American Animal Hospital Association has an emergency fund available to assist low-income pet owners with veterinary Phone: 866-4-HELPETS 866-443-5738

Riley Rolph Animal Rescue Foundation provides financial assistance to existing, reputable animal rescues and raises awareness for animal welfare through its information resource network.

The Pet Fund May not be able to approve emergency care funding prior to treatment, due to time delay in processing requests. Phone: 916-443-6007

Labrador Harbor provides financial assistance for owners and rescue organizations caring for Labrador Retrievers in need of non-routine veterinary care.

Actors and Others for Animals is a Southern California community-based organization serving the greater Los Angeles area. Among other services, the organization provides financial assistance for emergency medical procedures for those of limited Phone: 818-897-8760

Animal Rescue Foundation of Dana Point (ARF) (services may be limited to spay/neuter assistance) Phone: 949-240-2899

Four Legged Friends Foundation’s Sunny Day Fund provides veterinary assistance for low income people in Los Angeles. Phone: 310-441-2888

Mercy Crusade – Mercy Crusade’s Spay & Neuter Clinic of Ventura County is dedicated to ending pet overpopulation. Phone: 818-597-2926 or 805-278-4433

Pet Assistance Foundation – Holiday Humane Society (private hospital, offers some of the lowest cost services in LA, covers basic procedures only) Phone: 877-772-9738

Pet Orphans of Southern California – program for individual rescuers, helps primarily with spay/neuter, vaccinations, adoption events. Also has “Good Samaritan Fund,” to assist with medical emergencies, as funds are available. Phone: 818-901-0190

The Sam Simon Foundation provides low cost or free non-orthopedic surgeries to low income residents of Los Angeles. Phone: 1-888-364-7729

Voice for the Animals Foundation – Helping Friends Program helps seniors, people with disabilities, terminal illnesses or fixed incomes take care of their pets. Phone: 310-392-5153

Labrador Lifeline Aids purebred Labrador Retrievers in need of urgent medical care, or other assistance in order to live a full and productive life.

LabMed helps rescued Labradors in need of medical attention. (Rescue Only)

Paws/LA provides services to assist low-income seniors and people disabled by a life-threatening illness to help them keep and care for their pets.

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance provides financial assistance to cat and kitten guardians who are unable to afford veterinary services in life-threatening situations.

Sue Freeman’s Guide to Rescue Cats website contains a list of pet financial-assistance resources in Los Angeles and the surrounding area.

National Center for Emotional Support Easiest, lowest-cost way to get an ADA recognized doctor’s note for your emotional-support animals, so you can live with them even where pets are denied.; Phone: (256) 400-DOGS (3647); Email:;


In addition to the LA City, Beverly Hills City and West Hollywood City Channels, you can now watch our

To see The Pet Care Foundation's TV show, ADOPT A PET TODAY, click here to go to YouTube.

It's a 30 minute show so there are 2 editions. You can also see our PSA’s there too.

Adopt me now! This pet is ready to be adopted from Los Angeles Animal Services.
Just click on the photo for more information.
Los Angeles has 12 City and County Shelters full of wonderful pets. You can view these pets and find a location near you by visiting: for the City and for the County.

For very adoptable dogs and cats visit the Lange Foundation at

Free spay/neuter for homeless, feral and stray cats in Los Angeles, and low-cost services for tame cats

For assistance in keeping your pet call 213-403-0129 for free spay/neuter, vaccinations,
licensing fees, fence/gate repair, dog training, some vet care, and tenant/property
owner negotiations. Your call will be returned within 48 hours.