Empowering pet owners and local communities to
reduce abandoned animal populations through spay
& neuter, pet retention & reclamation, and education.

We need your help. They need your love.

Rescue and Rehoming

Although rescue, rehoming and adoption is not our main focus, we do find ourselves involved in these areas while doing other important animal welfare work. BAF works with Los Angeles County/City Animal Shelters that service areas where we focus our programs, as well as partners with humane pet stores and other rescue organizations to help pets in urgent need.

Interested in adopting a new pet? Consider these incredible animals available for adoption at the Downey Shelter. Don’t see who you’re looking for? We’ve compiled a wealth of additional resources to help in your search.

Here are some rescue, rehoming and adoption stories to warm your heart. 


STORY TIME – TRASH CAN KITTIES

The phone rings late at night. Three baby kittens were found in a trash can. Bark Avenue Foundation focuses on prevention – we are committed to spay/neuter, helping struggling and homeless pet-owners, and humane education. This is an emergency, and to prevent these three neonata …Continue Reading →

Sweet Willie Has Been Adopted – Thank you CBS2 News Team!

We are happy to share Willie, a lovable 3-year-old Pit Bull recently featured on the CBS2 News Team Pets2Love segment has been adopted! Willie has a very friendly and sweet personality…he loves children and being with people. Bark Avenue Foundation was able to raise funds for Wi …Continue Reading →

28 Dogs Saved from Hoarding Case in Duarte, CA

In February, Bark Avenue Foundation and community partners came together to save 28 dogs who were victims of a hoarding case in Duarte, CA. Bark Avenue Foundation was contacted by a community member about the dire situation and we were able to work with local law enforcement to coordi …Continue Reading →