TAP is an all-breed, non-profit Dog Rescue Organization based in San Diego, Ca. Learn how you can help us right now! >

What We Do

The Animal Pad is a non-profit, all breed dog rescue that focuses on saving dogs from high kill shelters and the streets of Mexico.

We get them vet care, place them in foster homes and then find them loving forever families. A few years ago, we turned our attention to the street dogs of Mexico as there is very little help for them. Since then, we have developed a large rescue network in Baja California and we have a sister shelter in Ensenada that we focus on taking dogs from whenever funds allow.

Our Goal

…is to build, operate and maintain a no-kill animal sanctuary. This would be the model to expand into other cities, and help others who would like to create similar shelters.

Our current focus is rescuing dogs from high kill shelters in Southern California and Mexico. We get them the vet care they need, find foster homes, rehabilitate them and facilitate adoptions into loving homes.

Our TAP Family

The Animal Pad is only able to do what we do through the efforts of a wide network of volunteers, fosters, donors, sponsor organizations, and adopters. It truly takes a village. And we are always looking for help! The Animal Pad is seeking new avenues for fundraising, veterinary and pet supply connections, and anything else that can assist TAP in helping these innocent souls.

If you would like to get in touch directly, please email: info@theanimalpad.com

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