The Animal Pad was founded in 2010 by Stephanie Nisan because of a dire need for action in the local shelter systems. Millions of dogs are put to sleep every year in shelters across America and TAP aims to greatly reduce the amount of dogs that are euthanized every day by educating the public on the importance of spay/neutering their pets, adopting vs. buying, and treating dogs with the love and respect they deserve.
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.
…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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org