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RESCUE RESOURCES

The following is a resource for Pit Bull (American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, American Bullies, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and pit bull mixes) Rescue/Adoption Shelters. Just click on a banner or link to find out more about that particular Rescue Organization (shelter). If you are a Pit Bull Rescue or Pit Friendly No-Kill Shelter not on our list, please contact us and we will put your link on here

Rescues are listed by state in alphabetical order

ALABAMA

Alabaster
Bama Bully Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Baldwin County
Rivers of Love Animal Rescue
Bully Breed Friendly Rescue

ALASKA

Alaska
Alaska Pit Bull Rescue Adoptions
Pit Bull Adoptables

ARKANSAS

Little Rock
Gentle Souls Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue

ARIZONA

Oro Valley
Mayday Pit Bull Rescue & Advocacy
(501c3) Pit Bull Rescue
Tucson
All-American Bully Buddies
Pit Bull Rescue

CALIFORNIA

Hermosa Beach
Bullies and Buddies Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Los Angeles
Diamonds in the Ruff
Pit Bull Rescue
Los Angeles
Marley's Pit Stop Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Los Gatos
Our Pack
Pit Bull Rescue
North Hollywood
Downtown Dog Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Oakland
California Pit Bull Rescue
(501c3) Pit Bull Rescue
Rancho Santa Margarita
Fur-Ever Rescue
Animal Rescue
Riverside County
Change of Heart Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
San Diego
Pit Bull Rescue San Diego
Pit Bull Rescue
San Diego
It's The Pits Dog Rescue
Bully Breed Rescue
San Diego
Passion For Pitties
(501c3) Pit Bull Rescue
San Francisco
Bad Rap
Pit Bull Rescue
San Francisco
Reunion Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
San Francisco
Rocket Dog Rescue
Pit Bull Friendly Dog Rescue
Santa Monica
Karma Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Studio City
The Rescue Train
No-Kill Shelter
Templeton
Second Chance at Love
No-Kill Shelter
Toluca Lake
Linda Blair Worldheart Foundation
Pit Bull Rescue

COLORADO

Grand Junction
Grand Valley Pit Crew
Pit Bull Rescue

CONNECTICUT

New Canaan
Bully Breed Rescue
Bully Breed Rescue
New Haven
Karuna Bully Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
New Haven
Angel Capone Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Plainville
Connecticut Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Stamford
Smilin Pitbull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue

FLORIDA

Clarcona
Central Florida Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Central Florida
Central Florida APBT & Mixed Breed Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Gainesville
Phoenix Rescue
(501c3) Pit Bull Rescue
Groveland
Misfit Animal Rescue
Pit Bull/Large Dog Rescue
Hillsborough County
Florida Big Dog Rescue
Pit Bull/Large Dog Rescue
Jacksonville
Pit Sisters
Pit Bull Rescue
Lutz
Pibbles to the Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Mango
Rugaz Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Miami
Buddies Thru Bullies
English Bulldog Rescue
Naples
The Pit Bull Crew, Inc.
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue
Orlando
Orlando Bully Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Palm Coast
Flagler Humane Society
(501c3) Dog Shelter
Port Richey
Pit Bull Happenings, Inc.
(501c3) Pit Bull Rescue
Port Richey
Saving Grace Animal Rescue
(501c3) Pit Bull Friendly Rescue
Riverview
DogMa Pet Rescue
Pit Bull Friendly Rescue
St. Petersburg
Passion 4 Pits
Pit Bull Rescue
Tampa
Lost Angels
Pit Bull Friendly Animal Rescue
Tampa
Humane Society of Tampa Bay
Pit Bull Friendly Animal Rescue

GEORGIA

Atlanta
All or Nothing Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Braselton
Light of my Life Pitbull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Canton
Pit Prints Pit Bull Rescue/Rehabilitation
Pit Bull Rescue
Dallas
Friends to the Forlorn Pit Bull Rescue
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue

HAWAII

Maui
Maui Pitbull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue

IDAHO

Boise
Boise Bully Breed Rescue
Bully Breed Rescue

ILLINOIS

Antioch
A&S Rescue
Pit Bull and/or Amstaff Rescue
Chicago
It's A Pittie Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Chicago
Don't Bully My Breed Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Crete
Dogs Are Deserving Rescue
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue
Elk Grove Village
Chicagoland Dog Rescue
Shelter-less rescue
Waukegan
Rags 2 Wags Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Glenview
Chicagoland Bully Breed Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue

INDIANA

Evasville
Dirty Paws Rescue, Inc
Pit Bull Rescue
Emporia
Halfway House Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Evasville
B.U.L.L.I.E. Nation Rescue
Bully Breed Rescue
Franklin
Casa Del Toro Bully Breed Education & Rescue
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue
Mount Vernon
PC Pound Puppies
(501C3) - No Kill Shelter
West lafayette
AKA Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Warsaw
Scars Pit Bull Rescue
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue

IOWA

Cedar Valley
Cedar Valley Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Kansas
Merriam Animal Haven No-Kill Shelter
Kentucky
Kuttawa UNCHAINED LOVE Pit Bull Rescue
Louisville PIT MOUNTAIN RESCUE Pit Bull Rescue
Louisville SAVING SUNNY, INC. Pit Bull Rescue & Rehabilitation

LOUISIANA

New Orleans
Villalobos Rescue Center
Pit Bull Rescue
Maine
Fryeburg Harvest Hills Animal Shelter No-Kill Shelter
Maryland
Anne Arundel County SPCA of Anne Arundel County 501(c)3 SPCA
Baltimore Ethical Bull Breed Rescue and Referral / EBBRR Pit Bull and/or Amstaff Rescue
Baltimore Baltimore Bully Crew 501(c)3 Pit Bull Rescue
Baltimore Recycled Love Pit Bull Rescue

Baltimore

Bella's Bully Buddies

Pit Bull Rescue

Buckeystown Jasmines House, Inc. Pit Bull Rescue
Hagerstown Pissano Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Hollywood Animal Relief Fund No-Kill Shelter
Sunderland Humane Society of Calvert County, Maryland No-Kill Shelter
College Estates Bully Lovers Pit Bull Rescue
Massachusetts
Framingham PittieLove Rescue Inc. Pit Bull Rescue
Hopkinton Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, Inc. Pit Bull Rescue
Michigan
Belleville The Buster Foundation (501c3) Pit Bull Rescue
Charlotte Second Chances Pit Bull Rescue
Detroit Home FurEver Rescue 501(c)3 Rescue
Fennville Boxers R Us & Friends Pit Bull Rescue
Standish The Last Resort Pit Bull Rescue
Minnesota
Minneapolis A Rotta Love Plus Pit Bull Rescue
Mississippi
Hernando White Owl Bullies & Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Missouri
Fayette ARFF MO (501c3) Pit Bull Rescue
Foristell Mutts-n-Stuff Pit Bull Rescue
Fulton Broken Hearts, Mended Souls Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Kansas City Missouri Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Kansas City Mid-America Bully Breed Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Salem Dent County Animal Welfare Society No-Kill Shelter
St James Tri-County Humane Society No-Kill Shelter
Browns Station Adopt-A-Bull Pit Bull Rescue
Montana
Great Falls PIT THE WAY FOR BULLY RESCUE Pit Bull Rescue

NEBRASKA

Lincoln
Nebraska No Kill Canine Rescue
No Kill Rescue
Nevada
Las Vegas Bullie Buddies of Las Vegas Pit Bull Rescue
Southern Nevada Southern Nevada Bully Breed Rescue Bully Breed Rescue
N. Las Vegas Monsieur Pit Bull Rescue, Inc. Pit Bull Rescue
New Hampshire
Hillsboro For the Love of Dog Pit Bull Rescue
Hopkinton Puppy Angels Pit Bull and/or Amstaff Rescue
New Jersey
New Jersey The REAL Pit Bull Pit Bull Rescue - Resource
Oakland RAMAPO BERGEN ANIMAL REFUGE, INC. No Kill Shelter
South Orange Jersey Animal Coalition No-Kill Shelter
Hamilton Pet Rescue of Mercer Pit Bull and/or Amstaff Rescue
Jersey City Liberty Humane Society No-Kill Shelter
Newark Pit Bull Kisses Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Vorhees Lilo's Promise Animal Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
New Mexico

NEW YORK

Amenia
Animal Farm Foundation
Pit Bull Rescue
Binghamton
Pibbles & More Animal Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
New York
Sav-A-Bull
Pit Bull Rescue
Rochester
Pitty Love Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
North Carolina
Asheboro Fortitudine Vincimus Rescue Center Pit Bull Rescue
Castle Hayne Phoenix Rising Pit Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Charlotte Project Halo 501(C)(3) No Kill Shelter
Charlotte South of the Bully Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Charlotte Pity 4 Us Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Gastonia Nana's Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Harrisburg North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue No-Kill Shelter
Mebane Animal Protection Society of Orange County No-Kill Shelter
North-Central The Merit Pit Bull Foundation Pit Bull Rescue
Raleigh, Greensboro Annabelle's Second Chance PBR - North Carolina Pit Bull Rescue
Raleigh USA Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
North Dakota
Fargo 4 Luv of Dog Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Ohio
Cincinnati Bark Ark Bully Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Cincinnati Cincinnati Pit Crew Pit Bull Rescue
Cleveland For the Love of PITS Pit Bull Rescue
Columbus Measle's Animal Haven, Inc. Pit Bull Rescue
Pittie's Place Pit Bull Rescue
Dayton Miami Valley Pit Crew Pit Bull Rescue
Jefferson Pitbullie Angel Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
LORAIN Ohio Pet Placement Foundation, Inc. No-Kill Shelter
Lucas County LUCAS COUNTY PIT CREW 501(c)(3) Pit Bull Rescue
SALEM Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary No-Kill Shelter
Avon Love-A-Stray No-Kill Shelter
New Philadelphia Take 2 Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Oklahoma
Norman Oklahoma Bully Breed Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Oregon
Portland Born Again Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Portland Lovers-Not-Fighters Pit Bull Rescue
Salem Good Fellas Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
The Dalles Dead Dog Walking Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Eugene Luv-a-Bull Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
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Pennsylvania
Dallas Sweet Bark Pit Bull Rescue 501(C)(3) Pit Bull Rescue
Luzerne County A POSITIVE PROMISE PIT BULL FOUNDATION 501(C)(3) Pit Bull Rescue
Mont Alto Knick Knack Pittie Pack Pit Bull Rescue
Pittsburgh Hello Bully Pit Bull Rescue
Pittsburgh Biggies Bullies Pit Bull Rescue
Pittsburgh Animal-Friends No-Kill Shelter
Hokendauqua Sunrays PitBull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Charleston Noble Ones Bully Breed Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Goose Creek New Hope Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
South Dakota
Hartford Pit Rescue of the Great Plains Pit Bull Rescue
Tennessee
East Tennessee East TN Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Memphis Hearts of Gold Pit Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Algood Bless the Bullys

TEXAS

Austin
Reunion Rescue
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue
Dallas
Dog Star Pit Bull Rescue
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue
Dripping Springs
Thundering Paws Animal Sanctuary
(501C3) No-Kill Animal Sanctuary
Floresville
Las Lomas K9 Rescue and Adoption
(501C3) Rescue&Adoption Foundation
Ft. Worth
North Texas Bully Rescue
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue
Gun Barrel City
StrayDog
(501C3) Rescue
Houston
Guardian Pit Bull Rescue
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue
Houston
Treat'EmRight Rescue
(501C3) Pit Bull Rescue
Nacogdoches
St. Francis Rescue Nacogdoches
(501C3) No-Kill Rescue

UTAH

Veyo Angels for Animals 2000 No-Kill Shelter
West Valley No More Homeless Pets in Utah No-Kill Shelter
Vermont
Randolph Center Potters Angels Rescue 501(c)(3) Animal Rescue Group
Virginia
Arlington SPCA of Northern Virginia No-Kill Shelter
Fairfax Station HART Homeless Animal Rescue Team No-Kill Shelter
Fredericksburg Bully Paws- Pit Bull Patriots Pit Bull Rescue
Gainesville Ambassador Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Hampton Animal Aid Society No-Kill Shelter
Meherrin Southside SPCA No-Kill Shelter
Merrifield Friends of Homeless Animals No-Kill Shelter
Norfolk Norfolk SPCA No-Kill Shelter
Richmond Misunderstood Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Shenandoah Valley Virginia Paws for Pits Pit Bull Rescue
Richmond Annabelle's Second Chance PBR- Virginia
Richmond Rock - We Rock in Virginia Chained Dog Rescue
Richmond Ring Dog Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Washington, D.C.
DC Metropolitan Area Ambassador Rescue (APBRpits) Pit Bull Rescue
Washington
Colville Colville Pet Rescue No-Kill Shelter
Seattle BullsEye Dog Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Tacoma DRAW Pit Bull Rescue
Woodinville Homeward Pet Adoption Center No-Kill Shelter
Bothell Recycle-A-Bull Pit Bull Rescue
Vancouver Pacific Northwest Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue

WISCONSIN

Evansville
Rainbow Bridge Bully Rescue
(501C3) Bully Breed Rescue
West Virginia
Baker Forever Friends Animal Rescue Animal Rescue
Charleston Take The Lead Pit Bull Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Oak Hill Wv PitBull Lovers Rescue Pit Bull Rescue
Wardensville WV Pit Bull Haven Pit Bull Rescue
INTERNATIONAL
AUSTRALIA
NSW Sydney
Staffie Rescue
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Rescue
CANADA
Alberta
Prairie Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Rescue
Montreal Pit Stop Montreal Pit Bull Rescue Gabriola Island Respect-a-bull dog rescue Pit Bull Rescue Vancouver Bully Buddies Pit Bull Rescue St. Thomas All Breed Canine Rescue No-Kill Shelter Windsor Advocates For The Underdog Pit Bull Rescue
ENGLAND
Worcestershire
Happy Staffie Rescue
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Rescue

HUNGARY

Canispro
AmStaff Rescue
American Staffordshire Terrier Rescue