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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

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
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
MerriamAnimal HavenNo-Kill Shelter
Kentucky
KuttawaUNCHAINED LOVEPit Bull Rescue
LouisvillePIT MOUNTAIN RESCUEPit Bull Rescue
LouisvilleSAVING SUNNY, INC.Pit Bull Rescue & Rehabilitation

LOUISIANA

New Orleans
Villalobos Rescue Center
Pit Bull Rescue
Maine
FryeburgHarvest Hills Animal ShelterNo-Kill Shelter
Maryland
Anne Arundel CountySPCA of Anne Arundel County501(c)3 SPCA
BaltimoreEthical Bull Breed Rescue and Referral / EBBRRPit Bull and/or Amstaff Rescue
BaltimoreBaltimore Bully Crew501(c)3 Pit Bull Rescue
BaltimoreRecycled LovePit Bull Rescue

Baltimore

Bella's Bully Buddies

Pit Bull Rescue

BuckeystownJasmines House, Inc.Pit Bull Rescue
HagerstownPissano RescuePit Bull Rescue
HollywoodAnimal Relief FundNo-Kill Shelter
SunderlandHumane Society of Calvert County, MarylandNo-Kill Shelter
College EstatesBully LoversPit Bull Rescue
Massachusetts
FraminghamPittieLove Rescue Inc.Pit Bull Rescue
HopkintonBaypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, Inc.Pit Bull Rescue
Michigan
BellevilleThe Buster Foundation(501c3) Pit Bull Rescue
CharlotteSecond ChancesPit Bull Rescue
DetroitHome FurEver Rescue501(c)3 Rescue
FennvilleBoxers R Us & FriendsPit Bull Rescue
StandishThe Last ResortPit Bull Rescue
Minnesota
MinneapolisA Rotta Love PlusPit Bull Rescue
Mississippi
HernandoWhite Owl Bullies & RescuePit Bull Rescue
Missouri
FayetteARFF MO(501c3) Pit Bull Rescue
ForistellMutts-n-StuffPit Bull Rescue
FultonBroken Hearts, Mended Souls RescuePit Bull Rescue
Kansas CityMissouri Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
Kansas CityMid-America Bully Breed RescuePit Bull Rescue
SalemDent County Animal Welfare SocietyNo-Kill Shelter
St JamesTri-County Humane SocietyNo-Kill Shelter
Browns StationAdopt-A-BullPit Bull Rescue
Montana
Great FallsPIT THE WAY FOR BULLY RESCUEPit Bull Rescue

NEBRASKA

Lincoln
Nebraska No Kill Canine Rescue
No Kill Rescue
Nevada
Las VegasBullie Buddies of Las VegasPit Bull Rescue
Southern NevadaSouthern Nevada Bully Breed RescueBully Breed Rescue
N. Las VegasMonsieur Pit Bull Rescue, Inc.Pit Bull Rescue
New Hampshire
HillsboroFor the Love of DogPit Bull Rescue
HopkintonPuppy AngelsPit Bull and/or Amstaff Rescue
New Jersey
New JerseyThe REAL Pit BullPit Bull Rescue - Resource
OaklandRAMAPO BERGEN ANIMAL REFUGE, INC.No Kill Shelter
South OrangeJersey Animal CoalitionNo-Kill Shelter
HamiltonPet Rescue of MercerPit Bull and/or Amstaff Rescue
Jersey CityLiberty Humane SocietyNo-Kill Shelter
NewarkPit Bull Kisses RescuePit Bull Rescue
VorheesLilo's Promise Animal RescuePit Bull Rescue
New Mexico
New York
ArmonkAdopt-a-DogNo-Kill Shelter
IthacaTompkins County SPCANo-Kill Shelter
New York
Sav-A-Bull
Pit Bull Rescue
RochesterPitty Love RescuePit Bull Rescue
AmeniaAnimal Farm FoundationPit Bull Rescue
Briarcliff ManorSPCA of WestchesterNo-Kill Shelter
North Carolina
AsheboroFortitudine Vincimus Rescue CenterPit Bull Rescue
Castle HaynePhoenix Rising Pit RescuePit Bull Rescue
CharlotteProject Halo501(C)(3) No Kill Shelter
CharlotteSouth of the Bully RescuePit Bull Rescue
CharlottePity 4 Us RescuePit Bull Rescue
GastoniaNana's RescuePit Bull Rescue
HarrisburgNorth Mecklenburg Animal RescueNo-Kill Shelter
MebaneAnimal Protection Society of Orange CountyNo-Kill Shelter
North-CentralThe Merit Pit Bull FoundationPit Bull Rescue
Raleigh, GreensboroAnnabelle's Second Chance PBR - North CarolinaPit Bull Rescue
RaleighUSA Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
North Dakota
Fargo4 Luv of Dog RescuePit Bull Rescue
Ohio
CincinnatiBark Ark Bully RescuePit Bull Rescue
CincinnatiCincinnati Pit CrewPit Bull Rescue
ClevelandFor the Love of PITSPit Bull Rescue
ColumbusMeasle's Animal Haven, Inc.Pit Bull Rescue
Pittie's PlacePit Bull Rescue
DaytonMiami Valley Pit CrewPit Bull Rescue
JeffersonPitbullie Angel RescuePit Bull Rescue
LORAINOhio Pet Placement Foundation, Inc.No-Kill Shelter
Lucas CountyLUCAS COUNTY PIT CREW501(c)(3) Pit Bull Rescue
SALEMAlchemy Acres Animal SanctuaryNo-Kill Shelter
AvonLove-A-StrayNo-Kill Shelter
New PhiladelphiaTake 2 RescuePit Bull Rescue
Oklahoma
NormanOklahoma Bully Breed RescuePit Bull Rescue
Oregon
PortlandBorn Again Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
PortlandLovers-Not-FightersPit Bull Rescue
SalemGood Fellas RescuePit Bull Rescue
The DallesDead Dog Walking Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
EugeneLuv-a-Bull Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
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Pennsylvania
DallasSweet Bark Pit Bull Rescue501(C)(3) Pit Bull Rescue
Luzerne CountyA POSITIVE PROMISE PIT BULL FOUNDATION501(C)(3) Pit Bull Rescue
Mont AltoKnick Knack Pittie PackPit Bull Rescue
PittsburghHello BullyPit Bull Rescue
PittsburghBiggies BulliesPit Bull Rescue
PittsburghAnimal-FriendsNo-Kill Shelter
HokendauquaSunrays PitBull RescuePit Bull Rescue
Rhode Island
South Carolina
CharlestonNoble Ones Bully Breed RescuePit Bull Rescue
Goose CreekNew Hope Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
South Dakota
HartfordPit Rescue of the Great PlainsPit Bull Rescue
Tennessee
East TennesseeEast TN Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
MemphisHearts of Gold Pit RescuePit Bull Rescue
AlgoodBless the Bullys
Texas
North Texas Bully RescuePit Bull Rescue
AustinReunion Rescue510(c)3 Pit Bull Rescue
DallasDog Star Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
Dripping SpringsThundering Paws Animal SanctuaryNo-Kill Shelter
HoustonGuardian Pit Bull Rescue510(c)3 Pit Bull Rescue
lago vistaLago Vista Paws ShelterNo-Kill Shelter
FloresvilleLas Lomas K9 RescueNo-Kill Shelter
Gun Barrel CityStraydog, Inc.No-Kill Shelter
NacogdochesSt. Francis Rescue NacogdochesPit Bull Rescue
The WoodlandsGuardian Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
Utah
VeyoAngels for Animals 2000No-Kill Shelter
West ValleyNo More Homeless Pets in UtahNo-Kill Shelter
Vermont
Randolph CenterPotters Angels Rescue501(c)(3) Animal Rescue Group
Virginia
ArlingtonSPCA of Northern VirginiaNo-Kill Shelter
Fairfax StationHART Homeless Animal Rescue TeamNo-Kill Shelter
FredericksburgBully Paws- Pit Bull PatriotsPit Bull Rescue
GainesvilleAmbassador Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
HamptonAnimal Aid SocietyNo-Kill Shelter
MeherrinSouthside SPCANo-Kill Shelter
MerrifieldFriends of Homeless AnimalsNo-Kill Shelter
NorfolkNorfolk SPCANo-Kill Shelter
RichmondMisunderstood Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
Shenandoah ValleyVirginia Paws for PitsPit Bull Rescue
RichmondAnnabelle's Second Chance PBR- Virginia
RichmondRock - We Rock in VirginiaChained Dog Rescue
RichmondRing Dog RescuePit Bull Rescue
Washington, D.C.
DC Metropolitan AreaAmbassador Rescue (APBRpits)Pit Bull Rescue
Washington
ColvilleColville Pet RescueNo-Kill Shelter
SeattleBullsEye Dog RescuePit Bull Rescue
TacomaDRAWPit Bull Rescue
WoodinvilleHomeward Pet Adoption CenterNo-Kill Shelter
BothellRecycle-A-BullPit Bull Rescue
VancouverPacific Northwest Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue

WISCONSIN

Evansville
Rainbow Bridge Bully Rescue
(501C3) Bully Breed Rescue
West Virginia
BakerForever Friends Animal RescueAnimal Rescue
CharlestonTake The Lead Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
Oak HillWv PitBull Lovers RescuePit Bull Rescue
WardensvilleWV Pit Bull HavenPit Bull Rescue

INTERNATIONAL

Canada
AlbertaPrairie Pit Bull RescuePit Bull Rescue
MontrealPit Stop MontrealPit Bull Rescue
Gabriola IslandRespect-a-bull dog rescuePit Bull Rescue
VancouverBully BuddiesPit Bull Rescue
St. ThomasAll Breed Canine RescueNo-Kill Shelter
WindsorAdvocates For The UnderdogPit Bull Rescue
ENGLAND
Worcestershire
Happy Staffie Rescue
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Rescue
HUNGARY
Canispro
AmStaff Rescue
American Staffordshire Terrier Rescue