Why Support Us?

SCGSR is committed to saving the most needy dogs.

We rescue dogs who are injured or sick, those who only need someone to care, those who need to learn what it is to be loved, those who never had the training they needed or a soft place to rest. We mend bodies and souls so dogs can come to their forever homes whole and make successful transitions to a life of being well loved. We are a 501(c)3 charity in good standing, and your donations are tax deductible to the extent the law allows.  The number of faces you see here are limited solely by our funding.  To help save more animals, donate now.

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Here then, are some, but not all — by far, of our special stories.
Cost Of Veterinary Care


$3,720 -bilateral hip surgery and neuter. Kaiser was rescued from San Diego Animal Control on March 19, 2015. Kaiser is a dog and people friendly one-year old puppy whose hips were completely out of socket and he was slated for euthanasia by animal control. SCGSR provide bilateral hip surgery the same day Kaiser was rescued. Thanks to Dr. Tugend of
Cost Of Veterinary Care
$3,800 for multiple surgeries and casting.
Ronin (Nikko) -- an injured baby.

Ronin (Nikko) — an injured baby.

Warning -- the photos are shocking but the ending was happy. Ronin (now adopted and named Nikko) came to SCGSR from the local shelter with a terrible "degloving" injury.  He was just short of four months old.  We can't explain how this could happen to a puppy - possibly he was hit by a car and left for dead -  but