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Welcome to Southern California Bulldog Rescue

Come celebrate National Bulldogs are Beautiful Day with us on April 26th

Come celebrate National Bulldogs are Beautiful Day with us on April 26th

35 pages of bulldog fun. Purchase your book and help raise money for our rescue bulldogs. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.

Hundreds of Bulldogs are lost, abandoned, taken to animal shelters, or surrendered to rescue every year. This is the price of popularity. (The Bulldog is among the 24 most popular breeds.) Buyers are intrigued by the Bulldog’s many charms, only later to discover the special care that may come with their wrinkles, “pushed in” faces, unusual structure, and, in some cases, genetic faults from irresponsible breeding.

Unfortunately, many folks think dogs that end up in a rescue organization are all genetically and behaviorally inferior. But, it is not uncommon for us to get $1,500 to $3,000 bulldogs that have either outlived their usefulness or their novelty with impulsive owners who considered their dog a possession rather than a friend or member of the family, or simply did not really consider the time, effort and expense needed to be a dog owner.

Not all breeders will accept returns, so choices for giving up dogs can be limited to animal welfare organizations, such as rescues, or the owners trying to place their own dogs. Good rescues will evaluate the dog before accepting him/her (medically, behaviorally, and for breed confirmation), rehabilitate if necessary, and adopt the animal only when he/she is ready and to a home that matches and is realistic about the commitment necessary to provide the dog with the best home possible.

Choosing a rescued dog over a purchased pup will not solve the pet overpopulation problem (only responsible pet owners and breeders can do that), but it does give many of them a chance they otherwise would not have. Beyond doing a good deed, adopting a rescued dog can be the best addition to the family, and the best decision you ever make.

Throughout this website you are going to find information on adoptions, care and how you can help.

We could not survive without the help of our supporters…

Click here to see who’s helping keep our bullies safe and sound. 

Southern California Bulldog Rescue, Inc.

Ladybelle

ladybelle
Ladybelle is a senior in hospice care that is being cared for by one of our volunteers. She was abandoned by her family in her golden years and has cancer. Her mom is providing her with the care and love she deserves.
If you'd like to sponsor Ladybelle, click here.
Click here to view our other sponsor dogs!

SCBR Upcoming Events


April 12th, 9am-11am
Adoption Event, Grand Pet Care, Santa Ana


April 13th
5th Annual Bully Brunch, Santa Ana

Special Recent Posts

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Jimmy

April 20th, 2014

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National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day 2014

National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day 2014

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Butters

"Two years ago our family attended the Bulldog Beauty Pageant in Long Beach where we met the SCBR team and learned about this great breed. We had thought about getting a bulldog for a long time. A year ago we finally submitted an application and met with SCBR volunteer Vicki. Within weeks she had found the perfect dog for us! When we met Butters it was love at first sight. We have never had a dog before and couldn't have made it through the first year of bulldog ownership without the help of SCBR and Vicki who always answered my emails and phone calls about dry noses, cleaning folds and tail pockets, putting in eye drops and more! Our newest family member never leaves our side and brings joy every day. We can't say enough about the great work SCBR does and are so thankful for the volunteers.."
- Butters' Family

Click here to read more success stories...

Recent Success Stories

Success Story: Butters

Success Story: Butters

October 8th, 2013

  "Two years ago our family attended the Bulldog Beauty Pageant in Long Beach where we m[...]

Success Story: Liberty

Success Story: Liberty

April 18th, 2012

Liberty was found on the side of the freeway by animal control.  She'd been hit by a car an[...]

Success Story: Sammy

Success Story: Sammy

February 29th, 2012

Sammy was given up by her family to rescue because they claimed they couldn't bond with her.  Anyon[...]

Success Story: Jackie

Success Story: Jackie

February 9th, 2012

Jackie was rescued last year from an owner who left her and another bulldog in the backyard all day [...]

Success Story: Stewie

Success Story: Stewie

April 15th, 2011

Hi, my name is Stewie (formerly Jake) and I am a happy dog!  I was recently rescued by a great f[...]