There are many dogs and cats searching for a family. We have placed links below of local organizations to help you find that special companion.

Adoption and Placement Services

VIVA Volunteers for Inter-Valley Animals (VIVA) was founded in 1981 with a commitment to help the homeless, injured and starving animals in the Lompoc Valley.

Companion Animal Placement Assistance (CAPA) CAPA’s mission is to provide all animals that pass through the Lompoc Animal Shelter with humane care while working to find them a permanent, loving home.

DAWG Santa Barbara’s mission is to reduce the rate of euthanasia in the Santa Barbara County shelters by providing the medical care and training many dogs need for a second chance at life.

Pet Harbor’s goals are to provide mechanisims for adopting pets or helping to reunite pets who are lost, with their owners. is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. It is also a directory of more than 13,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Pet lovers can search for a pet that best matches their needs.


Boxer Rescue L.A. is an organization founded in 1977 that maintains two fully staffed kennels housing Boxers. Dedicated volunteers run the rescue and adoption/placement of Boxers.

California’s directory of animal rescue groups and shelters is a full service rescue, with dogs coming in from all over the Southern California area for foster care services.

Lost Pets

Pet Harbor The goals of Pet Harbor are to provide mechanisims for helping to reunite pets who are lost with their owners.