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COHPBR is a foster-based, non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers. We are located in Riverside County and serve all of Southern California.

Our rescue is dedicated to saving the lives of unwanted and abused pit bull breeds, including the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bully, and their mixes. We remain focused in aiding dogs that have been in shelters the longest, may not be easily adopted out, or are suffering from illness or injury. We work one-on-one with every dog in our program, ensuring they leave our rescue as advocates for their breed.

We put 100% of our efforts into the adoption process. We work tirelessly to ensure each of our dogs is placed with a family that matches his or her personality by setting up meet-and-greets and adoption trials. Our adoption fees are fairly priced and help to offset the cost of the spay/neuter, deworming, microchip, and vaccinations for each dog. Thanks to generous donations from the public we are proudly able to set all of our adopters up for success by supplying everything they need to make the adoption work including crates/kennels, collars, leashes, and even training classes.

Once you adopt from COHPBR you become a part of the family and we are never more than a phone call away.

In addition to rescue, we host low-cost spay and neuter clinics and have a shelter outreach program.

We have found that many pit bull owners are eager to spay or neuter their dogs given the opportunity. Unfortunately, the cost of spay and neuter at many veterinarian clinics has become too expensive for many families. In order to help the community, prevent unwanted litters, and reduce overcrowding in shelters, we offer $25 (the cost of medication and a cone) spay/neuter events. This is made possible by public donations.

Pit bull overcrowding in shelters coupled with negative media reports on the breed have left many dogs with no chance at adoption. Sadly, many will be held until their time is up without ever having the opportunity to see the adoption floor. Our shelter outreach program was created to educate the public and give these dogs a chance at the life they deserve. As part of our shelter outreach program, we offer free on-site training to adoptable pit bulls in our local animal shelters. We sponsor pit bulls who pass our evaluation in an attempt to get them adopted out. Our sponsored shelter dogs have a placard hung on their kennel for the public to see that notifies them of our involvement and sponsorship, we provide supplies that will aide in the adoption process, and we offer the adopter free in-home training. Again, we do everything in our power to set the adopter up for success and educate them on responsible dog ownership.

We are committed to educating the public by providing accurate information about this loving, loyal, and silly breed.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible.

EIN # 27-1494293