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East of Eden K-9 rescue is a companion animal rescue founded in 2001. We are a 501c(3) nonprofit CA corporation (EIN #33-1069899). Our service area extends from Brentwood in eastern Contra Costa County to Santa Nella in Merced County. We are a link between the progressive animal rescue community of the San Francisco Bay Area and the Central Valley, where rescue efforts are much needed. We work with dogs and cats from the community at large and from the shelters in our area (our philosophy: clean up your own neighborhood first).

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you’ll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA. East of Eden has many wonderful dogs and cats waiting for their forever homes. Please use any of these website databases to view profiles and photos of each pet.

See Our Adoptable Animals Listings

Interested in adopting a dog from East of Eden?

Use our online form to enter in your information for the pet you are interested in.

Please submit an application and tell us more about your interest to adopt a new pet companion.

Dogs & Puppies

Cats & Kittens

What Our Colleagues Say (section)

In the words of Sir Isaac Newton, “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”. East of Eden enjoys an excellent reputation among our rescue colleagues, municipal animal control agencies, and service providers. For their efforts to assist us, we humbly thank them.

“One of the most reputable rescues in the Bay Area”
–Smiley Dog Rescue

“East of Eden works hard to help local high-kill shelters”
–Wonder Cat Rescue

“Donating to East of Eden is money well spent”
–G-N Vet Clinic

About

East of Eden K-9 rescue is a companion animal rescue founded in 2001. We are a 501c(3) nonprofit CA corporation (EIN #33-1069899). Our service area extends from Brentwood in eastern Contra Costa County to Santa Nella in Merced County. We are a link between the progressive animal rescue community of the San Francisco Bay Area and the Central Valley, where rescue efforts are much needed. We work with dogs and cats from the community at large and from the shelters in our area (our philosophy: clean up your own neighborhood first).

The mission of East of Eden is to:

  • Improve the welfare of companion animals in our service area, including rescue/adoption and feral cat management
  • Provide community outreach and education, particularly to underserved populations
  • Provide behavioral and medical rehabilitation for animals in our program, establishing best practices for these procedures
  • Conduct a well-run, sustainable animal rescue operation, which will serve our communities now and in the future

We strive to make animal adoption a triumphant and inspiring experience for one and all. To learn more about us, feel free to browse our website, give us a call, or send us an email.

To view our IRS 990 tax returns, go to GuideStar.org

Contact

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