Connecting families with Central Valley pets looking for their fur-ever home.


Take the first step in adding a loving fur-baby to your family by completing our adoption application.


Let us know what type of dog you’re looking for and a little bit about your lifestyle. We’ll go to work to find the right match for you.

Make a difference in the life of a homeless pet.

Your new furry family member is waiting to come home with you. Kate’s fosters pets big and small, young and old, all ready for adoption. Not looking to adopt? There are other ways to make a difference like fostering and donations.

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A Grand Slam Adoption Event at the Jay Ribera Memorial Baseball Tournament

Kate's Furreka Rescue recently hit a home run with our pet adoption event at the Jay Ribera Memorial Baseball Tournament in Ripon! In the midst of thrilling baseball action, eight lovable dogs found their forever homes. Read about Swiss Miss, Socks, Doug, Chuey, Zoe, PJ, Cindy-Lou, and Ricky, and join us in celebrating this incredible day of community support and new beginnings.

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Saving Paws and Changing Lives in Stanislaus and Merced Counties!

Looking for a loving companion? At Kate’s Furreka Rescue, we are dedicated to rescuing and rehoming dogs in need across Stanislaus and Merced Counties. Our non-profit organization operates in Modesto, Turlock, Atwater, Merced, Newman, Gustine, Ceres, Riverbank, Salida, and surrounding areas. Why choose Kate’s Furreka Rescue? We pride ourselves on our commitment to providing a second chance for furry friends and finding them forever homes. With our team of compassionate volunteers, we go above and beyond to ensure the well-being and happiness of every dog we rescue. Our Services:

  1. Dog Rescue: We rescue dogs from various situations, including abandonment, neglect, and overcrowded shelters. We provide them with a safe haven and the necessary care they deserve.
  2. Rehabilitation: We believe that every dog deserves a chance to heal and thrive. Our dedicated team works tirelessly to rehabilitate dogs with behavioral and medical issues, ensuring they have the best chance at a fresh start.
  3. Adoption: Finding the perfect match between dog and owner is our top priority. Through our thorough adoption process, we ensure that each dog finds a loving and suitable forever home.
  4. Community Outreach: Education plays a vital role in preventing dog abandonment and neglect. We actively engage with the community, promoting responsible pet ownership and providing resources to help dog owners.
  5. Volunteer Opportunities: Join our passionate team of volunteers and make a difference in the lives of dogs in need. Whether it’s walking dogs, assisting with adoption events, or providing foster care, there are many ways to get involved.

We rely on the support of generous individuals and sponsors to continue our lifesaving work. Your donations help us provide medical care, food, shelter, and training to dogs in our care. Every contribution makes a significant impact on the lives of these deserving animals. Are you ready to welcome a four-legged friend into your life? Browse our available dogs for adoption and start your journey towards a lifelong companionship. Together, let’s create a brighter future for dogs in Stanislaus and Merced Counties! Contact Kate’s Furreka Rescue today to learn more about our services, volunteer opportunities, or to make a donation. Join us in our mission to save lives, one wagging tail at a time!

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