Since we entered the ring in 2011, the DogTrekker founders have dedicated revenue, editorial and promotional support to California shelters, rescue organizations and animal welfare groups.

It’s all part of our Leave No Dog Behind mission, which puts pets first—whether we’re helping our readers to plan unforgettable DogCations or building a better world for our furry friends and rescue partners.

Napa Humane’s Art with Heart

From: Wendi Piscia, Executive Director, Donate Here! All of us at Napa Humane hope you’re staying healthy and safe in these challenging times. Our clinic remains closed to t  Read more.

Contra Costa Humane Society

Here's Joey! This handsome German shepherd guy is 3 years old and bursting with happy, playful personality. You'd have trouble finding a more people-loving dog than Joey, a  Read more.

NorSled 2020

These days, a lot of huskies, malamutes and other big furry snow-loving dogs find themselves in shelters, often after finding new and imaginative ways to get in trouble. People fal  Read more.

Peace of Mind Dog Rescue

Finding homes for senior dogs and advocating for senior dogs and senior people on the Central Coast is the mission of this rescue that holds an annual “Oldies But Goodies&rdq  Read more.

Lionel’s Legacy Senior Dog Rescue

This San Diego-based senior dog rescue is dedicated to saving one senior dog at a time and educating young minds to create a legacy of compassion and advocacy. Named for a 15-year-  Read more.

Muttville Senior Dog Rescue

Muttville founder Sheri Franklin was named a Top 10 CNN hero in 2016 for her efforts in changing the way people think about and treat older dogs. Her organization’s goal is t  Read more.

Macy’s Holiday Windows

If you're going to San Francisco this holiday season, don't miss the chance to check out Holiday Windows. It's a SF collaboration between the San Francisco SPCA, San Fr  Read more.

NorCal Poodle Rescue

Were you and yours part of the epic Poodle Day festivities in Carmel last week? People and poodles gathered from all over,and it was great fun fora great cause: NorC  Read more.

Helen Woodward Animal Center 2019

Meet Goose, a pretty 2-year-old Siberian husky mix who's currently residing with Helen Woodward Animal Center. A nice medium size at 42 pounds, she's a smart, high-energy y  Read more.

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