Areas We Serve

Areas We Serve

At this time, we serve most of Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, and the cities of Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, Victorville, Apple Valley and Hesperia in San Bernardino County—dependent on volunteer availability. Sorry, but SCLRR is unable to accept applications from residents of Riverside, San Diego, Kern, or San Luis Obispo Counties. We also cannot accept applications from residents of other parts of California or from out-of-State residents.

We limit the areas in which we operate based upon the volunteers we have available in each region. We do this to ensure that we are able to perform a personal home visit for each applying family. In addition, if we need to assist one of our previously adopted Labs, we will be able to do so with ease. We apologize if we are not able to assist you due to your location. Please note, we do not make any exceptions to this rule. In an effort to ensure the future success of our organization and the Labs we place, we must be very strict with regard to our operational boundaries. We appreciate your understanding.

With our widespread volunteer base, please note that approved families need to be willing to travel to meet a Lab in the dog’s foster home. For example, you could reside in Anaheim, however, the dog you are interested in meeting is located in the Antelope Valley or Ventura. Sorry, but we do not hold public adoption events, nor do we operate a kennel facility.

Often times, we receive requests for referrals to other groups. Please be aware that SCLRR is not affiliated or working in conjunction with any other Rescue organizations. In an effort to assist you, we would like to suggest these alternative resources as the starting point for your search. We hope you find this information useful in finding your new companion!


SAN DIEGO/INLAND EMPIRE: Labradors and Friends Dog Rescue.
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY: Labrador Retriever Rescue of Fresno – covers Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Madera counties.
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA: Central California Labrador Retriever Rescue – covers the greater Sacramento area south to Merced.
SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND-SAN JOSE: Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue – covers north to Napa and south to Monterey/Carmel.


  1. AKC Labrador Retriever Rescue Network Search
  2. Adopt-a-Pet
  3. Petfinders
  4. Visit your local animal shelters/Human Societies/SPCAs
  5. Do a Google search for local animal shelters and rescues in your area
  6. Check SCLRR’s Courtesy Listings or Shelter Dogs
  7. Check your local newspaper, PennySaver ads and CraigsList. There are often times great dogs listed in these resources