Browse the states below to find opportunities to adopt, foster or transport bully dogs in your area. If you know of a bully dog support organization that is not listed, please contact us so we can add them to Rock-A-Bully. As always, thank you for stepping up to support bully dogs. Together, we will make a difference.
Rescue for the Misunderstood
Rescue for the Misunderstood believes that every dog is an individual and deserves a chance at life and they are committed to saving dogs from open intake shelters that are forced to euthanize for space. Their focus is on the breeds that are portrayed negatively in the media and our communities, and are affected by laws of breed discrimination – Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Dobermans, German Shepherds, Mastiffs, and many more.
Pit Bull Pride of Delaware
Pit Bull Pride of Delaware is committed to providing loving, forever homes to “pit bull type” dogs. Their mission is simply to better the lives of as many homeless “pit bull type” dogs as possible. Explore adoption opportunities here.
For more than 20 years, Luv-A-Bull All Breed Rescue has devoted its energy to passionately advocating and rescuing animals from unsafe horrific living conditions. Connect with Luv-A-Bull about adoption opportunities here.
Amazing Grace Bully Rescue, Inc.
Amazing Grace Bully Rescue, Inc. is located in the Pensacola, Florida area. Their mission is to help the animals in NW Florida and to educate people about the importance of spaying/neutering their pets to stop overpopulation. Browse adoption opportunities here.
Plenty of Pit Bulls
Plenty of Pit Bulls keeps dogs in foster homes in and around Gainesville. They concentrate on pit bulls because breed prejudice makes them less adoptable and subject to high rates of abuse, neglect, and abandonment. Most of their volunteers and fosters live in the Gainesville area, but they have fosters, volunteers, and adopters in Ocala, Jacksonville, Alachua, Palatka, and beyond. Explore adoption and foster opportunities here.
Florida English Bulldog
Florida English Bulldog Rescue has been helping this wonderful breed since 2007. They have helped over 500 bulldogs and that number is growing. They give each bulldog that enters their program 100% care and rehab so that is has the best chance at a quality life in a forever home. Discover bulldogs available for adoption here.
Orlando Bully Rescue
Orlando Bully Rescue aims to revive the positive image of breeds commonly referred to as pit bulls and other bully breed type dogs through promoting responsible dog ownership, education, advocacy, and challenging unfair legislation while continuing to facilitate, rescue, and place dogs in need. Explore adoption opportunities here.
BullsEye Rescue, Inc.
BullsEye Rescue, Inc. is committed to improving the lives of Pit Bulls and Pit-mixes (as well as the occasional cat!) in the community. The BullsEye team rescues stray and sheltered dogs in the Atlanta area. Explore adoption listings here.
Friends to the Forlorn Pitbull Rescue, Inc.
Friends to the Forlorn Pitbull Rescue, Inc. promotes responsible pitbull ownership, provides breed education, combats pet overpopulation, fights unfair legislation, finds qualified homes for sound pitbull-type dogs and other dogs in need in Georgia, and helps people and animals within the community. Explore adoption opportunities.
BullyWag, Inc. was originally formed in 2008 by a mother/daughter team and became an official Georgia licensed, non-profit 501(c)3 animal rescue on July 7, 2009. It started out as strictly a Pit Bull rescue but now rescue other breeds as the need arises.
Baltimore Bully Crew
Baltimore Bully Crew is a grassroots, all volunteer based nonprofit organization of responsible pit bull owners and enthusiasts. Their mission is to promote responsible ownership of what used to be “The American Family Dog.” Discover adoption and fostering opportunities.
MidAtlantic Bully Buddies
MidAtlantic Bully Buddies is an all-volunteer dog rescue. They do not have a shelter, meaning all of their dogs are currently in foster homes, located primarily in the Baltimore area. Explore adoption opportunities.
Bella’s Bully Buddies
– Bella’s Bully Buddies is an all volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue “pit bull” dogs from abuse, neglect and abandonment. While the dogs are in their care, they provide excellent nutrition, training and enrichment, veterinary care and lots of love in their network of foster homes. Explore adoption opportunities.
Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue
Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue supports North Carolina, South Carolina, and parts of Virginia and places boxers solely within foster homes. This way, the dogs receive one on one care, as well as the love attention that only comes from being in a family environment. Any adoption fee is used to fund another rescued boxer’s healthcare needs. Find boxers available for adoption.
Carolina Bully Breed Rescue
Carolina Bully Breed Rescue is a small rescue located in Albemarle, NC. They rescue bully breeds mainly the American Pitbull Terrier in NC and surrounding states. They also have other “bully breeds” from time to time (This includes but isn’t limited to American Staffordshire Terriers, Rottweilers, Dobermans, Mastiffs, Great Danes, Boxers, etc…). Explore adoption opportunities.
Carolina Adopt-A-Bulls Rescue is located in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina focusing on rescuing pit bulls and pit bull mixes. They advocate to eliminate breed restrictions and end pit bull bans. Explore adoption opportunities.
Merit Pit Bull Foundation
Merit Pit Bull Foundation strives to ensure the success of their dogs and their potential adopters. They want the dog and owner to feel a connection and know that the dog is entering into a successful placement. Dogs will remain in the care of MPBF for a minimum of 30 days to allow their intake and foster teams time to further assess each dog and determine what kind of home will be the best fit.
South of the Bully
South of the Bully is a 100% volunteer run, foster-based organization that facilitates the rescue and placement of homeless dogs identified as pit bulls. Their vision is to strengthen and preserve the public image of pit bull type dogs through education and awareness.
Bully Paws Pit Bull Patriots
Bully Paws Pit Bull Patriots serves shelters in the MD/DC/VA area and are 100% volunteer driven. Many county shelters do not allow the adoption of pit bulls directly to the public and this shelter’s role is also to facilitate a safe and thoroughly screened adoption. Their primary focus is on pit bulls/pit bull mixes facing euthanasia from animal control shelters throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
We currently do not know of any bully dog support organizations in West Virginia. If you are aware of a worthwhile organization, please contact us so we can update Rock-A-Bully with the latest information.