ANGELS BARK DOG RESCUE

Saving lives to whom no one else gives a chance

Angels Bark Dog Rescue is a boutique 501(c)(3) non-profit tax- exempt organization which was established by Nes Gutman in 2014. While ABDR focuses on rescuing purebred and mixed German Shepherds as well as a variety of other breeds from high kill shelters in the Los Angeles, CA area, ABDR is committed to saving dogs before they are put down, many on their very last day. ABDR often saves seniors, dogs with special needs, and dogs with behavioral issues. All ABDR’s rescues initially go to foster homes to help them adjust and transition from shelters to a household environment. They receive medical care and training as needed. The rescue has been enormously successful, saving dozens of incredible dogs, as a result of its dedicated network of volunteers, who share in ABDR’s commitment to rescue these amazing animals.

ADOPT!

There are no bad dogs.
Only bad dog owners.

FOSTER

Don’t let them suffer. Open your heart
and home to a friend for life.

VOLUNTEER

There are no bad dogs.
Only bad dog owners.

AVAILABLE DOGS

VEGA

VEGA

Vega is a purebred German Shepherd of about one year of age. She was purchased from a breeder and is AKC registered. She is a fully-trained dog, is good with dogs of all sizes and with kids. Vega's adoption fee $700..

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Rockefeller

Rockefeller

Rockefeller is the sweetest 7-8 -year-old King German Shepherd that weighs 105 pounds. This precious boy is very friendly, tolerant and affectionate. He loves people, does great when meeting friends, and has done wonderful around kids. He always wags his tail,...

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Toshiro – In Training

Toshiro – In Training

Toshiro has been with the trainer since he left the shelter. When he first arrived, he was extremely scared ,didnt know what leash was, he taught it was something horrible. After months of work, he is doing so much better, wagging his tail and wants to go for walks....

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RITA

RITA

Here is lovely Rita, a 7-8 -year-old dog looking for a forever home. Rita is playful and really likes most dogs, including older puppies and small dogs. In fact, she would be an amazing fit for a somebody wanting a calmer companion for an energetic young dog! Rita is...

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JERRY – No Cats

JERRY – No Cats

Jerry is a dog with some issues and needs someone patient and willing to work with him. When we first saved him, he was very scared and had no idea how to be a dog or that humans can be nice and loving. He clearly had never been touched or let indoors. If you reached...

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Duke

Duke

Duke is a handsome 5-year-old white German Shepherd that weighs 90 pounds. This sweet boy is fully-trained by a great trainer, K9 Coach OJ – he knows all his basic commands and is very obedient. He walks like a dream right by his person, doesn’t pull...

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Board Members

Board Member Chris Gomez

Board Member Chris Gomez

A Cyber Security Engineer for a major healthcare company, Chris protects computer networks from potential hackers and cyber-attacks. But that’s not Chris’s only passion... He has another: rescue work. Chris’s passion for rescue was sparked one day after adopting...

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Nes Gutman – Founder

Nes Gutman – Founder

Nes Gutman is the founder of Angels Bark Dog Rescue. In many ways, starting the rescue was the natural result of a lifetime of helping homeless dogs. Born and raised in Istanbul, with its large population of stray dogs, her affinity with dogs and passion for saving...

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Alan S. Gutman  Co-Founder

Alan S. Gutman Co-Founder

Alan S. Gutman is one of the main reasons Angels Bark Dog Rescue exists today. He suggested starting a non-profit organization after seeing his wife’s passion for helping dogs and since then, has been inspired and guided by her devotion and commitment to rescuing...

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