Minnie

A gentleman witnessed Minnie Pie being dumped from a car in a remote area with her canine sister. He couldn’t believe what he was seeing but when the car drove off the dogs were really left behind. He tried to find the dogs a home but he turned to YAPS when he...

Sally

Sometimes things just don’t go right in your life. Sometimes life just doesn’t seem fair. Sally found herself surrendered to YAPS because a new human baby was severely allergic to dogs. Sally wondered how she was going to live the rest of her life without...

D’Jango

We first met D’Jango at a local shelter, he was labeled as “rescue only” for being aggressive. The shelter didn’t charge the usual $25 fee for YAPS to pull him because, well, he was scheduled to be euthanized. The YAPS Pet Care Team Manager...

Malki

After 1,315 days, Yucaipa Animal Placement Society’s longest resident, Malki, found a home. Malki, a Dalmatian/Shepherd Mix came to YAPS on May 8, 2015, after a rescue effort that involved volunteers from the police department, fire department and YAPS.   Malki...

Bailey

Beautiful Bailey came to YAPS after her owner passed away. The family was worried about surrendering her but we knew Bailey would be adopted quickly. After learning all about Bailey we knew that we had someone special for her.   This young lady came to YAPS with...

Frito

On September 7, 2017, we asked to pull the next dog scheduled to be euthanized at a local shelter. On that day YAPS had one kennel open and we wanted to truly save a life. The dog we rescued was described as a “fearful, male, red and white Beagle Mix.” He had to leave...