The little rescue with a big heart

K9 Kismet believes in the ideology of quality over quantity. Our primary mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and find loving, permanent homes for homeless dogs; primarily dogs in shelters at-risk of euthanasia and dogs whose owners can no longer care for them. We believe in compassionate rescues where we know the dog is on borrowed time and likely to be overlooked or deemed less adoptable due to age, health, emotional state or breed. We ensure all animals we take into our rescue, regardless of individual needs, are cared for with love and compassion for the duration of their lives. Our secondary mission is to help pets stay in their homes by offering pet owners assistance, when funds allow, with medical care, food and other supplies.

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Explore our social media to see the kinds of things we’re up to on the daily. We are constantly engaging with shelters, rescues, trainers, veterinarians, and even people in the community who just need help with their pets. It isn’t always easy, but it keeps us busy helping improve the world in our own little way…one dog at a time!

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Ripley is the cutest!!! Let’s help find her a forever family? Reposted @wb714 Met Ripley today @lbanimalcare this little gal is 7 months old and an #americanpitbullterrier the shelter believes she is #deaf she is learning hand signals. Sheโ€™s very treat motivated and just the sweetest. She is very curious and active and looking for a deaf savvy home or a family that is willing to learn her language. #A695486 #deafdogsofinstagram #adoptresponsibly #rescueisthebestbreed

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She’s a sweetheart


Let’s keep sharing Ivy for foster, rescue, or an adopter!

Reposted @savingcarsonshelterdogs ๐Ÿ’œ

โœณ๏ธIVY โœณ๏ธID: #A5540199 โ†ฉ๏ธClick


๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’Ÿ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿพ Please FOSTER or ADOPT Today! ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿถ ๐Ÿ’Ÿ

โ€ข @carson_dogs4u Ivy #A5540199 ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’”

Heartbreakingly she spent 15 months at LBACS only to be finally redlisted, adopted & then somehow arrived at Carson ACC shortly thereafter on March 15th. The request to transport her back was denied by LBACS due to their continued overcapacity. Weโ€™re desperately networking for her. This girl had clearly not had the best life initially, spent over a year at LBACS, had one brief moment out of the shetler only to end up at another shelter.

Ivy A5540199 (INTACT) greeted the runner with a relaxed body, soft eyes, a neutral tail wag and an open mouth with a soft pant. She was easy to remove and strongly pulled on leash. In the catch pen when she was introduced to the dogs her body was tense, her eyes were focused, her mouth was closed and her tail was stiff. She was muzzled prior to entering the yard for the safety of the dogs. She entered and was tense during the greetings. Her body was forward and stiff, her eyes were focused, her mouth was closed and her tail was stiff. When one of the dogs approached her and sniffed her she pinned him to the floor and ground. The handlers quickly intervened and she walked away. She explored the yard but would tense up anytime any dog passed by her. She removed her muzzle and was removed from the yard. Overall Ivy was selective of the dogs and does not have a playstyle at this time.


Thanks to @carson_dogs4u and @mollyzboj for the video๐Ÿ’œ


๐Ÿ”นPit Bull ๐Ÿ”น AGE:5 years

๐Ÿ”น female ๐Ÿ”น ARRIVED:3/15


๐Ÿ”น Carson Shelter – 310-523-9566

๐Ÿ”น216 W Victoria St. Gardena, CA 90248


๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’— WANNA FOSTER? If youโ€™re in LA, OC, San Bernadino or Riverside County and would like to apply to foster a Carson pup, please visit to complete the online foster application.

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Join our team of volunteers to help us train, rehabilitate, and foster the most needy animals. Every dog fostered provides the opportunity to rescue another. We provide the food and medical assistance; you provide the love and care!


Provide a forever home for one of our wonderful dogs. From the moment we pull a dog off the streets or from the shelter, our dream is for them to end up with a loving family of their own. Rescue pets make the best pets!



Contribute to the K9Kismet cause! 100% of your donations goes towards the medical and living costs of dogs in our rescue and within the community. With your help, we can give these dogs the chance they so desperately need!

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