Patricia J. Bauer Center:
615 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
11am - 4pm, Monday - Saturday
or by appointment

Adoptable dogs available by appointment only.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 51554
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone: (831) 718-9122
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Peace of Mind Dog Rescue
is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Corp.
TAX ID NO. 27-1154816

We Need Foster Homes!

We typically have about 80 dogs in our care at any given time. We also typically have up to 15 dogs waiting to get into foster homes. If you are interested in fostering any of the dogs on this page, email us.

POMDR will provide supplies such as crate, bed, collar, harness, leash, id tag, bowls, toys, flea prevention. We also cover all medical expenses. We ask that our foster homes provide the food and a loving, safe home until your foster dog is adopted.

Fostering is a wonderful way to help dogs left behind find their forever homes. You may also want to foster as a way of finding the perfect match for your home if you are looking to add a dog to your family. Click here for more information about volunteering and fostering and to fill out an online volunteer questionnaire.

The following dogs need foster homes:


Breed: Small Mixed Breed
Age: 3 years
Weight: 13 pounds
Gender: Female

Alejandra, or Alex, is as happy as a clam when with you. She is ready to be leashed up and enjoy walks. She has great energy and responds well to being called. She is affectionate and sweet, willing to give lots of kisses. She is very appropriate in the house and content mingling with other dogs. Alex is fun and ready to bond. She'd do best in a relatively quiet household with a single person or couple.

Alejandra is in need of a new home because her person entered assisted living.

Alejandra is being temp fostered currently but the foster has some travel plans approaching. We are looking to find her a new foster. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.


Breed: German Shepherd
Age: 8 years
Weight: 65 pounds
Gender: Male

Coby is an exceptional dog. She shelter staff adores him and would love to see him move to a well deserved home.

He is gentle on leash, gentle when accepting treats and even some tricks up his leash!

Coby's loyalty and training shows. When off leash in a yard, he will frequently come and check in with you. He's very polite with dogs of all sizes AND as a bonus, he is even good with cats! He is a turnkey dog.

Coby is currently still at the shelter. We need to line up a foster for him and then we will be able to bring him into our program. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.


Breed: Large Mixed Breed
Age: 9 years
Estimated weight: 75 pounds
Gender: Male

Rocko is a very sweet boy and so well behaved! He isn't the kind of dog that will run off, he likes to stay near his person. He is very friendly with other dogs too. He has been going to Carmel Dog Beach for a while now. He lived with kids and cats too. He would be an all star family dog.

Rocko comes to us because his guardian is moving and think it would be best for Rocko to have a home he can roam around in.

Rocko is still with his guardian. They are in the process of moving so we would like to set up a foster for him. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.


Breed: Boxer
Age: 7 years
Estimated weight: 50 pounds
Gender: Female

Jypsy is an extra friendly lady! She wants to be in your lap, up close and personal to give you kisses. She is tons of personality and has a great attitude. She is good with other dogs but would be best in a home without kitty friends.

She comes to us because her guardian recently passed away. They family weighed their options and decided the best thing for her was to come into our program.

Jypsy is currently with her guardian's son. They are selling her house and can't keep her with them. They tried to set up an adopter but since they weren't having much luck, they turned to us to help. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.


Breed: Small Mixed Breed
Age: 3 years
Weight: 8 pounds
Gender: Male

Sleepy is a young little guy! He is super happy and wiggly and will generously give kisses. He wants attention from everyone and will show off just to impress you. He previously slept in bed with his person and wasn't highly socialized. He previously lived with another small dog and a cat. He needs some practice with other pups but really wants to be your main focus.

Sleepy is currently at one of our vet clinics until we line up a foster. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.


Breed: Small Mixed Breed
Age: 9 years
Weight: 11 pounds
Gender: Female

Rosebud comes to us as a stray from the shelter. She is gentle, docile and oh so sweet. She was very matted and in pretty bad shape before getting to the shelter. They shaved her down but she is in need of some TLC. She loves being held and was so grateful to be taken out of the shelter.

Rosebud is currently at the vet awaiting her medical workup. Once she is all set to jet, we will need to have a foster home set up for her. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.


Breed: Poodle
Age: 12 years
Weight: 8 pounds
Gender: Female

Lula is so dang sweet. She looks like a stuffed animal and is an energetic little thing! She happily follows you around and will help herself to exploring wherever she is. Her tail is always wagging and she runs to you when you call her. She is happy being held but also wants to be apart of the action.

She joins us from Salinas Animal Services.

Lula is currently at the vet awaiting her medical workup. She will need a foster when she is all ready to leave. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.


Breed: Large Mixed Breed
Age: 10 years
Weight: 65 pounds
Gender: Female

Athena an absolute love! This gal doesn't move very fast, but still has a spring in her step. Athena is very, very affectionate and will regularly approach you for pets. People are definitely her priority. She will accompany you on leash and won't pull. She is an absolute winner of a dog!

Athena is currently at Salinas Animal Shelter. We want to get her out of there but need a foster for her before we can do that. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Sadie Lab

Breed: Lab
Age: 14 years
Weight: 60 pounds
Gender: Female

Sadie is a sweetheart who greets everyone she encounters. She is fine with other dogs and eager to please you. She knows some basic commands and is great in and out of the home. She walks well on leash and listens very well.

She came to us because her guardian is moving into an assisted living facility that doesn't allow dogs.

Sadie is currently still with her guardian but we will need to find her a place to go by June 1st. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.


Breed: Small Mixed Breed
Age: 8 years
Weight: 13 pounds
Gender: Male

Drew comes to us from Monterey County Animal Services. He was brought to our attention because the shelter staff and one of our volunteers noticed he was not doing well in the shelter. He is super timid and the stress of being at the shelter was taking a toll on him. He passed our behavior evaluation and the volunteer picked him right up and integrated him into her own pack. There was almost an immediate change in his demeanor once he was out of the shelter! He seems much happier and peppy with his new pack.

Drew is currently in a temporary foster home just to get him out of the shelter. This is a temporary solution so we are looking for someone to foster him Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.


Breed: Medium Mixed Breed
Age: 15 years
Weight: 23 pounds
Gender: Female

Dixie is a cuddly and affectionate little senior gal who loves attention and really thrives on human contact. She is on the timid side when meeting new people; she takes her time and then slowly warms up to them. Dixie's eye was enucleated and the other has low vision, which contributes to her initial hesitation with new people but she is always sweet.

Dixie would love to have a cat friend in her life if possible. She has lived with dogs, too, and would be fine as an only dog or part of a pack.

Dixie has multiple health issues that need ongoing attention. She is on daily eye medication, but only visits the ophthalmologist every six months. She has chronic ear and skin issues and is under the care of a dermatologist. She has environmental allergies, takes daily medication to help keep her skin and ears healthy. She has issues with incontinence and would be best in a home without carpet that has easy access to potty pads or the outdoors. She has low thyroid for which she is on medication, and needs to have her thyroid levels checked every 4-6 months. She is looking for a devoted adopter who isn't bothered by her special needs.

Dixie came to us as a stray from Salinas Animal Services. She was adopted through us but her person passed away. We are honoring our lifelong commitment to our dogs and are searching for a soft place for her to land with a foster.

Dixie is looking for a foster to help her find her future family. She needs regular meds but is a wonderful lady to have around. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Mr. Dusty

Breed: Medium Mixed Breed
Age: 12 years
Weight: 37 pounds
Gender: Male

Dusty is a sweet dog with a constant wagging tail. He will give you a gentle nudge with his muzzle for more attention. He is affectionate and friendly. He will bond quickly to his future person. He does get a anxious with new visitors once established in a home, but socializing could help him understand. Dusty needs to live in a single story home without cats. He LOVES to go for walks, and is excellent gentleman on leash. He will be a great companion for some lucky person.

Dusty was picked up as a stray and went unclaimed at Salinas Animal Services. His exceptional personality drove POMDR to help him find a new home.

Dusty was adopted and did well until recently with new visitors entering the home. He has become protective of the house and a change of environment could really help his insecurity and break him of this behavior.

Dusty is currently living with his guardians who love him! They worked hard on his training and are looking to find him a new home with someone who can spend as much time as possible with him. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Ebonee and Wilma

Breed: Large Mixed Breed, Basset Hound
Age: 11 years, 11 years
Weight: 75 pounds, 55 pounds
Gender: Female, Female

Ebonee, the large mixed breed, and Wilma, the Basset Hound, are two lovely ladies who are most comfortable having each other near. Ebonee is the more outgoing of the two, but once acquainted, Wilma loves receiving attention and affection. They are a little pack, exploring areas and sleeping together. Both are good in the home and enjoy walks. They are good at taking direction and aim to please people. These ladies do chase cats and need a home without them. They have played with many children, but overly hyper kids can intimidate them.

Wilma and Ebonee may get a little protective of their toys, but that has never escalated. They are calm, relaxed ladies as long as they have each other. They like to sleep on dog beds and are comfortable being left alone while their person runs errands. They should be fed separately.

Wilma and Ebonee came to POMDR because their previous person is ill and no longer able to care for them. They were adopted but Wilma is insecure and protecting her area when the resident dog comes near. It is best if Ebonee and Wilma go to a home without other dogs.

Wilma and Ebonee may be nervous in transition but will settle in and be ever so grateful to the people that give them a chance. They are currently living with another dog that they must be kept separate from, so hopefully we can get them into a home without restrictions and where Wilma and Ebonee can be a happy pair. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Precious Girl

Breed: Medium Mixed Breed
Age: 12 years
Weight: 26 pounds
Gender: Female

Precious Girl is really such a sweetheart! Her baby face and cute eyes tell you so much when she looks at you. She needs time to get to know you, but when she does, her personality and affection are revealed. She's a really calm dog and is great for a family who loves a comfy place just as much as she does.

She is a great walking companion and is amazing when meeting dogs and cats, either on a walk or in the home. Precious can be anxious around loud noises or fast moving things, so she is wary of children and would prefer a home without them. She is laid back and perfect for couch cuddles. She is not vocal or needy and is an angel even when left home alone.

Precious is most animated while in the car, as there is pure bliss on her face. She is excited to go and her favorite spot is on a lap. She is happy to snuggle and loves being burrito wrapped. Her foster bought her a teddy bear and Precious uses it as a head rest. She needs a closed yard to go to the restroom and lots of blankets to bundle her up in. She can do well with or without dogs, and is fine sharing space with cats. She would prefer a place with a yard so she can easily go potty.

She is in need of a home because her guardian moved into an assisted living facility and can no longer care for her.

Precious Girl is currently with her foster who lives an active life and loves taking her dog with her everywhere. Precious Girl however, would do best in a slower environment. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

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