• Cell Dogs provides second chances for shelter dogs and incarcerated individuals
    Hershey the dog
  • We rescue dogs from shelters and enroll them in basic obedience training programs
    Dogs: Emmie, Joy, and Oreo
  • Classes actively involve inmate trainers at correctional facilities
    Trainer Nemo
  • After training, all dogs are adopted into loving families
    Adopter with Oreo
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Bailey the dog

What We Do

Cell Dogs rescues dogs from local shelters and enrolls them in basic obedience training programs. These classes take place in correctional facilities and actively involve inmate trainers. For each training cycle, we make sure all dogs are lovingly adopted.

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Petco Foundation Grant

We could not be more grateful, this October, for the 6th year, we are proud recipients of a Petco Foundation Grant!

We are thrilled to be recognized by the @PetcoFoundation for our work with service animals. The $5000 investment will help us continue to help animals and people in Orange County and beyond live their best lives.

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Checkers the dog

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Meet our dogs-in-training, read their stories, and fill out an application form.

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Yogi the dog

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