Shadow's Fund is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of seniors, pit bulls and other high risk dogs in shelters

Shadow was our beloved dog and friend. We rescued him when he was abandoned at 15 years old. He is the reason we started Shadow's Fund. Today, Shadow’s Fund is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of senior dogs and pit bulls. These high risk dogs are often the first to end up at the shelter and the last to be adopted. Our mission is to bring hope to those that seem to have so little...Read more

Featured Adoptable Dogs


This roly poly little meat ball will have you smiling everyday with his antics. Chico is not quite a pocket [...] Read more »


Her smile says it all! Dolly is silly and sweet and loves to play with people and other dogs.  She [...] Read more »

Rescue Diaries

Inmates walking dogs at the sanctuary during training

Sometimes 2nd chances come in ways we never expected. For 4 dogs and 8 prison inmates, they found their 2nd [...] Read more »

Lucy, Wilbur and Hamlet hoping for a treat

Pit Bulls, Ponies and Piglets – Oh My! When Cody and I created the concept of the Sheltering Oak Sanctuary, it was [...] Read more »

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Latest News

Holiday Shopping

This holiday season you can shop for everyone on your holiday gift list from the comfort of your own home [...] Read more »

Shadow’s Fund Co-Founds Animal Rescue Coalition

Working with other local rescue organizations in Santa Barbara County, Shadow’s Fund helped to create the Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC) [...] Read more »

$5 To Save A Life

$5 buys you a lunch meal at Subway . . . or a Venti Frappuccino at Starbucks . . . [...] Read more »

Upcoming Events

NPBAD 2012 Walk

10/26 – National Pit Bull Awareness Day Walk in Santa Barbara.  10:00am – 12:00pm, Chase Palm Park (Oceanside), 323 E. Cabrillo, Santa [...] Read more »

Life happens over a bottle of wine...

11/16 – Wine & Wigglebutts – A benefit soiree for Shadow’s Fund.  Transcendence Tasting Room in Lompoc, 2pm-5pm.  Tickets are [...] Read more »