Bumblebeast Dog Rescue

Because Every Dog Deserves a Good Home

Bumblebeast Dog Rescue

Bumblebeast Dog Rescue is a 501(c)(3) dog rescue organization serving Eastern Contra Costa County and surrounding areas based in Oakley, California. 

Available for Adoption

Penny is a sharpei-terrier mix available for adoption at Bumblebeast Dog Rescue


Lady Penny is a Shar-Pei mix available for adoption at Bumblebeast Dog Rescue in Contra Costa County, CA
Andy is a dachshund miniature pinscher who will be available for adoption in Contra Costa County CA soon.


Andy is a 1 years old, shy little guy, who loves people and loves other dogs of all sizes.
Wheeler is available at Contra Costa Shelter Martinez


Wheeler is a neutered male, brown brindle, and white American Staffie mix available through the Contra Costa Animal Shelter.


At Bumblebeast Dog Rescue, we are all about getting dogs out of the shelters and into loving homes. Whether you’re looking to adopt, foster or rehome a pet, we’re here to help you through the entire process.


Get more information about adopting and download the forms to get started.


We depend on fosters to provide temporary homes to dogs that might otherwise be euthanized.

Learn how to become a foster.


Sometimes things happen in life that make it so you’re unable to keep your pet. If you’re in this situation, we’re happy to help find a new, loving home for your best friend.

Our Story

What’s in a name?

Bumblebeast was the nickname our kids gave our first rescue dog from Contra Costa Shelter.  His name was Buddy.  He was an owner surrender because they worked a lot, lived in an apartment, and he was a puppy.

Sadly, potential adopters thought Buddy was an older dog, so he didn’t get much attention.  Buddy found himself on the euthanasia list.

We adopted Buddy and he came to live with us in our new home, with our 2-year-old Yorkie, Rocky and 2-year-old son, Chris.  Soon Buddy became the Nanny dog to our new daughter Liz who came along the following year.

Buddy was an Airedale/Shepherd mix, who the kids started to call Bumblebeast as a special title.   He lived until he was 17 years old.  He was a much-loved dog and was found at Contra Costa Animal Services.  He would be one of many to follow, but they all are our Bumblebeasts.

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