Getting Involved

Save an Animal

Adopting a pet

Imagine opening your heart and home to a companion who needs you as much as you need them. Every pet adoption sparks a remarkable transformation, not just for the animal rescued from uncertainty but also for you, the adopter, offering unparalleled joy and companionship. By choosing to adopt, you’re not just saving a life; you’re gaining a friend who will cherish every moment with you. Let’s make a difference together. Take the first step towards welcoming a new family member and creating lasting memories. Adopt a pet today and experience the pure love and joy that only a pet can bring into your life. Your perfect companion is waiting for you; don’t let them wait any longer. Adopt, and let the journey of friendship and love begin.

Making a Donation

Every action you take can pave the path to a brighter future for Yuma’s homeless pets. By joining your heart with ours and contributing to our cause, you become a vital part of our mission to provide a safe haven for these innocent lives. Your donation today is more than just a gift; it’s a lifeline that will help construct the walls of love, care, and hope. Let’s unite to change lives, one pet at a time. Join hearts, change lives: donate now to build their safe haven and become a cornerstone of our compassionate community.

What we do


Hearts & Homes Foster Network

Join our Fostering Community on Slack! Discover all you need to know about fostering with Homeward Bound Animal Rescue. Get support, updates, and connect with fellow fosters. Click here to join our Slack channel and begin your fostering journey!

Paws & Pillows Sleepover

Make a difference with our Dog Sleepover Program! Offer a Homeward Bound rescue dog a loving break from the shelter. Your short-term hospitality helps them socialize and boosts their adoption chances. Sign up here to provide comfort and joy to a dog awaiting their forever home!

Forever Friends Field Trips

Offer shelter animals a day of fun and exploration outside the shelter. This program connects volunteers with pets for day trips, improving the animals’ mood and social skills, and increasing their chances for adoption. Enjoy a rewarding experience filled with joy and companionship, while making a positive difference in an animal’s life.

What Drives Us

Our Mission

At Yuma Homeward Bound Animal Rescue, our mission is deeply rooted in the compassionate rescue and rehabilitation of abandoned and neglected pets in Yuma. As a leading animal rescue organization, we are committed to providing exceptional care and finding loving, forever homes for each dog and cat in our shelter. Our dedicated team works tirelessly in animal welfare, emphasizing the importance of responsible pet ownership, spay/neuter programs, and pet adoption in Yuma. We aim to be a cornerstone in building a pet-friendly community where every animal is treated with love and respect. Join us in our mission to transform the lives of pets and people in Yuma through animal rescue, adoption, and education.

Get Involved

Ready to make a difference? Join Homeward Bound Animal Rescue as a volunteer and be a part of our mission to change lives, both human and animal. Whether you have a few hours or a regular commitment to offer, your time and love can transform the lives of rescue animals. Sign up today and be the change you want to see in the world – one tail wag, one purr, one happy animal at a time!


About Us

Born in a Pandemic

Yuma Homeward Bound Animal Rescue, founded by Megan Springer amidst the 2020 Global Pandemic, stands as a symbol of hope and resilience. This challenging period underscored the importance of human-animal connections, inspiring Megan to create a safe haven for animals in need in Yuma.

Our mission goes beyond rescue and rehabilitation; it’s about forging lasting bonds and promoting animal welfare. As we serve the Yuma community, we are honored to have your support in our endeavors to safeguard and cherish our furry friends. Join us in our commitment to make a meaningful difference in the lives of animals.