Fresno Bully Rescue: Franny, Cranberry, & Izzy

Mar 11, 2023 | 2023 Articles, Animal Rescue Adventures, Pets

by Terese Shaw

Fresno Bully Rescue shares their animal rescue adventures with us every other month. You can find more of their columns here and on KRL News & Reviews.

We know it is unfair, but this world, unfortunately, judges books by their covers. That’s an issue Fresno Bully Rescue (FBR) runs up against as a breed specific rescue. FBR rescues predominately bully breed dogs (American Pitbull Terriers, American Bulldogs, American Bullies, etc.). FBR is also one of, if not the only, rescue shelter for these types of dogs in the entire state of California that has a brick and mortar facility and adoption center.


The need is so great for bully breed dogs as they make up a majority of the dogs in our animal control shelters and are regularly euthanized due to lower rescue and adoption rates stemming from the untrue, undeserved, and unfair stigma placed upon them as dangerous or unpredictable. Not all rescues take these breeds and, if they do, it is rare. There are so many dogs in need, and there is a huge swath of that population that is generally ignored. It is a Catch-22 for these dogs as they have enough of a bully breed in them for rescues to deny intake or families to pass them by, yet they are mixed with other breeds such as shepherds, retrievers, and cattle dogs, which make them look very mixed and not a perfect physical depiction of a bully breed.

FBR has several of these unique, loving dogs who are looking for their forever homes.


Cranberry is a beautiful chocolate brown one-year-old female who does well in doggy play group, is outgoing and very sweet. She would do well with an active family that has dog experience.


Izzy is a sugar sweet, affectionate, dog friendly, fun two-year-old female who is absolutely beautiful and has the cutest ears.

Franny is a five-year old kissy, loving, silly girl who came to us pregnant and was a wonderful mother to nine babies. After Franny raised her little family, they all were adopted. Now it’s her turn to find her forever family that will make her the baby. Franny prefers people over dogs and would love a family that could make her their only one. You will love her silly personality!


FBR makes it a priority to educate the public and counsel adopters on what traits should be a priority when choosing a lifelong companion. FBR focuses on personality and lifestyle matches as we believe those categories set up the adoption for success.

Come see us and meet your match!

Fresno Bully Rescue
11740 E Belmont Ave, Sanger, CA 93657
Phone: (559) 276-7611

Check out more animal rescue stories in our Pet Perspective section here in KRL and on our sister website KRL News & Reviews. Advertise in KRL and 10% of your advertising fees can go to Fresno Bully Rescue.

1 Comment

  1. Most Bully’s ( Pit ) are sweet dogs! I have a very sweet bully! Depends on how ther are raised, and treated!


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