Past Events & Updates

Be a Somebody

When people see an injured animal on the street, they often will say, “Oh, poor little doggie, I wish I could do something, but it’s OK, someone will help him, I’m sure.” Wait, who is that someone? Click Here to Read Article »

2011 MDR Patch Person of the Year!

Congratulations to our founder Marie Atake for winning the 2011 Marina del Rey Patch Person of the Year. Marie received 800 of the 1, 093 votes and received numerous comments in support of her nomination. Click Here to Read Article »

Dog Rescued from the Ocean

Rescued from the water under a dock in Marina del Rey then taken to the LA County Department of Animal Care & Control. With no time to spare FORTE Animal Rescue saves the day! Nemo Story Video: Nemo Reunion Video: Click Here to Read Article »

Your Aging Dog

It’s not easy to care for your old dog. It can be emotionally, but don’t we all know that we should expect to outlive our dogs? The answer is obviously yes. But our heart says no. Click Here to Read Article »

Pets and Landlords

Does your landlord allow pets? We encourage you to read Pets and Landlords written by our founder Marie Atake printed in “Apartment Age” and “The Pet Press, ” then published on “” Pleae share with your landlord! Click Here to Read Article »

Wonder of Life

Not only do we rescuers advocate for spay and neuter of companion animals, , they say, “Oh, no, we don’t want our children to see a dog die in our house.” Click Here to Read Article »

Dog Lover vs. Pet Lover

When you watch , Cesar takes her to his camp where dozens of his canine assistants will help accomplish the task. My point is, you cannot do any of these alone. Click Here to Read Article »

Dogs and Toddlers

People get married, . This is all natural and nothing is wrong with it, but there are many rescue groups that decline homes with kids under 5 years old. Click Here to Read Article »