Horses Seized From Ramona Property Available For Adoption

<em class=”wnDate”>Saturday, June 25, 2016 1:06 AM EDT</em> SAN DIEGO–Thirteen malnourished horses recently seized from a Ramona property are now available for adoption. The County Department of Animal Services removed three horses in the most danger from the property on May 29. Twelve more were taken in June 2, immediately following an administrative hearing. In […]

Four Alley Box Puppies Adopted

ENCINITAS–Four out of seven puppies found in a box in an alley two months ago were adopted this week at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. The other two puppies have pending applications. Once all puppies are adopted the humane society will schedule surgery to repair the floating kneecap on the mother dog named, Polly. One […]

County Animal Services Rescue 15 Neglected Horses

SAN DIEGO–County Department of Animal Services removed 15 horses this week from a property in Ramona, after a long investigation showed the animals were suffering dangerous neglect, without adequate food and care. The department rescued three horses from the property May 29 that were between 150 and 300 pounds underweight. Animal Services had been trying […]

San Diego Padres, Petco Unveil The Barkyard

SAN DIEGO–Petco Park has gone to the dogs. The San Diego Padres and Petco today unveiled the pet-friendly The Barkyard. The Barkyard is six semi-private, premium dog-friendly box seats in Petco Park’s left-center field, available for every Padres home game. The Barkyard allows dog-loving fans to experience America’s favorite pastime with their best friend by […]

Puppies Found In Alley On The Road To Recovery

ENCINITAS–Polly’s puppies were two or three days-old when they were discovered with their mother in a box in an alley six weeks ago in San Diego. The eight pound Terrier mix and her seven babies were introduced to the media during a news conference on Wednesday at Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. “Polly is […]

Pet Of The Week: Emma

ENCINITAS–Emma is pet of the week at  Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 1-1/2 year old, 45 pound, Hound mix. Emma can be a little bit timid when she first meets someone new. She wants to get as close as possible for security. Once she’s comfortable Emma shows off her goofy, puppy personality. She needs […]

Pet Of The Week: Garfield The Cat

ENCINITAS–Garfield the cat is pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 2-1/2 year old, 8 pound, domestic medium hair tabby. Garfield is a soft cat with an outgoing personality. He sits at the front of his enclosure to greet guests with a stretch and a soft meow. He can be a […]

FACE Foundation Raises $125,000 For Pets And Families

RANCHO SANTA FE–On May 1, the Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) hosted its Bags and Baubles silent auction for its sixth consecutive year to raise funds and awareness for local pets in need of life-saving veterinary care. Bags and Baubles gives chic animal lovers a chance to shop for a cause. Hundreds of designer […]

Dog Missing For Three Years Reunites With Owner

SAN DIEGO–A dog who disappeared three years ago from a small town on the New Mexico/Texas border is home safe after being found in San Diego county. The 7-year-old Labrador retriever was found wandering around the Otay Mesa community Thursday and taken to County Animal Services’ care facility in Bonita. Thanks to a microchip, County […]

Lions Tigers And Bears To Hold Fundraiser This Saturday

SAN DIEGO–More than 500 people are expected to attend Lions, Tigers and Bears’ annual Wild in the Country fundraiser on  May 14 at its animal sanctuary in Alpine. The festive event kicks off with a 3 to 7 p.m. VIP reception, followed by a luau program that will feature auction items such as Choose Your Cruise package, an African Safari, a […]