Pet Of The Week: Elektra

ENCINITAS–Elektra is pet of the week at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 1-1/2 year old, 57 pound, American Bulldog mix. Elektra is a solidly built dog. She’s very enthusiastic and affectionate. She doesn’t seem to realize how strong she is. Her new family will need to give her lots of gentle encouragement and positive […]

Puppies, Dogs Rescued At San Ysidro Border Crossing

SAN DIEGO–Twenty-three puppies and adult dogs are now in the care of County Animal Services after being found inside an SUV that was intercepted at the San Ysidro border crossing Saturday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection feared the animals were dead upon first discovering them because they weren’t moving. Once their crates were moved into […]

SeaWorld To End Orca Breeding Program

SAN DIEGO–SeaWorld is making new changes to its theme parks. The zoological organization has announced Thursday that it will end its breeding program of the orca killer whales. Marine park officials also will cease its controversial theatrical performances of the killer whales with their trainers. SeaWorld has formed a partnership with the Humane Society of […]

Dogs Rescued From Korean Dog Meat Farm Available For Adoption This Weekend

SAN DIEGO–Three weeks ago, San Diego Humane Society admitted 30 dogs and puppies rescued from the deplorable conditions of a Korean dog meat farm. 10 of the rescued pups will be available for adoption Friday at the San Diego Campus located at 5500 Gaines Street. All of the dogs have been treated for any medical […]

Pet Of The Week: Jack

ENCINITAS–Jack is pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 2-1/2 year old, 9 pound, Domestic Short Hair who loves greeting new guests into the cattery. He’s very friendly, playful, and he enjoys talking to people who pay attention to him. Before arriving at Rancho Coastal Humane Society he lived with another […]

San Diego Humane Society To Reduce Fees For American Pit Bull Terriers

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Humane Society is reducing adoption fees for all American Pit Bull Terriers and subsequent “mixes” to just $17 for St. Patrick’s Day. The nominal fee covers an animal’s spay/neuter, current vaccinations, microchip, 30-day complimentary health insurance and certificate for a free veterinary exam. In addition to encouraging the community to open […]

Peta Offers $5,000 Reward For Information On Serial Parrot Shooter

SAN DIEGO–In the past month, at least five endangered parrots in Ocean Beach and Point Loma have reportedly been shot and killed with pellet guns—four of whom were killed within the span of just one week. San Diego police have yet to make any arrests in connection with the animals’ deaths, so PETA is offering […]

Pet Of The Week: Buddy Baer

ENCINITAS–Buddy Baer is pet of the week at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 1-1/2 year old, 11 pound, Domestic Short Hair cat that is perfect for someone looking for a quiet companion. His previous family surrendered him when they realized that Buddy Baer was not receiving the care he deserved. He would be perfect […]

Animal Services Rescues Neglected Horse At Bonita Stable

SAN DIEGO–A horse described as just “skin and bones” is now recovering at the County Animal Services’ facility in Bonita after being rescued from a boarding stable Monday. Animal Control officers went to the Tijuana River Valley stable after getting a phone call about a horse that lacked food and water, was emaciated and appeared […]

San Diego Humane Society Rescues 30 Dogs From Korean Dog Meat Farm

SAN DIEGO–Earlier this week, San Diego Humane Society admitted 21 dogs and puppies rescued from the deplorable conditions of a Korean dog meat farm; another 9 dogs will be admitted this Thursday. The San Diego Humane Society’s Special Response Team of skilled animal welfare professionals transported the dogs from San Francisco to San Diego after […]