Pet Of The Week: Lunchbox

ENCINITAS–Lunchbox is pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s an 8-year-old, 8 pound, male, Chihuahua mix. How do you end up with a dog named Lunchbox? You let the children attending Animal Camp name him. He’s a sweet little man that loves being held. Lunchbox was transferred from another shelter through the […]

Severely Injured Dog Rescued Ready For Adoption

SAN DIEGO–A dog left suffering for days after its leg was severed by a car has recovered and is now healthy enough to be adopted, County Animal Services reports. A neighbor of the dog’s owner noticed the animal appeared to have a broken leg and called County Animal Services on Jan. 5. When animal control […]

Dogs Rescued From Yulin Dog Meat Festival In China Now Available For Adoption

SAN DIEGO–Over the past two years, San Diego Humane Society has assisted in rescuing 400 chinchillas, 136 hoarded rabbits and 78 dogs, 75 Korean dogs and most recently, 26 dogs from the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. A Special Response Team comprising specially trained San Diego Humane Society staff, Animal Rescue Reserve volunteers and […]

Surfing Dog Raises Millions Of Dollars For Charity

SAN DIEGO–Surf Dog Ricochet celebrated New Year’s Eve by reaching a new milestone… raising half a million dollars. The funds have helped more than 250 different causes, as well as Ricochet’s programs and initiatives. Reaching this major milestone demonstrates how much Ricochet’s worldwide community supports her efforts. Most of Ricochet’s fundraising has been done through […]

Pets On Parade 2016

Pet Of The Week: Lilac

ENCINITAS–Lilac is pet of the week at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Lilac is a 11-month old, 7-pound, female, domestic medium hair kitten. Young cats need plenty of play time, followed by lots of cat naps. Lilac was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through the FOCAS program. Lilac isn’t exactly a kitten, but she’s […]

Gifting A Pet?

SAN DIEGO–It’s a holiday scene as iconic as Santa Claus himself – a puppy or kitten donning a big red bow on Christmas morning. Given how enriching and joyful animal companionship can be, the inclination to share that with those we love is understandable. This holiday season, San Diego Humane Society offers a one-of-a-kind gift […]

Pet Of The Week: Holly

ENCINITAS–Holly is pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 2 year old, 48 pound, female, Doberman Pinscher mix. Holly was a stray dog, living on the streets when she was picked up by one of Rancho Coastal Humane Society’s rescue partners in Victorville in Riverside County. When she was safe and […]

San Diego Humane Society Launch ‘Whiskers In Wonderland’ Adoption

SAN DIEGO–More than 900 animals will be available for adoption from Dec. 16 through Dec. 24 at all San Diego Humane Society campuses and satellite adoption centers. For the nine days before Christmas, all animal adoptions are sponsored by Sharon Blanchet of ABC Family Law and Reed Team at Willis Allen Real Estate in La […]

Abused Cat Ready For Forever Home

SAN DIEGO–An abused 8-month-old kitten has recovered from her injuries, and she is ready for her forever home. The kitten, named Pumpkin, had abdominal injuries that were so severe she required extensive surgery, according to Tracy DeFore, County of San Diego Communications Officer. A staff member from the County Animal Services fostered Pumpkin during her […]