Pet Of The Week: Precious


  ENCINITAS–Precious is the pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a two year-old, six-pound, grey domestic longhair cat. Precious was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society from another shelter through the FOCAS program. The $100 adoption fee for Precious includes medical exam, vaccinations, spay, and microchip.The Rancho Coastal Humane Society is […]

Walk To Benefit Homeless Animals

SAN DIEGO–Hundreds of pet owners are expected to attend the 20th annual Walk for Animals next month at NTC Park at Liberty Station. The May 10 event is a two-mile walk that will benefit homeless animals at the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA. Registration includes a Walk for Animals t-shirt. Register online as an […]

Pet Photo Tour Comes To San Diego

SAN DIEGO–One Picture Saves a Life is hosting a workshop at San Diego Humane Society and SPCA on April 5. The workshop is free and open to the public and shelters. The event, starting at 9:30 a.m., is part of a multi-city tour that brings pet industry celebrities together to increase pet adoption. The tour’s goal is to […]

Bunnies Are More Than Cute


ENCINITAS–Cute baby bunnies. Fluffy little chicks bought to be Easter surprises. But the real surprise comes later when parents find out that rabbits live 8 to 12 years and that baby chicks soon grow feathers. Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) in Encinitas is reminding families that baby bunnies and chicks make really bad Easter gifts. […]

Pet Of The Week: Fava Bean

Fava Bean

ENCINITAS–Fava Bean is the pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 2 year-old, 34-pound, Labrador Retriever and Whippet mix. Fava Bean’s previous owner worked a lot of hours. She realized that her dog needed more time, attention, and activity than she was able to give her. So she surrendered Fava Bean […]

Saint Pitty’s Day Promotion Hopes To Find Homes For Pit Bulls


SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA will reduce adoption fees for all pit bull mixes to just $17 for a special “Saint Pitty’s Day” promotion, March 15 to 17. This reduced adoption fee includes the spay/neuter surgery, microchip, preliminary vaccinations, a sample bag of dog food and adopter support for the life of the pet. […]

Pet Of The Week: Lola


ENCINITAS–Lola is the pet of the week at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 2-year-old, two-pound, domestic short haired kitten. Lola is a black and white kitten with a pink nose and long, white whiskers and eye brows. Her brown eyes jump right out at you. Remember that kittens only stay kittens for a […]

Pet Of The Week: “Boo” The Cat

Boo the cat

  ENCINITAS–Boo is the pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 4-year-old, 7 pound, domestic short haired cat with a tortoiseshell coat. Boo has been jostled around a lot these past few weeks. Her previous family was moving and they couldn’t take her along, so they surrendered her to their local […]

Second Annual “5K Paw Walk In The Garden” This Saturday

ENCINITAS–For only the second time in history, dogs will be allowed in the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas for the annual “5K Paw Walk in the Garden” this Saturday morning. Hundreds of pets and their people will gather to raise funds for the Botanic Garden and your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. “When we planned the first […]

Pet Of The Week: Douglas


ENCINITAS–Douglas is the pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 2 year-old, 69-pound, neutered, male, yellow Labrador Retriever. He is everything you would expect from a 2 year-old Lab. He loves people. He loves dogs. He loves life. That’s probably the best way to describe Douglas. The $145 adoption fee for […]