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 […]

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 […]