Two Dozen Rescued Dogs Flown To San Diego

SAN DIEGO–Three “Wings of Rescue” planes left Memphis, Tennessee on Valentine’s Day morning carrying 325 dogs and 96 cats. The animals were flown to San Diego, Buffalo, Spokane and Seattle. The 18 dogs arriving at Montgomery Field will be transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) in Encinitas where they will become available for adoption. “This […]

Pet Of The Week: Mimi

SAN DIEGO–Mimi is a 4-year-old spayed female that has been in the shelter for over 240 days so she’s more than ready to find her forever sweetheart. Mimi resides at the County Animal Services animal care facility in Carlsbad. Her ID number is A1722147 and her adoption fee is only $35. That fee includes current vaccinations, microchip, […]

123 Yorkies Rescued From Hoarder Home Up For Adoption

SAN DIEGO–During the past week, San Diego Humane Society’s Humane Law Enforcement division rescued more than 120 Yorkie and Yorkie mix-breed dogs from the home of an elderly couple in Poway. The Humane Society initially removed 92 dogs that were being kept in unsanitary conditions within a house in a residential neighborhood Jan. 20. An […]

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 […]