‘Flood Dogs’ To Be Adopted At Rancho Coastal Humane Society

ENCINITAS–The first of the “Flooded With Love” dogs that arrived in San Diego last Friday from Louisiana is expected to be adopted Friday morning at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Shelter officials began accepting adoption applications when the dogs arrived. The pre-screened applicants will meet the dogs in the order that their applications were filed. […]

Two Raccoons Rescued From Grantville Recycling Plant Dumpster

SAN DIEGO–A County animal control officer rescued two raccoons that were trapped in a Grantville recycling plant dumpster Wednesday afternoon. A person at the plant called County Animal Services after finding the raccoons stuck in the dumpster. The animals were unable to climb out. Animal Control Officer Angela Jones arrived at the plant, and used […]

‘Flooded With Love’ Dogs To Arrive In San Diego Friday

EL CAJON–A “Wings of Rescue” plane carrying more than 65 dogs (and 1 cat) from recently flooded Louisiana is scheduled to arrive at Circle Air Group in El Cajon shortly after 2 p.m. Friday afternoon. The rescue , known as “Flooded With Love,” is a joint effort of Thrive Animal Rescue, Rancho Coastal Humane Society, […]

Pet Of The Week: Tootsie

  CARLSBAD–Pet of the Week is Tootsie. She is a six-year-old affectionate, chocolate Labrador retriever who likes to play ball and hang with humans. Visit Tootsie at the County Animal Services’ animal care facility in Carlsbad. The shelter is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and is located at 2481 Palomar Airport […]

Chihuahua Rescued From Inside Drain Pipe

SAN DIEGO–County Animal Services came to the rescue of a four-year-old female Chihuahua found stuck inside a six-foot-deep drain pipe behind a fish market in San Diego. The dog off Euclid Avenue in San Diego before being rescued Thursday morning. Good Samaritans had noticed another dog looking down into the pipe. They went to investigate […]

San Diego Humane Society To Waive Adoption Fees For Single Pets

SAN DIEGO–Some people love companionship while others prefer the single life, and pets are no different. Many animals at San Diego Humane Society are single and loving it. The heartbreaking result is these independent animals get overlooked by adopters with more pets at home. In some cases, the time they spend patiently awaiting a home […]

Pet Of The Week: Honey

ENCINITAS–Honey is pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. She’s a three year old, 55 pound, Great Dane / Labrador Retriever mix. Honey is sensitive. She’s timid when she meets new people, but it won’t take her long to feel comfortable in her new home. Honey needs an active family and […]

Animal Services Seize Four Horses From Owner

SAN DIEGO–Four horses suffering from neglect were seized by County Animal Services Thursday and Friday from a property in Boulevard. A County Animal Services officer Thursday seized one severely malnourished horse in an effort to save its life. On Friday, the horse’s health continued to decline. An equine veterinarian made the decision to euthanize the horse. Animal […]

Alpine Bear Celebrates 11th Birthday At Lions Tigers And Bears Sanctuary

ALPINE–Meatball, the lovable bear at Lions Tigers and Bears, an animal sanctuary in Alpine, celebrates his birthday Thursday. Bobbi Brink, founder and director of Lions Tigers and Bears, is inviting the community to become a ‘member for a day’ and visit the sanctuary on Thursday to celebrate the bear’s birthday. Each animal at the sanctuary […]

Tyga’s Alleged Tiger Calls San Diego Sanctuary Home Sweet Home

ALPINE– Lions Tigers and Bears, San Diego’s only non-profit accredited big cat, bear and exotic animal rescue sanctuary is home to a 500 pound tiger named Maverick. The tiger arrived at the sanctuary in April 2014, after the tiger was seized by authorities in Los Angeles. It is illegal to possess a tiger without proper permits in the state […]