Keep Pets Safe During El Niño

By Dave Roberts One forecaster has said we should prepare ourselves for the “Godzilla” of El Niño winters. Many others say we can expect the most severe weather that we have experienced since the 1950s. Across the County of San Diego, emergency responders are preparing for flooding, mud slides and debris flows. We are asking […]

53 Rabbits Rescued From Hoarder Home

SAN DIEGO–Last week, San Diego Humane Society rescued 53 rabbits from a hoarder situation in El Cajon. San Diego Humane Society’s Humane officers responded to a call from the El Cajon police officers when these rabbits were discovered to be living in extremely harsh conditions. Humane officers seized the rabbits and quickly brought them to […]

“Hyatt Hound” Puppy Available For Adoption Thursday‏

ENCINITAS–A four week old puppy abandoned on the 10th floor of San Diego’s Grand Hyatt Hotel last month will be available for adoption on Thursday morning at Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. The puppy was found wandering the tenth floor of the hotel in early October. When an elevator door opened, the pup tried […]

Pet Of The Week: Tim Tim

ENCINITAS–Tim Tim is pet of the week at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. He’s a 3 year-old, 10-pound, short haired brown tabby. Tim Tim is a really easy going guy. He lived with children and his mother cat. When she decided that she wanted to be the only cat in the house, it became stressful. […]

Two Puppies Abandoned Inside Otay Mesa Dumpster

SAN DIEGO–A person found two young mixed breed terriers inside a box in a dumpster near State Route 905 in Otay Mesa, County Animal Services said Thursday. An Animal Services official says the puppies were discovered in the dumpster Thursday morning near Siempre Viva Road. The person brought the dogs to a nearby gas station […]

Three Dozen Dogs Removed From Encanto Home

SAN DIEGO–More than three dozen dogs are now under the care of County Animal Services after they were removed from a home in Encanto over the weekend. Animal control officers received a complaint about multiple dogs at a home on Skyline Drive. When the officers arrived, they could smell feces and urine from outside the […]

Pet Of The Week: Brindy

ENCINITAS–Brindy is pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 4 year old, medium sized, 43-pound American Staffordshire Terrier. Brindy is an active dog with a lot of energy. After a nice walk or some play time she’s ready to settle down and get some love. She gets along great with other […]

Rancho Coastal Humane Society Host Benefit Gala

ENCINITAS–Rancho Coastal Humane Society will celebrate 55 years of service at an annual Celebration of Second Chances gala November 14 at the Del Mar Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe. This year’s theme, “Every Animal Deserves a Tomorrow,” celebrates the facility’s past, present, and the future. “We’ve never rested on our past success. When Maria […]

DogFest Walk ‘n Roll To Benefit Canine Companions For Independence

SAN DIEGO–Get ready for a tail wagging good time at DogFest Walk ‘n Roll San Diego, the signature national event of Canine Companions for Independence. The event will include a scenic, fully accessible, 1.2 mile dog walk, and a celebration with presentations on Canine Companions, live music, vendor booths, human and dog contests, and an […]

Saving Lives, One Birdie At A Time

SOLANA BEACH–On November 2, the Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) will host its 4th annual Golf Tournament to benefit local pets in need of emergency care and assistance. This dog-friendly event will be held at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club and will allow golfers to bring their canine friends to the course. […]