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 […]

Pet Of The Week: Yuruichi

SAN DIEGO–Yuruichi is the Pet of the Week at County Animal Services in Carlsbad. The 2-year-old cat is ready for her new family and forever home. She is located at 2481 Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad. Hours are anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Her identification number is A1719375. Families can name their […]

Animal Lovers To Flock To Gaslamp Pet Parade

SAN DIEGO–Get those ears perked and tails wagging and prepare to unleash the holiday cheer in downtown San Diego with your furry friends. The 9th annual Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade and Expo returns to the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter December 11 at 3 p.m.. All pet owners and their companions are invited to don […]

Pet Of The Week: Athena

ENCINITAS–Athena is pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society. She’s a 7-year-old, 50-pound, Siberian Husky. Athena was a stray when she was taken to an animal shelter in Riverside county. She was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society through the FOCAS program. Now she’s ready for her forever home and an active family. […]

FACE Foundation Saves 1,500th Life

SAN DIEGO–Last week, an eight-year-old adopted Spaniel-Retriever mix named Emma fell ill unexpectedly. She could barely eat and was very lethargic, which many retriever owners know is uncommon to the breed. When her symptoms got progressively worse her owner Anthony decided it was time to see the veterinarian. After examining Emma, Pet Emergency and Specialty […]

County Waives Animal Adoption Fees July 23

SAN DIEGO–County Animal Services is waiving all adoption fees for its animals July 23 as part of the Clear the Shelters pet adoption campaign. For the second year in a row, nearly a dozen local shelters will join a one-day, all-out push in cities around the country to give every shelter animal a home. At […]