Lions Tigers And Bears Mourns Loss Of Tiger

ALPINE–Phevos, a 17 year-old male tiger who was rescued from a failing zoo in Greece last year has died. Bobbi Brink, founder/director of San Diego’s non-profit accredited sanctuary Lions Tigers and Bears, announced the passing last week. “It is with great sadness, that I must share the news about the passing of Phevos. He fought […]

DogFest To Raise Funds For Canine Companions for Independence

SAN DIEGO–Get ready for a tail waggin’ good time at DogFest Walk ‘n Roll San Diego, the signature national event of Canine Companions for Independence. Grab a leash and join dog owners in NTC Park at Liberty Station for lots of fun and family-friendly activities as they raise money to provide highly-trained assistance dogs for […]

San Diego Humane Society Offers Refuge For 29 Dogs Destined For Korean Meat Trade

SAN DIEGO–More than two dozen dogs destined for slaughter as part of the Korean dog meat trade, found refuge with San Diego Humane Society. The Special Response Team from San Diego Humane Society transported the 29 dogs from San Francisco International Airport after the dogs arrived by flight from South Korea as part of a Humane […]

County Animal Services Rescue 15 Horses In Jamul

SAN DIEGO–County Animal Services rescued 10 horses from a property in Jamul Friday after they were found to be suffering from neglect. Two others, a mare and her colt, were rescued last Saturday after the two were found in what animal control officers say was a life-threatening situation. Officers plan to take another three on […]

A Fun Run with Fido: FACE Foundation’s Dog-Friendly 5K

San Diego, CA- Get ready and gear up to dash with your dog! On Sunday, September 13 animal lovers and athletes will unite on behalf of the Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE), a local non-profit that saves the lives of local pets in need of emergency veterinary care. Whether you are an experienced runner […]

Lions Tigers And Bears Provide Refuge To 2.5 Month Old Tiger Cub

ALPINE–A 2-1/2 month old tiger cub found roaming in a neighborhood in Hemet was transferred Friday to the Lions Tigers and Bears  sanctuary in Alpine. Bobbi Brink, founder and director of Lions Tigers and Bears, agreed to take the cub from California Fish and Wildlife officials. The sanctuary will provide refuge to the cub and provide it with necessary medical […]

18 Animals Seized In Jacumba‏

SAN DIEGO–County Animal Services seized more than a dozen neglected animals from a property in Jacumba Thursday. Animal Control Officers found a dead four-month-old baby horse, and a number of emaciated animals. In all, three horses, one Shetland pony, 10 goats and four pigs were impounded and are currently receiving care at the County’s animal […]

Pet Of The Week: Cake Pop

ENCINITAS–“Cake Pop” is pet of the week at Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. She’s a 3 year-old, 7 pound, Torbie cat. (That’s a Tortoiseshell / Tabby mix.) The care providers in the cattery say that she’s very affectionate and she can be a little bit sensitive. She recently had a litter of kittens. They […]

Microchip Reunites Lost Dog And Owner

SAN DIEGO—The Perez family received a shock after learning that their beloved lost pet Chihuahua, Papi was alive and well-and living in San Diego. County Animal Services found Paola Perez’s dog and called her Saturday to deliver the good news. The dog was located at the county’s animal care facility in San Diego. Parez, a […]

Chief MacKinnon Appointed To National Law Enforcement Council On Animal Protection

SAN DIEGO–Stephen MacKinnon, Chief of Humane Law Enforcement for San Diego Humane Society, has joined the newly formed National Law Enforcement Council of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The council brings together outstanding current and former law enforcement officers and prosecutors from across the country to assist the organization in its efforts […]