Humane Officers’ Field Service Work

Complaints about animals in the cities of Escondido, Imperial Beach, Oceanside, Poway, San Marcos and Vista are handled by Humane Officers of San Diego Humane Society.

We respond to calls regarding:

  • Loose animals.
  • Injured animals.
  • Captured domestic animals in the jurisdictions of Escondido, Imperial Beach, Oceanside, Poway, San Marcos and Vista.
  • Neglected animals.
  • Animal bites.
  • Rescuing animals during disasters.

Call DISPATCH for ALL SERVICE AREAS (619) 243-3466.

Residents outside these cities, please contact your local Animal Control.


Project Wildlife

To notify us of sick or injured wildlife, or for wildlife removal, please contact Project Wildlife, a program of San Diego Humane Society, at 619.225.9453 or visit