The 10,000th Kitten Has a Name!

Selecting the perfect name for a kitten can be simple and obvious or challenging and elusive. The 10,000th kitten cared for by San Diego Humane Society’s Kitten Nursery, a male brown tabby, needed the perfect name to signify his milestone …

Kitten Nursery Announces 10,000th Arrival

First 24/7 Kitten Nursery in the Country Receives Milestone Baby. He was carried in a tattered cardboard box, seven other littermates pressed up against him. Terrified and hungry, he wanted his mama. A compassionate person found him and his littermates …

Dog Bite Prevention Through Education

A dog’s bark may be worse than his bite, but none of us want to test that theory. Whether or not you have dogs in your home, there’s a grave importance in teaching children how to appropriately meet and interact …

Animal Rescue Reserve: 46 Years of Saving Lives

From fires to floods, we’re no strangers to disaster in San Diego. Even though our region is a paradise, the risk of an emergency is always present. Which means it’s critical to be prepared to protect our county’s animals no …

World Wildlife Day

Today we’re celebrating World Wildlife Day—a day to recognize and increase people’s awareness of the splendor of the world’s wild animals. This important day could not fall at a more appropriate time as we prepare for the arrival of baby …

Couple Accused of Hoarding Yorkies Arrested

The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office yesterday announced that an elderly couple who hoarded more than 180 Yorkie mix-breed dogs in unsanitary conditions in their Poway home and at other locations, have been arrested on multiple accounts of animal abuse. …

#1millionYorkies

Animals. We have no shortage of them. We also have no shortage of love for them. Or concern about their safety and wellbeing. That’s the whole point of working in the animal welfare field. The good part, besides the animals …

Special Adoption Applications for Yorkies Closes

San Diego Humane Society has stopped taking adoption applications from people interested in adopting one of the rescued Yorkie mix-breed dogs in our care. More than 1,500 applications have been submitted for less than 90 available-to-adopt dogs. We are touched …

Yorkies Available by Application

Announcing Special Adoption Arrangements for Yorkies We’ve had quite the season for emergency rescues. Since last November, we’ve brought in more than 200 rescued dogs from unfortunate hoarding situations. The latest of these are 123 Yorkie mix-breed dogs rescued from …