Keeping Animals Out of Harm’s Way

Just a few weeks ago, our Humane Officers responded to a call in the early hours of the morning; a horse was loose in Escondido. Around 4 a.m., Sergeant Monreal drove out to El Norte Parkway in Escondido and located …

Cecee’s Road to Recovery

A dog delightfully eating from her food bowl is a common sight here at San Diego Humane Society. But for some animals, like Cecee, that meal means so much more. When Cecee first came to us, she was severely emaciated, …

CA Bans Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs in Pet Stores

California has always been at the forefront of animal protection, and today we’re celebrating another step forward for our state. California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law legislation that will prevent the sale of commercially raised dogs, cats and …

Here’s How You Helped Hurricane Victims

We are privileged to have a community that recognizes the importance of responding at a moment’s notice to disasters, like flooding and hurricanes. This video is a look at the difference your support made. We deployed seven teams of staff, …

Hurricane Heroes: SDHS Rescue Teams

After three weeks of responding to hurricanes, I’m happy to tell you our first-responder teams are now headed home to San Diego. As our friend, you most likely already know we had our Special Response Teams and Animal Rescue Reserve …

In the Name of Animal Rescue

Before sunrise on Aug. 29, three vehicles, a technical rescue trailer and a seven-person special response team rolled out of the parking lot of our San Diego Campus. Their destination: the greater Houston, Texas, area. Their mission: Help rescue and …

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 …