- Adoptions are completed in person on a first-come, first-served basis. Once you've found an animal you're interested in adopting, please visit the appropriate campus during business hours to speak with an adoption counselor. More information about our adoption process can be found here.
- Owner-requested euthanasia: an appointment can be scheduled here.
- Pet licensing can be completed online here.
- Project Wildlife will accept injured and ill wild animals at our Bahde Wildlife Center at 5433 Gaines St., San Diego. Please see more info below.
- Humane Law Enforcement is responding to priority calls.
- Foster homes are especially critical right now with the COVID-19 outbreak to keep as many animals out of the shelter as possible. To learn more about fostering please sign up here.
Pet Food and Supplies:
Pet families who need extra help during the COVID-19 pandemic can turn to us. Through our Community Pet Pantry, anyone can visit our El Cajon, Escondido, Oceanside (572 Airport Road) and San Diego campus locations between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, to pick up a bag of dog or cat food as well as other supplies as available. No appointment is needed for this service.
Lost and Found Pets
Every year, thousands of pets get lost.
We have several resources available to help you find your missing pet or reunite a lost pet with their family on your own.
Have you lost your pet?
Search animals reported as found and get other tips for locating your pet.
Humane at Home
San Diego Humane Society's Community Engagement team offers an exciting new series that engages youth during this time of home isolation. View this and more at Humane at Home.
CDC Guidance Regarding Pets San Diego County Health Animal Sheltering World Health Organization USDA information on animals and COVID-19 Guide for new pet owners Emergency Preparedness Tips
Recent news and articles from San Diego Humane Society.