Employee and Volunteer Picks
Of the many wonderful animals available for adoption, these pets are extra special, because one of our staff or volunteers has chosen them.
Once I get to know you, I love having my cheeks rubbed and my chin scratched. I'm looking for a...
Are you the special someone who can help this sweet girl truly come out of her shell?
Wonderful companion animals that are not “on display” in our public adoption gallery because they do best in a calm and quiet environment.
Print and share your favorite animals with our Furry Flyers posters.
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Special Needs Pets
When an animal in our care is suffering (from a chronic illness, challenging behavior or a terminal disease) and are deemed unhealthy or untreatable, we do everything we can to find a rescue group, family or person willing to take on their special needs.
Rats Make Great Pets!
If you've never met a rat, you might not realize how GREAT they are!
Here's why rats make such wonderful companions. We have more than 100 rats available for adoption across our three campuses, so visit us today to adopt these pocket puppies!
What’s Included with the Adoption?Each adoption includes:
- Current vaccinations.
- Permanent microchip identification.
- A certificate for a free veterinary exam.
- Waived enrollment fee for medical insurance from PetFirst.
- A license if residing in Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, Imperial Beach, Oceanside, Poway, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach and Vista.