Sharing the Love By Letting Go

Animal sheltering has never been easy work. Every single day our staff and volunteers are hard at work, mending the emotional and physical wounds of sick, injured, orphaned and homeless animals. Sometimes this healing can take months or even years. …

Here’s to YOU!

It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week, and as we celebrate all of our dedicated, selfless volunteers this week, I’m reminded of all the ways our entire community comes together to protect animals and support the mission of San Diego Humane Society. Whether …

Rehoming doesn’t mean caring ends

In a perfect world, companion animals would spend their entire lives in one home. We strive to provide pet owners with the help and resources needed to resolve any pet issues they may be experiencing. In reality, however, there may …

As we welcome a new year…

With the dawning of the new year, it’s a fitting time to reflect on an unforgettable 2017. We would not have been able to provide lifesaving care to more than 30,000animals last year without you. 2018 is going to be …

In Honor of Bruce

You may have read about the case of #Brucetheminpin on our social media channels. Unfortunately, Bruce lost his fight this week, despite incredible efforts made by our medical teams. His diabetes resisted our best efforts to bring it under control. …

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 …

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 …