Sharing the Love by Letting Go

How a new approach to re-homing animals and engaging the community can help save lives. It hurts my heart to hear the reasons that some animals arrive at San Diego Humane Society. But I’m grateful we’re able to go to …

No More Pet Store Puppies Day

San Diego County is one of the pet-friendliest communities in the nation, so it’s important that we set the standard for the humane treatment of animals and for animal welfare issues nationwide. Yesterday was National “No Pet Store Puppies Day,” …

Bring Your Dog to Work Day…Everyday

I know I speak for most pet parents when I say that I’m happiest when my dogs, Jake and Betty, are by my side. I’d like to think the same sentiment applies for my dogs, but I secretly suspect they …

I Found a Baby Animal… Now What?

We’ve all been there, finding a litter of helpless kittens or a baby bird fallen from its nest.  These are among the most frequent calls we get at San Diego Humane Society. When coming across these helpless infants, our first …

Cecil the Lion

By now, there can be no one on earth who hasn’t heard about the tragedy of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe. That tragedy hurt more than Cecil – news reports indicate it’s hurt and offended most of humanity. The fact that some humans regard animals as …