San Diego County Shelters

Looking to adopt a new pet, license your current one, or find a missing one?
Use the information below to figure out where to start your search.

San Diego Humane Society

Area
Shelter
Hours


• Central San Diego
• South San Diego
• Imperial Beach
• Santee
San Diego Humane Society
619.299.7012

5480 Gaines St. (Lost and Found)
5500 Gaines St. (Adoptions)
San Diego, CA 92110
website
Daily
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.


• Escondido
•San Marcos
• Poway
San Diego Humane Society
619.299.7012

3450 East Valley Pkwy.
Escondido, CA 92024
website
Daily
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


• Carlsbad
• Del Mar
• Encinitas
• Oceanside
• Solana Beach
• Vista
San Diego Humane Society
619.299.7012

Dogs, EXT. 2854
2905 San Luis Rey Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058
website

CATS & SMALL ANIMALS, Ext. 2000
572 Airport Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058

Daily
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
website


More County Shelters

Area
Shelter
Hours


• Camp Pendleton
Camp Pendleton
Animal Shelter
760.725.8120

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA 92055
website
Monday – Wednesday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday – Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


• Chula Vista
• National City
• Lemon Grove
Chula Vista Animal Care Facility
619.691.5123

130 Beyer Way
Chula Vista, CA 91911
website
Tuesday – Friday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


• Coronado
Animal Control
619.522.7371

395 First St.
Coronado, CA 92118
619.522.7371
Daily
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


• El Cajon
• La Mesa
El Cajon Animal Control
619.441.1580

1275 N.Marshall Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92021
website
Daily
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


• North County
San Diego County Department of Animal Services
619.767.2675

2481 Palomar Airport Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92011
website
Tuesday – Sunday
9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


• South County
San Diego County Department of Animal Services
619.767.2675

5821 Sweetwater Rd.
Bonita, CA 91902
website
Tuesday – Sunday
9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Animal Welfare OrgAnizations

Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
858.756.3791
website


Rancho Coastal Humane Society
389 Requeza Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
760.753.6413
website

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