Our Hurricane Relief Efforts Continue

The 2018 hurricane season has been a busy one for San Diego Humane Society. On the heels of sending our Emergency Response Team to the East Coast just three weeks ago to rescue more than 100 animals affected by Hurricane …

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. …

Dangers of Cannabis for Pets

Recently, a veterinarian from VCA Animal Hospital told one of our supporters that the number one emergency issue they’re seeing is from pets getting into or being given marijuana. In fact, the Pet Poison Helpline reports a 448% increase in …

Four Tips for a Safe July Fourth Holiday

The July Fourth holiday is a festive day of celebration for people, but fireworks can be terrifying for our pets.  Moreover, many pets tend to get lost in the commotion of Independence Day festivities.  “There is typically a spike in …

Oceanside Dog Park Converted to Behavior Center

After much deliberation, San Diego Humane Society has decided to close the Oceanside Dog Park to the public. The park is located adjacent to our Oceanside Campus located at 2905 San Luis Rey Road.  In March, there was a dog-on-dog …