Here’s How You Helped Hurricane Victims

We are privileged to have a community that recognizes the importance of responding at a moment’s notice to disasters, like flooding and hurricanes. This video is a look at the difference your support made. We deployed seven teams of staff, …

Hurricane Heroes: SDHS Rescue Teams

After three weeks of responding to hurricanes, I’m happy to tell you our first-responder teams are now headed home to San Diego. As our friend, you most likely already know we had our Special Response Teams and Animal Rescue Reserve …

In the Name of Animal Rescue

Before sunrise on Aug. 29, three vehicles, a technical rescue trailer and a seven-person special response team rolled out of the parking lot of our San Diego Campus. Their destination: the greater Houston, Texas, area. Their mission: Help rescue and …

The 10,000th Kitten Has a Name!

Selecting the perfect name for a kitten can be simple and obvious or challenging and elusive. The 10,000th kitten cared for by San Diego Humane Society’s Kitten Nursery, a male brown tabby, needed the perfect name to signify his milestone …

Kitten Nursery Announces 10,000th Arrival

First 24/7 Kitten Nursery in the Country Receives Milestone Baby. He was carried in a tattered cardboard box, seven other littermates pressed up against him. Terrified and hungry, he wanted his mama. A compassionate person found him and his littermates …

Dog Bite Prevention Through Education

A dog’s bark may be worse than his bite, but none of us want to test that theory. Whether or not you have dogs in your home, there’s a grave importance in teaching children how to appropriately meet and interact …

Animal Rescue Reserve: 46 Years of Saving Lives

From fires to floods, we’re no strangers to disaster in San Diego. Even though our region is a paradise, the risk of an emergency is always present. Which means it’s critical to be prepared to protect our county’s animals no …