Day 19 – Adopting Lucy

Lucy, of the #78dogs rescued from hoarding in El Cajon a few weeks ago, will be available for adoption very soon! Because Lucy has received so much attention and interest from potential adopters, she is considered a celebrity pet and …

Day Ten – TLC FOR LUCY

Lucy has quickly recovered from her spay surgery last week and has been getting some extra TLC to help with her shyness. She is friendly and loving once out of her kennel, but can be fearful when someone first enters …

Gifting a Pet for the Holidays?

The best gift I ever received was my dog Jake. It happened 11 years ago. Not during the holidays but a few months later for my birthday.  I might not be the typical pet adopter, but then again, why not? …

Keeping Pets Safe During the Holiday Season

With the bustling holiday season just around the corner, San Diego Humane Society reminds pet owners to consider their pets’ safety when decking the halls. Holiday decorations, seasonal plants and festive treats can sometimes be harmful for pets. To keep …

Day Four – Lucy’s First Bath

Lucy’s Journey: From Rescue to Recovery – Day Four. Shy and timid in her new surroundings, Lucy was given the weekend to acclimate to her new environment. She’s visited often by staff and volunteers eager to shower her with affection, …

Day One – Lucy is Rescued

At just 2 years old, Lucy was living in a cramped home among 77 other dogs, surrounded by piles of dirt and feces. When she was first found by our Humane Officers, she was covered in scabs and fleas. Her …

COMMUNITY PET EVENT IN BARRIO LOGAN

PAWS San Diego, a program of San Diego Humane Society, held its second community pet event in Barrio Logan on October 30 and it was a huge success! Attendees received services including vaccinations, pet food/supplies and medical checks, while others scheduled appointments for their pet’s …

“Hot Dog” Law

California has done it again.  Last month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB797, a measure allowing Californians to break into a car to rescue an animal in danger from excessive heat without the fear of legal backlash.  California has …