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San Diego Humane Society

Adoption Discounts

San Diego Humane Society offers a variety of discount programs to assist pet owners keep their pets in their home, happy and healthy. 

senior-adoptions.jpgSenior Adoption Program

All animal adoption fees are waived for senior citizens 65 years of age and older.

Studies have shown that pet companionship may improve senior citizen health and outlook on life. Lowered blood pressure and stress reduction are among the benefits of pet ownership. In addition, seniors acquiring pets through our program report feeling happier and safer.

Our Senior Adoption Program waives the adoption fee for any animal to senior citizens 65 years of age or older. All animals in our adoption program are spayed/neutered, have current vaccinations, permanent microchip identification, and more! Please bring a photo ID for age verification.

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Military Support

We are proud to offer special military pricing:

  • 25% discount on adoption fees with military ID.
  • Fee Waived: In accordance with Senate Bill No. 245, San Diego Humane Society, a public animal shelter, shall not charge an adoption fee for any animal if the person adopting the animal presents a current and valid driver’s license or identification card with the word “VETERAN” printed on its face pursuant to Section 12811 of the Vehicle Code. We may limit the number of animals adopted as pursuant to this section to one animal each six-month period.
  • 10% discount at our on-site retail store, Muttique (Oceanside and Escondido locations only).

Military Support

PAWS San Diego

PAWS San Diego, a program of San Diego Humane Society, helps people keep their pets by providing essential pet services and support to low-income pet families all over San Diego County.

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Spay and Neuter

Residents of 92105, 92113, 92058, 92083, and 92027 zip codes can schedule a complimentary spay/neuter appointment for pit bulls, Chihuahuas, community cats and house cats. You need a photo ID and proof of residency. Call today to schedule your appointment: 619-279-5085.

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