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San Diego Humane Society

Lost, Found and Rehoming Pets

Every year, thousands of pets get lost. 

We have several resources available to help you find your missing pet or reunite a lost pet with her family on your own.

  • Lost a Pet
    Lost a Pet
    San Diego Humane Society only holds pets found in the cities of Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, Imperial Beach, Oceanside, Poway, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach and Vista. After a holding period, the animal may be made available for adoption.
  • Found Lost or Stray Animals
    Found Lost or Stray Animals
    First, immediately check for identification and ask the people around if they know who the owner may be. If the dog doesn’t have an ID tag, the following steps will help them find their way home.
    • Rehome a Pet
      Rehome a Pet
      Facing the decision to give up your pet can be devastating and we know it's not easy. We understand that there are sometimes circumstances that may prevent you from being able to keep your pet, and San Diego Humane Society is here to help.


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