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San Diego Humane Society

San Diego Shelters, Organizations and Wildlife Services

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San Diego Shelters by Area of Coverage

Area of Coverage Shelter Hours

Central San Diego
South San Diego
Imperial Beach

San Diego Humane Society – San Diego Campus
619.299.7012
5480 Gaines St. (Lost and Found)
5500 Gaines St. (Adoptions)
San Diego, CA 92110
website
Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

El Cajon
La Mesa*
Santee

*San Diego Humane Society handles animal sheltering only. For licensing, please contact the city of La Mesa.

San Diego Humane Society – El Cajon Campus
619.299.7012
1373 N. Marshall Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
website

Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Escondido
San Marcos
Poway
San Diego Humane Society – Escondido Campus
619.299.7012
3450 East Valley Pkwy.
Escondido, CA 92024
website
Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Carlsbad
Del Mar
Encinitas
Oceanside
Solana Beach
Vista
San Diego Humane Society – Oceanside Campuses
619.299.7012

Dogs, Ext. 2854
2905 San Luis Rey Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058

CATS & SMALL ANIMALS, Ext. 2000
572 Airport Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058
website
Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Camp Pendleton Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter
760.725.8120
Marine Corps Base
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055
website
Monday – Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday – Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chula Vista
National City
Lemon Grove
Chula Vista Animal Care Facility
619.691.5123
130 Beyer Way
Chula Vista, CA 91911
website
Tuesday – Friday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Coronado Animal Control
619.522.7371
395 First St.
Coronado, CA 92118
619.522.7371
Daily
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Unincorporated North County San Diego County Department of Animal Services – North
619.767.2675
2481 Palomar Airport Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92011
website
Tuesday - Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Unincorporated South County San Diego County Department of Animal Services – South
619.767.2675
5821 Sweetwater Rd.
Bonita, CA 91902
website
Tuesday - Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wildlife Services

Project Wildlife
A program of San Diego Humane Society
619-299-7012

Project Wildlife


Animal Welfare Organizations

Organization Phone Website
Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
858.756.3791 website
Rancho Coastal Humane Society
389 Requeza Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
760.753.6413 website
FACE Foundation 858-450-3223 website
Feral Cat Coalition 855-322-2287 website
Friends of Cats
15587 Olde Highway 8
El Cajon, CA 92021
619-561-0361 website
Friends of County Animal Shelters (FOCAS)
P.O. Box 8375
La Jolla, CA 92038
619-685-3536 website
Furry Foster 858-848-7387 website
House Rabbit Society 619-718-7777 website
National Cat Protection Society
9031 Birch Street
Spring Valley, CA 91977
619-760-0578 website
Parrot Education & Adoption Center 619-287-8200 website
Pet Assistance Foundation 619-697-7387,
619-544-1222,
or 760-745-7986 (North County)
website
San Diego Herpetological Society 619-839-4508 website
San Diego Turtle & Tortoise Society 619-593-2123 website
SNAP (Spay Neuter Action Project) 619-525-3047 website
Vector Control 888-551-4636 website

San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition

cropped-SDWAC-Logo-e1484596796966.pngWho is the SDAWC:

The San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition comprises seven local animal shelters, which consistently exceeds standards of care to save more lives – making us one of the strongest animal coalitions in the nation and a leader in the humane treatment of animals. The SDAWC member organizations work together for the purpose of saving animal lives.

About Getting to Zero:

Together, the San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition has been working towards “Getting to Zero,” a movement to eliminate the need for unnecessary euthanasia of homeless pets in San Diego. These seven shelters have committed to working together to transfer homeless pets between organizations and find solutions for each individual animal. The coalition achieved zero euthanasia in July 2015, marking the first time in San Diego County’s history -- and the nation’s top 10 largest cities -- that no healthy or treatable animals will be in danger of being euthanized.

Imagine 45,000 of anything. Dollars: that’s roughly the median income of an individual in San Diego County. People: that’s nearly the capacity of Petco Park. Now imagine that every seat at Petco Park is filled with an animal—that’s the number of homeless animals that end up in shelters each year in San Diego County.

Of those 45,000, many are healthy and adoptable. Many others, however, fall into one of two other categories: treatable or unhealthy. Sadly, several thousand treatable animals used to be euthanized.

Contact SDAWC

The San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition shares a common purpose in saving animals’ lives, preventing animal suffering and eliminating animal abandonment. It includes the following organizations:

Chula Vista Animal Care Facility
Coronado Animal Care Facility
Friends of Cats
Rancho Coastal Humane Society
San Diego County Department of Animal Services
San Diego House Rabbit Society
San Diego Humane Society


Visit sdpetinfo.org for more information. 

San Diego Humane Society's Rescue Partner Groups

Rescue groups play a vital role in the success of San Diego Humane Society. The list below reflects groups that San Diego Humane Society has partnered with.  Using the search bar below you may filter by animal type, location or rescue organization. 

Type in the input field to filter this list by rescue group's name, their website, animal types or Location:

 

Rescue Groups Website Animal Type Location
4 Love of the Paws loveofthepawsrescue Dogs Fallbrook, CA
A Passion for Paws apassionforpaws.org Dogs Romoland, CA
Adopt a Saint adoptasaint.org Dogs Lake Forest, CA
Akita Angels akitaangels.org Dogs Santa Clarita, CA
Alley's Rescued Angels Canine Rescue, Inc. - ARA alleysrescuedangels.org Dogs Hesperia, CA
Amazing Strays Rescue amazingstraysrescue.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Angels of Rawley Foundation - ARF angelsofrawleyfoundation.org Dogs Fallbrook, CA
Animal Alliance of San Diego animalalliancesd.org Dogs, Birds El Cajon, CA
Animal Lives Matter Always Rescue - ALMA almarescue.org Dogs Oceanside, CA
Animal Rescue Resource Foundation - AARF arrfsandiego.org Dogs, Cats Carlsbad, CA
ARE Animal Rescue, Inc. arerescue.org Cats Hemet, CA
Avian Rehabilitation Center avianrehabilitationcenterusa.org Birds Jamul, CA
AZ Sugar Glider Rescue azsugargliderrescue.org Exotics Phoenix, AZ
Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California bassethoundrescue.org Dogs Whittier, CA
Beagle Freedom Project bfp.org Dogs Valley Village, CA
Bichon Furkids bichonfurkids.org Dogs Carlsbad, CA
Bichon Rescue Brigade bichonrescuebrigade.org Dogs Orange, CA
Bichon Rescue of Orange County bichonrescueoc.org Dogs Placentia, CA
BrightHaven, Inc. brighthaven.org Dogs, Cats Palm Desert, CA
California Miniature Schnauzer Rescue schnauzers.us Dogs La Canada Flintridge, CA
Cat AdopTion Service - CATS sdcats.org Cats Escondido, CA
Cavalier Rescue USA cavalierrescueusa.org Dogs Tucson, AZ
CFA Breeder Assistance and Breed Rescue cfabreedersassist-rescue.org Cats Lino Lakes, MN
Chicagoland Eskie Rescue chicagolandeskierescue.com Dogs Elmhurst, IL
Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego rescueachi.com Dogs Escondido, CA
Coronado CARES coronadocares.org Dogs, Cats Coronado, CA
Crest Care, Inc. crest-care.net Dogs Kingston, NY
Critical Care Cat Rescue criticalcarecatrescue.org Cats Bonsall, CA
Cute Odyssey cuteodyssey.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Dachshund Rescue of Los Angeles dachshundrescueoflosangeles.com Dogs Los Angeles, CA
DC Dogos Rescue dcdogos.org Dogs Tampa, FL
Delaney's Dog delaneysdog.com Dogs Los Angeles, CA
Desert Dogs Rescue desertdogsrescue.org Dogs, Cats Tonopah, AZ
Doberman Pinscher SOS dobiesos.net Dogs Tehachapi, CA
Dogs for Better Lives dogsforbetterlives.org Dogs Central Point, OR
East County Animal Rescue eastcountyanimalrescue.org Cats El Cajon, CA
Emerald City Pet Rescue emeraldcitypetrescue.org Dogs, Cats, Small Animals Seattle, WA
English Springer Rescue America springerrescue.org Dogs Woodstock, GA
Ferdinand's Rescue ferdinandsfamilia.org Dogs, Cats, Farm, Equine, Birds, Small Animals, Reptiles San Diego, CA
Fetchin' Retrievers Rescue fetchinretrieversrescue.org Dogs Los Angeles, CA
Foundation for Care of Indigent Animals - FCIA fcianimals.org Dogs Spring Valley, CA
French Bulldog Village Rescue frenchbulldogvillage.net Dogs Rockaway, NJ
Friends for Pets Foundation friendsforpets.org Dogs Sun Valley, CA
Friends of Ferdinand friendsofferdinand.global Dogs, Cats, Birds, Farm Pauma Valley, CA
Frosted Faces Foundation frostedfacesfoundation.org Dogs Ramona, CA
German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County gsroc.org Dogs Newport Beach, CA
Goatlandia Farm Animal Sanctuary goatlandia.org Farm Santa Rosa, CA
Golden Retriever Club of Greater Los Angeles Rescue grcglarescue.org Dogs Los Angeles, CA
Heart of Gold's Shelter heartofgoldsshelter Dogs El Cajon, CA
Hedgehog Welfare Society hedgehogwelfare.org Exotics Salem, OR
Helping Persian Cats helpingpersiancats.org Cats Beverly Hills, CA
Hickory Level Hound Rescue hickorylevelhoundrescue.org Dogs Carrollton, GA
Hollywood Huskies hollywoodhuskies.org Dogs Studio City, CA
Homeward Bound California Shar Pei Rescue, Inc. californiasharpeirescue.com Dogs Redding, CA
Hope2K9 Foundation hope2k9.com Dogs Valley Center, CA
Husky Haven huskyhavenofla.org Dogs Los Angeles, CA
I Stand With My Pack istandwithmypack.org Dogs Culver City, CA
Indi Lab Rescue of Socal indilabrescue.org Dogs Valley Glen, CA
Jack Russell Rescue CA jackrussellrescueca.org Dogs Moorpark, CA
Jackie Blue's Rescue Angels jackie-blues-rescue-angels Dogs Jacumba, CA
JCCare and Rescue japanesechinrescue.org Dogs Topeka, KS
Jelly's Place jellysplace.org Dogs, Cats San Pablo, CA
JL Animal Rescue jlanimalrescue.org Dogs, Equine Rancho Santa Fe, CA
K9 Connection Pet Re-Homing and Adoption k9connectionpetadoption.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Kitten Rescue kittenrescue.org Cats Los Angeles, CA
Kitten Rescue Life kittenrescuelife.org Cats Oceanside, CA
Labrador Rescuers labrescuers.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Last Chance at Life – All Breed Rescue and Adoptions lastchanceatlife.org Dogs, Birds Oceanside, CA
Lazy Dog Rescue lazydogrescue.net Dogs Hohenwald, TN
Leonberger Rescue Pals, Inc. lrpals.org Dogs Virginia Beach, CA
Lionel's Legacy lionelslegacy.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Little Angels Service Dogs littleangelsservicedogs.org Dogs Jamul, CA
Love Your Feral Felines loveyourferalfelines.com Cats Bonsall, CA
MO Min Pin Rescue mominpinrescue.org Dogs Hazelwood, MO
MustLuvBoxers Rescue mustluvboxersrescue.com Dogs Arlington, WA
My Best Friend Rescue mybestfriendrescue.org Dogs Trinidad, CO
My New Hope Foundation mynewhopefoundation.org Dogs Murrieta, CA
Namastray namastraysd.org Cats San Diego, CA
New Beginnings for Animals greatpets.org Dogs, Cats Mission Viejo, CA
No Wagging Tail Left Behind nwtlb.org Dogs San Diego, CA
O'hana Feral Cat and Kitten TNR OhanaFeralcatandkittenTNR Cats Vista, CA
OC Pom Rescue ocpomrescue.com Dogs Placentia, CA
Old English Sheepdog Rescue oesrescue.com Dogs Santa Monica, CA
One Dane at a Time onedaneatatime.org Dogs Tehachapi, CA
One Voice 4 Paws onevoice4paws.org Dogs Albany, OR
Operation Alpha Dog operationalphadog.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Operation Helping Hounds operationhelpinghounds.org Dogs Valley Center, CA
Orphan Kitten Club orphankittenclub.org Cats Spring Valley, CA
Parrot Education and Adoption Center - PEAC peac.org Birds San Diego, CA
Passion for Pitties passionforpitties.com Dogs Chula Vista, CA
Paws4Thought Animal Rescue paws4thoughtrescue.com Dogs Bonita, CA
Pei People Shar Pei Rescue, Inc. peipeople.com Dogs Tucson, AZ
Performance ResQ, Inc. performance-rescue Dogs Somerset, CA
Pet Place International petplaceintl.org Dogs, Cats, Equine, Farm Yucca Valley, CA
Petivity petivity Dogs San Diego, CA
Pitbulls and Friends Dog Rescue pitbullsandfriends.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Pug Rescue San Diego County pugsandiego.com Dogs San Diego, CA
Pugs N Roses pugsnroses.com Dogs San Diego, CA
Rescue Love Bulldogs rescuelovebulldogs Dogs San Diego, CA
Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue ridgebackrescue.org Dogs Studio City, CA
Ridgebacks and Friends ridgebacksandfriends.org Dogs Studio City, CA
Road Dogs & Rescue roadogsandrescue.org Dogs Lomita, CA
Rovers Retreat roversretreat.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Russell Rescue CA russellrescueca.com Dogs Lompoc, CA
San Diego Bull Dog Rescue sdbr.org Dogs San Diego, CA
San Diego Herpetological Society sdherpsociety.org Reptiles San Diego, CA
San Diego House Rabbit Society sandiegorabbits.org Small Animals San Diego, CA
San Diego Poodle Club Rescue sandiegopoodleclub.org Dogs San Diego, CA
San Diego Rottweiler Rescue sdrottweilerrescue Dogs Alpine, CA
San Diego Spaniel Rescue sdsr.org Dogs San Diego, CA
San Diego Turtle & Tortoise Society sdturtle.org Reptiles San Diego, CA
San Francisco SPCA sfspca.org Dogs and Cats San Francisco, CA
Save the Dalmatians & Others Canine Rescue, Inc. savethedals.org Dogs Gardena, CA
Save the Orphaned Pets, Inc. - STOP petfaire.org Cats Chula Vista, CA
Saving Animals & Healing Hearts, Inc. sahh4life.org Farm, Dogs, Equine Ramona, CA
Saving One Life savingonelife.org Cats Vista, CA
Saving Pets One At A Time - SPOT spotsavespets.org Dogs, Cats San Marcos, CA
Saving Shibas savingshibasinc.org Dogs Los Alamitos, CA
Scottish Terrier Rescue SoCal stccalifornia.org Dogs West Hills, CA
Scratch My Belly scratchmybelly.org Dogs Rancho Santa Fe, CA
SD Bullies Rescue Mission sdbrm.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Second Chance Cocker Rescue, Inc. secondchancecockerrescue.org Dogs Twain Harte, CA
Second Chance Dog Rescue secondchancedogrescue.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Sheltie Rescue Alternative, Inc. alternativepet.net Dogs Van Nuys, CA
Small Breed Rescue of Southern California smallbreedrescue.org Dogs, Reptiles Vista, CA
South Bay Cat Adoptions southbaycatadoptions Cats Chula Vista, CA
South Bay Dog Rescue southbaydogrescue Dogs, Cats San Ysidro, CA
Southern California Abyssinian Rescue socaabyrescue.com Cats Whittier, CA
Southern California Association for Miniature Potbellied Pigs - SCAMPP scampp.com Farm Riverside, CA
Southern California Belgian Malinois Rescue: Piper's Angels socalbmr.org Dogs Chula Vista, CA
Southern California Bulldog Rescue socalbulldogrescue.org Dogs Santa Ana, CA
Southern California Dachshund Relief, Inc. scdr.org Dogs La Habra, CA
Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue scgrrescue.org Dogs Los Angeles, CA
Southern California Herpetology Association & Rescue socalherpassn Reptiles, Exotics, Birds Buena Park, CA
Southern California Keeshond Rescue, Inc. foreverkees.org Dogs Rhome, TX
Southern California Labrador Retriever Rescue sclrr.org Dogs Torrance, CA
Southern California Shiba Inu Rescue, Inc. shibainurescue.org Dogs Encino, CA
Southland Collie Rescue, Inc. collie.org Dogs Dana Point, CA
Springer Spaniel Rescue, Inc. springerspanielrescue.org Dogs Las Vegas, NV
Sunny Oasis Rescue sunnyoasisrescue.org Dogs Riverside, CA
Sunny Saints sunnysaints.org Dogs Bellflower, CA
Synergy Animal Hospice animalsynergy.org Dogs Vista, CA
Tabby Nation Cat Rescue tabbynation.org Cats Escondido, CA
Ted's Rescue tedsrescue.org Dogs, Cats San Diego, CA
Tender Loving Canines tenderlovingcanines.org Dogs Solana Beach, CA
The Animal Pad theanimalpad.org Dogs San Diego, CA
The Cat Lounge Rescue & Adoption Center thecatlounge.org Cats La Jolla, CA
The Dog Squad Rescue dogsquadrescue.org Dogs San Diego, CA
The Little Farm in Ojai thelittlefarminojai.com Farm, Equine Ojai, CA
The Mutt Scouts muttscouts.org Dogs Los Angeles, CA
The Rescue House rescuehouse.org Cats Encinitas, CA
The Rescued Pup therescuedpup.com Dogs Ramona, CA
Thrive Animal Rescue thriveanimalrescue.com Dogs San Diego, CA
Tucson2tails tucson2tails.org Dogs, Cats Tucson, AZ
United Yorkie Rescue unitedyorkierescue.org Dogs Wales, WI
Wagging Dog Rescue waggingdog.org Dogs, Cats Carlsbad, CA
Washington Alaskan Malamute Adoption League - WAMAL wamal.com Dogs Spokane, WA
Wee Companions weecompanions.org Small Animals San Diego, CA
West Coast Boxer Rescue westcoastboxerrescue.org Dogs San Diego, CA
Westie Rescue of Orange County & Beyond westierescueoc.com Dogs Huntington Beach, CA
Woof Project woofproject.org Dogs Vancouver, WA
Woofs and Wags Dog Rescue woofsandwagsdogrescue Dogs San Diego, CA
Yorkie Rescue of America yorkierescueofamerica.org Dogs Los Angeles, CA
Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue yorkierescue.com Dogs Oakley, CA

*This resource is only a guide and does not necessarily include all animal organizations in San Diego county. Also, not all listed agencies are affiliated with San Diego Humane Society and are only listed here as a community service.

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