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San Diego Humane Society

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Resource Center

619-299-7012
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Report an Animal Emergency

For human-related emergencies — please call 911.

If you live in San Diego Humane Society's jurisdiction*, report an animal-related emergency by calling 619-299-7012 (press 1).

In La Mesa, San Diego Humane Society provides animal sheltering services only. For animal-related emergencies, please contact the La Mesa Police department at 619-667-1400.

For animal-related emergencies in the following locations, please contact the corresponding animal control provider:

  • Chula Vista and Lemon Grove residents should contact Chula Vista Animal Care and Control at 619-476-2476.
  • Coronado residents should contact the Coronado Police Department at 619-522-7350.      
  • National City residents should contact the National City Police Department at 619-336-4411. 
  • Residents of unincorporated areas of San Diego County should contact the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services at 619-236-2341. 

*To determine the animal service provider that covers your area — View Jurisdictions by ZIP code.  

Adoptions

Adoptions are completed in person on a first-come, first-served basis. Once you have found an animal you’re interested in, please visit the appropriate campus during business hours to speak with an adoption counselor. Please review our Adoption Process or call 619-299-7012 if you have questions.

Behavior Helpline

Behavior Helpline
619-299-7012, ext. 2244
We aim to respond within 7 days, but responses may take up to 2 weeks. Thank you for your patience!

Questions About Public Classes
619-299-7012, ext. 2398

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Classes
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Bequests and Estates

Wills, Trusts and Retirement Gifts
619-243-3443
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Community Engagement

619-299-7012, ext. 2262
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Community Pet Pantry

Pet families who need extra help can visit our campus locations to pick up a bag of dog or cat food as well as other supplies as available. No appointment is needed for this service.
619-299-7012

Tuesday - Sunday,
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Donations / Fundraising

619-243-3434
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Education Programs (for Adults)

619-299-7012, ext. 2292
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Education and Outreach (for Youth)

619-299-7012, ext. 2256 or x 2316
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Emergency Response Team (ERT)

24-hour emergency hotline: 619-299-7012, press 1
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Humane Euthanasia Services

San Diego Campus:

619-299-7012

El Cajon Campus:

619-299-7012

Escondido Campus:

619-299-7012, ext. 2737

Oceanside Campus:

619-299-7012, ext. 2000 (cats)

619-299-7012, ext. 2858 (dogs)

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Event Sponsorship

619-243-3401
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Foster Volunteer Program

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Guest Relations

San Diego & El Cajon Campuses

619-299-7012

Escondido Campus:

619-299-7012, ext. 2737

Oceanside Campus:

619-299-7012, ext. 2000 (cats)

619-299-7012, ext. 2858 (dogs)

Humane Law Enforcement

619-299-7012, press 1

Report Animal Cruelty*
Including animals left in hot cars, call 619-299-7012.
*We can only respond to calls within our jurisdiction.

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Licensing

619-299-7012
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Lost and Found

619-299-7012
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Marketing & Communications

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Monthly and Online Donations

619-299-7012, ext. 2307
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Muttique Retail Store

Escondido Campus: 

619-299-7012, ext. 2747

Oceanside Campus: 

619-299-7012, ext. 2002
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Pet-Assisted Therapy

619-299-7012, ext. 2284
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Petco Retail Store (San Diego Campus)

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Project Wildlife 

Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation
619-299-7012
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Relinquishing a Pet

Please schedule an appointment online. You can call 619-299-7012 if you have questions.
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Report Animal Cruelty/Neglect

619-299-7012, press 1
Humane Law Enforcement

Vehicle Donations

877-540-PETS (7387)
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Volunteer Opportunities

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Website Feedback

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Other Useful Contacts

Poison Control

24-hour helpline
1-800-222-1222
calpoison.org

Leash-Free Dog Parks in San Diego

sandiego.gov

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