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San Diego Humane Society

Pet Adoption

San Diego Humane Society

Private animal shelter with locations in San Diego, Escondido and Oceanside.
619-299-7012

Adoption Process

 

San Diego Shelters, Organizations and Wildlife Services

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Looking to adopt a new pet, license your current one, or report a missing one? Use the below information to start your search*.

San Diego Shelters by Area of Coverage

Area of Coverage Shelter Hours
Central San Diego
South San Diego
Imperial Beach
Santee
San Diego Humane Society
619.299.7012
5480 Gaines St. (Lost and Found)
5500 Gaines St. (Adoptions)
San Diego, CA 92110
website
Daily
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Escondido
San Marcos
Poway
San Diego Humane Society
619.299.7012
3450 East Valley Pkwy.
Escondido, CA 92024
website
Daily
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Carlsbad
Del Mar
Encinitas
Oceanside
Solana Beach
Vista
San Diego Humane Society
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
Daily
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 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.
El Cajon
La Mesa
El Cajon Animal Control
619.441.1580
1373 N. Marshall Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
website
Tuesday-Saturday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
North County San Diego County Department
of Animal Services

619.767.2675
2481 Palomar Airport Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92011
website
Tuesday - Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
South County San Diego County Department
of Animal Services

619.767.2675
5821 Sweetwater Rd.
Bonita, CA 91902
website
Tuesday - Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 



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

 

Wildlife Services

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

Project Wildlife


Rescue and Rehabilitation

Fund for Animals

Fund for Animals


*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.

Websites with available pets

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