The Veterinary Medical Department provides life-saving
specialized surgeries, long-term rehabilitation and progressive treatment to
thousands of animals each year.
Humane Law Enforcement
Enforcement pursues cases of animal cruelty and neglect, enforces state animal
welfare laws, educates the public on proper care for their animals and rescues
animals from emergency situations. They bring hope to animals and provide a voice to those who cannot speak
Animal Rescue Reserve
strikes without warning, often leaving our pets exposed, trapped, afraid and/or
hurt. The Animal Rescue Reserve is a group of specially-trained staff and
volunteers equipped to rescue animals threatened by natural and man-made
disasters and other emergency situations.
are at the center of everything we do. Getting animals into homes and helping
to keep them there is the best way we know to impact the tragedy of animal
homelessness, something we’re vigorously committed to. In the last
fiscal year, 6,411 animals found homes.
November 2012, we launched an affordable, needs-based, community spay/neuter
program with a three-year goal of performing 13,000 surgeries. Providing
accessible and affordable or even free spay/neuter resources is the only way we
can seriously impact the problem of pet overpopulation.
Kitten Nursery was formed to take in kittens from surrounding shelters who do
not have the space and resources to provide the around-the-clock care that very
young, orphaned kittens require. Since opening in 2009, the Kitten Nursery has cared for more than 8,600
Whether it’s through youth or adult
education, or by providing food and emergency medical care to pet owners to
allow them to keep their animals through programs like Project KEPPT, our
programs extend education, compassion and assistance to create a better
When you make a gift to the San Diego Humane Society,
you join us in our mission to promote the humane treatment of animals, prevent
cruelty to animals, and provide education to enhance the human-animal bond.
Become a Constant Companion
When you support our vital work with a monthly commitment as a San Diego Humane Society and SPCA Constant Companion, you truly are a lifesaver.
Every year, nearly 10,000 dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, and other animals are brought to our shelter. Your monthly support ensures we have the resources we need to provide food, shelter and medical care for every precious animal.
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
2905 San Luis Rey Road (For Dogs)
572 Airport Road (For Cats, Small Animals)
Oceanside, CA 92058
Donate with confidence! Tax identification number 95-1661688 The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA is a Four Star Charity Navigator rated organization and a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited charity. This is a promise and assurance of the highest level of financial stewardship of your gift.