Make it a Date Summer 2018

JULY – National Mutt Day

Celebrate the unique individuality of mixed breed dogs on July 31st. On National Mutt Day, you can help raise awareness, adopt, or make a donation to your local shelter. Your participation can help some of the many mixed breed dogs left in shelters every year have a better life.

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Summer Pet Essentials

Summer fun is here and it is time to venture outside and enjoy all the beauty nature has to offer. We share with you the summer essentials to help you be prepared before you take your pets on an outdoor excursion or adventure.

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Travel With Animals

Summer is here and if you are looking to travel with your pet here are some tips from your pet’s favorite airlines, Southwest Airlines. On domestic flights, small vaccinated pet cats and dogs can travel with you in-cabin under the seat in front of you. All pets must be carried in an appropriate carrier. The pet carrier counts as either a carryon item or a personal item. If you do not have your own pet carrier you can purchase an official Southwest Airlines branded pet carrier for $58 (tax included) at any Southwest Airport Ticket Counter or online (tax not included) at Southwest.com.

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Make it a Date Fall 2018

October - Pet Wellness Month

October is National Pet Wellness Month so take this opportunity to make sure your friends are living a full and healthy life. Schedule a visit to the vet, make sure their tags are updated, reevaluate their diet and integrate activities into their lives that keep them active both mentally and physically.

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Non-Shedding Cats

Do you have cat allergies but would really like to adopt a cat? Here is a list of 7 non-shedding cats, but always make sure to spend time with the cat before you adopt to ensure your allergies will not be a problem.

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Rehoming Doesn't Mean Caring Ends

In a perfect world, companion animals would spend their entire lives in one home. San Diego Humane Society strives to provide pet owners with the help and resources they need to resolve any pet issues they may be facing. However, there may be unforeseen circumstances that make it impossible for pets to stay with their families.

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FACE Foundation

We sat down with FACE Foundation’s Board President and founder, Cini Robb, at her Rancho Santa Fe home along with FACE Executive Director Danae Davis and staff members to chat about the organization’s life-saving work.

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Bow Wow Brunch

We are lucky to have the ONLY dog friendly Champagne Brunch Cruise in California here in San Diego! Dogs were invited to the exclusive Bow Wow Buffet at the 10th Annual Bow Wow Brunch Cruise. Pets and their owners helped raise funds and about orphaned pets at Helen Woodward Animal Center. Save the date for this year’s brunch on October 21.

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Children’s Nature Retreat

Children’s Nature Retreat in Alpine celebrated its 1st Anniversary with a fun filled party. Guests enjoyed an afternoon of games, special prizes, birthday cake and more. It has been a busy year and they now have more than 120 animals, two new Halfinger horses, a Sulcata tortoise and two desert tortoises, goats, peacocks and parrots that needed homes that you can see and feed when you visit! The Children’s Nature Retreat Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families.

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Make it a Date Spring 2018

April

Thousands of children, senior citizens, and postal workers, among others, are unnecessarily bitten by dogs each year, often sustaining injuries. As this can be both traumatic and expensive, protect your pup and others by becoming educated about preventing dog bites during National Dog Bite Prevention Week from April 8th – 14th.

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Giving in Action

Known as America’s Finest City, San Diego is all heart and believes in making a difference for animals. Looking for a way to give back? In addition to the many already listed or spotlighted on our pages, we share a list of San Diego pet non-profits who would love your support:

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