- Category: Non-Profits & Causes
- Published: Tuesday, 01 January 2019 00:00
The First of its Kind in California
By Gary Weitzman, DVM, MPH, CAWA, president and CEO of San Diego Humane Society
This fall marked a critical milestone for the San Diego region and homeless animals when San Diego Humane Society opened the Pilar & Chuck Bahde Center for Shelter Medicine. Of the 45,000 companion animals entering shelters in San Diego County; nearly 90 percent are now cared for by San Diego Humane Society. Not only is this hospital vital to treat these shelter pets, it also represents the future of shelter medicine.