February 25, 2024
Athena the pet on the Lincoln Excessive shelter. Picture credit score: Courtesy, San Diego Humane Society

San Diego Humane Society officers and its Emergency Response Crew have been touring areas affected by flooding to rescue animals left behind, in addition to provide help to folks in want.

Their efforts embrace strolling door-to-door in Southcrest, Mountain View, Logan Heights and Shelltown to offer dozens of pet households with meals and sources.

On Friday, the emergency crew targeted particularly on Acacia Road, between Beta and S. thirty ninth streets.

Anybody who’s unable to discover a pet or left one behind when evacuating ought to name Humane Society dispatchers, 619-299-7012 (press 1).

Since Monday, the Humane Society additionally has partnered with the American Pink Cross to function a short lived shelter for pets at Lincoln Excessive Faculty, 4777 Imperial Ave.

This shelter, staffed 24 hours a day, affords pet meals and restricted provides, momentary shelter for displaced pets and extra sources. There are presently 17 evacuated pets being cared for at Lincoln Excessive, together with 9 canines, seven birds and a rabbit.

For the most recent emergency updates and useful resource info, see the Humane Society’s on-line information middle.

As well as, the Humane Society is volunteers and donations.

The company wants foster households to put extra pets in properties till they’re able to reunite with their households. The Humane Society additionally has an elevated want for pet food, leashes, collars and slip leads. Donate by means of their on-line Want Record.