December 5, 2023
Photograph courtesy The Rancho Coastal Humane Society.

The San Diego Humane Society is waiving reclaim charges for choosing up stray pets from July 5-16, officers stated Tuesday.

The SDHS may also lengthen the Empty the Shelters adoption promotion, reducing adoption charges in half for all grownup canine and cats seven months and older till July 30.

The group stated statistics present that one out of each three pets will turn out to be misplaced throughout their lifetime, and just one in 10 will probably be discovered.

“If they’re misplaced, we wish them to return to their household the place they belong. If they’re obtainable for adoption, we need to discover their good match in our animal-loving neighborhood,” SDHS President and CEO Gary Weitzman stated.

In 2022, the SDHS took in 275 stray canine, cats, and different small animals, and 16% had been reclaimed by their house owners, officers stated.

The non-profit group additionally affords applications that present medical care and neighborhood training.

The SDHS is open for walk-in adoptions Tuesday by means of Sunday from 10 a.m. to five p.m. at its campuses in San Diego, Escondido, El Cajon, and Oceanside.

The Lost2Found program might be accessed by texting LOST to 858-726- 5678. For these , has extra data on animals obtainable for adoption.

–Metropolis Information Service