February 22, 2024
A canine named Luna Mae who has been ready for a house. Courtesy San Diego Humane Society

The San Diego Humane Society has revealed its prime ten hottest names for shelter animals for 2023 in a year-end push to match as a lot of them as potential with loving properties.

The highest ten masculine names are Max, Milo, Zeus, Rocky, Charlie, Blue and Leo (tied), Buddy, Loki and Oliver (additionally tied), Simba, and Jack.

Within the extra feminine-sounding names class, the highest ten so as are: Luna, Bella, Daisy, Nala, Lucy, Lola, Coco, Chloe, Princess, and Lily.

One Luna, a German shepherd combine named Luna Mae, has been with the group for greater than 700 days, and Daisy the canine has been there for practically a yr and a half. There are 441 different pets at present accessible for adoption within the Humane Society’s shelters, together with cats, guinea pigs, turtles, snakes, birds, and even pot-bellied pigs. 

With a view to get as many pets rehomed as potential getting into to 2024, the group will probably be lowering its adoption charges by the tip of the yr to $24, courtesy of a Petco Love sponsorship. 

All adoption charges for energetic responsibility navy members and their households and veterans, all charges are fully waived by December thirty first, because of help from Traci’s Paws.

The San Diego Humane Society has services in Escondido, El Cajon, Oceanside, and San Diego, that are open for walk-in adoptions Tuesday by Saturday, from 10 a.m. to five p.m. It additionally has a Ramona campus, which focuses on wildlife.

Animals accessible for adoption — whether or not they’re Milos or Nalas or Luna Maes or Daisys or another title — could be discovered at sdhumane.org/undertake.

Anybody who’s unable to undertake however can nonetheless soak up a pet quickly can foster an animal, which supplies them a break from the shelter and helps preserve shelter assets.

All animals from the San Diego Humane Society have been vaccinated, microchipped, and spayed or neutered. The Humane Society additionally provides adoption ensures, coaching recommendation, provides, and data.