The San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) is asking for the public’s help as it endures an unprecedented number of animal ingestions that exceed animal shelter capacity.
As of Wednesday, SDHS had reached capacity at 131 percent of its dog population, managing a total of 459 dogs in just 350 kennels, said Nina Thompson, director of public affairs for the San Diego Humane Society. says Mr. At this time, he has nearly 215 dogs available for adoption across all four of his SDHS campuses.
Here are some things you can do to support the San Diego Human Society during this time.
Anyone interested in adopting a dog or other pet from SDHS can visit its website and apply for an animal of their choice. Adoption is direct on a first-come, first-served basis.
SDHS currently has 1,034 animals, including dogs, of which 520 are up for adoption.
For those who want to help the San Diego Humane Society but can’t have a pet, they can raise an animal at home.
“Animals can be temporarily rested from shelters to create space for other animals,” Thompson said in a statement. If you are interested in becoming a pet foster parent, click here to get started.
Reunite a missing pet
If you come across a stray pet, the San Diego Humane Society recommends trying to reunite it with its rightful owner. SDHS suggests posting lost pet flyers or on social media sites such as NextDoor rather than immediately taking them to a shelter.