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SDHS waives fees for adult dogs thanks to $10,000 donation

$10,000 present covers adoption fees for adult dogs 7 months and older from Dec. 13-31.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — San Diego Humane Society is waiving their adoption fees for adult dogs seven months and older for the remainder of 2022, thanks to a beneficiant $10,000 donation from Randy Spicer, who’s an area animal lover!

This donation to assist adoptions couldn’t have come at a greater time,” mentioned Dr. Gary Weitzman, president and CEO of San Diego Humane Society. “By waiving fees, we are hoping to get these dogs into new homes for the holidays.”

Out of almost 700 animals out there for adoption at San Diego Humane Society, 260 are adult dogs, officers mentioned.

When you undertake from San Diego Humane Society:

  • You assist create space within the shelter for different animals in want.

  • You get an animal who has been assessed and cared for.

  • Your pet has been spayed/neutered and vaccinated.

  • San Diego Humane Society provides an adoption assure, coaching recommendation and academic data for the lifetime of the animal.

Members of the group who’re unable to undertake a pet can nonetheless make a distinction and assist San Diego Humane Society create space of their shelters by: 

  • Fostering a pet. By turning into a foster volunteer, you give an animal a short lived break from the shelter and create space for different animals with nowhere else to flip. Sign up at sdhumane.org/foster.

  • Using rehoming resources. If an individual wants to surrender their pet, San Diego Humane Society provides rehoming instruments that enable them to discover their animal’s new household themselves — skipping a visit to the shelter. Visit sdhumane.org/rehome.

  • Reuniting stray animals immediately with their house owners. By looking for the lost pet’s household in their very own neighborhood and on social media. Visit sdhumane.org/discovered for instruments and resources to assist a lost pet discover its proprietor.

  • Planning forward. Due to restricted space, an appointment could also be essential to relinquish your pet. If you realize you will have to surrender your pet due to a transfer or different deliberate state of affairs, make preparations with San Diego Humane Society as early as attainable to guarantee space stays out there for animals in pressing want.

San Diego Humane Society is open for walk-in adoptions Tuesday by means of Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at its campuses in Escondido, El Cajon, Oceanside and San Diego. To view animals presently out there for adoption, click here.

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