Adopt A Pet San Diego

Adopt A Pet San Diego

Adopt a pet in San Diego: Rescue dogs and cats up for adoption are featured in partnership with the Rancho Coastal Humane Society animal shelter.Full Bio


Friendly Tabby Cat Up For Adoption In San Diego

Meet Seamus (SHAY-mus), a 7-year-old, 15-pound, male, Domestic Short Hair cat with a Red Tabby coat that's up for adoption at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society.

Seamus was transferred to Rancho Coastal Humane Society in 2015 through FOCAS (Friends of County Animal Shelters.) Now, seven years later, his owner is in assisted living and Seamus needs a new home. He’s lived with another cat and a small dog. He’s social, but Seamus will need time to settle in at his own pace. Learn more about Seamus, HERE.

The $75 adoption fee for Seamus includes medical exam, neuter, up to date vaccinations, and registered microchip.

For information about adoption or to sponsor a pet log on to www.SDpets.orgor call 760-753-6413. Visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, Open Friday through Monday from 11 AM to 4 PM or Wednesday and Thursday by appointment.

Brought to you by Nick Adamo’s Farmers Insurance. Don’t forget to ask Nick about his Pet friendly policies for homes and auto and Pet Insurance to protect your precious animals.

Each week our PAWS program introduces you to a lovable animal who needs a new home. PAWS is sponsored by Nick Adamo's Farmers insurance Agency. Nick Adamo is a huge dog lover and animal advocate. For the past 10 years, he has supported local humane society’s efforts in helping get animals adopted through Pet of the Week programs. Additionally, he has hosted and participated in many fundraising events including Paws in the Park, Dogs Golf Tournament that matches military veterans with service dogs and more. He started partnering with Rancho Coastal Humane Society 7 years ago because RCHS’ main goal is to encourage the adoption of animals into permanent, loving homes. RCHS’ adoption process is tailored to find the best match between people and pets and also promote humane ideals through education and community outreach pets and people.

If you have adopted a pet during COVID and are heading back to work, Rancho Coastal Humane Society has some helpful tips.

  • Help your pet adjust to your changing schedule. Begin by leaving your pet alone in a “Retreat Area” for a few minutes. Turn on some music or the TV. Every time you do this, increase your pet’s time alone.
  • Particularly with a new pet who you’ve never left alone before, watch for Separation Distress including destructive behaviors. Give them something to do, like a toy or a treat puzzle.
  • Older pets who have adjusted to your stay-at-home schedule might be more “needy.” Be patient. Give them lots of reassurance that everything is going to be okay.
  • If your dog has gotten used to 8 or 10 walks per day because you had nothing else to do, start cutting back. You can go for a walk without your pet. You still get your exercise, but it helps the pet adjust to the fact that things are changing.

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