SAN DIEGO, CA — The San Diego Humane Society continues to help animals displaced by the recent storms and flood victims caring for their pets.
Since last Monday’s storm, the San Diego Humane Society has partnered with the American Red Cross to operate a temporary shelter for pets at Lincoln High School, located at 4777 Imperial Ave., in San Diego.
The shelter offers pet food and limited supplies, temporary shelter for homeless pets, and additional resources. As of Saturday, the shelter had 17 pets, including nine dogs, seven birds and a rabbit, according to Humane Society spokeswoman Nina Thompson.
On Saturday, the organization’s humane officers and emergency response team searched for animals left behind during the flooding and fed dozens of families with pets in the Southcrest, Mountain View, Logan Heights and Shelltown neighborhoods, Thompson said. And provided resources, Thompson said.
Residents who are unable to locate their pet or have left a pet behind during an evacuation can call 619-299-7012 and press 1 for dispatch.
The Humane Society asked for donations of dog food, leashes, collars and slips sdhumane.org/wishlist. The organization also needs foster families for pets until they can be reunited with their families. come visit sdhumane.org/foster voluntarily.