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Adoption Services

There are many places to adopt an animal in San Diego County. If you are looking for a specific breed of dog, you can search local rescue groups on:

The following are Animal Shelters and Humane Societies in San Diego County:

San Diego Department of Animal Services

-Central Campus

5480 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110-2887

North Shelter

2481 Palomar Airport Road
Carlsbad, CA 92011-1531

South Shelter

5821 Sweetwater Road
Bonita, CA 91902-2219

San Diego Humane Society

5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110

Helen Woodward Animal Center

6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Sante Fe, CA 92067

Rancho Coastal Humane Society

389 Requeza
Encinitas, CA 92024

North County Humane Society

2905 San Luis Rey Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone: 760-757-HELP (4357)