Animal Shelters in San Diego County, California

There are 41 Animal Shelters in San Diego County, California, serving a population of 3,283,665 people in an area of 4,206 square miles. There is 1 Animal Shelter per 80,089 people, and 1 Animal Shelter per 102 square miles.

In California, San Diego County is ranked 51st of 58 counties in Animal Shelters per capita, and 14th of 58 counties in Animal Shelters per square mile.

List of San Diego County Animal Shelters

Find San Diego County, California animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies.


Almanor Humane Society 11138 Melton Court San Diego, CA

American Maltese Assoc. Rescue 10520 Burned Oak Lane Escondido, CA

Animal Protection and Rescue League 3707 5th Avenue San Diego, CA

Animal Rights Fund 122 15th Street Del Mar, CA

Association of Avian Rescue Organizations 5645 Dartford Way San Diego, CA

Baja Animal Sanctuary PO Box 439060 San Diego, CA

Border Collie Rescue of California PO Box 20854 El Cajon, CA

Central Animal Shelter 1104 Azusa Street San Diego, CA

Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego 3711 Mount Abbey Avenue San Diego, CA

Chula Vista Animal Care Facility 130 Beyer Way Chula Vista, CA

Coronado Animal Control 1015 6th Street Coronado, CA

County of San Diego Animal Services 2481 Palomar Airport Road Carlsbad, CA

El Cajon Animal Control 1275 North Marshall Avenue El Cajon, CA

Escondido City Animal Control 201 North Broadway Escondido, CA

Escondido Humane Society 3450 East Valley Parkway Escondido, CA

Fallbrook Animal Control 232 West Aviation Road Fallbrook, CA

Foundation for Care of Indigent Animals PO Box 2574 Spring Valley, CA

Friends Of Humane Society De Tijuana 641 East San Ysidro Boulevard San Diego, CA

Friends of Animals 13223 Black Mountain Road San Diego, CA

Helen Woodward Animal Center 6461 El Apajo Rancho Santa Fe, CA

House Rabbit Society - San Diego Chapter PO Box 2628 Spring Valley, CA

Jolene's Horse Rescue 10715 Wexford Street San Diego, CA

LA Mesa Animal Control 8130 Allison Avenue La Mesa, CA

National City Animal Control 1200 National City Boulevard National, CA

Operation K9 Rescue Center PO Box 235207 Encinitas, CA

PAWS of Coronado 1395 1st Street Coronado, CA

Purple Cow Animal Shelter PO Box 301175 Escondido, CA

Rags 2 Riches Dog Adoption 501 Anita Street Chula Vista, CA

Ramona Animal Control 17045 El Sol Road Ramona, CA

Rancho Coastal Humane Society 389 Requeza Street Encinitas, CA

Rancho Lotsa Cats Feline Rescue 27932 Valley Center Road Valley Center, CA

San Diego Animal Advocate 224 Countryhaven Road Encinitas, CA

San Diego Animals Worthy of Life PO Box 460817 Escondido, CA

San Diego County Animal Services Department 5480 Gaines Street San Diego, CA

San Diego German Shepherd Rescue 6161 El Cajon Boulevard San Diego, CA

San Diego Humane Society 2905 San Luis Rey Road Oceanside, CA

San Diego Humane Society and SPCA 5500 Gaines Street San Diego, CA

San Diego Small Dog Rescue 6836 Urubu Street Carlsbad, CA

The County of San Diego Department of Animal Services 5821 Sweetwater Road Bonita, CA

Vista Animal Control 1611 South Melrose Drive Vista, CA

West Highland White Terrier Rescue of CA PO Box 2822 El Cajon, CA

About San Diego County Animal Shelters

Animal Shelters in San Diego County, CA are responsible for providing temporary care, housing and adoption services for unwanted, owner-relinquished, and lost pets including cats and dogs. Shelters provide a variety of services that promote the humane treatment of animals in San Diego County.

Interested parties may contact Animal Shelters for questions about:
  • Lost dogs and cats in San Diego County, California
  • Fostering dogs and cats
  • San Diego County pet adoption fees
  • Spaying and neutering pets
  • California animal control and welfare