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Sponsor a pet and help save a life!
Find out how you can help a special friend!
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Rancho Coastal Humane Society receives 4 stars!
RCHS is ranked as one of the best charities in the nation by Charity Navigator!
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We really want you to "like" your Rancho Coastal Humane Society
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What's that you say? Rancho Coastal takes car donations now?!? Great news!!!!
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5th Annual 5K Paw Walk in the Garden is almost here!
Register your team today and start helping animals and programs at RCHS! This is the only time in 2017 that your pooch will be allowed in the amazing San Diego Botanic Garden!
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Welcome to the Rancho Coastal Humane Society

Our website enables you to search for an adoptable pet, learn more about the RCHS community and educational services, and find out how to donate or volunteer.

Did you know that Rancho Coastal Humane Society was the first in the entire nation to go solar? We encourage you to visit our campus in beautiful Encinitas, which is also home to the Military Working Dog (MWD) memorial and many educational programs for all members of the family.

Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) is dedicated to the rescue and shelter of abandoned companion animals, encouraging adoptions into loving homes, and promoting humane ideals through education and community outreach.