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Pet Assisted Therapy Dog Mini Recruitment Event

Are you interested in Pet Assisted Therapy? Think your dog has what it takes to be a therapy animal? Bring them to our event! You can chat with our certified trainer about your pup and find out how the program works!

July 21st

Cardiff Dog Days of Summer

Stop by Rescue Row at this paw-some free event hosted by Cardiff 101 Main Street and the City of Encinitas.

August 3rd

Dink for Dogs Pickleball Tournament

Join us on Saturday, August 3, 2024 for an evening of pickleball at Bobby Riggs Racket and Paddle in Encinitas!

October 26th

RCHS Grand Reopening Festival

We’re so excited to welcome everyone back to our Encinitas campus for a first look at all of the incredible new features!

June 30th

Jimbo’s It’s in the Bag! Wooden Nickel Program

Make an difference for RCHS and for planet Earth!

Use a reusable bag at Jimbo’s before June 30th to be offered a wooden nickel. Then drop it in the RCHS box on your way out to support us!


Clean Start Program Kickoff with Scenthound

ScentHound’s Clean Start Program Underway at RCHS.

Rancho Coastal Humane Society is proud to announce a new partnership with Scenthound. Not only will they be providing grooming services to the animals living at RCHS, newly adopted animals from RCHS will get special care thanks to a free month of Scenthound Membership at the Carmel Valley location!


Envirotokens Program

Support RCHS while going green at Lazy Acres.

Lazy Acres has selected Rancho Coastal Humane Society as a beneficiary of their Envirotokens Program. This program rewards customers who reuse bags. When you shop at the Lazy Acres Encinitas and bring your own reusable grocery bags, Lazy Acres will give you a 10 cent Envirotoken per bag to put toward fundraising at RCHS.

Past Events

June 8th

Encinitas Wine & Food Festival

Support RCHS and other local charities at the 21st Annual Encinitas Wine & Food Festival!

May 16th

Pet Assisted Therapy Dog Mini Evaluations

Your next chance to find out if you’re dog would be a good therapy animal is coming soon! Join us for a mini-evaluation of your pup at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society Thrift Shop on Thursday, May 16th from 10 a.m. until noon!

May 1st through
May 15th

Empty the Shelters

RCHS is waiving adoption fees for ALL adult dogs and cats during the Bissell Pets Foundation “Empty the Shelters” event.

May 2nd

14th Annual Taste of Cardiff

The RCHS Thrift Shop is excited to be a “Sip Stop” for the upcoming 14th Annual Taste of Cardiff.

Saturday & Sunday
April 27th & 28th

Encinitas Spring Street Fair

Spring is in the air! We’re back for two days of fun at the Encinitas Street Fair! Our Thrift Shop will also have a special booth!

April 13th

Pet Assisted Therapy Dog Recruitment Event

Think your dog has what it takes to be a therapy animal? Bring them to this event to learn more about the process and find out how the program works!

April 7th

Friendship Walk & Fair

Come on out and meet the dogs of the RCHS Pet Assisted Therapy team!

April 6th

Women's Resource Center Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Event

RCHS is proud to support this event at the Women’s Resource Center thrift shop.

March 31st

Full Bowls Pet Food Drive with SDCCU

Learn more about the Full Bowls Pet Food Drive and SDCCU by visiting

March 2

Cardiff Farmers Market

Come say hi to the RCHS team at the Cardiff Farmers Market.

Join Rancho Coastal Humane Society at the Cardiff Farmers Market. Our team will be there from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. talking about the awesome animals and incredible programs here at RCHS. Be sure to stop by!



Mutts About You!

2/13/2024 – Score Valentine’s Day discounts at our thrift shop and try some yummy pizza!

We’re spreading some love this Valentine’s Day at our RCHS Thrift Shop with discounts on February 13th and 14th. Visit the Thrift Shop between noon and  2 P.M. on 2/13 and meet some of our adoptable puppies while you shop!



Adoption Meet-n-Greet

1/13/2024 – Come support RCHS and meet some adorable adoptable dogs!

What a great way to spend a Saturday! Come on out to 117° West Spirits in Vista and taste some of their delicious drinks while mingling with some adoptable dogs from RCHS. They will be donating 10% of sales during this event to support RCHS!




Community Donation Drive

11/1/2023 until 1/1/2024 – Support the RCHS Community Donation Drive!

Now’s your chance to support RCHS and our animal community here in San Diego County. The 2023 Community Donation Drive is happening now until January 1st, 2024.



Kringle Mingle

12/3/2023 – Join the holiday fun at the Kringle Mingle!

Get into the holiday spirit at the Cardiff Kringle Mingle. a free holiday gathering for the entire community. Enjoy live music, photos with Santa, crafts for kids and more. Don’t forget to stop by the RCHS booth to learn more about our adoptable animals and programs for kids and animals in the community!

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Encinitas Holiday Street Fair

11/19/2023 – Visit the RCHS Booths at the Encinitas Holiday Street Fair!

Celebrate the season with Rancho Coastal Humane Society at the 29th Annual Encinitas Holiday Street Fair. This fun and festive event is free and family friendly! We’ll be at booth 762 and 763! For more information, visit



Adoption Event at Stone Brewing

11/05/2023 – Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Escondido

Help us kick off our Community Donation Drive at Stone Brewing in Escondido! This fun event will also feature dogs from RCHS.



Paw, Pints & Peruvian Food at Five Suits Brewing

10/14/2023 – Five Suits Brewing: 2575 Pioneer Ave #104, Vista, CA, United States, CA

Five Suits Brewing & Al Toque Peruvian Kitchen invite you to our fundraiser & adopt-a-thon to benefit Rancho Coastal Humane Society and the San Diego Humane Society.