December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month. That goes for pets as well as people.
4: World Wildlife Conservation Day. A great day to learn more about the RCHS San Diego Wildlife Center.
7: Faux Fur Friday. The only real fur to wear is what you missed with the lint roller.
14: National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Visit the RCHS Thrift Shop in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Brian will sell you the Ugly Sweater off his back!
14-16: Community Resource Center’s Holiday Baskets event at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Holiday Baskets provides a free shopping experience to over 6,000 people in need, including more than 3000 children, 300 seniors, and survivors of domestic violence. Participants select holiday gifts, including blankets, outerwear, toys, 500 bikes, infant and toddler items and more. Each family also receives a 50-pound food box for a holiday meal, a chicken or turkey, fresh produce and staples for two weeks. RCHS will distribute food for dogs, cats, rabbits, fish, birds etc. CRC will distribute remaining pet supplies on Sunday, December 16.
For more information visit crcnc.org or call 760-753-1156.
15: Cat Herders Day (Yeah…Good luck with that.)
21: Underdog Day. Come visit our kennels to meet your perfect dog!
24: Christmas Eve (RCHS Closes at 3:00 PM)
25: Christmas Day (RCHS Closed)
29: Pet Food Bank open 9 – 11 AM
The RCHS Community Pet Food Bank is at the shelter.
The Pet Food Bank is open the first and third Saturdays of each month 9 – 11 AM.
Contact the shelter for other distribution points throughout San Diego County.
31: New Year’s Eve (RCHS Closes at 3:00 PM)
The Military Working Dog Memorial (MWD) at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society is the only private memorial of its kind west of the Mississippi river. The MWD memorial pays tribute to those who stood in harm’s way…on two feet or four paws. For more information or to purchase a memorial brick call 760-753-6413, visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, or log on to www.sdpets.org
Your Rancho Coastal Humane Society Thrift Shop at 120 Aberdeen Drive in Cardiff-by-the-Sea supports the RCHS programs and services for people and pets.
On Sunday shoppers take an extra 50% off select non-apparel.
On Monday shoppers take an extra 50% off select apparel.
On Thursdays save 25% off select merchandise storewide.
Donations can be dropped off at the Thrift Shop or call 760-753-0970 to arrange for pick up. Be sure to “Like” Rancho Coastal Humane Society Thrift Shop on Facebook.