Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 6th is International Cat Day. Although, if you ask the guests in the RCHS Cattery….that’s every day!

Meet puppies and kittens available for adoption from your Rancho Coastal Humane Society on Sunday, August 11th during the Cardiff Dog Days of Summer and City of Encinitas Pet Health Expo presented by Cardiff 101 Main Street. Stop by the Rancho Coastal Humane Society booth on Rescue Row. For more information visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, call 760-753-6413, or log on to www.sdpets.org.

August 11th through the 17th is Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week. It’s a perfect time to make a donation to the Community Pet Food Bank at your Rancho Coastal Humane Society. For more information visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, call 760-753-6413, log on to

Thursday, August 15th is Best Friends Day. There are no restrictions. Some best friends have fur and paws.

Saturday, August 17th is NBC Clear the Shelters Day. Visit RCHS to meet the cats, dogs and rabbits who need families and to learn about one-day-only pet adoption incentives.

Saturday the 17th is also International Homeless Animals Day, National Non-Profit Day, Black Cat Appreciation Day and National Thrift Shop Day.

Sunday, August 25th is National Secondhand Wardrobe Day. It’s the ideal time to visit your Rancho Coastal Humane Society Thrift Shop at 120 Aberdeen Drive in Cardiff-by- the-Sea. 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.

Monday, August 26th is National Dog Day. It’s a great day to spoil your dog. Don’t have a dog? Visit RCHS because we’ll help find one for you to love on and adore.

Monday, September 2nd is Labor Day. Your Rancho Coastal Humane Society will be closed. Don’t worry. There are still staff members and volunteers here to take care of the animals. Find your forever friend when we open on September 4th.  For more information visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, call 760-753-6413, log on to www.sdpets.org.