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San Diego Animal Shelters Are Severely Overcrowded

Updated: Jul 4

The “why” behind the crisis—and how you can help.

Black Puppy

For just over a year, local animal shelters have been sounding the alarm that there are more pets than they can support in need of permanent homes. This has happened before, but typically during brief periods like kitten season. This time around, the situation is unique in that organizations are struggling to adopt out dogs, especially large breeds such as huskies, German shepherds, and pit bulls (who also have big litters).

“Dog overpopulation in shelters right now is something... (Read More)


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