Sunny Pets

Why Are We Shedding a Tear Over This Dog Rescue?

An abandoned dog anxiously paces across a porch surrounded by Florence's floodwaters, when someone finally arrives to rescue him. His reaction is all heart. It's difficult to watch this without getting a lump in your throat. Aw heck, we shed some tears. by .
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Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon 2018

Sunny's Dave Mason will be Surf Dog Announcer with Doug Hokstad - Surf Dog Expert - -- author of the book "Dozer Surfs....A True Dog's Tale" This Sunday, September 9th https://my.animalcenter.org/event/surf-dog-surf-a-thon-2018/e191321
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Watch This Helpful Dog Step in to Assist Firefighters

When a tree was ready to fall, a group of firefighters needed to give it a little help and bring it down safely. They tied a rope to the tree and begin to pull. A passing woman who was walking her dog stopped just long enough for her pup to see the rope and, well...he knew just want to do. Step in...
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Love Cats AND Travel?? Here's Your Dream Job!

Do you love travel, beautiful places and cats? If you said 'yes' then this job could be for you!! There is a cat rescue on a Greek island that will PAY YOU to live there, take care of the cats AND give you free lodging!! It's a parttime but long-term job. Plus the FREE lodging ought to help off-set...
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August for Pet Lovers: What's Happening This Month

The Paws Spot Traci Wilkerson Steckel, Traci's Paws Can you believe that August is here!? It’s almost time for the kids to trade in the sun screen for backpacks in preparation for a new school year. Although August might be a time for us to wind down from our summer fun, it’s a pretty busy month...
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San Diego Heatwave: Keeping Pets Safe

The Paws Spot​ Traci Wilkerson Steckel, Traci's Paws With an excessive heat warning in the forecast we are reminded that summer is upon us. Just like people, when animals live in an area with moderate temperatures, they are just not accustomed to extreme heat like what we’re experiencing in San...
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Bo Derek To Receive Helen Woodward Animal Center Award

Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. (July. 13, 2018) – Next Thursday, July 19, 2018, Helen Woodward Animal Center will present Bo Derek with the 2018 “Humane Award.” The prestigious annual award will be presented in front of an invitation-only group of high-level donors at the private home of a dedicated...
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Five Alarm Fido: Fireman Seeks Lost Dog's Owner

We are all familiar with the incredible heroics performed by our local fireman and the amazing rescue efforts they demonstrate during San Diego fire season. But this morning, a firetruck and three firemen from Rancho Santa Fe Fire Station 3 – Fairbanks – pulled up in front of Helen Woodward Animal...
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Keeping Easter Safe For All The Family (Especially Pets!)

While Easter is a time of celebration and family, your Rancho Coastal Humane Society is reminding animal lovers to keep their pets safe. Easter Lilies ....Cats are more likely to eat them. It can take half a day before a pet gets an upset stomach, starts stumbling, or has seizures. Chocolate .....
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HWAC's 9th Annual Puppy Love 5K Raises Over $72,000

Congratulations to Helen Woodward Animal Center on another successful fundraising event! Last Sunday, Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 9th Annual Puppy Love 5K, presented by Blue Buffalo and with support from Petco Foundation, returned to the EmBARKadero to help raise funds for orphan pets. The...
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