pet safety

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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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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Don't Ignore New Year's Eve Safety For Your Pets

Whether you got a new puppy or kitten for Christmas, or you want to protect your current dog or cat, Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) in Encinitas is sharing a few simple rules to help keep them safe on New Year’s Eve. "More pets run away on New Year’s Eve than any other time of the year,...
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Forget Goblins! What's Your Pet Gobbling?!

Doorbells, shouting, and scary masks make Halloween a frightening night for our dogs and cats. Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) in Encinitas is reminding pet owners to keep their best friends (and the trick-or-treaters) safe. "Halloween can be terrifying," according to RCHS spokes-ghost John...
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