Every year, we shelter more than 5,000 animals – we rescue them from abuse and neglect, reunite them with anxious owners, and place them into new, loving homes. Oftentimes, their care demands costly medical attention, unique behavioral intervention, and months of rehabilitation. As a private, nonprofit organization, this lifesaving work is made possible by your support.

The Escondido Humane Society is proud to be rated a four-star charity by Charity Navigator, the highest rating offered to exceptional charities who exceed industry standard in fiscal responsibility, organizational efficiency and growth.

Make a Secure Gift Online

The Escondido Humane Society’s resources – veterinary care, shelter, adoptions, behavioral training, education, and pet therapy – are supported solely by our generous donors who make a difference in the lives of animals in need every day. As a private 501 (c)(3) organization, Tax ID 95-1661662, we receive no funds from the state or HSUS or ASPCA. Your generosity ensures that our animals have a safe, healthy place to call their own until they find a permanent home. Your tax-deductible gift will support the area of your choice, or you can designate your donation to our general fund and we’ll put it where the animals need it the most.

Read more about how to donate to the animals at the Escondido Humane Society below.

The perfect gift – make a difference in the life of an animal in need.

FatCats-05For the person who has everything – including a big heart – make a gift to the Escondido Humane Society in their name. Sponsor a dog or a cat (or both), and we’ll send your recipient a beautiful card notifying them of your gift, and we’ll place their name in our “book of friends” all year-round.

A gift of a new, better life for an animal in need – what could be more thoughtful?

Make a gift in memory or honor of a person or pet.

The Donate Now button below will direct you to JustGive to make an online gift. Complete the “In memory” designation line, and we will send a card to the family acknowledging your thoughtful gift in loving memory of a person or pet. If you would like to mail your donation, please send to the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92027 and include a note informing us to whom we may send a card. Call (760) 888-2240 to make a gift over the phone. Please allow one week mailing time for gift acknowledgements to arrive.


Donate a Kuranda Dog Bed

“On the floor no more!” Click here to see Kuranda beds and accessories to better provide comfort for rescued dogs.

Myla-12Donate your vehicle to our animals.

Turn your used car into a better life for animals in need! Your tax-deductible vehicle donation will mean the world for animals at our shelter. Click here to go to Charitable Adult Rides & Services, Inc., which will take care of pick-up and make all the arrangements for you. Just give them a call at (877) 537- 5277, and let them know that you’d like to donate your vehicle to the animals at the Escondido Humane Society.

Give a gift of stock.

Turn your stock into a secure future for animals – please contact our Director of Development at (760) 888-2240 for details on making a tax-deductible gift of stock to the Escondido Humane Society. Our broker, Barry Masci, at Morgan Stanley may be reached at (619) 236-1331.