Helen Woodward Animal Center thanks "Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation" for their support of our Spay / Neuter program!
Special thanks to the Tippett Foundation and the Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation for supporting our Adoptions program.
ADOPT A PET – PET & ANIMAL ADOPTIONS
Helen Woodward Adoption Center
Beginning Friday April 10, 2015, Adoptions will remain open on Friday evening until 7pm. Our Friday hours will be Noon to 7pm.
We will continue to close at 6pm on all other days.
The Adoptions Department will open at 11am on Friday July 3rd in Observation of Independence Day. We will be open from 11am until 7pm.
Two Kittens = More than Twice the Fun!
Well it’s happened again! Kittens absolutely everywhere!
Did you know two kittens are better than one? Come by to visit our fabulous furry felines, and we’ll tell you why.
The best part – it is so important that our little felines grow up with a best friend, that we are waiving the adoption fee for his
So what are you waiting for?
Welcome to our online animal adoption center. At Helen Woodward Animal Center we have an ever-shifting list of beautiful dogs, puppies, cats and kittens available through our San Diego pet adoption program. Please check our website daily for updates! Helen Woodward animals come from a variety of sources, such as the transfer of animals from public shelters to relieve overcrowding (approximately 90%), as well as owner surrender. Every animal in our pet adoption program has received a medical examination, spay or neuter surgery, vaccinations, tons of TLC (tender loving care) and a microchip. Our goal is to adopt out our animals into loving and permanent homes. Helen Woodward Adoption Counselors are here to help you choose a pet that will be your perfect match for life. If you’re considering animal adoptions, please visit us today!
Feel free to complete an animal adoptions application before you arrive!
6461 El Apajo Road
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 For Map, click here
858-756-4117 (select option #1)
Pet Adoption Hours (adoption kennels, kittery and cattery open)
Monday to Friday
noon to 6 pm (on major weekday holidays we open at 11 am)
10 am to 6 pm
11 am to 6 pm
Holiday Pet Adoption Hours (adoption kennels, kittery and cattery open)
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day – Open all other holidays, see schedule above!
Closed at 3:30pm Christmas Eve (12/24) and New Year’s Eve (12/31)
“Spay…Don’t Litter” Program
Helen Woodward Animal Center offers a "Spay... don't litter" program for people looking to surrender litters of puppies or kittens. Helen Woodward Animal Center will cover the cost of having the mom spayed at a participating veterinarian. Please call the front desk at 858.756.4117 ext.1 to set up an appointment with a Helen Woodward Adoption Counselor.