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.

Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Pet of the Week

Helen Woodward Animal Center Pet-of-the-Week for June 29th, 2015

This incredible kitty is not your typical feline fare- he’s so much more! Ted is a tiny guy at just 5.5lbs and 3-years old, but he doesn’t let his size hold him back. Ted’s lucky forever family can expect hours of play time from “Mr. White Lightning” and hours of cuddle time, too. Ted doesn’t have a shy bone in his body, and often greets people by stepping up on their shoulder for a face- to kitty-face “hello” head-boop.

Ted is waiting to meet you at Helen Woodward Animal Center. He has been altered and is up-to-date on all of her vaccinations. His adoption fee is $106, and, as with all pets adopted from Helen Woodward Animal Center, he is micro-chipped for identification. As an added bonus, he also comes with two free passes to Sea World!

Helen Woodward Animal Center is located at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe. Kennels are open daily Monday throughThursday from 12pm to 6pm; Fridays from noon to 7pm.

Saturdays 10am to 6pm; and Sunday 11am to 6pm (last application accepted 15 minutes before closing). For more information call 858-756-4117, option #1.

On the 4th of July, as celebratory fireworks fly through the air, celebratory cuddling will be taking place in homes across the city. That’s because, despite the “Independence” day holiday, Helen Woodward Animal Center knows that the 4th is all about uniting family - human and furry alike. Military families and more mature members of our community (aged 55+) are encouraged to find their forever friend at the Wags for Warriors and Sizzling Senior Adoption Event. Adoption fees of approved military families adopting any pet and/or seniors adopting a senior pets will be partially sponsored on Saturday, July 4th, 2015. The Center will celebrate the fun with family activities, raffle prizes, kids crafts, and shaved ice between 10:00am and noon that day.

About Helen Woodward Animal Center

Helen Woodward Animal Center is a private, non-profit organization where “people help animals and animals help people.” Founded in 1972 in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., the Center provides services for more than 57,000 people and thousands of animals annually through adoptions, educational and therapeutic programs both on-site and throughout the community. Helen Woodward Animal Center is also the creator of the international Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive and the The Business of Saving Lives, teaching the business of saving lives to animal welfare leaders from around the world.

Each week, we feature a great dog or cat looking for a new family they are called Helen Woodward Animal Center’s “Pet of the Week!” Our animals are transferred to us through a cat rescue or a dog rescue group that needs help, through an overcrowded animal shelter where they simply would have “run out of time,” or even through a surrender by a family or individual. Our Pet of the Week is always a beautiful and wonderful animal looking to be adopted into his or her new family. Visit our online animal adoption center to view all up to date animal adoption opportunities!