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  Pet of the Week May 13th, 2010     


Zada is a 3-year-old spayed female boxer mix, ID # 22688. Zada is a volunteer favorite at the Escondido Humane Society and has been described by many to be the “perfect” dog. She currently is part of a training class at the shelter, and she is the standout student. She is very smart and knows several commands, including sit, down, stay, leave it and come. She is very mellow and easy-going, walks perfectly on the leash and is great in the car. Zada also is friendly toward other dogs. Zada is available for adoption at the Escondido Humane Society, 3450 E. Valley Parkway. Her adoption fee of $110 includes microchip, up-to-date vaccinations, spay and vet exam. For more information, call (760) 888-2247 or log on to The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.


Maggie is a 1 ½ year old, spayed, female, Chihuahua Blend. Full of friendly and outgoing energy, plays well with other dogs and humans too! Fully grown at 11 pounds, you may adopt Maggie for just $195.

All pets adopted from Helen Woodward Animal Center have been spayed or neutered, have up-to-date vaccinations and microchip identification.

Helen Woodward Animal Center kennels are open everyday from 11am to 6pm (Applications accepted till 5:45pm) at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe. For more information call 858-756-4117, option #1 or

Animal Rescue


Chloe was recently rescued from an animal shelter. Chloe is a very special 5 year old female Chihuahua, looking for a forever home. She is very affectionate, both with adults and gentle children. She loves walks, riding in the car, and cuddling with her human companion(s). She has been spayed, is housetrained, has been microchipped, and is current on all of her vaccinations. She makes other small dogs relax. Extra extra sweet. For more information, call Larry at 760-230-2780 or by email

The Kitty Korner

These cute little kittens need homes. All have been weaned, spayed or neutered, and vaccinated.
Available at the Escondido Humane Society
For more information, call (760) 888-2247. The Escondido Humane Society Adoption Center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, log on to

Yes, they are cutie pies.

And they’re so new they don’t yet have names. We’ll leave that to you.

Naming a kitten is a special act, best left to the new kitten’s family of humans.

Check them out! At the Escondido Humane Society

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