Escondido Humane Society
3450 East Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027
Traci Chavez, Director of Animal Control
Sally Costello
Carli Lutgendorf, Director of Adoptions
Ina Shookoff, Director of Education
Bob Stout, Director of Animal Behavior Services
Staci Fitzgerald, Director of Animal Care
Non-urgent Animal Control inquiries
* Please note: If you have an urgent matter, such as injured or loose animal or neglect/abuse issues, call us at (760) 888-2275, Option 1. An on-call officer may be reached for emergencies only 24/7. For life-threatening emergencies, call 911.
We are committed to providing excellent service to our community, especially our animal friends. Your opinions, comments and suggestions are always welcome.
Find a Service or Program
The Escondido Humane Society has a centralized phone system. If you wish to reach a specific department or person, please call (760) 888-2275 and follow the prompts or e-mail us below. We look forward to hearing from you!
Write us at:
Adoptions Lobby: (760) 888-2247, (760) 888-2244 or (760) 888-2245
Animal Care/Kitten and Puppy Foster Care
Animal Control
Behavior Services
Board of Directors
Development/events and fundraising
Executive Director
Adult Dog Foster Care
(760) 888-2247
Elizabeth Nelson, Licensing Coordinator
Shelter Operations
Kathy Warner, Director of Operations
Public relations and marketing/website
Katie Woolsey, Public Relations Coordinator
Veterinary Services
Robert Wishner, Staff Veterinarian
Volunteer Services
(760) 888-2240
(760) 888-2242
(760) 888-2261
Lori Piccirillo, Volunteer Coordinator
(760) 888-2270
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Escondido Humane Society | 3450 East Valley Parkway, Escondido CA 92027 | (760) 888 - BARK (2275)
Adoption Center open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week | Animal Control open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week
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Jean Russo, Director of Development
Development Coordinator Cindy Swayze: (760) 888-2235
Become a member
Dedication Tags
Planned Giving
Wish List
Help as you shop
Million Dollar Match
Donor Privacy Policy
Adult Dog Foster Care
Adult Cat Foster Care
Virtual Volunteers
Youth programs
Adult programs
Education classes
Resource Library
Bahaviorist's Corner
Shelter/rescue directory
Contact us
Hours and directions
Board of Directors
Employment opportunities
Lost pets
Found pets
Licensing your pet
Animal cruelty
Barking dogs
Animal bites
Injured animals
Animal laws
Animal Control fees
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Adoption fees
Special pets
Video links
Happy Tails
Shop 'N' Adopt
Events Calendar
Paws in the Park
Tails at Twilight
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