Rancho Coastal Humane Society

Rancho Coastal Humane Society is dedicated to saving lives of abandoned companion animals, promoting adoption into loving homes and offering education programs and support services that inspire and strengthen the human-animal bond. Founded in 1960 by a group of dedicated volunteers under the leadership of Maria K. Lloyd, the focus of RCHS is on strengthening the human-animal bond. Programs & Services Include: Dog, Cat and Rabbit Adoptions FOCAS program (Friends of County Animal Shelters): Intake of animals from over or nearing capacity shelters. Foster Program: Volunteers open their homes to homeless animals. Animal Safehouse Program: A safety net for the pets of people in transition due to crisis. Humane Education: Spring/Summer/Fall Animal Camps for children, as well as Kids Community Service. Volunteer Program: An opportunity to give back and get involved. Pet Loss Support Group: Offering assistance to those grieving the loss of a beloved pet.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|100 Score


(4/4)|100 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

389 Requeza Street
Encinitas, CA 92024