San Diego Humane Society Goes Virtual For 2020 Walk For Animals On Saturday, May 2

April 9, 2020

The San Diego Humane Society is taking its annual Walk For Animals fundraiser online in 2020, uniting thousands of animals lovers in San Diego on Saturday, May 2.

Due to statewide stay-at-home orders to prevent further spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, San Diego Humane Society will host its annual Walk for Animals online this year. The virtual event will unite thousands of animal lovers throughout San Diego County to make a lifesaving difference for pets and wildlife in need.The Walk for Animals raises vital funds that help San Diego Humane Society care for nearly 50,000 animals each year by providing shelter and adoptions, veterinary care, investigations of cruelty and neglect, wildlife rescue and more. As San Diego and the rest of the country practices social distancing, the virtual event will feature online versions of Walk for Animals activities, and every dollar raised will help create a more humane San Diego. Registration is free and participants receive custom Walk for Animals resources designed to help them spread the word, fundraise and save animal lives.

Serving San Diego County for 140 years, San Diego Humane Society’s scope of social responsibility goes beyond adopting animals. San Diego Humane Society offers San Diegans a wide range of programs and services that strengthen the human-animal bond, prevent cruelty/neglect, provide medical care, educate the community on the humane treatment of animals and provide safety net services for all pet families needing assistance with keeping their pets. As one of San Diego’s longest-established nonprofit organizations, San Diego Humane Society has campuses located in Escondido, Oceanside and San Diego as well as adoption centers inside select Petco stores throughout San Diego County. San Diego Humane Society is supported solely through contributions, grants, bequests, municipal contracts, investments and small fees for services.

For more information on the San Diego Humane Society and to register for this year's Walk for Animals, visit