Saga Humane Society was founded in 1999 by a small group of women in attempts to salvage the livelihood of the animals thrown to the streets. After much work and dedication, the humane society was born with a mission to promote kindness and prevent cruelty to domestic and wild animals.

Meet Our Team

Saga Humane Society promotes their mission through educating their community and demonstrating their care every day. Saga Humane Society would not exist today without their incredibly hardworking team.

Ingrid Lima 

Veterinary Technician and powerhouse

 Ingrid has been part of the Saga Humane for 19 years. Ingrid devotes her time and endless effort to Saga daily. Ingrid is in charge of making important decisions and is their on-staff head of the medical department at Saga Humane Society. Ingrid is the glue holding Saga Humane Society together.

Noemi Castro 

Fearless kennel attendant and veterinary assistant

Noemi has been part of the Saga Humane Society team for 13 years. Noemi has a fearless and kind nature with all of the animals. Noemi is the queen of clean, she ensures that the clinic is constantly running in tip top shape and organized.


Walter has been part of the Saga team for two years. Walter has this incredible connectedness to all the animals at Saga. Walter has this innate ability to create a sense of calm and acceptance that he provides to each and every animal.


Administrative and Veterinary Assistant 

Joellie has been part of the Saga Humane Society team for two years. Joellie is the head of client communications and assisting in any medical treatment performed on our animals. Joellie is the master of ultitasking and looking fabulous while doing it!

Saga Humane Society is governed by a volunteer board of directors made up of residents and non-residents of San Pedro:

Dr. Heather McGowan – President and Director of Humane Education/International Veterinary Medicine

Tula Ayuso – Vice President

Louisa Chiaramonte – Treasurer

Amy Lewis – Secretary

Kathy Marin – Director of Animal Well-Being

Newest Adoptables


Mackenzie is a beautiful tortie! She can be shy at first, but mainly because she has been at the shelter and the adult cats tend to get over looked. When she gets to know you, she will give you nudges and loves to play with wands. Her favorite place to relax is on...


In Hawaii Kahuna means important person or basically the head hancho. That describes this boy. But, instead of being difficult or unavailable, he will be your best friend once he gets to know you. He loves to play with just about any toy and really loves to play with...


Meet Emilia! She is a sweet 1 year old, that has the most stunning eyes. She is a wonderful girl and has a lot of training down as she has had two foster homes since she was a puppy. But unfortunately those fosters were unable to adopt her. But, no problem as that...

Cachasa- ADOPTED

Cachasa is the cutest little long-haired mixed breed girl. She loves to run and play and is the most excited to go for walks. She is super sweet and will snuggle right up next to you when you’re sitting and look out on the water or watch the birds. She has been here...


Theo is a 3 years old black Labrador who is loving, friendly and playful. He is pretty chill and can handle noises and hyper pups, but doesn't like cats. He is great with people and listens on command. He loves the water and could maybe make a good boat dog He has...


Meatloaf is sweet and a little more laid back than her sister Thera. She is super friendly and loveable. She can can start off a little shy and while loves going for walks would prefer to have another dog with her. She would probably do best with a dog sibling or even...

Latest News & Events

Lets Pawty

Lets Pawty

Get ready to Pawty safely on Saturday June 12th! We will be hosting an 80's theme styled benefit gala and we would love to see you! There will be limited capacity so make sure you arrive early! Looking forward to seeing everyone for a great cause!

Get ready for the Halloween Spooktacular!

Get ready for the Halloween Spooktacular!

Lulu is ready for our Halloween Spooktacular! 👻 Don’t forget we will be having our pet costume competition! So dress your pet to impress to win one of our amazing prizes!  Our pet costume competition will have different categories: 🐾 Most...

We Help Injured Wildlife

We Help Injured Wildlife

Recently we received an Osprey that had crashed into a building trying to escape from another bird, Dr.Baptist did a thorough check up, the Osprey had no serious injuries and it was released back into its natural habitat.  If you ever encounter a wild life animal that...

Happy Tails

Yang, Cachasa and Sand- Happy Tails

Yang, Cachasa and Sand- Happy Tails

Wow three more adoptions this week! How lucky are our pets that got adopted! Yang, Cachasa and Sand all found their furever homes! We’d like to thank their adopters for coming in and taking a sweet pet home!

Mr. D’s-Happy Tail

Mr. D’s-Happy Tail

Such a great way to start off our week! Mr.D has been adopted by Jeff! Thank you for adopting Mr.D. He was brought to the shelter when he was a puppy, he doesn’t know any life out of the shelter. Now at 7 months he has finally found his furever home, as you can see he...

Creamsicle’s-Happy Tail

Creamsicle’s-Happy Tail

May 25, 2021. Creamsicle has found her furever home! Thank you to Mrs Mary and family for adopting this little cutie! We’re so happy she’s with a great family that will show her unconditional love!