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 multitasking 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

Adopted – Clifford

Clifford is one of the coolest kittens. He is energetic with other cats and lives to play wrestle. And with...


Pedro loves to lounge around and is good with new people. He loves to play, especially with other cats but even when the other cat is relaxing so if you have another cat it should be a playful energetic cat. Is good with men. Approx. 4 months old. [video width="720"...


Russo is a sweet boy who loves attention but won’t jump all over you for it. He loves to be by your side to get pets and scritches and loves to play with the wand and feather toys. Very calm, but fun.


Napoleon is a very sweet boy who loves scritches and hanging out on your feet or lap or shoulders or wherever he can be having fun with you. He is energetic and has a calm side too. Approx. 3 months old.


Viking is Mrs. Bartolo’s sister and not only are they nearly twins, Viking is a love bug just like her sister. She will come on your lap for pets and stretch out for neck scritches and lounge on your lap. She gives kisses and loves to play with your shoes and toys....

Mrs. Bartolo

Mrs. Bartolo is the biggest love bug you will ever meet! She will come to you the minute you come home and climb up on your lap, reach up to give you a hug and kiss and then settle into your lap for pets and scritches. She also loves to play with any kind of toy

Latest News & Events

It’s Hip to Snip – Success!

It’s Hip to Snip – Success!

This week our ITS HIP TO SNIP program was a huge success! 100 dogs/cats and 2 rabbits were benefited by this program! We are overjoyed and grateful for our team and supporters that made this program possible!Each donation and fundraiser helps us to continue our...

Thank you Hinano!

Thank you Hinano!

We would like to give a huge thank you to Hinano for volunteering with us for 3 weeks! She was a huge help in all our daily activities! We are grateful for all her hard work and for her time ☺️

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!