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.
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.
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
Latest News & Events
It's been a couple years since we've celebrated Halloween with our fur babies and shelter animals. We don't want to wait another one, so we will hold our Halloween Pet Costume Contest virtually this year! Dress your pet to impress to win one of our amazing prizes!...
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...
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 ☺️
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!
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...
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!