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

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 ☺️

It’s Hip to Snip!

It’s Hip to Snip!

ITS HIP TO SNIP!  Saga Humane Society will be having the spay and neuter clinic free of charge for the month of September. We will be offering 100 spay and neuter surgeries to lower income families in San Pedro next week Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. We...

Happy Tails

Little Frappe’s- Happy Tail

Little Frappe’s- Happy Tail

May 25, 2021. Little frappe came into our clinic after she was picked up by her now adopter, Ms Simpson. She was severely dehydrated, malnurished and covered in ticks. We immediately took care of her, gave her a nice grooming and veterinary care. Frappe bounced back...

Tippy’s-Happy Tail

Tippy’s-Happy Tail

May 19, 2021. Adoption day for Tippy! This sweet cuddly boy will now be loved and cared for by the Soliz family. And he will give them lots of love in return. Congratulations on your new forever home Tippy We are all happy for you

Parker’s-Happy Tail

Parker’s-Happy Tail

May 15, 2021. Parker couldn’t sit still for a photo because he couldn’t wait to go to his furever home! Parker will keep his name and be loved and cared for by the Che family! It’s Happy Tails for this sweet boy