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
We would like to Thank Melly and staff from Caliente Restaurant for hosting the Tacos and Tequila Tuesday fundraiser. Thank you to our volunteers Eileen Jamison, Iliana Paj, Heather Smith and Katia Marin. Thank you to Sand Bar, Genesis Restaurant/Bar, Wayo's bar,...
Thank you Grace and Kyan for coming in to Volunteer at Saga! We are so grateful for all your hard work and how helpful you both were! 🐾🐾 #sagahumanesociety
It truly warms our heart when a local donates to our shelter! Thank you to Mrs Regina for donating food for our shelter dogs and cats! We are forever grateful for this donation! It would be so wonderful if more locals can take sometime to volunteer or donate to...
Happy day at our shelter! Elena has been adopted by Normajean! We couldn’t be happier for both of them!
This is one of the main reasons why we come to work everyday to do what we do. Congratulations to Munequa! She has found her furever home!
Finally Nacho has made it to his new life! We are so happy for Nacho and grateful for everyone involved in getting to California!