The Coast News Group

Spend summer at animal camp

ENCINITAS — Put some warm fuzzies into your summer. Sign up now for the Rancho Coastal Humane Society Summer Animal Camp.The camps run June 24 through Aug. 16. To sign up, visit the RCHS Education Center at 389 Requeza St., call (760) 753-6413, or register online at

Reservations can also be made now for the upcoming “The Healing Power of Animals.” Rancho Coastal Humane Society’s 2013 Celebration of Second Chances is set for Sept. 7 at the Del Mar Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe. The celebration will spotlight the RCHS Pet-Assisted Therapy program and honor Christine Mabee. For more information, visit RCHS at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas, call (760) 753-6413, or buy your tickets online at

As you do your spring cleaning, don’t forget that Rancho Coastal Humane Society’s Thrift Shop, 120 Aberdeen Drive in Cardiff by the Sea, will pick up donated items. It accepts clothing, small appliances, electronics, furniture, sporting goods, jewelry, housewares and even office supplies, art work, and one-of-a-kind items. To arrange for pick-up, visit the RCHS Thrift Shop, call (760) 753-0970, log on to, or like Rancho Coastal Humane Society’s Thrift Shop on Facebook.