10News rode along with Humane Society officers the day after 4th of July. Matt Boone reports.
A Humane Society officer carries a lost dog on the 5th of July, 2018 (KGTV)
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - July 5th is the busiest day of the year for San Diego Humane Society after pets run away from homes because of fireworks.
As of 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, the Humane Society had taken in 77 pets.
This was the first week the Humane Society had serviced six cities, including San Diego. Previously, the animal control contracts had been fulfilled by the County Animal Services.
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Owners who pick up their pets before July 8th will have the ‘reclaim fee’ waived.
The Humane Society is also waiving fees for the first 100 adoptions starting on July 5th, hoping to make more room in the shelter.