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Mission Statement

At Helen Woodward Animal Center, people help animals and animals help people. Under one management, this unique organization benefits the community by providing educational and therapeutic programs for people, and humane care and adoption for animals. Life is more precious when trust, unconditional love, and respect exist between animals and one another.


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Average Review 6 reviews

Would you recommend Helen Woodward Animal Center?

by Kirsten W. from Del Mar, CA (January 4, 2019)
I would love to participate in this event again! I was a greeter at the entrance and although there were some technical difficulties at the check-in with computers (technology isn't perfect), the guests were fun and happy on entering and the organizers did a solid job to diffuse the situation. It was spectacular. And as a volunteer we were treated admirably and with top of the line snacks, dinner and desserts during breaks. And of course it was for the cause of supporting Helen Woodward's animals in shelter care, a place close to my heart for 30+ years.
by luke n. (February 9, 2017)
Well organized establishment. They seem to know what they're doing and are all nice people.e
by Alec W. (October 1, 2016)
Hi This is Alec And I would love to help tomorrow at the Dog Beach Surf. Please contact me at your earliest convenience! E: wallalec822@gmail.com P: 858-248-9678