Animals

Be a Superhero: Rescue an Animal in Need

Bilbo is a 2-month-old blue tabby at the Central Shelter in San Diego. His ID number is A1790740.

Looking for action and adventure? How about adopting a fur-ever sidekick from the San Diego County Department of Animal Services?

In honor of Comic-Con this week, Animal Services has put the spotlight on a few dogs and cats with “comical” names. Get ready to geek out on these monikers.

All three of the County’s shelters are open 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sundays except for holidays. Stop by to meet these comically named pets in person or visit sddac.com.

Be a superhero and adopt!

Drax

A1779741_DraxWhen Drax is not guarding the galaxy with his pals Groot, Rocket and Peter Quill, he’s busy looking for a forever home. Drax is a neutered black and white American Stafford blend. He is 2 years old and weighs 69 pounds. He is at the Northern Shelter in Carlsbad. His ID number is A1779741.

 

Spiderman

A1787266_Spiderman2Spiderman can turn any ball of yarn into an intricate tangled web with super speed. He has incredible agility despite being a small kitten. He is a male black and white domestic short hair. He is 2 months old and weighs 2.3 pounds. He is at the Northern Shelter in Carlsbad. His ID number is A1787266.

Rogue

A1778756_RogueRogue’s real name and the identities of her parents remains unknown, which is how this X-Men member ended up with Animal Services. She is a spayed red and white pit bull blend. She’s 4 years old and weighs 65 pounds. She’s at the Southern Region Shelter in Bonita. Her ID number is A1778756.

Elsa

A1675873_ElsaThis pretty girl from “Frozen” is known to warm hearts and laps. Elsa is a spayed brown tabby-white domestic short hair. She is 3 years old and 13.2 pounds. She is at the Central Shelter in San Diego. Her ID number is A1675873.

Xena

A1782436_XenaXena is more of a princess than a warrior. She is a 2-year-old, female, brown and white pit bull who weighs 41.6 pounds. She is at the Central Shelter in San Diego. Her ID number is A1782436.

Katniss

A1789209_KatnissKatniss is as loyal as she is beautiful. The spayed brown tabby domestic short hair kitty has retired from the Hunger Games and ready for fun games with her new family. She is 5 years old and weighs 12.3 pounds. She is at the Central Shelter in San Diego. Her ID number is A1789209.

Fiona

A1771236_fionaCalling all kindhearted ogres. Fiona is looking for a Shrek to rescue her from the Central Shelter in San Diego. This female black and white pit bull blend is 1 year and 10 months old and weighs 50.5 pounds. She is at the Central Shelter in San Diego. Her ID number is A1771236.

Buffy

A1789022_BuffyBuffy doesn’t slay vampires; she slays with her good looks. This female brown tabby-domestic short hair kitten is 2 months old and 2.3 pounds. She is at the Central Shelter in San Diego. Her ID number is A1789022.

Bettie

A1782608_BettieBettie is looking for a new sweetheart ever since she lost her first true love Archie. Will you call Bettie your girl? She is a black and white retriever blend. She is 4 years old and weighs 62.9 pounds. She is at the Northern Shelter in Carlsbad. Her ID number is A1782608.

Simba

A1791079_SimbaDon’t stress about adopting Simba from Animal Services. The process is simple—so “Hakuna Matata” or no worries! Simba is a neutered silver tabby-white domestic short hair. He is 4 months old and 3.5 pounds. He is at the Southern Shelter in Bonita. His ID number is A1791079.

Marvin

A1785554_MarvinMarvin (the Martian) is out of this world! This male blue fawn pit bull blend is 3 years old and weighs 68.9 pounds. He is very clever and patiently waiting at the Central Shelter in San Diego. His ID number is A1785554.

Ariel

A1792559_ArielThis little mermaid has traded in her flipper for four legs and now wants to be a part of your world. Ariel is a female blue tabby-white domestic short hair kitty who is 2 years old and 7.9 pounds. She is at the Central Shelter in San Diego. Her ID number is A1792559.

Barry

A1782693_BarryWhen Barry—aka The Flash—is not fighting crime, he enjoys walks, playing catch and staying fit and speedy. He’s a neutered brown brindle mastiff blend. This big boy weighs 70.1 pounds and is 3 years old. He is at the Northern Shelter in Carlsbad. His ID number is A1782693.

Jasmine

A1772306_JasmineJasmine’s three wishes are to be adopted, to have a home with a sunny window to nap in, and to have oodles and oodles of toys to pounce on. This spayed black domestic short hair kitty princess is 5 years old and 8.4 pounds. She is at the Central Shelter in San Diego. Her ID number is A1772306.

Shadow

A1786016_ShadowThis guy is not a villain; he just has that mischievous look. When Shadow comes in out of the dark is a sweet and playful. He is a neutered black domestic medium hair. He is 5 months old and weighs 5.6 pounds. He is at the Central Shelter in San Diego. His ID number is A1786016.

Michelle Mowad is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact