Helen Woodward Animal Center
6461 El Apajo Rd.
Rancho Santa Fe, California 92067
Local Phone: (858) 756-4117
Helen Woodward Animal Center is located on 12 acres in Rancho Santa Fe, California.
The Center was established in 1972 as the San Dieguito Animal Care and Education Center with its primary focus on pet adoption and on-site humane education.
It was renamed in honor of its founder, Helen Woodward, in 1987. Since its inception, services have grown to include an equine hospital, small animal hospital, boarding facility, Animal-assisted therapy outreach, therapeutic horseback riding for the disabled and AniMeals food for pets of the homebound.
Education services have expanded to off-site presentations and outreaches.