California Wildfire Evacuation Resources


Beginning Thursday, Oct. 25, Southern California-based Kensington Protective Products plans to distribute over 1,000 fly masks for equine victims of the region’s wildfires. The air quality in Southern California is heavy with ash and smoke, which is affecting respiratory and eye health in all creatures, including horses.

Kensington representatives will visit the following Orange County shelters on Thursday:
–OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa
–Coto de Caza Equestrian Center in Coto de Caza
–The Oaks/Blenheim in San Juan Capistrano
–The company will visit San Diego shelters on Saturday.

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles is providing wildfire evacuation and rescue services for animal victims of the fire through their Disaster Animal Response Team (DART). For more information, or to make a donation, click here>>

Look up the latest efforts by the Red Cross to assist victims of the California wildfires as well as make a donation or volunteer. For details, click here >>

The National Interagency Fire Center tracks the latest information on the wildfires, including breakdown by county, acreage burned, percentage contained and street closures. For more information, click here >>

For a list of animal disaster groups serving California, click here >>

The Santa Barbara County Animal Services Program has implemented a hotline to assist pet owners with evacuation and sheltering for the Sedgewick fire. For details, click here >>

The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA have gathered the latest information on animal evacuations and locations that accept pets. For details, click here >>


  1. Thanks!That is definately a help for everyone out way west in california.There was also a family who lost all eleven of their horses,and the family dog.Our prayers are with them.


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