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Support AB 2140 - The California Captive Orca Welfare and Safety Act.

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Learn more about AB 2140.

Encinitas City Council unanimously adopts
Hot Car Warning Signs.

Read the story here.

Support our new campaign to protect children and animals.

Dogs in Parked Cars -
A Very Bad Idea!

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Welcome to San Diego Animal Advocates

Animal Advocates and Concerned Citizens Relieved as Elephant Rides Fade Into County Fair History! Notorious “Have Trunk Will Travel” Cancels 2014 Contract Rides After Loss of AZA Certification Read the full press release here.

10 Things You Didn't Know About SeaWorld Click here

San Diego Animal Advocates is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501©3 animal rights organization founded in 1984. Our purpose is to educate the public on issues concerning animals, with a focus on problems of captivity, vivisection, and local area wildlife. While we work primarily on matters in our San Diego area, we also coordinate efforts with national animal protection groups and participate in many state-wide and national campaigns.

Join director Mark Devries for the San Diego premiere of Speciesism: The Movie, the film that Scientific American's Michael Shermer calls "brilliant and compelling ... the best of the animal rights documentaries"! Plus, ask Mark anything you'd like at an exclusive Q&A afterwards!

Thursday, May 1 at 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15

Tickets selling fast, only at: You'll never look at animals the same way again. Especially humans.

Speciesism: The MovieWatch the trailer here.

Help make our new campaign a success!

SDAA is dedicated to eliminating animal abuse, neglect and exploitation through education, community involvement and direct action. Our concept of compassion extends to all animals – domestic and wild, captive and free. We encourage putting a compassionate philosophy into practice in our lives by adopting a vegan diet and using cruelty-free products.

Click here for a great "Why Vegan?" video.

Contact SDAA by e-mail at
For more information, please call our 24 hour information hotline: (760) 632-8638

Box 230135, Encinitas, CA 92023 • Phone/Fax (760) 632-8638 •