Upcoming Events

Apr 1, 2017

War Dogs

Dogs have been used in war since WWII, but their job descriptions have changed over the years. Meet service and therapy dogs that offer help and hope to veterans, and learn about the history of dogs in war. Free for ... read more

Apr 2, 2017

The World of Rabbits

Rabbits are known for their fluffy fur and cuddly behavior, but how did this wild animal become our pet? Join the San Diego House Rabbit Society to learn about the history of rabbit domestication and see the natural agility of these ... read more

Apr 6, 2017

Woof Squad: Dogs of the SDPD

See the hard-working San Diego Police Department K-9 unit in action! You’ll learn more about all the ways these dogs keep our community safe – from finding people who are missing, tracking down hazardous materials, to connecting with people in ... read more

Apr 7, 2017

Something Wild!

We’re bringing the wilderness to you in this live animal presentation of native San Diego animals. If you’re lucky you may even get to touch them!  Free for Museum Members or with general admission. Something Wild! is a Living with Animals ... read more

Apr 8, 2017

Yoga in the Rotunda

Buy tickets to Yoga in the Rotunda! Join us for quiet teacher-led morning yoga under our dome before doors open! Enjoy an all-levels flow class with modifications so that each individual can go at their own pace and work to ... read more

Apr 8, 2017

Tiny But Mighty Small Animal Demonstration

They may be small, but these pint-sized animals make great pets! Join the fun as Museum guests are invited to pet and hold hamsters, rats, and guinea pigs. Tiny But Mighty Small Animal Demonstration is a Living with Animals program and ... read more

Apr 9, 2017

A Bee’s Life

Buzzzzzz! Learn more about the lives of bees, the importance of their conservation, and even how they make delicious honey. Free for Museum Members or with general admission. About Living with Animals: We encounter animals everywhere in our daily lives: ... read more

Apr 13, 2017

Woof Squad: Dogs of the SDPD

See the hard-working San Diego Police Department K-9 unit in action! You’ll learn more about all the ways these dogs keep our community safe – from finding people who are missing, tracking down hazardous materials, to connecting with people in ... read more

Apr 15, 2017

Dogs That Serve

Dogs are more than great companions, they can provide life-changing assistance to someone with a  disability.See the incredible skills of these talented service dogs in a live demonstration in the rotunda. Dogs That Serve is a Living with Animals program ... read more

Apr 16, 2017

Something Wild!

We’re bringing the wilderness to you! See native insects and small animals that aren’t commonly thought of as pets. If you’re lucky you may get to touch some of them! Something Wild! is a Living with Animals program and has ... read more

Apr 18, 2017

Canine Ambassadors

Curious about canines? Come meet the San Diego Humane Society’s Canine Ambassadors! They’ll teach you how to meet a dog safely, say hello, and may even show you a trick  or two. Free for Museum Members or with general admission. ... read more

Apr 22, 2017

Yoga in the Rotunda

Buy tickets to Yoga in the Rotunda! Join us for quiet teacher-led morning yoga under our dome before doors open! Enjoy an all-levels flow class with modifications so that each individual can go at their own pace and work to ... read more

Apr 22, 2017

Dogs That Serve

Dogs are more than great companions, they can provide life-changing assistance to someone with a disability. See the incredible skills of these talented service dogs in a live demonstration in the rotunda. Dogs That Serve is a Living with Animals ... read more

Apr 28, 2017

Undersea Giants

Giant manta rays can grow up to 23 feet and are on the endangered species list. Learn how Mares Mexicanos is working with scientists and locals in Mexico to preserve this ocean giant’s ecosystem. Undersea Giants is a Living with Animals program ... read more

Apr 29, 2017

Wonder Birds

See the bright colors, delightful chatter, and charming personalities of exotic birds up close! Thanks to our partner, Free Flight, for bringing these highly intelligent birds to the Museum. Wonder Birds is a Living with Animals program and has two, 30-minute ... read more