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Our Mission

The mission of the San Diego Herpetological Society is  - - to educate the public in the appreciation and proper care of reptiles and amphibians - - to promote the study and conservation of herpetofauna - - to facilitate the protection, and if necessary the rescue of any animal at risk - - to assist, cooperate, and maintain communication with other organizations and individuals that share our goals.

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San Diego Herpetological Society is a Nonprofit Corporation serving the community since 1978.  The SDHS reaches out to everyone with a  passion or curiosity for reptiles, amphibians kept as pets or studied and observed in nature.  Our primary objective is to create a supportive environment for enthusiasts whether a beginner or life-long hobbyist or breeder. 

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Become a Member or Volunteer with SDHS to support our local herp community and learn all about reptiles & amphibians, meet people with common interests and play a role in the success of our mission


Please consider making a donation to help support the rescue, rehoming, care and education of reptiles and amphibians in our community.


We use Husbandry Pro to manage our adoptable animals


San Diego Herpetological Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

PO Box 503835 San Diego, CA 92150-3835

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