Thomas is the pet of the week at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS). He’s a 12 week old, 8 pound, Jack Russell Terrier / miniature Pinscher mix puppy.

Thomas, his mom and three siblings were rescued in Baja, MX. According to Public Relations Director, John Van Zante, “Thomas is active and very friendly. He can act silly, or cuddle up in your arms for a nap. His new family will need to begin with basic puppy training. Keep in mind that puppies are only stay puppies for a short time. After that you’ll have a dog for many years.”

The $195 adoption fee for Thomas includes medical exam, up to date vaccinations, neuter, and microchip. To adopt Thomas or to sponsor a pet until its new family takes it home call 760-753-6413, log on to, or visit Rancho Coastal Humane Society at 389 Requeza Street in Encinitas. Kennels and cattery are open Wednesday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.