Art with Heart to Lift Your Spirits

Napa Humane launched our first-ever pet portrait fundraiser last month, to help put idle hands to work and lift everyone’s spirits for a great cause! For one week only, any donation to Napa Humane of $20 or more commissioned an original portrait of the donor’s pet, courtesy of a cadre of 54 volunteer artists ofKeep Reading

Found Kittens? Know When (and When NOT) to Help

Categories: Cats

Most people assume that unattended kittens need help, but often, their diligent mother is just momentarily out of sight. She might be hunting nearby, taking a bathroom break, moving her kittens from one location to another – or just waiting in the shadows for you to leave! Since a mama cat’s milk and care giveKeep Reading

What’s Up with Napa Humane?

As you probably know, Napa Humane suspended all clinic activities when the Shelter-in-Place order was issued. Given the critical shortage of PPE and intubation-related drugs at the time, veterinary professionals around the country advised suspending spay/neuter surgeries in order to conserve the drugs and PPE for use with coronavirus patients, should the need arise. WeKeep Reading

Art with Heart: A New Way to Love the Animals!

All of us at Napa Humane hope you’re staying healthy and safe in these challenging times. Our Clinic remains closed to the public (following the recommendations of veterinary experts), and our staff is working from home as best we can to find creative new ways of supporting local animals in need. Our newest initiative isKeep Reading

We’re In This Together

Categories: Clinic, Community Support

Running a business under normal circumstances is never easy. But it’s harder than ever right now – worrying about your employees, loss of income and donations, and having to navigate through the unknowns of what each day brings… but the saddest part for me is not being able to do the prevention work that IKeep Reading

Planning For Your Pets During COVID-19, A Guide from Napa CART

Categories: Disaster Preparedness

by Claudia Sonder DVM, President, Napa CART How are pets affected by Covid 19? In these difficult times, the healing power of the human-animal bond adds to community resilience. Napa County has a robust network of animal organizations who are united in their efforts to support those of you with pets who might need assistance. Keep Reading

Young Philanthropist Gives Hope

As part of his 8th Grade International Baccalaureate Community Project for Harvest Middle School, Gabe wanted to make a difference for companion animals in our community. He started a donation drive to collect new and gently used items for pet owners in need. Gabe’s efforts brought in food, toys, treats, leashes, and collars for NapaKeep Reading

How to Stay Sane Sheltering in Place with Dogs

Categories: Dogs

One of the silver linings of a shelter-in-place order is the extra time you get to spend with your furry loved one(s). But sometimes, the isolation and change of routine bring out behaviors that aren’t so delightful, and owners need to find new ways to engage their dogs without violating the order and putting ourKeep Reading

All-New Caturdays Help Us Get a Jump On Kitten Season

Categories: Cats, Clinic

Have you been loving the recent spring weather? Our local un-spayed cats have, and many of them are already in heat! Since rising temperatures are the cue, an early spring means early kitten season, too. Once they’re in heat, female cats continue to go into heat until they get pregnant – or spayed. Fortunately, weKeep Reading

Bow-Wowing with Gratitude for Pet Food Express

Pet Food Express opened its doors at Bel Aire Plaza in 2006, and has been an amazing supporter of Napa Humane since day one. They partner with local animal welfare organizations to find creative ways of raising money and supplying our programs with the things we need most. Their latest Giving Tree campaign helped secureKeep Reading

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