Happy Birthday, Internship Program!
by Lisa Alexander | March 18th, 2019 | 10:50 am
Napa Humane’s internship program for Napa County high school students turns the big ONE this year! When a New Tech High student interested in veterinary medicine reached out to us about an internship in early 2018, we thought – what a perfect addition to our humane education programs! Napa Humane interns complete 60 hours inKeep Reading
Huge Strides for Wellness
by Lisa Alexander | March 18th, 2019 | 10:25 am
Napa Humane’s latest wellness clinic on March 3 saw a record-breaking 163 pets! More than 80% were from Napa County, with 15% from our neighbors in Solano County. We are proud to report that we scheduled approximately 60 animals for spay/neuter appointments during the weeks following the wellness clinic. Our four volunteer doctors, including Dr.Keep Reading
Volunteer Spotlight: Photographer Sally Seymour
by Wendi Piscia | March 18th, 2019 | 10:24 am
One of Napa Humane’s challenges over the years has been communicating with people about the work we do. Historically we shared our story using stats and figures and stock photography, which never really resonated with people. But thanks to local photographer Sally Seymour, Seymour & McIntosh, we can show people the faces of the petsKeep Reading
Working Behind the Scenes on Adoptions
by Wendi Piscia | February 22nd, 2019 | 4:01 pm
Many people don’t know that Napa Humane spends more than a third of our annual budget helping local animal adoption groups. By subsidizing the true cost of spay/neuter surgeries for the Napa County Shelter, Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch and others, we ensure they can keep adoption fees low, and the number of adoptions high! We’reKeep Reading
Gettin’ Goofy on The Vine
by Wendi Piscia | February 22nd, 2019 | 4:00 pm
More than 10 years ago, Kellie Fuller invited “Wendi and Jane from Napa Humane” to come on her “Kellie in the Morning” radio show at the local radio station, 99.3 The Vine. Since that fateful day, The Vine’s changed morning shows, hosts, and even ownership — but never stopped inviting us for our goofy, animal-lovingKeep Reading
New Year, New Inspiration!
by Wendi Piscia | January 11th, 2019 | 2:07 pm
Dear Friends, A New Year is a chance to revisit the WHYs behind our daily actions. Why are we at Napa Humane here doing this work together? The answers always leave me inspired. So that the puppies and kittens born in Napa County are wanted and cared for, not entering shelters or rescue groups everyKeep Reading
Lea and the Black Cat Colony
by Lisa Alexander | January 10th, 2019 | 4:15 pm
Life in the wild is never easy, especially when you are competing for food resources and trying to stay alive amidst foxes, coyotes, hawks, and various other wild critters. The “black cat colony” at Napa Valley PSI has been in existence for at least 3 years, under the leadership of the big gnarled tomcat namedKeep Reading
Niko’s 12th Birthday Wish
by Natalie Griffin | January 10th, 2019 | 4:00 pm
As my twelfth birthday approached in 2009, my parents asked the usual question: “What do you want for your birthday?” I normally had a long list, but that year my answer was different – but no surprise to my parents. I wanted to help Napa Humane. Growing up, I was always around animals. We alwaysKeep Reading
Keeping Pets Safe This Halloween
by Wendi Piscia | October 9th, 2018 | 3:22 pm
Decorations, unusual activities, and costumed visitors can all pose threats to our pets during Hallow’s Eve. Halloween is a fun day for families, but it can be a stressful or even dangerous day for pets. These Halloween safety tips can help you and your pup to enjoy a safe and spooktacular holiday this year! Keep allKeep Reading
Don’t Forget to Give!
by Wendi Piscia | October 9th, 2018 | 1:54 pm
The 2018 Napa Valley Give!Guide launches November 1! This grassroots project by Napa Valley CanDo is a simple, streamlined way to support worthy local nonprofits like Napa Humane. Every year, it funnels hundreds of thousands of much-needed funds directly to our community organizations–and helps the community learn about the many wonderful services available. Between NovemberKeep Reading
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