Saving Lives and Opening Doors

Though less than a year old, Napa Humane’s new Shelter Medicine and PAWS initiatives are already having an amazing impact on local shelter animals and pets of our unhoused community. By stepping in to assist our most vulnerable furry friends, we are dramatically improving their lives as well as their human connections. Our PAWS programKeep Reading

Training the Next Generation of RVTs

For the first time ever, Napa Humane is hosting RVT interns! We are thrilled to be helping train capable and compassionate new professionals, helping solve the nationwide vet/RVT shortage, and at the same time, benefiting from their growing skill sets. It’s a win-win for everyone! In the past, we were told that Napa Humane’s focusedKeep Reading

Join Our Team as a Bilingual Pet Education Associate!

JOB TITLE: Bilingual Pet Education Associate REPORTS TO: Pet Education Manager ORGANIZATION: Napa Humane LOCATION: Napa, CA JOB TYPE: Part-time, non-exempt Are you passionate about dogs and their well-being? Do you have a natural knack for understanding canine behavior and an unshakeable desire to make a positive impact in the lives of both dogs and their owners?Keep Reading

A Month in the Life of Napa Humane

February may be the shortest month of the year, but you wouldn’t know it from all the activity at Napa Humane. Clinic Staffing We have hired a new Clinic Assistant Manager, Hayley, who comes to us with management and animal welfare experience. I am beyond excited to add this depth to the Clinic team, andKeep Reading

Napa Humane’s Big 3 from 2023

2023 was definitely one to remember. As Napa Humane celebrated 50 years – half a century! – of caring for animals in our community, we also launched three exciting new programs to serve our local pets. Dog training classes, shelter medicine, and case management for pets of Napa Valley’s unhoused now round out Napa Humane’sKeep Reading

50 Years: How Times Have Changed

A Golden Milestone in Compassion and Changes Animal Welfare In 1973, the year Napa Humane was founded, Richard Nixon was the President and a gallon of gas cost $0.39. How times have changed! Back then, dogs were rarely purchased or adopted – usually people just knew someone whose dog had puppies. Dogs often spent mostKeep Reading

A Great New Vet in the Making

Categories: Clinic

Interview with Yoselin Hernandez-Aceves, Napa Humane Employee and Future Veterinarian Yoselin Hernandez-Aceves, our Vet Tech Assistant, is a lifelong animal lover who is really stepping up to help with the veterinary shortage – by leaving Napa Humane to attend veterinary school at UC Davis! Learn her story in her own words below.   When didKeep Reading

Two participants in the Walk for Animals 2023 event for Napa Humane pass a building covered in vines on the streets of Yountville.

Joy Unleashed at Walk for Animals 2023

With all the challenges of restoring an in-person Walk in 2022, we were a little nervous to move our 2023 event to a brand-new location. Would participants embrace the new venue? How smoothly could everyone transition to a new route through a new town? Would there be enough parking? Would the new vendors and communityKeep Reading

A Guide to Springtime Pet Safety: 10 Must-Know Tips

Categories: FAQ, Humane Education

Spring has finally sprung, and we’re all basking in the warm sunshine and vibrant flowers that are bursting with color all around the valley! Most of us know the basics on how to keep our furry friends calm, cool, and collected during the hotter months, but we’ve compiled a list of 10 tips to makeKeep Reading

Meet Napa Humane’s New Pet Education Manager

Meet Napa Humane’s New Pet Education Manager As we mentioned a while back, Napa Humane is launching a new dog training program to help address one of the leading causes of canine surrenders at the shelter: behavioral issues. Proper training makes it easier (and therefore much more likely) for dogs to get the exercise andKeep Reading

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