Feeling Grateful!

This month marks a jaw-dropping seventeen years since I first joined the Napa Humane team – and I couldn’t feel more blessed. In the last seven years since I stepped into the Executive Director role, we’ve weathered two giant wildfires, multiple PSPS events, a global pandemic and now an acute veterinary shortage.  Needless to say,Keep Reading

Halloween Hazards

Categories: Humane Education

They Came, They Wagged, They Walked for Animals 2022!

After two years of pandemic virtual events, Walk for Animals returned in person for 2022. We weren’t sure what to expect, given the circumstances – besides some lingering covid-anxiety, we also had to contend with some new challenges this year. The Oxbow River Stage had taken over the east side of Oxbow Commons, with eventKeep Reading

A Tail of Two Caturdays

Categories: Cats, Clinic

Our expert Caturday spay/neuter team gave up two of their precious weekend days off in August and September, to help prevent the needless suffering caused by pet overpopulation. Studies have shown that TNR (trap, neuter, return) programs like these improve the lives of feral cats, improve their relationships with the people who live near them,Keep Reading

Why Is It So Hard to See a Vet These Days?

You’re not alone if getting your furry loved ones in to see a vet has gotten a lot harder the last few years. Schedules seem to be booked solid for weeks in advance – and many offices aren’t even taking new patients. What’s happening here? Is it bad practice management? Something in the supply chain?Keep Reading

2022 Pet Photo Contest and 2023 Calendar

Categories: Fundraising

Does your pet have what it takes to make our 2023 calendar cover? Enter Napa Humane’s 2022 Pet Photo Contest to find out!  It’s easy to participate! Submit a favorite photo of your beautiful bunny, cute canine, or fabulous feline into our pet photo contest here. Then, encourage your family and friends to support localKeep Reading

Off To a Great Start!

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Dogs, Humane Education

Napa Humane exists so that the puppies and kittens born in Napa County are wanted and cared for, not entering shelters or rescue groups every day. So that preventable diseases don’t steal the lives of young animals, or threaten our human neighbors. So that pets lost in disasters (or just because a gate got leftKeep Reading

Napa Humane Partners with Petco Love to “Give Pets Their Best Shot” with Free Pet Vaccines

Categories: Clinic, Community Support

Napa Humane is partnering with national nonprofit Petco Love and BISSELL Pet Foundation this spring to give pets their best shot! We’re joining Petco Love in their commitment to help end life-threatening diseases in pets with 1 million free pet vaccines. Vaccine-preventable diseases, such as parvovirus, distemper in dogs, and panleukopenia in cats are seenKeep Reading

Feeling Grateful

What a wild ride this year – or rather, the last two years have been! Our team has zigged and zagged staying on top of current safety protocols, stared down increases in medical supply costs and supply shortages, and simultaneously juggled a significant increase in calls for help from new pet owners.  All I canKeep Reading

Caffeine for a Cause: Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company

Napa Valley locals know and love RoCo for their delicious coffee and treats from local bakeries. Did you know that they also have a whole selection of coffee beans for causes? Just like their other house blends, Ben Sange roasts these special blends to perfection in small batches. The Napa Humane Best Furiends blend isKeep Reading

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