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

More Ways to Give

  There are so many ways to support pets in our community outside of a monetary donation. Explore some other ways to support Napa Humane’s life-saving programs and services for our local pets and their people through our “Shop to Support” partners below. Whatever you donate or purchase on our behalf, we appreciate your support!Keep Reading

Meet Kathy Plowman, Animal Welfare Warrior

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Community Support

What do you do if there is no low-cost spay/neuter clinic in your area? If you are Kathy Plowman, Lake County animal advocate, you bring as many dogs and cats to the nearest available clinic as possible – even if that means a 3+ hour round trip. Kathy’s interest in spay/neuter started when she noticedKeep Reading

Catching Up with Caturdays

Categories: Cats, Clinic

Have you noticed how hard it is to get a vet appointment lately? Between the shortage of vets and vet techs, the surge in pet ownership during the pandemic, social distancing protocols, and the pent-up demand for services, most veterinary clinics are booked solid weeks and months in advance. Many are so overwhelmed, they’re notKeep Reading

Welcome Back Wellness!

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Dogs

Thanks to local Covid-19 vaccination efforts, Napa Humane was able to (safely) bring back in-person Wellness Clinics! Every pet deserves veterinary care, but for a lot of loving pet owners, our free Wellness Clinics are the only way to get it. Napa Humane’s Wellness Clinics aim to assist Napa County’s underserved community, primarily low-income LatinoKeep Reading

The Keystone of Animal Welfare

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Dogs

In ecology, a “keystone” species is the one that holds an ecosystem together. It fills a critical role that no other species can and if it is removed, the whole ecosystem falls apart. In the North Bay animal welfare world, that keystone is Napa Humane’s low-cost Spay/Neuter clinic. We have the only clinic of itsKeep Reading

Keeping Our Children and Our Pets Safe

Categories: Dogs, Humane Education

We’re offering a free virtual class to teach children how to be safe around dogs, as part of our Humane Education program. In just 20-30 minutes, kids will learn the basics of canine behavior and body language, as well as how to safely pet and snuggle with furry friends. The family-friendly educational session will beKeep Reading

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