Big Picture Thinking…

Categories: Humane Education

The CDC estimates that half of all children in the United States will be bitten by a dog before age 12. A dog with a history of biting tends to get pushed out of the family and onto the unwanted list. It’s notoriously hard to re-home these animals, and many risk being euthanized. A biteKeep Reading

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Press Release – FREE Spay/Neuter for Cats

Categories: Cats, Clinic

Napa Humane Partners with Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch To Provide Free Spay/Neuter Surgery for Cats Non-profits pool resources to address “kitten season” and overcrowded shelters NAPA, CALIFORNIA. January 26, 2018. Napa Humane has joined forces with Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch (JARR) to provide FREE spay/neuter surgeries for approximately 200 cats this February, to reduce theKeep Reading

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4,322 Reasons to Celebrate

As we near the end of January, I’m reflecting on the challenges, changes, and accomplishments Napa Humane saw in 2017. Some were big and some were chaotic (and some were both!), but we couldn’t have made it through the year without your support, engagement, and dedication to animals in our community. Thanks to you, weKeep Reading

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Firestorm at Mountain Home Ranch – How the Equines Survived

Categories: Disaster Preparedness

(lightly edited from original by Suzanne Fouts) A few years ago, we lost one of our rescued mules to old age. We were missing him in our herd, so we put out feelers for another mule in need of a home. What showed up through Sunrise Horse Rescue was a threesome: one quarter horse andKeep Reading

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The Purrfect Pick-me-up

Dear Friends, We hope the New Year is off to a great start for each and every one of you! Today, January 8, marks the three-month anniversary of the Atlas Fire, and we wanted to share another incredible story of survival and heroism in the face of the flames. If you could use a moodKeep Reading

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Winter Tips For Pets

Categories: Cats, Dogs, FAQ, Humane Education

Brrr – it’s cold outside! The following tips will help you protect your pets as the temperature drops. Pets should not be kept outside during the cold months. However, if you absolutely must leave them outdoors for a limited amount of time, create a shelter for them to retreat to. It should be dry, clean,Keep Reading

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A Heartwarming Tail for the Holidays

Dear Friends, Are you ready for an amazing animal story that will fill your hearts right up? Meet Meghan Lucas, a vet tech who lives in Wooden Valley. Like many of us, she was evacuated from her home during the October wildfires. When she and her boyfriend returned a few days later to their badlyKeep Reading

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Hero Spotlight: Patti L Cowger

Patti Cowger is an animal-loving interior designer who’s giving up five years of her life for Napa Humane. Really! Patti has written a design advice column for the Napa Valley Register since 2012, and this year she’s created a book that assembles her 40 favorite articles, plus 64 color photos and inspiring quotes. Demystifying DesignKeep Reading

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Keep Your Fur Babies Safe This Holiday

Categories: Cats, Dogs, FAQ, Humane Education

Nobody wants to spend the holidays at the vet’s! Keep your holidays merry and bright with these five tips to protect your furry loved ones from the risks of the season. Beware of Plants. Mistletoe berries and poinsettia leaves, stems & flowers can be poisonous to pets. Keep these firmly out of reach in yourKeep Reading

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Our Gifts to Napa Valley Kids

Categories: Humane Education

Over the past year, we’ve been working with the Napa Library to help teach our children about compassion and responsibility. The result is our Kind Kids collection at the public library – a list of wonderful animal-related titles for children of all ages, selected and donated to the library by Napa Humane. These books offerKeep Reading

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