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

A Virtual Walk through Fire

Napa Humane’s ninth annual Walk for Animals fundraiser shifted to a virtual program this year because of the pandemic. This change turned out to be a blessing in disguise, since the weekend our event was supposed to take place, Napa County experienced a triple-digit heat wave, record-breaking lightning strikes, and massive wildfires and evacuations! OurKeep Reading

Art with Heart to Lift Your Spirits

Napa Humane launched our first-ever pet portrait fundraiser last month, to help put idle hands to work and lift everyone’s spirits for a great cause! For one week only, any donation to Napa Humane of $20 or more commissioned an original portrait of the donor’s pet, courtesy of a cadre of 54 volunteer artists ofKeep Reading

We’re In This Together

Categories: Clinic, Community Support

Running a business under normal circumstances is never easy. But it’s harder than ever right now – worrying about your employees, loss of income and donations, and having to navigate through the unknowns of what each day brings… but the saddest part for me is not being able to do the prevention work that IKeep Reading

Young Philanthropist Gives Hope

As part of his 8th Grade International Baccalaureate Community Project for Harvest Middle School, Gabe wanted to make a difference for companion animals in our community. He started a donation drive to collect new and gently used items for pet owners in need. Gabe’s efforts brought in food, toys, treats, leashes, and collars for NapaKeep Reading

Bow-Wowing with Gratitude for Pet Food Express

Pet Food Express opened its doors at Bel Aire Plaza in 2006, and has been an amazing supporter of Napa Humane since day one. They partner with local animal welfare organizations to find creative ways of raising money and supplying our programs with the things we need most. Their latest Giving Tree campaign helped secureKeep Reading

A Local Family’s Generosity Makes It Possible

The only reason Napa Humane is able to provide spay/neuter surgeries at less than cost is because of private donations and grants. A generous recent grant from The David and Jane Gotelli Family Fund and Napa Valley Community Foundation enabled us to add four “Caturdays” of urgent weekend spay/neuter surgeries to help combat kitten seasonKeep Reading

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Napa Humane’s mission is to promote the welfare of companion animals through protection, advocacy, education, and by example.