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

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

How to Stay Sane Sheltering in Place with Dogs

Categories: Dogs

One of the silver linings of a shelter-in-place order is the extra time you get to spend with your furry loved one(s). But sometimes, the isolation and change of routine bring out behaviors that aren’t so delightful, and owners need to find new ways to engage their dogs without violating the order and putting ourKeep Reading

Free Rabies Shots at Napa Humane for World Rabies Day, September 27

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Dogs

In honor of World Rabies Day, Napa Humane is offering free rabies vaccinations for Napa County’s dogs and cats on Friday, Sep. 27, 2019, between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. But Napa Humane does much more than just protect pets on World Rabies Day. For more than a decade, Napa Humane has offered a drop-in,Keep Reading

June Wellness Clinic Takes the Sting Out of Summer

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Dogs, Volunteer

Summer isn’t all fun and games for pets without access to regular veterinary care. Hot spots, foxtails, and ear infections make for a mighty uncomfortable season, and can become serious health risks if left untreated. At our June 23 Wellness Clinic, we helped 105 four-legged patients get back on the road to health and signedKeep Reading

Huge Strides for Wellness

Napa Humane’s latest wellness clinic on March 3 saw a record-breaking 163 pets! More than 80% were from Napa County, with 15% from our neighbors in Solano County. We are proud to report that we scheduled approximately 60 animals for spay/neuter appointments during the weeks following the wellness clinic. Our four volunteer doctors, including Dr.Keep Reading

Working Behind the Scenes on Adoptions

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Dogs, Fundraising

Many people don’t know that Napa Humane spends more than a third of our annual budget helping local animal adoption groups. By subsidizing the true cost of spay/neuter surgeries for the Napa County Shelter, Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch and others, we ensure they can keep adoption fees low, and the number of adoptions high! We’reKeep Reading

New Year, New Inspiration!

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Dogs, Humane Education

Dear Friends, A New Year is a chance to revisit the WHYs behind our daily actions. Why are we at Napa Humane here doing this work together? The answers always leave me inspired. So that the puppies and kittens born in Napa County are wanted and cared for, not entering shelters or rescue groups everyKeep Reading

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