For a More Compassionate Future

Categories: Humane Education

We talk a lot about prevention at Napa Humane, but many people don’t realize that our strategic vision extends far beyond spay/neuter programs and wellness clinics. We are also hard at work reducing the future  incidence of dog bites, pet homelessness, violent crime, and social isolation! Our Humane Education programs in Napa’s schools are anKeep Reading

Help the Homeless Kitties!

Categories: Cats, Humane Education

Many of the kittens piling into the shelter right now are very young, and need special care the shelter isn’t equipped to offer on the necessary scale. Open your heart and home as a temporary foster parent to these sweet little furballs! And maybe, ask whether your family is ready to grow…there are hundreds ofKeep Reading

10 Tips for a Safer Spring

Categories: FAQ, Humane Education

Springtime, here we come! The following tips will help keep pets safe as the sunny season shifts into high gear. Check the screens…. There’s nothing like opening the windows and letting that fresh spring air in! But before you do, make sure all window screens are properly fitted. Both cats and dogs have been knownKeep Reading

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

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

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

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

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