Best. Voicemail. Ever.
by Wendi Piscia | October 16th, 2019 | 12:21 pm
From Napa Humane’s Executive Director Wendi Piscia I walked into work one morning and saw an unexpected voicemail blinking. “I wanted to let you know that the Board and I are very lucky to have received bequest money from Susan Wren, and a portion of it is to be distributed to our partners in animalKeep Reading
Walk for Animals 2019
by Wendi Piscia | August 20th, 2019 | 11:25 am
This year’s Walk for Animals was an absolute blast! If a picture’s worth a thousand words, this video really tells the whole tale – fun vibes, pet tricks and all. Here’s one more giant thank you to all of our sponsors, fundraisers, volunteers, and Walkers – we couldn’t do it without you! We are incrediblyKeep Reading
Eighth Annual Walk For Animals August 4, 2019
by Natalie Griffin | June 24th, 2019 | 11:28 am
Summer’s here, which means Walk For Animals is just around the corner! This awesomely fun, family-friendly community event brings together animal lovers and their pets for a fantastic cause – supporting Napa Humane’s services and programs! Walk participants (and their pooches) meet at the Oxbow Commons at 7:30 a.m. for a fun-filled walk along theKeep Reading
Working Behind the Scenes on Adoptions
by Wendi Piscia | February 22nd, 2019 | 4:01 pm
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
Niko’s 12th Birthday Wish
by Natalie Griffin | January 10th, 2019 | 4:00 pm
As my twelfth birthday approached in 2009, my parents asked the usual question: “What do you want for your birthday?” I normally had a long list, but that year my answer was different – but no surprise to my parents. I wanted to help Napa Humane. Growing up, I was always around animals. We alwaysKeep Reading
We Did It!
by Wendi Piscia | August 15th, 2018 | 4:44 pm
Everyone who’s hosted a fundraiser knows the emotional roller coaster ride involved. There’s pre-event anxiety: Will people register to attend? Will attendees have fun and want to return next year? Will everyone be safe? Will we reach our fundraising goal? There’s logistical anxiety: Will the porta-potties be delivered? Will the electricity work? Will all theKeep Reading
Farewell from Adrienne
by Adrienne Amdahl | August 15th, 2018 | 12:57 pm
As we wrap up this year’s Walk For Animals – our seventh annual, and my sixth as Event Coordinator – it’s all a little bittersweet for me. This year’s Walk is my last as a member of Napa Humane’s staff. I’ve really enjoyed working for an organization that does so much to support our petsKeep Reading
Can We Get to Wellness Clinic 2.0?
by Wendi Piscia | June 1st, 2018 | 4:18 pm
We’re proud that our Wellness Clinics are able to cover the full cost of preventative care and basic ear, eye and skin conditions for most pets. But there are always a few animals who come in with bigger problems…a rotten tooth that needs to be pulled, a dead limb that should be amputated, an eyeKeep Reading
Welcome Our New Development Director!
by Wendi Piscia | November 7th, 2017 | 1:03 pm
Natalie Griffin joined Napa Humane this month as Development Director. This is a new position for us, but a critically important one. Napa Humane receives no funds from the government or the Humane Society of the United States, so we are 100% dependent on private donations to fund our operations. A full-time, rock-star development professionalKeep Reading