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

Give!Guide Triple Match Challenge Starts Today!

Calling all Napa Humane supporters! Thanks to the incredible generosity of Brian and Nancy Malk, we have a $12,000 2-for-1 match challenge on donations made to us through the Give!Guide! So every $1 will be matched with $2 by the Malks. That means your $10 donation turns into $30 for Napa Humane, $20 into $60,Keep Reading

Best. Voicemail. Ever.

Categories: Fundraising, Volunteer

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

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

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

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

Niko’s 12th Birthday Wish

Categories: Fundraising

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!

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

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

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