Happy Birthday, Internship Program!
by Lisa Alexander | March 18th, 2019 | 10:50 am
Napa Humane’s internship program for Napa County high school students turns the big ONE this year! When a New Tech High student interested in veterinary medicine reached out to us about an internship in early 2018, we thought – what a perfect addition to our humane education programs! Napa Humane interns complete 60 hours inKeep Reading
Huge Strides for Wellness
by Lisa Alexander | March 18th, 2019 | 10:25 am
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
Volunteer Spotlight: Photographer Sally Seymour
by Wendi Piscia | March 18th, 2019 | 10:24 am
One of Napa Humane’s challenges over the years has been communicating with people about the work we do. Historically we shared our story using stats and figures and stock photography, which never really resonated with people. But thanks to local photographer Sally Seymour, Seymour & McIntosh, we can show people the faces of the petsKeep Reading
Lea and the Black Cat Colony
by Lisa Alexander | January 10th, 2019 | 4:15 pm
Life in the wild is never easy, especially when you are competing for food resources and trying to stay alive amidst foxes, coyotes, hawks, and various other wild critters. The “black cat colony” at Napa Valley PSI has been in existence for at least 3 years, under the leadership of the big gnarled tomcat namedKeep Reading
Thank you, Volunteers!
by Lisa Alexander | August 15th, 2018 | 6:07 pm
We want to express our deepest appreciation and gratitude to the more than 100 kind souls who came together as volunteers to staff our 2018 Walk for Animals event. Our largest fundraiser of the year brought in over $98,000 for Napa Humane’s lifesaving programs, providing essential funding for our Spay/Neuter Clinic, Humane Education presentations, wellnessKeep Reading
Volunteer Spotlight: Monica Mora
by Wendi Piscia | June 20th, 2018 | 11:41 am
Photo credit: (cropped from original version): Urban Vision Studios We first met Monica when she volunteered for our wellness clinics. We’re so grateful this Vintage High senior chose Napa Humane as her capstone project this spring! (Spoiler alert: she got an A!) Monica’s Story: I was very nervous about my senior capstone project, because itKeep Reading
Who gets to be well?
by Wendi Piscia | June 1st, 2018 | 4:33 pm
Hello Friends, Have you ever had to choose between your pet’s health and your own? This torturous decision is a reality for hundreds of Napa County residents who don’t have enough money to properly safeguard both. That’s why Napa Humane hosts free Wellness Clinics – giving underprivileged families the chance to have their furry lovedKeep Reading
Dr. Caitlin Underhill – Longtime Napa Humane Volunteer
by Wendi Piscia | June 1st, 2018 | 4:00 pm
I was four years old when I told my family I was going to be a vet. They knew in their hearts that this would indeed be my career… I was crazy about every animal! My passion led me to volunteer at the Napa County Animal Shelter as a middle school student, walking dogs toKeep Reading