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
June Wellness Clinic Takes the Sting Out of Summer
by Lisa Alexander | June 26th, 2019 | 11:41 am
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
The Best Films of the Summer
by Lisa Alexander | May 29th, 2019 | 2:13 pm
Napa Humane’s Executive Director Wendi Piscia was at the barber shop with her son when the client in the next chair mentioned he taught photography and videography at Vintage High School. Wendi shamelessly chimed in and said, “I’ve got the perfect project for your students if they need a senior project or volunteer hours!” andKeep Reading
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