Off To a Great Start!

Categories: Cats, Clinic, Dogs, Humane Education

Napa Humane exists so that the puppies and kittens born in Napa County are wanted and cared for, not entering shelters or rescue groups every day. So that preventable diseases don’t steal the lives of young animals, or threaten our human neighbors. So that pets lost in disasters (or just because a gate got leftKeep Reading

More Ways to Give

  There are so many ways to support pets in our community outside of a monetary donation. Explore some other ways to support Napa Humane’s life-saving programs and services for our local pets and their people through our “Shop to Support” partners below. Whatever you donate or purchase on our behalf, we appreciate your support!Keep Reading

COVID Update: How Has the Pandemic Changed Us?

Like many other businesses, Napa Humane temporarily suspended operations when the first Shelter in Place order came down in March 2020. Though legally we could have stayed open, we felt that closing was the right thing to do because of the shortage of PPE and intubation-related drugs at the time. We felt we shouldn’t continueKeep Reading

A Virtual Walk through Fire

Napa Humane’s ninth annual Walk for Animals fundraiser shifted to a virtual program this year because of the pandemic. This change turned out to be a blessing in disguise, since the weekend our event was supposed to take place, Napa County experienced a triple-digit heat wave, record-breaking lightning strikes, and massive wildfires and evacuations! OurKeep Reading

What’s Up with Napa Humane?

As you probably know, Napa Humane suspended all clinic activities when the Shelter-in-Place order was issued. Given the critical shortage of PPE and intubation-related drugs at the time, veterinary professionals around the country advised suspending spay/neuter surgeries in order to conserve the drugs and PPE for use with coronavirus patients, should the need arise. WeKeep Reading

Stepping Up for Evacuated Pets

Categories: Disaster Preparedness

When a community is in crisis, its pets are, too. Luckily, Napa County (who’s in charge of our local disaster response) has set up an organized chain of command to prevent needless animal suffering, and to manage public and private resources for maximum impact. It really takes a village to keep a community safe duringKeep Reading

Feeling Grateful!

Categories: Community Support

This month marks 14 years that I’ve been part of the Napa Humane team, and I couldn’t feel more blessed. Most people dream of having a job where they love what they do and the people they do it with, but it’s pretty rare to have both at the same time. I am definitely oneKeep 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

Don’t Forget to Give!

The 2018 Napa Valley Give!Guide launches November 1! This grassroots project by Napa Valley CanDo is a simple, streamlined way to support worthy local nonprofits like Napa Humane. Every year, it funnels hundreds of thousands of much-needed funds directly to our community organizations–and helps the community learn about the many wonderful services available. Between NovemberKeep Reading

One Year Ago…

Categories: Disaster Preparedness

This month marks one year since the ferocious wildfires tore through Napa and Sonoma Counties. In Napa County, seven people lost their lives, more than 1,300 structures were damaged, and more than 600 homes were totally destroyed in what was (and still is) the most destructive firestorm in California’s history. Though the 2017 fires areKeep Reading

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