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

Keeping Our Children and Our Pets Safe

Categories: Dogs, Humane Education

We’re offering a free virtual class to teach children how to be safe around dogs, as part of our Humane Education program. In just 20-30 minutes, kids will learn the basics of canine behavior and body language, as well as how to safely pet and snuggle with furry friends. The family-friendly educational session will beKeep 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

Let’s Stop the Vicious Cycle

Categories: Humane Education

Dogs that bite children are almost always sent away from their homes with a black mark on their record for what might have been a completely reasonable reaction to their circumstances. Few people are willing to take the risk of adopting a known “biter” – leaving many sweet dogs homeless, placed into dangerous situations whereKeep Reading

Back To School

Categories: Humane Education

Napa Humane’s headed back to school this month, with our wildly popular humane education programs! This part of our programming is just for kids — teaching them how to be safe and respectful around our animal friends, and helping raise a more compassionate next generation of Napans. With the help of the Active 20-30 ClubKeep Reading

We’re the Bearer of Kind News

Categories: Humane Education

A key part of our Humane Education program is bringing Kind News into every Napa County elementary school. In just six pages, Kind News uses fun stories, pictures, activities, and games to help children better connect with animals and each other. Mrs. Veveiros and her class at Phillips Magnet School were one of 119 classroomsKeep Reading

For a More Compassionate Future

Categories: Humane Education

We talk a lot about prevention at Napa Humane, but many people don’t realize that our strategic vision extends far beyond spay/neuter programs and wellness clinics. We are also hard at work reducing the future  incidence of dog bites, pet homelessness, violent crime, and social isolation! Our Humane Education programs in Napa’s schools are anKeep Reading

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