Training for the Future with Volunteer Vet Medicine Interns
by Lisa Alexander | April 1st, 2021 | 11:20 am
As part of our efforts to limit the spread of Coronavirus, Napa Humane made the difficult decision to suspend our all of our volunteer and internship programs last year. Limiting the number of people in our small clinic seemed like the only way to ensure safe social distancing. But after a while, we started gettingKeep Reading
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
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
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