A Tail to Tell: SPCA Blog

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Making a big difference

If you are looking for a special way to make a difference in the lives of animals at the Sacramento SPCA, look no further.  You can either make a general donation to help provide care in many areas of need or you can choose a specific program to support.   The Feral Cat Spay/ Neuter Clinic and the We Pay to Spay program are just a couple of the new sponsorship opportunities now available.

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Halloween Safety Tips!
Keep your pets happy and healthy on this spooky holiday!

The candy bowl is for trick-or-treaters, not Scruffy or Fluffy. Several popular Halloween treats are toxic to pets, especially chocolate in all forms and some sugar-free candies containing the artificial sweetener xylitol.

While a carved jack-o-lantern certainly is festive, curious pets can easily knock over a lit pumpkin and start a fire or get burned. 


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Jack’s Journey
Celebrating one year with his new family

Meet Jack!  He is a six-year-old terrier mix who recently celebrated his one year anniversary with his new family.  Of course he celebrated in style – his family baked him a liver and ground beef with egg cake, topped with fresh Greek yogurt and carrots, which his family explains, “he wolfed down in about 12.5 seconds.”

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Discovering Passion through Tragedy

It is such an honor to join the Sacramento SPCA family. It is an amazing organization that touches tens of thousands of lives—feline, canine, human and others—every year. In the coming months, I will be working hard to learn more about the organization and the people who make it so successful—the staff, the volunteers and you, our wonderful supporters and advocates.

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Batty’s Journey Home

IN EARLY APRIL, the Sacramento SPCA received a special bulldog:  his name is Batty and he was born blind.  Batty’s previous owner gave him up at five months of age because of his poor overall health and a lack of funds to provide the medical care Batty needed.  He arrived in poor condition – covered in feces and with a large abscess on his chin.