Tag Archives: SPCA

Meet the turtle lady: Pocket’s very own Felice Rood

It was 11 a.m. on a pleasant, not too hot Monday morning on Starlit Circle. Felice Rood had visitors – two children and their grandmother came through the side gate of her home in the Pocket. Grandma Marilyn Flynn was

All aboard?! Dogs take flight to no-kill Idaho rescue

All aboard!? Beautiful weather was expected as 19 dogs took flight on Friday, March 29. They were probably going to be euthanized at Front Street, but they got on a plane and flew to Boise, Idaho. Seventeen of them are

Coffee Garden Owner Starts Holiday Bike Ride to Help Local Nonprofits

It all started when Michael Madsen, owner of The Coffee Garden in Curtis Park, was talking to his customers – one about bike rides and another about a local nonprofit that needed some help. The result? The first-ever Mike’s Light

Valley Community Newspapers Pets of the Month

August Our sweet girl Drew is up for adoption! This happy, goofy, three-year-old love bug is a staff and volunteer favorite here at the shelter. She has been with us since May, and we are determined to find her a

Keeping pets and seniors together: Sacramento SPCA offers pet services to senior citizens

Imagine an older woman in her wheel chair; leaving her Natomas home in the morning with her little dachshund bundled up on her lap, switching between light rail and the bus for three hours to reach her destination point. The

Food for all: Titanic’s Pantry helps Sacramento families feed their four-legged family members

The last few years have been very rough for everyone economically – every day families struggle just to put food on the table. And for many families, that includes a struggle to provide food for their pets also. That’s where

Dogs and their owners parade in the rain at 18th annual Doggy Dash

Despite unseasonably wet and chilly weather, some 5,000 animal lovers gathered with their canine companions for the 18th annual Doggy Dash, a 5K or 2K walk to benefit the Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on June

18th annual Doggy Dash is June 4, rain or shine

Some 5,000 animal lovers will gather with and without their canine companions for the 18th annual Doggy Dash, a 5K or 2K walk to benefit the Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on June 4. The event

Two truckloads of donations gathered for SPCA in memory of Pocket Pooch

Over 75 Jazzercisers came out for a fun “Huff Before You Stuff” class at Land Park/Greenhaven Jazzercise on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 25. The class was also a benefit for the SPCA in memory of Jim and Jackie Collins beloved little

‘Giving Thanks and Giving Back’ donation drive in memory of Pocket pooch

  Land Park/Greenhaven Jazzercise is hosting a donation drive to benefit the animals at the Sacramento SPCA in honor and loving memory of dachshund Olive Collins, a Pocket resident whose life was tragically cut short when she was hit by a