Placer SPCA

Placer SPCA waives fee for adoption of adult cats

Placer SPCA is making it even easier to adopt an adult cat this month. The organization is waiving fees for the felines adopted from its Roseville and Auburn locations. It is also ...

New center brings potential pets to Auburn

Auburn residents have a new place to meet some furry friends. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals opened its Pet Adoption and Resource Center Friday at 148 ...

Rescue animals have a story to tell

There’s something special about a rescue animal. They seem to appreciate just how lucky they are to be brought into a caring home with a warm bed, full bowl of food and too many ...

Area’s newest thrift store is the cat’s meow

With a fluff of cream fur and eyes of iceberg blue, Sadie waits for a home at Placer SPCA in Roseville. But while this patient kitty waits, white whiskers perking with interest, sh ...

All tails wagging for 'Barktoberfest'

A free festival next weekend boasts an agility course, look-a-like competition and a bobbing-for-tennis-balls game. But this festival isn’t designed for you — it’s for your ...

Placer SPCA teaches kids about animal care, behavior

Bella can be easily distracted sometimes. The dog crosses the bridge, stands on the table, runs through the tunnel and makes it almost to the end of the agility course — but the ...

Santa Claws makes visit to Placer SPCA

Santa Claws will soon be making a very special trip this holiday season to the Placer SPCA. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7 and 8 Santa Claws will be on hand to ...

Keep watch on pets this Halloween

People may find it deliciously fun to be scared — but your pets do not. Doorbells ringing, kids screaming and strangers in costumes can be stressful for your dog or cat. This Hal ...

Love your dog, but not at expense of fellow humans

I can hardly remember the first time I laid eyes on Kona, but I will never forget the last time I saw him. Kona was my fiercely loyal Lab mix, a pound puppy that grew into nearly ...

Placer County Animal Shelter fees will take a bigger bite out of wallets

Bailing Fido out of the Placer County animal shelter will cost their human companions 23 percent more starting next month. The increase in the penalty for picking up a spayed or n ...