“I take a lot of pride in working with the dogs who need it the most. Since many of these animals are with us for significant periods of time, I have the opportunity to build strong relationships with some of them. This allows me to teach them important skills that will give them a better quality of life in the long run.” - Debby Rightmyer, Volunteer since 2005.
“I take a lot of pride in getting to know the cats and putting them into the best situations as possible. It’s certainly a nice perk of being a volunteer.” - Robert Winterton, Volunteer since 2015.
I love April for the cherry blossoms, daffodils, and the sense of a fresh start filling the air. What I don’t love about April is kitten season, which is in high gear everywhere, including at my house.
Join us on Wednesday April 11, at 11:30am for a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of the highly anticipated Don and Karen LaRocca Pet Wellness Center! This state-of-the-art facility, made possible by the overwhelming generosity of the LaRocca Family, marks another advancement towards creating a better world for all companion animals.
Located just outside of Houston, Polk County SPCA has been pushed to the limit since Hurricane Harvey hit last year, with an abundance of homeless and displaced animals straining the no-kill shelter’s resources.
“Being a volunteer is important to me because I love animals, dogs in particular, and I know that I can make a real difference in their lives. " - Bobby Fernanadez, Volunteer since 2015.
Q: An adoptee is not returning a cat or our calls from the rescue. I found he falsified, and also did not follow rules regarding acclimating the cat. She's already escaped once and it's only been 10 days. They say they won't return her until they get another cat, but I fear for this cat's safety. What can I do?
This April save money when you protect your pet from Lyme disease and Heartworm with 15% off 4DX testing and 10% off Heartgard/Frontline preventatives at our Pet Health Centers.
In 2013, Cordelia was officially welcomed into her new family in the grandest of fashion – an adoption celebration at a local restaurant with her new family and friends. This past January the celebration continued as Cordelia celebrated five years of happily ever after.
In 2005, John Badalamenti read about an abandoned dog in an Animal League America newsletter. A few weeks later the Michigan native paid the dog a visit that would change both their lives.