The 22nd Annual Wag n’ Walk is taking place on May 6th at Custom House Plaza – Monterey State Historic Park in Monterey! This event benefits your SPCA for Monterey County, helping us care for more than 5,500 homeless animals every year. The SPCA has been hosting this wonderful event for decades, and we have many people (and dogs!) who have been Waggin’ n’ Walkin’ with us for many years.
Get out those walking shoes and get ready to work those paws…it’s just around the corner! Please join us for the 22nd Annual Wag n’ Walk at a new location for 2017: Custom House Plaza – Monterey State Historic Park in Monterey.
This fun event is a 2.4 mile walk benefiting The SPCA for Monterey County, the heart of animal rescue since 1905. This special fundraiser helps your SPCA for Monterey County care for more than 5,500 homeless animals each year.
Written by Beth Brookhouser, Director of Community Outreach
Last week, The SPCA for Monterey County received a call about puppies trapped under a portable classroom at Gavilan View Middle School in Salinas. Teachers and students at the school heard crying under the classroom for at least two days, starting when the students returned on Tuesday from a school vacation. A custodian and a teacher managed to dig and reach under the building and pull the puppies to safety while the school secretary kept the rescued puppies warm. SPCA humane officers rushed the tiny puppies back to the shelter for immediate veterinary care.
The SPCA for Monterey County’s mission: to assure compassionate treatment of all animals in our community. Your SPCA’s TLC Program is at the very heart of this mission and the engine that drives our life-saving work. It’s the veterinary care or one-on-one behavioral
A big woof, purr, “paws up!”, “hooray!” – and a giant “THANK YOU” to all who tuned in and donated during our annual SPCA for Monterey County “Share the Love” event. It was a tremendous success, and approximately $170,000 was raised for the animals!
We would like to thank our generous sponsors: