From Scott Delucchi, Executive Director
For many, summer is time for relaxation, fun, and vacation. Sadly, abuse, neglect, and homelessness do not take a vacation for the pets in our community. During the summer we have some our busiest months. Just this past weekend alone, 73 pets arrived at The SPCA for Monterey County. All of these pets need food, water, vaccinations, safe shelter, and medical care. One of the most vulnerable of these is a young pup who has been receiving
Are you missing a horse? Or a pig? They might be safe and sound at your SPCA for Monterey County.
The horse, a pinto stallion, was found on Salinas Road near Ohlone Elementary School in
This Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, the SPCA for Monterey County will look to find loving homes for all pets during the “Clear the SPCA” event.
This free adoption event includes all dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens. Adoption fees are being generously covered by
Since Easter, the SPCA for Monterey County has rescued and sheltered 91 rabbits. These include 54 rabbits rescued by SPCA humane officers and 37 brought to the SPCA by owners who could no longer care for them.
On Friday, April 28, the SPCA for Monterey County rescued multiple rabbits from a house on Augusta Drive in Salinas.
After receiving a call concerning the possible neglect and abandonment of several rabbits, SPCA officers located 41 live rabbits living in deplorable and inhumane conditions. The carcasses of 16 dead rabbits were also located on the premises. The live rabbits were seized and brought back to the SPCA facility for medical treatment and evaluation. The investigation is continuing and Humane Officers estimate that a criminal complaint will be forwarded to the Monterey County District Attorney’s soon.