Brrr! Remember to keep pets warm during chilly spells

Brr!  ‘Tis the season for chilly temperatures, especially at night and in the wee hours of the morning.   The SPCA for Monterey County advises pet owners that cold and freezing temperatures can be dangerous for your pets and livestock.  Pets that normally live outdoors during mild weather conditions need extra protection from these colder temperatures.  We recommend bringing all pets into the home or a warm, heated garage during a cold snap.

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Black Friday Adoption Event at Your SPCA!

The Holiday Season kickoff event is officially here – The SPCA’s Black Friday Adoption Event!  Skip the crowded malls and give yourself the gift of unconditional love.  This year’s Black Friday event is one day only – November 25. During this special event, adopters can

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Calendar of Superstar Pets – The Deadline is Near!


We are nearing the deadline for 2017 SPCA Calendar of Superstar Pets submissions!  The contest runs until August 31, 2016 and allows you the opportunity to upload digital photos of your beloved pet companions to appear in our 2017 SPCA wall calendar.

As usual, there is a $25 donation photo entry fee. Each entry gets

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Fourth of July Safety Tips for Pets

Happy 4th of July!  While fireworks are an exciting part of holiday celebrations, they can frighten many of our community’s companion animals.  Traditionally The SPCA and other area animal shelters see a rise in the number of stray dogs and cats during the July 4th festivities. Sadly, this increase in stray animals also increases the number of animals hit by cars.

The SPCA advises the following precautions to help keep your pets safe:

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Kitten Caboodle at The SPCA!

The SPCA for Monterey County announces Kitten Caboodle this weekend only, June 24-26. During the weekend, adopters can pick the adoption fee for all cats and kittens!

SPCA adoptions include the cat or kitten’s spay or neuter surgery, permanent microchip identification, vaccinations, SPCA ID tag, a health evaluation, and lots more. It’s an amazing value of over

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