Category Archives: Rescue

Providing Emergency Medical Care – Helping “Angel”

The SPCA for Monterey County’s doors are open to all animals in need, and we are willing to go above and beyond for  animals in need of lifesaving emergency medical care.

Our most recent case was that of a sweet young dog, Angel, found all alone and suffering from

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Tassajara Fire/SPCA Animal Rescue Update

Some information and an update from The SPCA re: the Tassajara Fire and rescued animals:

Your SPCA for Monterey County was active in helping pets, livestock and people affected by the recent Tassajara fire disaster.  Our skilled SPCA disaster response teams rescued eight rabbits, one horse, four cats, four donkeys, four goats, 36 chickens, three dogs, and

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It’s Hot (again!) – Keep your pets safe from the heatwave

Let’s face it. It’s hot out there! If you are so warm that you are fanning yourself with the closest available magazine, imagine how your furry friends must be feeling! We know this is a familiar topic, but the information bears repeating. Please be aware of

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UPDATE: Abandoned Puppy Pierre

We have an update on Pierre, the sweet Chihuahua pup abandoned in Oldtown Salinas.  The puppy, who SPCA staff named Pierre, received international attention and an outpouring of compassion, outrage, and adoption requests.

As we continued the investigation we were discovering discrepancies in the finder’s story, she was contacted for

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The Humane Investigation Files: SPCA Rescue in Moss Landing

Our Humane Investigations Department receives and responds to over 1,000 cases of reported animal neglect and cruelty each year. Many of these reports are unintentional neglect and can be resolved through education, but our officers also encounter situations that require immediate intervention.

Our officers received an anonymous tip about

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Our Mission

Our mission is to assure compassionate and humane treatment of all animals in our community.