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
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
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
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
We wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for the all of the loving responses to Pierre’s story, and for the outpouring of support.
To recap: we are currently offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who abandoned Pierre, an adorable, tiny