Category Archives: Rescue

The SPCA thanks you on behalf of Abandoned pup Pierre!

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

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Summer Weather Reminders – Keep your pets safe!

Summer is (almost) officially here!  While the temperatures have not exactly been record-breaking, we still experience a hot day from time to time.  The weather on the Central Coast can be deceptive, so we’d like to take this opportunity to

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Fun in the Sun! Beach Safety Reminders from The SPCA

Can you believe that summer vacation is here? It will be time to hit the beach soon, so let’s review beach pet safety tips to ensure that the entire family has

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All about that “Face”….Finding Rover Facial Recognition App and The SPCA for Monterey County

Because we’re all about that “Face!” The SPCA for Monterey County is thrilled to be the first animal shelter on the Central Coast using facial recognition technology to identify pets. Through the amazing and free app Finding Rover (yes, we said “FREE!”), the SPCA will now offer

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Joan Fontaine: A Lasting Legacy for Animals

The SPCA for Monterey County is deeply grateful to Joan Fontaine for leaving a compassionate lasting legacy for animals in need. We invite you to share your memories of Miss Fontaine in the comments below!

During the next few months, Christie’s will be auctioning items from the California home of Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, including her 1941 Oscar for best actress. The 104 lots of fine art, silver, lighting, furniture and jewelry will benefit the local, independent SPCA for Monterey County, a nonprofit organization close to Miss Fontaine’s heart and where she adopted her three dogs Kita, Fang IV, and Samantha.

“Thanks to Miss Fontaine’s planning and compassionate legacy,

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Our Mission

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