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The latest updates from the SPCA of Northern Nevada during the COVID-19 pandemic

In Response to COVID-19

Learn how our adoption center and thrift store are working to do our part so you feel…

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2019 Community Impact Report

Our 2019 Community Impact Report reveals a record-breaking year for adoptions and…


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4 Ways Your Cat Talks to You With Their Body

Dogs often wag their tails when they’re happy, so it must be the same for cats, right? Not quite!

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What Fostering an Anxious Dog Taught Me About Life and Love

How was I going to care for a 70-pound dog with severe anxiety?

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Behind the Scenes: Running a Shelter

Whether you’re cuddling with cute lil’ cats or tossing tennis balls for happy doggos, working at the SPCA of Northern Nevada as a volunteer or staff member is an incredibly rewarding experience.

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SPCA of Northern Nevada Announces Partnership with Canine Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary

All dogs adopted from the SPCA of Northern Nevada are eligible for 15% off all classes and services.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Foster

By opening your heart and home to kittens, puppies, nursing cats, and animals of varying needs for a few weeks or months, you provide them with the care and shelter they need until they are ready to move onto the next phase in finding a loving home!

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