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Celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Week with the SPCA!

April 24, 2017

Volunteers founded the SPCA of Northern Nevada in 1998. We always have been, and always will be, a volunteer reliant organization. Due to the amazing dedication that so many kind  and talented individuals have, our organization has blossomed into the rescue organization it is today. Volunteers founded us and built our momentum and that momentum…

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Three Legs and Purrrfect

April 21, 2017

By Jill Vacchina Dobbs, J.D. Executive Director We currently have a cat at the Adoption Center whose purr is infectious! His green eyes and affectionate personality will get him adopted quickly to a loving family. But, in a different place he would have been euthanized before ever having the chance to find a loving home….

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Shave a Vet, Save a Pet

April 21, 2017

Meet this incredible group of veterans who after serving our Country are now students at the University of Nevada, Reno! They are the Omega Delta Sigma Nevada Alpha Fraternity on campus at UNR and they are dedicated to this country, to education, and to saving the lives of homeless pets in northern Nevada. (Check out their…

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Join us for Earth Day 2017

April 21, 2017

The SPCA will be celebrating the community and this wonderful planet on Sunday, April 23rd at Idlewild Park in Reno. The event goes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the weather is supposed to be beautiful. Come meet some of our incredible volunteers that will be running our table as you get to know…

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Red the Hound Found His Forever Home

April 21, 2017

Meet Red the Hound Dog. His distinctive bark pairs perfectly with his beautiful red coat and big floppy, hound dog ears. He’s a handsome hound, to be sure, yet he’s had a difficult, twisted life. Red was first found stray in rural Nevada in April of 2015. The SPCA of Northern Nevada rescued him from…

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The SPCA of Northern Nevada is the Nonprofit of the Year!

April 21, 2017

SPCA of Northern Nevada Named Nonprofit of the Year 2017 by the Reno Sparks Chamber The SPCA of Northern Nevada has just been announced the winner of the Nonprofit of the Year Award from the Reno Sparks Northern Nevada Chamber! We were one of three finalists in the category and were honored to be included in…

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Awesome Adoptable Pet Photography by Charles Moss

March 22, 2017

One thing everyone here at the SPCA of Northern Nevada agrees upon is that all our animals are beautiful.  We recently had the pleasure of have a volunteer photographer, Charles Moss, come to the adoption center to spend some quality time with the animals available for adoption.  As to why Charles decided to donate his time…

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Nevada’s Big Give 2017

March 20, 2017

For the 6th year join thousands of Nevadans as we give where we live! Celebrate the spirit of philanthropy and donate to your favorite nonprofits on March 23rd, 2016. This day has been set aside as 24 hours in which a $10 dollar donation can help change lives – and save them.  By donating to…

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Run Your Way to Health and Happiness at the SPCA

March 20, 2017

Spring is officially here and it’s the time of year we like to stretch our legs, find fun ways to get fit and be healthy, and enjoy the great outdoor experiences our region has to offer! Recently we sat down with SPCA volunteer Brett and talked to him about a very cool way he is…

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We’re a Finalist for Nonprofit of the Year!

March 20, 2017

2017 Nonprofit of the Year Finalist The Reno-Sparks-Northern Nevada Chamber has named the SPCA of Northern Nevada as one of three finalists for Nonprofit of the Year for 2017. The 2017 Annual Chamber Business Awards are based on a tabulation of all nominations submitted and there are four main categories: Large Business of the Year, Small Business…

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