Mid-Year Impact Summary

See our new Impact Summary for January through June 2022.


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2021 Impact Summary

Our community impact in 2021.


My Transition from Private Practice to Shelter Medicine

Learn about a veterinary assistant's journey from private practice to shelter medicine.


A Message from Executive Director Jill Vacchina Dobbs

A message from Jill Vacchina Dobbs, executive director at the SPCA of Northern Nevada.


SPCA of Northern Nevada Adopts Out All Available Pets During Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days

Read happy tales from this year's Maddie's Pet Adoption Days virtual event!


My First Pregnant Cat Foster

Learn about this foster's first experience helping a pregnant cat give birth.


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Volunteer Appreciation Week 2020

A note to, and about, our the amazing volunteers at the SPCA of Northern Nevada.


Meet Rebecca

Learn more about our volunteer and staff member duo, who go above and beyond to make sure our PetSmart program is a success!


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Meet Cathy and Alyssa

Learn more about our volunteer and staff member duo, who go above and beyond to make sure our PetSmart program is a success!


Executive Director Jill holding a basketball and touching noses with a puppy.

2019 Community Impact Report

Our 2019 Community Impact Report reveals a record-breaking year for adoptions and life-saving efforts!