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Leaving dogs in hot cars could be a death sentence

As the temperature rises in Auburn, so does the potential danger of leaving dogs in parked cars. On warm days the inside of a car can heat up quickly within a matter of minutes. A ...

Reader input: Find your 4-legged friend

We recently adopted two senior cats from the Placer’s SPCA’s Pet Adoption and Resource Center in Auburn and cannot believe the warmth and love they have brought into ou ...

Take Your Dog to Work Day shines spotlight on special bond

  Downtown Auburn boot-shop owner Mickey Bennett looks at his shelter-rescued black lab Mickayla and sees more than a canine staring back at him. He sees a friend, if not a ...

SPCA announces poster and writing contest winner

Placer SPCA recently held a poster and writing contest for local students in grades 1 through 12. Participants were required to submit a poster or writing entry, highlighting their ...

Placer SPCA recognizes heroes

The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals annually recognizes individuals, organizations and animals that make extraordinary contributions to strengthening the hu ...

Placer SPCA seeks nominations for 2013 hero awards

The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is accepting nominations for the 2013 Hero Awards, to be presented at the 12th annual Funny Bones Comedy and Awards Nigh ...

Reader Input: Spare a thought for shelter animals

During the holiday season, or any time of year, don’t forget the animals at the local shelters. It doesn’t have to be much, even a bag of food is greatly appreciated; b ...