Placer SPCA

Last BBQ & Blues delivers much more than a great show

An Auburn institution ends with a bang this weekend as the 20th annual BBQ & Blues finishes its run at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. The event has attracted some of the best and b ...

Cat give-away irresponsible

This letter is in response to the Placer SPCA’s recent ads giving free adult cats to the public. And now I note from the Web site that the SPCA is also offering free black kitten ...

Placer County Animal Shelter fees will take a bigger bite out of wallets

Bailing Fido out of the Placer County animal shelter will cost their human companions 23 percent more starting next month. The increase in the penalty for picking up a spayed or n ...

Have fun for a good cause this month

Auburn’s event calendar boasts a couple have-fun-and-feel-good fundraisers for the month of July. Partygoers attending either (or both) of the following events can buy their ti ...

Cat chaos in Placer

They may call these the “dog days of summer,” but Placer County SPCA begs to differ as they are inundated with cats. Roseville PSPCA Chief Executive Officer Leilani Vierra, s ...

Homeless for the holidays

ROSEVILLE - People are not the only ones who might be homeless during the holidays. More than 100 cats and about 50 dogs will spend Christmas at the Placer SPCA in Roseville. Volun ...

Owners learn lesson in dog safety

It was not a common sight for Foresthill resident Wesley Smith to see when he was driving down Baxter Grade Road last Sunday evening. He watched as a truck was driving and a youn ...

Missing boxer found

After missing from his home since Sunday, a 6-month-old puppy was returned to his owner Wednesday afternoon. Officials from the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to An ...

Boxer stolen from Placer SPCA

Monday morning seemed normal until staff at a Roseville animal shelter noticed one of their dogs running outside of her cage. It was then that Placer Society for the Prevention of ...

An event to ‘blue’ the crowd away

As attendees to the 19th annual BBQ and Blues Festival started to make their way through the gates, they were greeted by a vibrant blast of blues music from local bands kicking off ...

Placer SPCA cooking up tasty fundraiser

Even if you don’t like blues music, Saturday’s BBQ & Blues is for you. The 19th annual BBQ & Blues will take place this weekend in Auburn and include headliner Koko Taylor, wel ...

Placer SPCA is misleading with ‘no kill’ policy

A recent article about free fat cats offered by Placer SPCA begged for more research. While giving animals away isn't a practice upheld by prominent anti-cruelty animal organizatio ...
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