News from the SPCA

HEADLINES 2014


April 21, 2014
SPCA Releases Free Parvo Vaccine Clinic Schedule

April 16, 2014
Read Lady's Update from her New Home! Lady, just 31 pounds upon her 1/31 arrival at the SPCA, is now almost 60 pounds and loving life!

April 16, 2014
SIX-SECOND SURVEY! Help us serve you and our community better! Tell us what you think in this short survey!

April 11, 2014
Rehabbed Water Birds Released by SPCA Into Niagara River!

April 11, 2014
The Research Continues! See our video of the latest cat cage idea; will this work in our new shelter?


April 8, 2014
Is a Bunny the Right Pet For Me?

April 7, 2014
SPCA Issues Easter Pet Safety Tips

April 1, 2014
Lady, Emaciated Upon Her January Arrival, Heads to her New Home!

April 1, 2014
Check Out Our Latest RAISE THE ROOF Videos and See Why We Need More Space:
 - Wildlife Department
 - Vet Tech Office
 - Infirmary


March 28, 2014
SPCA Releases Schedule of May - October Parvo Vaccine Clinics.

March 24, 2014
Squirrel/Bunny Volunteer Informational Session Happening Thursday. Learn about becoming an SPCA Wildlife Department volunteer at Thursday's info session! More information and reservation details are available here!

Ma
rch 15, 2014
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Fish-Eating Ducks Hard Hit by Severe Winter, Ice. Read comments from the SPCA Serving Erie County in this article explaining an unprecedented number of dying ducks this year.

March 10, 2014
SPCA Wildlife Department Inundated With Water Birds Struggling to Survive. Read the full story and see video from yesterday's WGRZ-TV Ch. 2's "2 The Outdoors" segment. WARNING: Video contains disturbing images. Sensitive individuals will want to read the story only.

March 10, 2014
WEST SENECA/ELMA SUN: Erie County SPCA Moving to West Seneca


March 6, 2014
First Squirrel/Bunny Volunteer Informational Session Happening Saturday. Learn about becoming an SPCA Wildlife Department volunteer at Saturday morning's orientation! More information and reservation details are available here!

M
arch 3, 2014
SPCA Schedules Foster Care Information Session for March 22. Learn more about the SPCA's Foster Care program and register for the March 22 orientation here.

March 1, 2014
MY PET IS CUTER THAN YOURS Photo Contest Kicks Off 2014 Season!

February 28, 2014
WINTER WEATHER PET SAFETY TIPS! Forecasters tell us the freezing temperatures just won't let up. Keep pets safe during this wintery weekend with these winter weather pet tips!

February 28, 2014
"Animal Shelter Law" Reminder! See a pet outdoors for extended periods of time without proper shelter during our coldest days? The SPCA may be able to do something about it. Read about New York State's Animal Shelter law here.

February 27, 2014

Dr. Helene Chevalier, SPCA  Head Veterinarian, Discusses Anticipated Veterinary Benefits at a New Shelter.

February 25, 2014
SPCA Premieres TV Commercial Asking the Community to Help Us RAISE THE ROOF!

February 26, 2014
Lady Ready for New Family! Emaciated when she arrived at the SPCA last month, lady is now happy, healthy, and looking for love! See updates and photos here!

February 25, 2014
YELP FOR HELP Newsletter, Hot Off The Press! See photos and read about a couple animals who received lifesaving emergency care at the SPCA thanks to our donors!

February 24, 2014
Wildlife Volunteer Informational Sessions Happening March 3, March 8. Learn how to become a volunteer in the SPCA's Wildlife Department! One-on-one training is also available for those who can't attend training sessions. Learn more and find out how to register for a training session here.

February 21, 2014
SPCA Serving Erie County Embarks on Capital Campaign, Releases Schematic of Proposed New Shelter. 
Read about Raise the Roof here.

February 18, 2014
Baby Squirrels and Bunnies NEED YOU!  And so does the SPCA Wildlife Department! Learn how to work with baby squirrels and rabbits prior to their release! The SPCA is offering informational sessions or will provide one-on-one training; details here!

February 17, 2014

SPCA Humane Poster and Creative Writing Contest Underway! Submissions due April 4! Read all the details here!

February 12, 2014
SPCA Releases ALL-NEW VIDEO CHANNEL to Help RAISE THE ROOF!
View our premiere videos
NOW!

February 12, 2014
Lady the Emaciated Dog Making Incredible Recovery!
Read her update and check out her video here!

February 11, 2014
Number of Fighting Roosters Seized in Largest NYS Raid has Doubled from 3,000 to 6,000 Birds.

February 10, 2014

SPCA Serving Erie County Staff Assisting ASPCA After Largest Cockfighting Raid in NYS History.

February 6, 2014
THE DRAWINGS ARE IN! We're Raising The Roof! Drawings are on the table...they depict our vision for a new shelter in West Seneca, near where Interstate 90 and Route 400 meet. Check out our vision, and join our efforts in RAISING THE ROOF for the animals of our community HERE
! (When you're there, be sure to click on the drawing's image to see larger renditions of our dream building!)


February 5, 2014
Cat With Handcuff Locked Around Neck Rescued from West Seneca. See photos and read Anastasia's story
here.

February 4, 2014
SPCA Presses Animal Cruelty Charges Against Buffalo Woman. Kenya Black of Collins Walk charged with animal cruelty in case of Capone. Read the full story and see photos of Capone here.

February 4, 2014
SPCA Executive Director Barbara Carr Named as One of Business First's POWER 250!

February 3, 2014
WILDLIFE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR 2014!  From working with songbirds to bunnies to squirrels...we need you! Details here.

February 1, 2014
SPCA Kicks Off "Embraceable You" Adoption Promotion for Valentine's Day!

January 31, 2014
SPCA Caring for Emaciated Dog Rescued During Buffalo Police Drug Raid.

January 30, 2014
SPCA Receives National Federation for Just Communities of WNY Award!

January 10, 2014
Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Strengthen Oversight of Pet Dealers in New York State!

January 10, 2014
SPCA RECEIVES SIXTH CONSECUTIVE FOUR-STAR DISTINCTION FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER CHARITY EVALUATOR! Charity Navigator attests to SPCA's "...sound fiscal management." Read more here!

January 6, 2014
WILDLIFE INFORMATIONAL SESSION POSTPONED! Due to inclement weather, the Wildlife Department informational session originally scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 7 has been moved to Thursday, Jan. 16.  Details here.

January 2, 2014
WINTER WEATHER PET SAFETY TIPS! Forecasters tell us another storm is headed our way; keep pets safe during this snowy weekend with these winter weather pet tips!

January 1, 2014
"Animal Shelter Law" Reminder! See a pet outdoors for extended periods of time without proper shelter during winter's worst days? The SPCA may be able to do something about it. Read about New York State's Animal Shelter law here.



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