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Pet of the Week- Mr. Smokey!

Pet of the Week- Mr. Smokey!

Mr. Smokey will steal your heart!

He is a sweet, friendly, eight-year-old Jack Russel Terrier mix who is typical of his breed, in that he is both confident and independent. He really enjoys being outside and is happy to show off tricks like 'sit' and 'stay.' Some positive reinforcement training will help him to learn to focus his energy and learn even more commands.

Mr. Smokey would do best in a somewhat active home with experienced adult owner. He should do fine in a home with teenagers but does need to be an only pet. He is eligible for our Senior for Senior Program in which adoption fees are waived for adopters 60 years old and older adopting animals 5 year and older.

Looking for a mate to explore the world? Come out and meet Mr. Smokey!


**Don't miss out on our Fall-Colored Feline promo going on NOW! All fall-colored cats and kittens are just $14 now thru October 31st!

Sacramento teen and his dog attacked by 2 strays

SACRAMENTO - A 17-year-old boy and his small dog were attacked by two stray dogs while walking through their south Sacramento neighborhood Friday morning.

According to Sacramento police, the teen was walking his dog when a pitbull and a mix breed attacked his pup. In an attempt to save his dog, the boy reached in between the fight and was bitten on the hand and arm.

The small dog, named Your Highness, suffered a puncture wound.

The two attacking dogs were taken by animal control.  The owner of the two dogs arrived shortly thereafter.

The boy was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and his dog had not been taken to a vet at the time.

Both the pitbull and mix had licenses but it was unclear whether their rabies vaccinations were current. 

Sacramento County cuts pet adoption rates in October

From The County of Sacramento.

Sacramento, Calif., - October is national adopt a shelter animal month and the Sacramento County Animal Shelter is promoting fall pet adoptions with ADOPTOBERFEST! Adopters will receive a fifty-percent reduction in adoption fees which includes spay/neuter services, licensing, microchipping, and vaccinations. The City of Sacramento Animal Services is also joining the County Animal Shelter in this promotion.

"Between the County and the City, we have a broad selection of animals that people can select from," stated Dave Dickinson, Interim Director of the Sacramento County Animal Shelter.

Pet of the Week- Jada!

Pet of the Week- Jada!

Help us find Jada a home!

This friendly and affectionate American Staffordshire Terrier mix is one of our longest residents here at the Sacramento SPCA (110 days).

She’s six-years-old and is a very sweet, outgoing, and independent dog. Jada is looking for a family that will love walks and playing catch just as much as she does! (Also, a home without cats is a must!).

Jada’s age qualifies her for our Senior Adoption Program. Any adopter over the age of sixty can have the adoptions fees waived!

Check out our website, www.sspca.org for more info.

Meet Taz!

Meet Taz!

Come visit Taz at the Sacramento SPCA and check out our "Fall in Love with a fall-colored feline special" going on NOW!

All "autumn-colored" cats and kittens (including Torbies, Torties, Calicos and Orange cats) are just $14 through OCT 31st!!

Taz is a four-month-old Torbie colored cat who is very gentle andloves attention. She is even known to give kisses! Taz came from a family with children, dogs and other cats. While she wasn't a big fan of the dog, she got along great with the children and other cats.

Find out more about Taz and our current adoption special online at www.sspca.org.

Pet of the Week- Skittles

Pet of the Week- Skittles

Did you know that the Sacramento SPCA has MORE than just cats and dogs?

Meet Skittles!
This beautiful, five-month-old, peach-faced lovebird loves to play with his toys! He is especially fond of the little bell inside his cage. His breed is known to be very intelligent, and can learn to mimic and imitate noises and whistles. The personality of the peach-faced lovebird is similar to that of parrots, but seeing as how he is so much smaller in size, he is not nearly as messy or noisy!

Adoption Fee: $50. Find Skittles online at www.sspca.org.