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Elk Grove Subaru donates nearly $10,000 to local animal welfare organization

Elk Grove Subaru donates nearly $10,000 to local animal welfare organization

Today, Elk Grove Subaru in partnership with Subaru of America presented the Sacramento SPCA with a check for $9,333.10 at its dealership located at 8581 Laguna Grove Drive. The money was raised during Subaru’s fifth annual “Share the Love” event held late last year.

“Share the Love” is an annual initiative allowing customers who purchase or lease a new Subaru to decide which charities would receive a donation from the company.

The list of charities included the ASPCA, Make-A-Wish, Meals on Wheels, the National Park Foundation, and Teach for America. As part of the program, individual Subaru retailers were allowed to add a sixth charity to the mix. Elk Grove Subaru, of the Lasher Auto Group, chose the Sacramento SPCA.

SPCA Pet(s) of the Week- The Three Amigos!

SPCA Pet(s) of the Week- The Three Amigos!

This photo of three (six-year-old) Chihuahuas is enough to get your attention! These three brothers (Duke, Mudd Budd & Buddha) have lived together for their whole lives. Though they are not a mandatory dual adoption, we are looking for a home that can possibly take in all three. They are very sweet and affectionate, but also shy, so we are pretty sure that an adult home without small children will suit them best.

"Fix" A Cat--Get "Neuter & Spay Day" App

"Fix" A Cat--Get "Neuter & Spay Day" App

Sacramento -- SacAnimal.org is accepting applications for the upcoming Spay and Neuter Day later this month. To qualify for low-cost cat spaying or neutering -- plus many other perks -- annual household income must not exceed $35,000. Please submit an online application ASAP at www.sacanimal.org with income documents to verify eligibility. Time is of the essence to qualify for Neuter & Spay Day 2014.

Who Cares for Fluffy When We're "Gone?"

Who Cares for Fluffy When We're "Gone?"

Sacramento -- SPCA volunteers may attend an Estate Planning Breakfast addressing Pet Guardian Care programs and other options at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 8. Seating is limited and reservations must be made by calling 916-504-2803. Our furry family members need advance planning to assure their care continues after we're "gone" or otherwise unable to keep them in our lives.

SPCA Pet of the Week- Bernie

SPCA Pet of the Week- Bernie

Sweet and personable eight-year-old looking for a home!

The Duck with a Broken Whistle

The Duck with a Broken Whistle

By Sacramento Zoo Veterinarian Anne Burgdorf

One of my favorite species at the Sacramento Zoo are the Whistling Ducks. These ducks have a delightful whistle and when you whistle “Wee-hee” to them they whistle back. The Zoo’s Interpretive Center began working with four young ducklings born last year at the Zoo. Everything was just ducky until the end of the summer when zookeepers reported that one of the ducklings had a “broken whistle”.  When this little duckling named Artemis was examined, he did indeed have a “broken whistle”. His voice was very quiet and raspy... Read More