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Zoo is Saddened by the Loss of Eastern Bongo

Zoo is Saddened by the Loss of Eastern Bongo

The Sacramento Zoo is saddened by the death of the Eastern Bongo, “Victoria,” at 18 years-old. 
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Biodiversity is Us

Biodiversity is Us

We are all part of the exciting web of life called ‘biodiversity’, which includes the people, animals, plants, genes and ecosystems.

As a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), the Sacramento Zoo is pleased to join in support of the Biodiversity is US campaign. The project supports the UN Decade of Biodiversity (2011-2020), an initiative that is helping build a path to a future where we all live in harmony with nature.


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Shelter Manager Jumps Out of Plane for Front Street Animals

Shelter Manager Jumps Out of Plane for Front Street Animals

Gina Knepp is the Front Street Animal Shelter manager.  She wants to show the world that every buck can go a mile by jumping out of a plane this Saturday, April 26. It's not easy to save lives but sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith.

Click HERE to learn more and join in helping save animals lives.

SPCA Pet of the Week

SPCA Pet of the Week
Originally brought in with a bad case of demodectic mange, little Cisco has had quite the 8-month adventure. He is now 11-months-old and is out of foster care, but looking for a home to call his very own! Cisco was previously adopted, but returned for having a bit too much energy for his last household.

SPCA Pet of the Week- Avee!

SPCA Pet of the Week- Avee!

A beautiful boxer mix is looking for a home! Avee is about two-years-old and while she is active and ready for anything, she is also well behaved and a great listener (especially when treats are involved!) Avee is wired to run, which is not only her favorite activity, but something that she needs to do often to let out her young energy.

Hit the Trail for Project R.I.D.E. - or Just Belly Up for Dinner

Hit the Trail for Project R.I.D.E. - or Just Belly Up for Dinner

Saddle up! Join us for breakfast and lunch and two wonderful trail rides at the lovely Barton Ranch in Sloughhouse, then a big barn party back at the Project R.I.D.E. arena. Benefitting Project R.I.D.E.'s therapeutic recreational horseback riding program for people with special needs, this event is now in its 31st year.

Trail Ride Information:

Barton Ranch

3830 Scott Rd. Sloughhouse CA 95638

$75 ticket includes breakfast, ride, lunch, additional ride

You must bring your own equine for the trail ride. Project RIDE does not lend or rent horses. Mules are fine but no stallions please!

Dinner Information: (you do not have to attend the ride to enjoy the dinner)

Project R.I.D.E. Arena

8840 Southside Ave. Elk Grove CA 95624

$35 ticket includes dinner, music, live and silent auctions

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.