• Pets Jun 17

    What Do You Do If You Find a Stray? Your 8-Step Stray Animal Care Guide

    We’ve all come across a stray cat or dog and wondered what we should do. Read on for our tips on figuring out how to take care of a stray dog or cat.

  • pet adoption Jun 15

    Best Paw Forward: Introducing Your Newly Adopted Pet to Your Others the Right Way

    You’re certainly not alone if you think that two pets are better than one, but bringing home a new pet doesn’t always go smoothly when there’s another animal already in the house. Introducing your new pet to resident pets that have already been in your life can be a tricky process, one that’s going to require some patience, according to...

  • Humane Society Mar 19

    Help Animals In Need During COVID-19

    In response to Santa Clara County’s mandate to shelter in place, as of Thursday March 17, 2020, Humane Society Silicon Valley is temporarily suspending most public-facing services. Here’s how to help: We are moving our animals into foster homes to make space to support our rescue partners during this emergency. With the suspension of public adoptions, we urgently need more foster volunteers on an ongoing...

  • United States Feb 25

    NJ Shelter Hosts Pooches Rescued From South Korea Dog-Meat Farm

    More than 100 dogs bred to become South Korean dinner entrees are being rescued by the Humane Society International and sent to an animal welfare center in New Jersey.

  • Head Feb 25

    Longhorns Up for Adoption in North Texas

    Two-hundred head of Longhorn cattle are now ready for adoption from the Humane Society of North Texas.

  • georgia Feb 20

    Georgia Puppy Mill Operator Arrested After 700 Dogs Are Rescued

    Animal shelters from around Georgia were called in to help authorities rescue 700 dogs from a home in Valdosta. News outlets report the shelters say the dogs were kept in small cages, and many of the animals rescued on Saturday had never been walked or held before. One shelter, Release Atlanta, calls it “an extreme hoarding puppy mill case.” A...

  • Humane Society Jan 2

    Pet of the Week – Lucy

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Lucy. Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to be more active and get into shape? Then meet your new workout partner.  Lucy is a six-year old spayed female German Shepherd and is also looking for someone who wants to add more exercise into their daily routine, especially...

  • Humane Society Jan 2

    Pet of the Week – Penny

    Happy New Year! The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Penny. You know how irritating it is when you need a penny, but can never find one?  Well, in the case of Penny the Brown Tabby, you’ll never have to worry about not having a penny when you need one.  This spayed female five year...

  • dog Nov 21, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Zeus

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Zeus. November is Adopt a Senior Animal month, and we have a splendid senior dog waiting for you to come take him home.  Meet Zeus, a seven year old neutered male Pit Bull.  Zeus is so handsome that he’s best described as a hunk.  But his attributes don’t...

  • Humane Society Nov 14, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Colleen

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Colleen. With her pillowy white fur and charming personality, Colleen is sure to capture your heart in a nanosecond. This adult spayed female short haired rabbit is inquisitive and energetic.  Like all rabbits, she loves to nibble on rabbit safe toys to keep her dental health in tip-top...

  • Humane Society Nov 7, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Buster

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Buster. How does being perpetually adored and cherished sound to you? Any interest in unfaltering devotion?  Then head over to the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA and meet your purrfect love match Buster.  Buster is a four year old neutered male gray and white cat with the absolute...

  • Humane Society Oct 31, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Boo

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Boo. He may be white as a ghost and have the purrfect Halloween name, but there’s nothing scary about this Boo. In fact, Boo is the complete opposite of scary. He’s a three-year old solid snowy white neutered male cat with a truly ameowzing demeanor. Boo is outgoing...

  • Humane Society Oct 17, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Stallone

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Stallone. Do you sometimes feel like you’re stuck in a rut and want to add an exciting change to your routine? We just might have the solution for you. Meet Stallone, a delightfully cheerful and enthusiastic three-year old neutered male Pit Bull. His larger than life personality and...

  • Humane Society Oct 15, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Mark

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Mark. Mark has purrfected the come hither look, and once you enter his orbit, you’ll completely surrender to his charms. Mark is a five-year old neutered male short haired cat with a striking coat of speckled brown tabby on the top part of his body, and brilliant white...

  • Humane Society Oct 3, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Mice

    Mice are the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA Pet of the Week. Are you a fan of pet rodents?  Then we have the perfect new pet for you.  Meet our four friendly pet mice that are waiting for a new home.  Athos, Porthos, Aramis and Alberto are all adult solid white male mice.  You may recognize three of the...

  • dog Oct 1, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Jane

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Jane. There’s nothing plain about this Jane.  Ten-year-old spayed female Chihuahua mix Jane is sweetie pie looking for a home where she can spend her golden years enjoying walks and delectable treats.  This petite dog has a signature walk that is full of springy prancing that defies her...

  • Humane Society Sep 12, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Mia

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Mia.  Prepare to have the song Mamma Mia by ABBA stuck in your head. “Mamma Mia, here I go again My my, how can you resist me? Mamma Mia, does it show again My my, just how much how much you need me?” Now prepare to have Mia...

  • Attorney Aug 28, 2019

    Private Donor Gives $32,500 to Help Catch Wild Burro Killers

    An anonymous donor has given more than $30,000 to fund a reward for information that leads to whoever has killed more than 40 protected wild burros in the Southern California desert.

  • Humane Society Aug 22, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Peanut

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Peanut.Peanut may be pint-sized, but he’s the perfect little dog package.  This three-year-old neutered male Chihuahua is brimming with enthusiasm and affection.  In short, he’s a total lovebug. He’s inquisitive, friendly and enjoys the company of other dogs his size. Peanut loves to take long walks and is...

  • Humane Society Aug 22, 2019

    Pet of the Week – Hank and Larry

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the week is bonded cat duo Hank and Larry. Chonky is an adjective describing an animal that is adorably round, plump, pudgy.  And boy do we have an adorable dyad of chonks for you.  Meet Hank and Larry, a bonded pair of 13-year-old neutered male cats.  Hank and Larry could give...

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