EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S BLOG

Executive Director’s Blog

  • Emergency Rescues Surge as Troops Pull Out of Syria

    October 24, 2019
    As soldiers receive orders to leave Syria, they are increasingly turning to SPCA International to save their adopted pets. Thankfully, SPCA International has the broad support of many generous people which meant we had the resources to step up and act when we were needed most.
  • My Dog Lilah Lives with an Uncurable Disease

    September 26, 2019
    In my role with SPCA International, I have had the rewarding job of helping many animals with special needs. I never imagined that my own rescue dog, Lilah would end up diagnosed with a degenerative disease and using a cart to help her get around.
  • Lemonade “Give-Back” Totals $37,157.60!

    July 17, 2019
    Lemonade Insurance has made it eazy peazy lemon squeezy for customers to support SPCAI. Thanks to Lemonade we’re saving even more animals.
  • Consulate Cats: A Spay and Neuter Success

    May 28, 2019
    U.S. consulate staff in Iraq are kept company each day by cats that have made their way over the tall walls and decided to make care to these friendly felines.
  • Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Animals

    April 23, 2019
    It might surprise you, but there is currently no federal law against animal cruelty. While all 50 states consider animal cruelty a felony offense, the lack of federal law means local law enforcement often struggles with cases involving federal land or multiple states.
  • 2018 – A Year of Milestones

    January 15, 2019
    Wow! 2018 exceeded our expectations here at SPCA International. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters we were able to do MORE.
  • UPS Delivers A Soldier’s Wish

    December 17, 2018
    I continue to be amazed by the generosity of individuals and businesses that step up to save animals.
  • Animal Surrenders

    December 10, 2018
    Most people would never surrender a pet, and we know those who do usually feel they have no other choice and can no longer care for their animal. However, when all other options have been exhausted there are some important guidelines that people should follow.
  • Canine Warning Signs

    December 3, 2018
    Just as every human is unique, every dog is unique, we each thrive in some situations, but struggle in others.
  • Cruelty Free Products

    November 26, 2018
    I am thrilled that Covergirl recently announced they have gone completely cruelty-free, making them the largest cosmetics company in the world to commit to this important standard.