Feature Stories

  • Military Rescues Affected by COVID-19

    March 23, 2020
    Each month, SPCA International rescues animals befriended by military service members overseas. We’re bringing dogs and cats to the U.S. as quickly as possible, but many won’t make it before borders are closed and flights are cancelled. Until travel resumes, we’re committed to keeping these animals safe.
  • COVID-19 Crisis Felt Across the Globe

    March 20, 2020
    Members of the SPCA International community have stepped up in a big way to support animal welfare groups affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to many generous individuals, we’re rushing grants to shelters in Asia, Europe and Latin America that are struggling with the fallout of this situation.SPCA International is coordinating with partners to respond ...
  • Ofelia’s New Life

    February 19, 2020
    Do you remember Ophelia? She was found in Guatemala City. Filthy, matted and scared. After being rescued and a visit to the groomer she looked like a new dog. Now, she’s found her forever home. Ophelia’s new family sent an update video that we think you’ll love.
  • They’ll live on in our hearts and memories

    February 17, 2020
    With tremendous sadness and a heavy heart, we must share that seven puppies in the Operation Baghdad Pups: Worldwide program recently contracted Parvovirus and passed away.   Bucky, Kobane, Dexter, Sully, Barrett, Scout and Bandit will be missed tremendously. Each of these pups will forever be in our hearts and memories. In developing countries, diseases like Distemper and ...
  • SOS Galgos Celebrates 20 Years of Service

    January 29, 2020
    Long-time SPCA International partner SOS Galgos is celebrating 20 years of life-saving work. Spanish Greyhounds, known as Galgos in Spain, are at incredible risk. They are used for hunting, so they don’t receive the same protections as other dogs. But SOS Galgos is turning the tide. They have educated thousands of citizens about humane animal ...
  • Feeding Stations for the Dogs of Chernobyl

    January 29, 2020
    Manydogs of Chernobyl used to die from starvation and thirst each winter, but our partner organization Clean Futures Fund is changing that. They are implementing a new and exciting feeding program to ensure the dogs of Chernobyl have access to adequate food and clean water.
  • Saving Wildfire Victims

    January 29, 2020
    As you know there has been an overwhelming amount of heartbreak over the last month in Australia. But we are working with partners on the ground to rescue and rehabilitate any animals we can find in need of help. Hundreds of Joeys have been left orphaned — we believe their mothers fled for their lives and most ...
  • Over 700 Animals Treated

    December 17, 2019
    Each year, SPCA International partners with under-resourced animal welfare groups in developing countries to fund spay and neuter clinics.. One of our longstanding partners in this program is Spay Panama. This is an incredible group of volunteer veterinarians, technicians and local citizens that come together to offer sterilizations and veterinary care on a large scale. ...
  • Daisy’s Long Journey Home

    November 22, 2019
    Do you remember Daisy? Last October, we shared the story of how someone had cruelly hacked off her paw and left her to die. It was a truly horrific injury. At the time, we didn’t know if Daisy would live. Miraculously, she did. Now she is finally where she belongs with her forever family in ...
  • World Vegan Month

    November 22, 2019
    Plant-based diets are gaining traction as people learn more about the benefits of eating less meat. Check out this catchy video that makes a great case for veganism. The stats may surprise you, but the benefits are real for animals, for our health and for the planet.