Feature Stories

  • Adopt a Shelter Cat Month!

    June 8, 2021
    Calling all cat lovers. June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. Every spring, thousands of kittens are born, adding to the number of cats in need of loving homes. Shelters across the globe have cats of all personalities and at all stages of life. From fluffy kittens to mature felines, there’s a perfect cat for …
  • Relief for India as COVID-19 Continues

    June 8, 2021
    In May, SPCA International turned to supporters to help shelters and rescue organizations in India. A pandemic surge there has caused worsening conditions for animals and increased difficulty for their caretakers. Thank you to everyone who donated to support these incredible animal welfare partner organizations.
  • Education in Romania: Changing attitudes one child at a time

    June 8, 2021
    SPCA International has supported numerous education initiatives, but beginning now, we will dedicate one grant each month specifically for educational programs. We are thrilled to launch this initiative with a grant to Sava’s Safe Haven and look forward to supporting education initiatives across the globe each month. The Sava’s Safe Haven program is an excellent …
  • Beirut Shelter Nears Completion

    May 18, 2021
    SPCA International partner shelter, BETA Lebanon, received an eviction notice in 2018 that put them on a path to build a state-of-the-art shelter to house the over 800 animals in their care. Today, the finishing touches are being added to this innovative shelter, but we are excited to announce that the “Senior Sanctuary” supported by …
  • Keeva is Safe!

    May 17, 2021
    Keeva is an Operation Baghdad Pups: Worldwide success story, thanks to many generous individuals. Staff Sergeant Renee rescued tiny Keeva as she was being abused and couldn’t imagine leaving her behind to suffer in the Middle East. Now, they’ll have a lifetime of love and happiness together.
  • World of Angels Foundation: Rescuing Pups from the Dog Meat Trade

    April 23, 2021
    This month, SPCA International is proud to provide $50,000 in grants to organizations on the front lines of eradicating the dog meat trade. One organization receiving funding, World of Angels Foundation, recently stepped up to save lives. In coordination with other local groups in China, they rescued 100 dogs from a puppy mill operation that …
  • Saving Donkeys from Starvation

    April 23, 2021
    Helping rescue donkeys in Tanzania remains an important SPCA International priority. For several years, donkeys were being bought and stolen to supply bones and hides for alternative medicine on black markets in Asia. Now, that authorities have cracked down on the practice, hundreds of donkeys remain in limbo.
  • Max on the Mend

    April 23, 2021
    Thanks to many generous SPCA International supporters, Max is getting the care he needs to heal! This sweet boy had both front legs broken by a terrible beating, but he still trusts and loves people. His caretakers are doing everything they can for Max and we are all hopeful he’ll be ready for a loving …
  • Hello Ralphie Partnership: Virtual Veterinary Care

    April 23, 2021
    Hello Ralphie is a new SPCA International partner making virtual veterinary care available to anyone with an internet connection! This is particularly exciting for our Operation Baghdad Pups: Worldwide soldiers who often need veterinary advice while deployed but can’t access local veterinarians. Hello Ralphie has generously offered a discount for these soldiers, but their services …
  • Bucket’s Biscuits Gives Back

    March 29, 2021
    When SPCA International rescued Bucket from Iraq in 2015, we were just happy to reunite her with the soldier who had befriended her in Iraq. Now, years later, we are thrilled that Bucket continues to thrive with her family and has inspired a “Bucket’s Biscuits” a tasty and wholesome dog treat company that is giving …