Feature Stories

  • Shelter Spotlight: Mr. Bones and Co

    November 24, 2014
    Our most recent Shelter Support grant recipient is based right here in NYC, because you don’t have to travel too far to find animals in need, and people who are willing to help. Mr. Bones and Co has been helping animals in need since 2012, in the tri-state area and internationally.
  • Wags 4 Hope

    November 17, 2014
    By Annie Blumenfeld, Guest Blogger
    My family searched for years for a loving and loyal friend and we rejoiced when our search happily ended by finding a two-year-old shaggy dog in a Houston, Texas shelter. We brought him home to Connecticut months later and called him Teddy.
  • Welcome to New Staff Member Julie Spendal

    November 6, 2014
    Hi my name is Julie Spendal and I am the newest member of the SPCA International family! I am so happy and so honored to be apart of this organization and to help all of our animals around the globe.
  • Operation Baghdad Pups: Five More Rescues in October

    October 31, 2014
    Over the last few days you have heard about the successful rescue of Charlie’s dog Puppy from the Philippines, but Operation Baghdad Pups has been in full swing! In just the month of October, we have also been able to save 3 more dogs and one cat for Americans serving overseas.
  • Pet-Friendly Holiday Treats

    October 31, 2014
    It’s hard to stick to a diet on Thanksgiving – yours or your pet’s. Keeping your pet at a healthy weight is every pet parent’s goal, but sometimes during the holidays when you’re splurging – you want to treat your dog and cat to an extra something too. So here are two safe ways …
  • Diary of a Crazy Animal Person

    October 13, 2014
    It’s 1:09am, and I’ve checked my smart phone 6 times since I went to bed. I cannot sleep until I know that they are okay. I cannot sleep until I get the email that they are safe.
  • YOU made this possible – 1,236 lives saved in Panama!

    October 7, 2014
    In association with our good friends at Spay Panama, 1,236 dogs and cats were not only sterilized, but received veterinary care and the compassion every animal deserves. And it’s all because of you!
  • Caring for Ferals in Baltimore

    October 3, 2014
    I’ve been SPCAI’s webmaster for over 4 years, and it’s been a privilege to be associated with this wonderful organization. So much so that this past spring, I decided I wanted to devote even more of my time to animal rescue, that’s when I discovered a group of people called Park Heights Animal Welfare Group. …
  • Baghdad Pups: Where are They Now?

    October 3, 2014
    In May, our Operation Baghdad Pups program team was able to ensure some of the most heartfelt reunions – seventeen in all.  These dogs and cats that would have otherwise been left to a horrible fate in Iraq are now living it up in North America!
  • Puppy Mill Horror: Educate Yourself and Your Friends and Family

    September 19, 2014
    This weekend, my friend, Amanda, told me a story about her dear pet of 16 years, Hannah. Hannah was a Jack Russell Terrier that she adopted from a shelter when Hannah was just 9 months old. Hannah lived in a loving, safe home where her every need was met and she was doted …