Feature Stories

  • Marines in the Philippines Need Your Help

    May 6, 2014
    This month, we aim to deploy an OBP rescue mission in a new part of the world; a reminder that US servicemen and women everywhere need our help. There are many brave men and women serving around the world making connections with animals that help them through tough times.
  • Factory Farming and “Ag-Gag” Bills

    April 9, 2014
    All of my life, I’ve never been much of a carnivore, always gravitating toward vegetables. Well before I could have understood the realities of factory farming I just knew I didn’t want to eat animals. In fifth grade, I proudly announced to my parents that I wouldn’t eat “anything that had a face”. Luckily, I …
  • Thank You – Sarge is Home!

    April 5, 2014
    I have wonderful news to share with you! Sarge reunited with Dan and his wife this week thanks to generous donations from supporters like you! Thank you so much for helping us keep this heroic and loyal military family together. Not only that, but thanks to the outpouring of support for Sarge, enough funds were …
  • Celebrating 1 Year Of Operation Military Pets; $135,000 Distributed To Military Families

    April 3, 2014
    This month we celebrate the first anniversary of SPCA International’s Operation Military Pets program. Over the past year, SPCA International has played a lifesaving role for 251 military families’ pets. For numerous financial reasons, each dog and cat faced the risk of having to be left behind – either in an already overcrowded animal shelter …
  • Testimony Presented at Spanish Congress of Deputies

    March 24, 2014
    As many of our supporters now know, SPCA International was honored to testify at the Congress of Deputies in Spain about Greyhound abuse issues in Spain on March 12th 2014. It was totally unexpected that we would have the opportunity to speak at this groundbreaking meeting, but we were delighted to get the chance to …
  • It is Life or Death For 200 Dogs Abandoned at Texas Boarding Kennel

    March 24, 2014
    In December 2013, 293 dogs were abandoned at a boarding kennel outside of Dallas, TX. They were abandoned by a rescue organization that ran out of funding and could no longer pay their boarding fees. The animal loving kennel owners spent their savings attempting to find homes for these abandoned animals. They were successful in …
  • Shelter Spotlight: Saving Suffering Strays, Bosnia

    March 19, 2014
    Stray dogs live a very hard life in Sarajevo, the capitol city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Abandoned and ignored, hated by many who consider them a nuisance, they have to live through the cruelty, the heartless dog catchers and the public “shelters” that are just a death sentence for the unfortunate animals that end up …
  • Testifying to the Spanish Congress

    March 19, 2014
    Hunting with hounds in Spain is one of those controversial topics that proponents and critics cross reproaches and mutual accusations to steady your posture. The galgueros called defending their love for dogs as the main argument and always come to the “we are not all equal.” Meanwhile the animal protection associations and greyhounds especially refer …
  • Lily Lane Home’s “Pup-arazzi” event in Dallas, Texas

    March 19, 2014
    We have some very exciting news coming out of Dallas, Texas! Our friends at Lily Lane Home expect their next photo shoot to go to the dogs… literally. On April 5th, they will be holding a “Pup-arazzi” photo shoot in the Central Dog Park in Dallas, TX from 11 am – 4 pm. You can …
  • Large, Invasive Lizard is Taking Over Parts of Florida

    March 19, 2014
    What is truly sad about this situation, is people get the Tegu lizards as pets (legally) and when they get too big they think it is okay to release them in the wild, but it’s not. Now the lizards are destroying habitat and killing native species in parts of Florida. This has led to people …