Feature Stories

  • 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 …
  • Impact in Liberia

    March 29, 2021
    SPCA International is fortunate to work with many incredible partners. One of them, the Liberia Animal Welfare and Conservation Society, has recently reached over 500 pets with a grant from SPCA International. Through their village to village veterinary care program they provided rabies and parvovirus vaccinations, deworming, tick and flea medications, wound dressing, mange treatment …
  • The Inside Scoop on Swell Dog Gelato with Founder Debbie Hendrickx

    February 23, 2021
    Swell Gelato whips up handmade batches of tasty gelato that pups love. Rest assured, Swell gelatos are made with only the best grade wholesome ingredients, natural stabilizers and no preservatives. Check out this great interview with founder Debbie Hendrickx to learn more about her gelato making process and why she believes all dogs absolutely deserve …
  • Lola and Champ Safe in SPCA International Care

    February 22, 2021
    Operation Baghdad Pups: Worldwide rescue process is anything but easy and pets typically spend several weeks in SPCA International care before being cleared for travel. Champ and Lola are just two of the animals currently awaiting their final travel arrangements so they can reunite with their soldiers in the U.S.
  • Elena’s Incredible Recovery

    January 12, 2021
    Do you remember Elena? She was the sick and starving momma dog who was badly burned by the fire that killed her pups. Thanks to immense support from the SPCA International community, Elena has been completely transformed. She is healthy, strong and ready to find a forever home.
  • January: Walk Your Pet Month

    January 11, 2021
    January is Walk Your Pet Month! What a great opportunity to start the year out right with some healthy activity for both humans and their pets. So, bundle up and enjoy this time outdoors with your furry friend.