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  • COVID-19: Animals in Urgent Need in Heavily Affected Areas

    March 26, 2020
    March 2019 – Animal shelters around the world are facing dire impacts due to the devastating fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. SPCA International’s shelter partners across the globe are reporting food shortages, high numbers of abandoned pets, and near-zero adoption rates in heavily affected countries including China, Italy, and South Korea as borders close. While ...
  • Statement on Chinese Ban on the Consumption of Wild Animals in Response to CONVID-19

    March 2, 2020
    New York, NY (February 27, 2020) – “China’s temporary ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals is a crucial step for safeguarding the well-being of wildlife and people. We encourage the Chinese government to make this ban permanent, with strict enforcement and penalties for illegal trading. The black-market wildlife trade spurs the uncontrolled spread of zoonotic diseases, and ...
  • Marine Reunites With Stray Dogs He Adopted From Iraq – NBC Los Angeles

    February 25, 2020
    By Miriam Jackson -February 25, 2020 A UNITED STATE Marine was rejoined in San Diego Wednesday with 3 stray dogs he loved while released in Iraq. Once wandering the Iraqi desert hunting for food as well as experiencing misuse by some residents, Rooster, Hesko as well as Wendy get on their method to for life houses. Captain Kyle Watkins claimed ...
  • SPCA International to support animals in Western Australia in the aftermath of catastrophic bushfires

    February 19, 2020
    International NGO granting $200,000 to Australian organizations helping local wildlife in vulnerable Western Australia February 19, 2020 – Global animal welfare organization SPCA International announced that it will grant $200,000 to organizations in Western Australia (WA) and Kangaroo Island helping local animals in the aftermath of the country’s devastating bushfires this season. Over a billion animals are estimated ...
  • Marines work together to save two puppies

    February 19, 2020
    He didn’t have much free time while deployed, but Frankie was dedicated to keeping these puppies alive. Militarykind Stories from USA TODAY
  • SPCA International grant to assist Chinese animal shelter preparing for lockdown and dwindling food supply, amid coronavirus

    February 11, 2020
    SPCA International funding will help purchase kibble-making machine New York, NY (February 10th, 2020) – While the coronavirus outbreak expands, SPCA International is rushing a $10,000 grant to our longtime partner in China, Bo Ai Animal Protection Centre of Guangyuan. Bo Ai reports that other animal shelters have been put under lockdown due to the coronavirus, even though there is ...
  • A Record-Breaking Year for SPCA International With Grants Totaling $750,000+ in 2019 to Smaller Animal Groups Worldwide

    January 31, 2020
    Distributed over 90 grants that funded like-minded programs and organizations New York, NY (January 31, 2020) – SPCA International (SPCAI) had a record-breaking year awarding more grant funding in 2019 than ever before. This grant funding provides support to vital programs that will ensure the safety and well-being of animals across the globe. The funding is distributed through ...
  • Guantanamo has feral cat problem – and a mission to fix it

    December 18, 2019
    Posted by SDD Contributor on December 18, 2019 at 12:13 am GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba – This base best known for its prison has cats. Lots of cats. Kitty cats. Dumpster cats. House cats. Abandoned cats. Foster cats. Stray cats. Tabby cats. Cuban cats. And, by the estimate of activists who want to do something about it, it ...
  • Two Cats Rescued from Iraq Reunite with Their U.S. Soldier in Seattle, WA

    November 22, 2019
    A local soldier forms a bond with two cats while serving in Iraq. Knowing in her head she would eventually have to head home, she says she just couldn’t leave these two adorable brothers behind.
  • SPCAI Gives $25,000 to Mission K9

    November 5, 2019
    Houston Non-Profit will purchase RV To Support Retired Hero Dogs New York, NY (November 5, 2019) – SPCA International (SPCAI), gave a donation of $25,000 to Mission K9 in Houston, Texas this week to assist with the purchase of an RV that will help carry out their work with “Hero Dogs,” retired working dogs from military or ...