Placer SPCA

Roseville resident struggles to find pet-friendly housing

During their rental housing search, Tasha Moore and boyfriend Aaron Lockhart were determined to all stick together — and that included two large dogs. The couple spent several m ...

Placer SPCA says TV ads do harm

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ television commercials featuring a Sarah McLachlan soundtrack and images of abused and abandoned animals may bring ...

For the love of bunnies

As a foster mother to 16 rabbits in the last eight months, Makayla Middleton loves all bunnies equally. “I don’t choose favorites,” she says. She picks up a rab ...

Area’s newest thrift store is the cat’s meow

With a fluff of cream fur and eyes of iceberg blue, Sadie waits for a home at Placer SPCA in Roseville. But while this patient kitty waits, white whiskers perking with interest, sh ...

Bubba, the lovable canine king

Bubba may be a basset hound, but he’s also a total pig. “He is trouble with a capital T,” says owner Kriss Mann of Folsom. “He’s like Dennis the Menace. He’s short but ...

All tails wagging for 'Barktoberfest'

A free festival next weekend boasts an agility course, look-a-like competition and a bobbing-for-tennis-balls game. But this festival isn’t designed for you — it’s for your ...

Placer SPCA teaches kids about animal care, behavior

Bella can be easily distracted sometimes. The dog crosses the bridge, stands on the table, runs through the tunnel and makes it almost to the end of the agility course — but the ...

Flabulous cats need good homes, lots of exercise

Cats are said to have nine lives, but when they spend most of those lives eating, what you’re left with is a fat cat. The Placer SPCA has a handful of hefty cats in need of a ho ...

SPCA leader began as a dedicated volunteer

Leilani Vierra is currently the chief executive officer of the Placer SPCA, a non-profit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of animals in Placer County. Founded in 197 ...