Placer SPCA

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 ...

Unwanted pets are everybody’s problem

Why is the Roseville Police Department poking its nose into the breeding habits of local pets? Recently city council was briefed about the burgeoning population of pets at the Pl ...

Run, or walk, through Roseville this Saturday

Back for a second year, the Run Thru Roseville event will take place this Saturday. The event includes a half marathon, 10K, 5K and a “Rover Run” dog walk/run to benefit local ...

Placer County Animal Shelter fees will take a bigger bite out of wallets

Bailing Fido out of the Placer County animal shelter will cost their human companions 23 percent more starting next month. The increase in the penalty for picking up a spayed or n ...

Take caution with pets, fireworks

It doesn’t have to be Independence Day for your pets to be frightened by fireworks. The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, would like to remind pet owners ...

Cat chaos in Placer

They may call these the “dog days of summer,” but Placer County SPCA begs to differ as they are inundated with cats. Roseville PSPCA Chief Executive Officer Leilani Vierra, s ...

Placer SPCA needs kitten foster care volunteers

The Placer SPCA is looking for volunteers to welcome needy kittens into their home and provide foster care until they are ready to be adopted into loving homes. To prepare their v ...

Placer SPCA wins grant for marketing campaign

The Placer SPCA was recently awarded a $10,000 grant for its winning submission into the Maddie’s Marketing competition. Placer SPCA was awarded the grant for their “Flabulous ...

Get help finding the perfect pet

If you’ve been looking for a family pet, Pet Fest is coming to the Placer SPCA from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at 150 Corporation Yard Road in Roseville. This family-f ...

Missing boxer found

After missing from his home since Sunday, a 6-month-old puppy was returned to his owner Wednesday afternoon. Officials from the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to An ...

Boxer stolen from Placer SPCA

Monday morning seemed normal until staff at a Roseville animal shelter noticed one of their dogs running outside of her cage. It was then that Placer Society for the Prevention of ...
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