Samantha’s Story: SPCA dog found in Indiana

Samantha’s story is a perfect example of how community support and rescue cooperation can save lives! Samantha was first adopted from the SPCA of Wake County in January of 2009. Last November, she was picked up as a stray in … Continued

Veteran fights for her life and for her dogs

Our mission at the SPCA is to create a more humane community where every adoptable animal has a home.  Yes, we are an animal welfare organization, but we are also an organization passionate about people. We hear sad stories and … Continued

Your donations at work: Skittles and Sydney

There are many well-known mother and daughter pairs – Sophia and Dorothy, Lorelai and Rory, Skittles and Sydney. Wait, you say you’ve never heard of that last pair? Well Skittles and Sydney are the SPCA’s happiest, fluffiest duo. We thought … Continued

Short-term Holiday Foster Homes Needed

Foster for the Holidays Have you considered fostering, but aren’t sure if you’re ready or have the time for a long-term commitment? We have a great opportunity for you! The SPCA of Wake County hopes to adopt as many animals … Continued

Adoption Update: Daisy and Beau

It’s hard not to fall in love with every animal here at the SPCA. Those that stay with us for several months certainly become part of family and we never get tired of hearing from their families about how they … Continued

Should you give a pet as a gift?

With the holidays right around the corner, everyone has gift-giving on the brain. Most will hit the mall or shop online for more traditional gifts, but some of you may be considering giving someone on your list a pet. The … Continued

SPCA of Wake County brings puppies to the polls

It’s no secret that the 2016 election season has been long, stressful and smelled like a litter box that hasn’t been cleaned in weeks.  The animals at the SPCA of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina wanted to encourage voters … Continued