Donation Drop-off Begins at spcaLA

Beginning today, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) pet adoption centers in Long Beach and Hawthorne will accept donations by drop-off, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 10am. All pet adoption centers and businesses remain closed to the public, however shelter staff continue to care for the animals, providing…

COVID-19 and Pets

In light of recent reports that a dog in Hong Kong was found to have developed an immune response to the COVID-19 virus – antibodies were found in the blood – Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) offers guidance and reassurance for pet owners and those in the animal care…

Covid-19 and Pets

Los Angeles – On March 3, 2020, Hong Kong health authorities released information that a pet dog belonging to a person infected with the Covid-19 virus tested as a weak positive for this type of coronavirus. At this time there is uncertainty if this dog was actually infected by the owner, or if the weak…

spcaLA presents Dog Behavior for Law Enforcement Training to Los Angeles County District Attorney Investigators

At the request of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) is training 245 investigators from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation in techniques that address the specific needs of law enforcement when encountering dogs in the course of their…

Be a Compassionate Consumer

Adopt from a reputable source and holiday pet tips from spcaLA Los Angeles, CA (12/23/19) – Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) warns against purchasing puppies advertised online or in classified papers. Instead, adopt from spcaLA, a humane society, a city or county shelter, or a credible rescue, in good…