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Community CareGiver Spotlight: SPCA of Wake County

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Wake County is a no-kill animal welfare organization striving to create a no-kill community. Through innovative initiatives, the dedicated staff and volunteers work to place over 3,000 pets with loving families each year and assist another 13,000 animals through additional life-saving programs.

Pet Adoption Wake County

The SPCA Pet Adoption Center is a state-of-the-art shelter that gives adopters an uplifting and retail-like experience while searching a new pet. The Adoption Program is specifically designed to match adopters and pets. The SPCA of Wake County has many different kinds of pets to choose from.  Whether you want a dog, cat, bunny or guinea pig, the SPCA of Wake County will help you find your perfect pet.

Animal Behavior and Educational Outreach Programs

The Educational and Community Outreach departments work to inform the community about the SPCA’s core mission: To protect, shelter and promote the adoption of homeless animals; to provide education about responsible pet ownership and to reduce pet overpopulation through spay/neuter programs.

The SPCA of Wake County will do whatever it takes to keep a pet in its new home once it is adopted. The Behavior staff at the SPCA of Wake County strives to support the human/animal bond. The SPCA has a Pet Behavior Specialist on staff who evaluates the temperaments and personalities of the animals at the adoption center. After a pet is adopted, these services are guaranteed for the life of the pet.

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Surgery in Wake County

Located next door to the SPCA’s Pet Adoption Center is the Saving Lives Spay/Neuter Animal Clinic. This high-volume, high-quality, low-cost spay/neuter clinic is an intense effort to stop the euthanasia of homeless animals in our community and beyond. The Saving Lives Spay/Neuter Animal Clinic is open to anyone, anywhere, regardless of income or residency. The clinic building and equipment are funded 100% through private donations from a community of people who believe that prevention, not euthanasia, is the answer to pet overpopulation.

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