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Lost and Found

  This past weekend, the New Hampshire SPCA Field Services Department received an email from a resident in Stratham reporting her dog had gone missing that night. We gave her all the tips and tricks of what to do when your dog goes missing and told her we'd check with her in the morning. As I was pulling into the [...]

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Hot Car Safety

Every year we try to remind dog owners that it is a misdemeanor to leave a dog in a vehicle during the hot temperatures. Every year we hear of dogs dying from being left in a vehicle while the owner runs into the store for just a few minutes. This year we all need to be more [...]

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Advocacy Alert- NH Cats Need Your Help!

Sign up to receive future advocacy alerts here!UPDATE JUNE 23:  YOU DID IT! Yesterday, the NH legislature passed the state budget and included the exemption for cats who test positive for FeLV/FIV! This is ONLY because of your focused advocacy, phone calls and emails during the committee of conference process!  Thanks to your advocacy, euthanasia or [...]

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50 Animals Rescued from Suspected Neglect

NEW HAMPSHIRE SPCA RESCUES 50 ANIMALS SUFFERING FROM SUSPECTED NEGLECT  Click here to make an SOS Donation to help us care for these 50 innocent animals.Stratham, NH – On Thursday, June 1, 2017, the Field Services Division of the New Hampshire SPCA assisted a Police department in Northwesterly NH responding to a complaint of animal cruelty and conducted an investigation on the [...]

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Freeze your tail off-- for the animals!

The New Hampshire SPCA is proud to announce that it’s THAT time of year again! The 7th Annual Doggie Paddle Plunge, which has become one of our favorite signature events, will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017! The Plunge will take place at Great Island Common in New Castle, NH at Noon [...]

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NHSPCA Assists State Police in Rescue and Seizure of 36 Animals Suffering from Suspected Neglect

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, the Field Services Division of the New Hampshire SPCA assisted the New Hampshire State Police department acting on a search warrant in Rumney, NH, following a complaint of animal cruelty. The warrant resulted in the seizure of 36 farm animals.The animals consist of 7 goats, 3 sheep, including 1 [...]

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Book it for Animals!

BOOK IT FOR ANIMALSby Scottie Robinson, Youth Services Librarian, Lee Public LibraryDon't miss the list of wonderful book titles, sorted by age appropriateness at the bottom of this post! One of the great pleasures of being a Youth Services Librarian is reading book reviews and ordering books for preschool through high school aged children. I love building and reworking an ongoing collection. [...]

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Rocky and Chloe: Twice the love. Twice the Hope

A common refrain heard by all who work or volunteer here is, “Oh, I could never work at a shelter. It’s too sad. I’d want to take all the animals home!” Indeed, there are times when we see animals so neglected it makes our hearts twist with despair. Day after day, people surrender unwanted animals to us. It’s true, [...]

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New Hampshire SPCA Assisted NH State Police in Rescue of Horses Suffering From Suspected Neglect

On Sunday, August 15, 2016, the Field Services Division of the New Hampshire SPCA assisted the New Hampshire State Police department as they responded to a complaint of animal cruelty and conducted an investigation on the property. The horses were living in unsafe conditions and the veterinarian on site stated that it would be in the best interest of the horses [...]

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UPDATE: From Meat Farm to Forever Home

On May 10, 2016 the New Hampshire SPCA took in 5 dogs rescued from a South Korean Meat Farm.  The five rescued included two Samoyeds, two Huskies and one Korean Jindo. Upon their arrival, they were completely shut down, fearful of everything and completely unable to bring themselves to even leave their crate. We were told that [...]

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