SEE OUR ALL-NEW ‘NEWS’ PAGE HERE >>

 

May 28, 2019
SPCA Launches ‘Tale For Two’ Summer Reading Challenge! Program encourages children to read to shelter animals.
Details here >>

May 13, 2019
VETS & PETS: Free adoptions to military members start Saturday and continue through Memorial Day. Details here!

May 9, 2019
Student Winners of SPCA Humane Education Contest Honored Last Night

May 8, 2019
SPCA Offers Pet First Aid Class May 28. Register now!

May 1, 2019
The SPCA Launches Virtual Kitten Baby Shower!

April 18, 2019
“Paws at the Pub” at Buffalo Brewpub Slated for April 28

April 11, 2019
Welcome, Dr. Sara Anderson!

April 11, 2019
Feline Adoption Promotion Act Signed into Law for Erie County

April 10, 2019
SPCA Celebrates Second Year in West Seneca Shelter!

April 7, 2019
Watch our National Volunteer Recognition Week 2019 Videos

April 2, 2019
Free Rabies Vaccinations for 2019

March 27, 2019
SPCA Pet First Aid Class Scheduled for May 28. Details here >>

March 26, 2019
See the SPCA’s Latest Volunteer Opportunities and Read More About Our Youth Program!

March 25, 2019
CHOCOLATE AND LILIES HARMFUL TO PETS! Read more about this and find other Easter pet safety tips issued by the SPCA here >>

March 25, 2019
PawsWay Bricks for sale now for spring engraving!

March 21, 2019
Emergency Volunteer Need: Thursday Morning Surgical Volunteers in the SPCA Infirmary! Find details on this volunteer opening and other volunteer opportunities here >>

March 20, 2019
JOB OPENING
Summer Camp Counselor

March 12, 2019
Ullmark’s Barks Draft pick #9: It’s LIAM!

March 11, 2019
Official Photo Album of the SPCA Wildlife Baby Shower >>

March 9, 2019
From WGRZ.com: Check Out Today’s Wildlife Baby Shower!

March 8, 2019
From WGRZ.com: Proposal to Change Stray Cat Hold Period to Three Days

March 5, 2019
Ullmark’s Barks Draft Pick #8: It’s JAX!

February 26, 2019
SPCA Humane Poster & Story Contest Underway! Submissions from students in grades 1 through 12 due April 5.

February 22, 2019
SUMMER CAMP 2019: Registration is OPEN!

February 22, 2019
Ullmark’s Barks Draft Pick #7: It’s ALLEGRA!

February 20, 2019
Erie County District Attorney John Flynn Visits SPCA Serving Erie County

February 14, 2019
It’s the perfect Valentine’s Day read since our dogs love him…and SO DO WE! From BuffaloNews.com: Linus Ullmark: Meet the man behind the Minions mask, quirks and all

February 14, 2019
Ullmark’s Barks Draft Pick #6: It’s DRAKE!

February 13, 2019
Lancaster’s Alicia LaBrake Earns ‘One Buffalo Community Award’ and Secures Pegula Sports and Entertainment Donation to SPCA’s Paws for Love Program!

February 12, 2019
Downward-Facing Dog and More Coming to SPCA during CAT YOGA, Beginning This Weekend! Details here >>

February 11, 2019
Twelve-year-old Cane Corso SHAKIRA Finds Love Just Before Valentine’s Day! Read about this special adoption at WBEN.com here >>

February 11, 2019
SPCA Pet First Aid Class Scheduled for March 26. Register here >>

February 4, 2019
ULLMARKS BARKS Draft Pick #5: It’s SEBASTIAN!

January 22, 2019
CHARLIE’S STORY: Emaciated Dog Found in Buffalo Garbage Tote
Thanks to the actions of some very observant City of Buffalo Sanitation Department workers and representatives from the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter, a dog close to death is now being cared for at the SPCA Serving Erie County. Read the full story.

January 16, 2019
WINTER PET SAFETY TIPS.  Snow and frigid temps are on the way! Learn how to keep pets safe and brush up on the new law concerning the tethering of dogs in Buffalo here >>.

January 14, 2019
JOB OPENING:
SPCA Adoptions/Admissions Counselor

January 8, 2019
VIDEO: See This Dramatic Rescue of a Herring Gull by the SPCA and Depew Fire Department!

January 7, 2019
See Bubbles’ New Family! This little pig now goes by the name Bubbles Burke!

January 7, 2019
ULLMARKS BARKS Draft Pick #4: It’s GIRLIE!

January 7, 2019
Read About SPCA Paws for Love Therapy Dog Hurley’s Adventures Visiting Local Schools in Where’s Hurley? Partial proceeds benefit the SPCA!

January 6, 2019
PHOTO ALBUM: See our Ullmark’s Barks draft choices and photos of the family teams who adopted them thanks to help from Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark!

January 5, 2019
Ullmark’s Barks’ Latest Draft Pick has a New Team! Martin found his new family today!

January 4, 2019
See BUBBLES’ Close-Up with Mike Randall on WKBW-TV! This little pig is looking to go all the way home!

December 31, 2018
THANK YOU, SPCA FRIENDS AND FAMILY, FOR AN AMAZING YEAR! The SPCA staff and volunteers take a moment in this emotional video to thank our supporters for an incredibly successful Radiothon, helping us start 2019 on the right paw! Watch now!

December 28, 2018
Register Children HERE for the First School Break Camps of the Year in January and February.

December 28. 2018
ULLMARK’S BARKS Draft Pick #3: It’s MARTIN!

December 27, 2018
SPCA Domestic Rat Rescue Social Media Engagement Sets SPCA Record. Support of rat rescue reaches national level, making this one of the SPCA’s top rescue posts of 2018.

December 26, 2018
Buffalo Common Council Passes Law Protecting Dogs in Extreme Weather Conditions.

December 21, 2018
SPCA Officers Involved in Ongoing Domestic Rat Rescue in Hamburg. More than 40 domestic rats have been abandoned and cannot survive our winter months.

December 18, 2018
ULLMARK’S BARKS Draft Pick #2: It’s TIPPER!

December 14, 2018
ULLMARK’S BARKS
Buffalo Sabre Linus Ullmark Drafts His First ULLMARK’S BARKS pick: CHYNA DOLL!

December 13, 2018
THE SPCA RADIOTHON IS ON THE AIR!

December 13, 2018
5:00 am: It’s Almost Time! The 15th annual Radiothon hits the airwaves in one hour! See how the SPCA changed the lives of your neighbors, your family, and your friends here!

December 12, 2018
Day 12 of the 12 Days of SPCA: Lazarus Needed the SPCA to Survive…and Mark Needed Lazarus to Love. See why here!

December 11, 2018
Shop the Petique for All Your Holiday Gift Needs! You can also purchase your Delta Sonic/Applebee’s Packages and the proceeds stay right here to help our animals!

December 11, 2018
Day 11 of the 12 Days of SPCA: Brenda Needed the SPCA When It Was Time to Say Goodbye. Watch here.

December 10, 2018
Buffalo Sabre LINUS ULLMARK Scores a Goal for SPCA Dogs with the All-New ULLMARK’S BARKS!

December 10, 2018
Day 10 of the 12 Days of SPCA:  Alison Needed the SPCA and Bella to Comfort Her Heart. Watch here!

December 9, 2018
Day 9 of the 12 Days of SPCA:  The Garver Family Didn’t Know They Needed Shenanigans Until Frankie Meatball Taught Them About Fun! See how here!

December 8, 2018
Day 8 of the 12 Days of SPCA: Ted Needed the SPCA…and Moose…to Fill the Hole in His Lonely Heart. See why here!

December 7, 2018
Day 7 of the 12 Days of SPCA: Matt Knew the Injured Bald Eagle He Found Needed the SPCA to Survive. Watch here.

December 6, 2018
Day 6 of the 12 Days of SPCA: See How Victims of Violence Need the SPCA When They’re Faced with the Unthinkable Here.

December 5, 2018
Day 5 of the 12 Days of SPCA: Elizabeth and Family Needed the SPCA to Give Their Hearts Away! Watch here!

December 4, 2018
Day 4 of the 12 Days of SPCA: Mike and Alli Needed the SPCA’s Miles to Turn Their New House Into a Home! See how here.

December 3, 2018
Day 3 of the 12 Days of SPCA: The Pepper Family Needed the SPCA…and Stevie…for  New BFF! See why here.

December 2, 2018
Day 2 of the 12 Days of SPCA: US Veteran Gary Needed the SPCA to Learn How to Feel Again. Watch here.

December 1, 2018
It’s the 12 Days of SPCA! Each day, see a different story of how the SPCA has changed the worlds of folks in our community! Karen needed the SPCA for a special connection with her young, deaf daughter…and they kick off our 12 Days in our first video!

November 28, 2018
The 12 Days of SPCA Are Almost Here!

November 26, 2018
NOW AVAILABLE: Delta Sonic Car Wash/Applebee’s Dinner AND Delta Sonic Oil Change/Applebee’s Dinner Certificates! Purchase at the SPCA and all proceeds stay to help our animals! Details here!

November 21, 2018
JOB OPENING:
SPCA Adoptions Counselor. Full-time, submission deadline December 9. Details here.

November 19, 2018
JOB OPENING:
SPCA Seeks Veterinary Assistant. Full-time, submission deadline December 21. Details here.

November 16, 2018
SPCA Issues Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

November 15, 2018
SPCA’s “Tale for Two” Begins

November 8, 2018
JOB OPENING:
SPCA Seeks Veterinary Technician. Full time, submission deadline December 14. Details here.

November 7, 2018
Video and Pictures of Last Night’s Buffalo Bills Visit in Honor of Veterans Day!
Buffalo Bills’ Video
SPCA Photo Album
Buffalo Bills’ Photo Album

November 6, 2018
NFL “Salute to Service” Campaign Brings Buffalo Bills, Local Service Men and Women to the SPCA!

November 6, 2018
SPCA Lights of Love Returns, Memorializing and Honoring Special People and Pets. Learn how you can participate here!

November 1, 2018
SPCA Introduces Reading-To-Animals Program, Vacation Day Camps for Area Children

October 26, 2018
SPCA Halloween Pet Safety Tips

October 25, 2018
JOB OPENINGS:
Events Coordinator
-Administrative Coordinator, Veterinary Services Department

October 22, 2018
Animal Cruelty:
Buffalo Man Joshua Mack Sentenced to 1 – 3 Years in State Prison for Dog Fighting. Read the full story here.

October 18, 2018
SPCA Offers New Camps for School Vacations and Breaks!
Register children for the SPCA’s first Vacation Day Camp November 12!

October 18, 2018
‘Tale for Two’ Program to Premiere at SPCA!
Children 6 – 16 invited to read to our animals Wednesday evenings! Details here!

October 18, 2018
Half Off…OR FREE!…Adoptions October 22 – November 12!
SPCA Vets & Pets waives adoption fees for service men &
women, and takes half off adoption fees for other community
members! Details here!

September 21, 2018
REVISED JOB OPENING:
Licensed Veterinary Technician/LMU Student Support

September 13, 2018
JOB OPENING:
Licensed Veterinary Technician/LMU Student Support

August 16, 2018
Lipsey Clinic News:
Meet Our Veterinarians, Dr. Helene Chevalier and Dr. Kelly Fox!

August 13, 2018
From the Erie County Health Dep’t:
Bats & Rabies: A Dangerous Combination

August 10, 2018
SPCA Paws for Love Makes the Big Time…Again…in Fodor’s!

August 3, 2018
Today, PURRassic Park at the SPCA Becomes PURRassic BARK!

August 2, 2018
“Paws at the Pub” Happening This Weekend at Buffalo Brew Pub!

August 1, 2018
Free Parvo Vaccines This Saturday

July 31, 2018
From WKBW-TV Ch. 7:
Buffalo Could Regulate When You Can Leave Your Dog Outside

July 31, 2018
From WIVB-TV Ch. 4:
SPCA Pushing for Laws Concerning Tethering Dogs Outdoors

July 30, 2018
“Living With Wildlife” Community Discussion/Presentation Happening Tomorrow

July 30, 2018
From The Buffalo News: To Prevent Animal Cruelty, New Local Laws Would Clarify Rules for Tethering Dogs

July 30, 2018
SPCA Assists Allegany County in Rescue of 38 Animals

July 27, 2018
Yappy Hour At MTK Prime August 1!

July 25, 2018
JOB OPENING:
Assistant Manager, Animal Care

July 24, 2018
Buffalo Brewpub Presents “Paws at the Pub” August 5!

July 24, 2018
“Living With Wildlife” Presentation July 31

July 23, 2018
PHOTO ALBUM: SPCA Summer Camp 2018

July 21, 2018
From The Buffalo News: Raven Rehab at the SPCA!

July 16, 2018
Sixth Annual CARUBBA COLLISION GOLF TOURNAMENT is August 3

July 13, 2018
PURRassic Park at the SPCA: $10 Adoption Fees for Cats 1 and Older!

July 11, 2018
Animal Cruelty:
Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges

July 10, 2018
Dr. Kathleen Makolinski Named LMU Clinical Instructor and Shelter Veterinarian

July 2, 2018
July 4 Pet Safety Tips

July 2, 2018
How Can We Help, Mr. Taylor?” See photos of SPCA pets providing TLC to legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor and crew shortly before the sold-out July 1 concert at KeyBank Center!

July 2, 2018
SPCA Summer Camp Photos: Veterinarians in Training

June 28, 2018
SPCA Hot Weather Pet Safety Tips

June 28, 2018
SPCA Petique Offers Discount July 1 – 8, 2018

June 22, 2018
SPCA Memorializes Special Cheektowaga K9 WAZI with PawsWay Brick, Tribute

June 8, 2018
Photos: Wine and Wags 2018!  See Album 1, Album 2, and Album 3!

June 6, 2018
Wine and Wags SOLD OUT! Follow the fun this evening in our official Wine and Wags 2018 Photo Album!

June 6, 2018
From The Buffalo News Gusto: Buffalo Brewpub hosts PAWS AT THE PUB to Benefit the SPCA Serving Erie County!

June 1, 2018
Animal Cruelty: Cheektowaga, Buffalo Women Charged with Animal Cruelty in Separate Incidences

May 31, 2018
From Mike Randall and WKBW-TV Ch. 7: Wildlife Orphans in Good Hands at SPCA Serving Erie County

May 30 , 2018
What to Do if You Find a Dog in a Hot Car, by SPCA Chief Investigations Officer Aaron Kandefer.

May 30, 2018
Temps May Reach 90 Degrees in Buffalo; Read the SPCA’s Hot Weather Tips to Keep Pets Safe.

May 30, 2018
Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine Partners with SPCA

May 25, 2018
SPCA Announces Student Winners of 2018 Poster and Creative Writing Competition!

May 24, 2018
Buffalo News Spotlights SPCA’s All-New Public Veterinary Clinic THE LIPSEY CLINIC,  Named For SPCA Donor & Longtime News Publisher Stanford Lipsey!

May 18, 2018
VETS & PETS Returns to the SPCA Next Week!  Free adoptions to current and retired members of the armed forces begin May 21! Info here.

May 9, 2018
From The Buffalo NewsTake a Look at the Animals Currently Being Treated in the SPCA’s Wildlife Department!

May 4, 2018
From the New York Post, July 2017:  How Michael Vick’s Pit Bulls Changed Animal Rescue Forever. Yesterday’s dog fighting case has raised many questions on what happens with the dogs rescued from these situations. Read how one dog fighting case impacted animal welfare organizations all over the world here.

May 3, 2018
ANIMAL CRUELTY: Joshua Mack of Buffalo Charged by SPCA with Multiple Felonies, Misdemeanors for Activity Related to Dog Fighting.

May 1, 2018
STARTING TODAY: THE SPCA PETIQUE GOES ONLINE! Visit the SPCA Petique on your computer or mobile device…proceeds benefit SPCA animals! Shop here!

April 30, 2018
SPCA Job Openings:   Annual Giving Manager, Administrative Veterinary Coordinator, Summer Camp Counselor. Details here.

April 28, 2018
Bunny Love: Welcome Spring with a Pet Bunny at Your Side! Tips on caring for a pet rabbit can be found here!

April 27, 2019
SPCA Job Opening: ADMINISTRATIVE VETERINARY COORDINATOR. Details here.

April 24, 2018
From The Buffalo News​: Former Buffalo Parks Employee Sentenced to Two Years for Stabbing Pit Bull:

April 20, 2018
SPCA Job Opening: SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR. Details here.

April 16, 2018
The Fourth Annual ‘Booze For Barks’ is Happening May 19!

April 6, 2018
It’s Not Too Early to Plan Summer Fun! PAWS AT THE PUB is happening at Buffalo Brewpub August 5!

April 6, 2018
SPCA Releases 2018 Schedule of Monthly Free Parvo Vaccine Clinics, Now Through October

April 5, 2018
SAVE THE DATE! Wine and Wags is June 6!

April 4, 2018
Adopt the SPCA Pet of Your Dreams May 19 at Basil Ford!

April 3, 2018
Buffalo’s Expo Market to Feature BOOZE FOR BARKS to Benefit the SPCA

April 2, 2018
Erie County Health Department Releases 2018 Schedule of Free Rabies Clinics

March 29, 2018
SPCA Job Opening: ANNUAL GIVING MANAGER

March 29, 2018
Kids: Unleash Your Wild Sides at NATURE UNLEASHED Summer Camp! Read more about SPCA camp sessions, including this wildlife special, here!

March 28, 2018
SPCA Easter Pet Safety Tips

March 23, 2018
It’s Now or Never – Grab Your Blue Suede Shoes and Join the WNY Elvis Appreciation Society for ELVIS FOREVER, to Benefit the SPCA!

March 20, 2018
Is a Bunny Right for My Family?

New local laws would clarify rules for tethering dogs to prevent animal cruelty