Skittles! Taste the rainbow!...Well, if it helps, we did see a rainbow in the sky on the day we rescued her. You might say that at the end of the rainbow, Skittles was waiting for us! This little girl has just this sassy personality that tells you right away whether she is welcome to your attention or not. If you come at her quickly, she will react. Homes with young kids may not be a good idea for this one. However if you let her come to you, she is more than happy to make your black shirt turn white with Skittle fur! She seems to be okay with cats, but she would prefer to rule her kingdom. Dogs, not such a good idea as she has an unpredictable side on occasion. But if you are looking for some flavor in your life...you may want to bring this sweet girl home! Come meet Skittles at Petsmart on Los Altos. 775-354-2224.
The mission of the SPCANN is to be an innovative regional leader in responsible treatment of homeless cats and dogs, primarily through their rescue and placement in forever loving homes, and by promoting spaying and neutering to control pet overpopulation. We accomplish our mission with dedication to our core values and a lifetime commitment to our animals.
We are Reno's first no-kill animal shelter, founded in 1998. Each year our shelter develops more progressive programs such as our Rural Rescue Program where we aggressively rescue animals from rural animal control agencies and support their joint efforts to move animals out of their facilities and into ours to avoid euthanasia. We also have expanded our reach into schools with our Humane Initiative Program where we teach and show compassion to animals. We have more programs and many projects on the horizon - visit our website to see more!!!
Come Meet Our Pets...
We have events througout the year to highlight our adoptable animals. One favorite event each year is our local public swimming pool closes to the public in the fall and the very last day the pool is open only to dogs in the community. Shelter dogs play, splash and mingle with public dogs in two pools and cool off for the final hot days of the summer.
We post our events on our website and Facebook and through other various media outlets.
Our Adoption Process...
The SPCA of Northern Nevada has an adoption process that involves a fee, adoption application, Meet and Greets with prospective humans and other companion dogs in the same household and children. We do have specific requirements for an adoption. We strive to really ensure a great match!
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