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Placer SPCA presents 'Love Fest Speed Matching'

Placer SPCA presents 'Love Fest Speed Matching'

ROSEVILLE - Looking for love during the Valentine's holiday? Come to the Placer SPCA, located at 150 Corporation Yard Road, on Saturday, Feb. 12 and Sunday, Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., for "Love Fest Speed Matching." Take a chance on love, and come by to meet all the wonderful dogs, cats, and rabbits waiting for forever homes. You may be surprised to find out just who your match will be!

Extra volunteers will be on hand to help potential adopters check their compatibility with each animal with just a few short questions. Guests will also enjoy sweet treats and Valentine's fun during your visit to the Placer SPCA Companion Animal Center. Already found your four-legged love of a lifetime?

Placer SPCA thrift store jewelry event Saturday, Jan. 29

Placer SPCA thrift store jewelry event Saturday, Jan. 29

On Saturday, Jan. 29, shoppers in search of a deal are invited to the Jewelry Event at the Placer SPCA Thrift Store, located at the intersection of Washington Blvd. and Junction Blvd.

New veterinarian brings shelter medicine expertise to Placer SPCA

New veterinarian brings shelter medicine expertise to Placer SPCA

Placer SPCA proudly announces that Dr. Barbara Jones, DVM, MS, has joined the organization as an onsite veterinarian.

After receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Atlantic Veterinary College in 2004, Dr. Jones received her Certificate of Residency Training in Shelter Medicine from the innovative Koret Shelter Medicine Program at UC Davis in 2008.  She was the third person to graduate from the elite specialty program.  UC Davis’ Shelter Medicine Program was the first of its kind in the nation, with an emphasis on the veterinary issues specific to animal shelters, including high-volume spay and neuter, disease prevention, nutrition, and stress reduction.

As a Shelter Medicine Specialist, Dr.

Police dog finds missing woman with Alzheimer's

ROSEVILLE - A police dog was a real hero Monday night when he helped find a missing elderly woman.

Just before 10 p.m., officers learned a Roseville resident in her 70s with Alzheimer's Syndrome had wandered away from home.

They began searching the area without luck, but minutes after a police dog named Apollo and his handler, Officer Scott Miskewcycz, arrived on scene, the dog located the woman in a neighbor's carport, not far from her home.

She was soon reunited with her family.