Super Pets Day!

Super Pets Day

Join us at Pets In Need’s “Super Pets Day”! Visit our table to learn about Project HumaneKind and how you can help us spread the word about humane education. We’re looking forward to meeting you. Sunday, June 23, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Springline Plaza, Menlo Park—1302 El Camino Real More event details here:

St. Andrew’s First Graders Learn About Cats and Kittens!

St. Andrew’s First Graders

Over the course of two days (May 14 and 16), 40 first-grade students from St. Andrew’s Episcopal School of Saratoga visited us at Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority (SVACA) to learn about cats and kittens. The students and their chaperones learned about the role of the shelter in the greater community and received instruction in…

Troop 32 Visits Again at Kids and Kiddies Too!

Kids and Kiddies Too

The word’s going around! Cub Scouts from Pack 32 in Santa Clara continue to visit for Kids and Kitties Too at Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority (SVACA), so we’re gradually meeting all the Scouts and interested parents. This latest group was greeted by adolescent and young adult kitties Kira, Bell, and Abigail, who had a…

Project HumaneKind’s ‘Plant Kindness’ Event Blooms with Compassion

Project HumaneKind’s inaugural event, “Plant Kindness,” bloomed into a heartwarming success, honoring community champions and animal welfare advocates. Mayor Greer Stone recognized local heroes, while Verlyn Klinkenborg’s keynote inspired a dedication to sustainability. Professor Virginia Walbot’s poignant discussion on Humane Education added depth to the evening. Hosted by the enchanting Patrick Livingstone of Magician Unique,…

“My Name Is Skye”—Clorofil and Project HumaneKind at Mitchell Park Library, Palo Alto

My Name Is Skye

Children of all ages and their parents had a special treat this past April 30 at Palo Alto’s Mitchell Park Library when Clorofil, our sanctuary and education partner, and Project HumaneKind teamed up to offer a reading of “My Name Is Skye.” Skye is a dog rescued by Isabelle Cnudde, founder of the Los Altos…

Reptilian Visit to Barron Park Elementary in Palo Alto

At the request of our education partner Youth Community Service (YCS), we recently sponsored a special visit to Barron Park Elementary School in Palo Alto—local science educator John Hale with several of his rescued reptiles. The all-girl audience was thrilled to welcome John and gang, and they were an enthusiastic and well-informed audience. One of…

Learning About Dog Behavior and Body Language and Safety Around Dogs at Local Middle Schools


At the request of Youth Community Service (YCS), our clinical animal behaviorist Jennifer Ott Cameron visited three Palo Alto middle schools—Ellen Fletcher, Greene, and Jane Lathrop Stanford—for lunchtime discussion sessions about human and dog interaction. Students learned how, just like we humans, dogs are individuals with individual reactions to different kinds of situations and stimuli….

Don’t Miss “My Name Is Skye”—The Story of a Rescue Dog!

Skye the Rescue Dog

Click here to register for our joint event with Clorofil, our sanctuary and education partner! We’re looking forward to seeing you there. A little bit about Skye—she’s a dog rescued with her puppies from a dog meat farm in South Korea, and she currently resides at Clorofil, a micro-sanctuary in Los Altos. Attendees will hear…