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Peninsula Humane Society

Cesar Chavez and Animal Welfare

Ken White | Posted 06.22.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

I've not yet had the chance to see the new movie, Cesar Chavez: History is Made One Step at a Time, but I did manage to find in my files a letter written by Cesar Chavez back in December 1990.

Bigfoot's Valentine

Ken White | Posted 04.14.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

The easiest blog post for me to write is the one I do each year around Valentine's Day. Yes, of course, we deal with a great deal of sadness and real drama in the world of animal shelters, but love is quite literally here in the air.

Two Options for "Exotic" -- A Slow Death or a Fast Death

Ken White | Posted 01.03.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We need laws to protect both wild animals and people from what happens when those animals are kept where they do not belong by a species which is frighteningly often incapable of taking care of itself.

Lovely Encounter With an Old Dog and Her Old Man

Ken White | Posted 12.04.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

Now and then you meet someone whose smile lights up your heart. My wife's got one of those smiles -- a big part of what first drew me to her. I just came upon another, on the face of a dog named Samantha.

New Digs for the Dogs, And Everyone Else

Ken White | Posted 11.22.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

A first of its kind in the nation, PHS/SPCA's new Center is literally a life-saving tool. A 57,600 square foot, three-story-tall life-saving tool built to care for animals in need.

A Crowded, Wet and Hairy Bed

Ken White | Posted 10.15.2011 | San Francisco
Ken White

5:30 AM or so, the pain begins. A heavy pressure, an unexpected weight, making it hard to breathe; laborious, must work to fill my lungs against the pressure pushing down on my chest. What awful malady am I suffering?

PHOTOS: Pairing Pups With Prisoners

Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.10.2011 | San Francisco

Further affirming the fact that dogs are, indeed, man's best friend, the Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA is on the cusp of completing its second success...

Dusty the Klepto Cat Gives Back

Patch | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A renowned cat burglar in San Mateo, Calif did a little community service to atone for years of thefts in the neighborhood. Dustry, a feline, has a...