"The Santa Cruz SPCA provides a safe harbor for animals in need and promotes an active humane community through adoption, advocacy, and education.The Santa Cruz SPCA is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of animals. Our organization, and the work we do, is supported by individual contributions. We do not receive funding from HSUS, ASPCA, nor local, state or federal government entities. Our organization is not affiliated with any other SPCA or Humane Society. Every time you support the Santa Cruz SPCA—by adopting, donating, volunteering, participating in our programs, or simply spreading the word about the work we do— you support the thousands of dogs, cats, and people we serve. Thank you!"