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RichmondSPCA
Robins-Starr Humane Center, 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220
Every Life is Precious. TM
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We are thrilled that we had 41 adoptions last week and are so happy for all the dogs and cats who found new homes! Thanks to our adoption counselors for their wonderful help uniting these pets with new, loving families. You can help spread the word about our available pets... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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With 48 adoptions last week was a great success for all the dogs and cats who found new homes! Thanks to our adoption counselors for their wonderful help uniting these pets with new, loving families. You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking"... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Children and pets are a natural pairing. Many of us fondly remember our furry childhood friends: the beloved cat who slept only in your bed, or the dog who was waiting for you every day after school. Childhood is a time for whimsy and wonder, and the bond between kids... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Editor's note: The Richmond SPCA's "Pet Post" newsletter is mailed to supporters' homes quarterly. Each issue features two pets on the cover whose lives have been saved thanks to our donors' generous support. Our communications intern, Shane Clements, has been hard at work this semester to gather updates on each... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 41 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Editor's note: The Richmond SPCA's "Pet Post" newsletter is mailed to supporters' homes quarterly. Each issue features two pets on the cover whose lives have been saved thanks to our donors' generous support. Our communications intern, Shane Clements, has been hard at work this semester to gather updates on each... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 56 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Editor's note: The Richmond SPCA's "Pet Post" newsletter is mailed to supporters' homes quarterly. Each issue features two pets on the cover whose lives have been saved thanks to our donors' generous support. Our communications intern, Shane Clements, has been hard at work this semester to gather updates on each... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 45 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 44 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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I’m sure dog-lovers will understand, and petless people will think I’m a lunatic, but my dog Simon is the love of my life. Simon and I first met when I visited the Richmond SPCA in January 2007. I was just “browsing” to see what kind of dog I “might” want... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 68 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Peer-to-peer fundraising is a key reason that our Dog Jog and 5K Run is so successful in providing vital support for the homeless animals who rely on the Richmond SPCA to save their lives. Our 12th annual event will be presented by Holiday Barn Pet Resorts on Saturday, March 15,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 55 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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The Richmond SPCA brought Sofia into our loving care the week before Thanksgiving, and the last few months have been filled with rehabilitation and many more things to be thankful for this young, spunky dog. When Sofia was transferred from Richmond’s city animal control shelter, our veterinary student examined her... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Dear Humans, I am very excited that a newborn human will be coming to live with us soon, but the other dogs and I have some questions and concerns. Up until this announcement, we have been honing our adult companionship skills. However, I am getting the feeling that the skills... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 60 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 49 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 49 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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The Richmond SPCA rescued Prince and rehabilitated his injuries in 2010. His guardian was a victim of domestic violence, and when she tried to leave, Prince also fell victim to the abuser. When we brought him into our loving care, Prince had suffered a fractured pelvis among other injuries requiring... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
Recently, PETA sent out a message to a group of its constituents in reaction to an editorial our CEO Robin Robertson Starr wrote that was published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on Sunday. That editorial described the great lifesaving success for our community that has been achieved since this organization made... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 50 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Since 2008, Richmond area Wendy’s® restaurants have provided wonderful support of the pets in our care. That support helps us prepare homeless dogs and cats for adoption to families and individuals who will provide them with a lifetime of love. This February, you can join in this sweet partnership between... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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A few weeks ago I spoke with a local animal lover who asked my help in “settling a disagreement” with her granddaughter. It seemed that her granddaughter also cares about animals and had insisted that “the ASPCA and the SPCA are two different organizations,” and the caller asked me if... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week at our humane center with 53 adoptions! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and tumblr. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Here are the cats... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog