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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 extremely excited that 88 pets were adopted last week! We are so grateful to our amazing staff and volunteers 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" and sharing our... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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I adopted my first dog 5 years ago. Although I had always lived in a household with pets, this was the first pet I cared for on my own as an adult. I had visited the adoption center of the Richmond SPCA numerous times in order to browse but I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are thrilled that 76 pets were adopted last week! We are so grateful to our amazing staff and volunteers 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" and sharing our social... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are thrilled that 80 pets were adopted last week! We are so grateful to our amazing staff and volunteers 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" and sharing our social... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are thrilled that 92 pets were adopted last week! We are so grateful to our amazing staff and volunteers 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" and sharing our social... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are thrilled that 87 pets were adopted last week! We are so grateful to our amazing staff and volunteers 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" and sharing our social... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are thrilled that 82 pets were adopted last week! We are so grateful to our amazing staff and volunteers 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" and sharing our social... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are thrilled that 74 pets were adopted last week! 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" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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A few days ago, I wrote a post for this blog in response to a question I heard asked about why a foundation or other potential donor would choose to direct charitable support to an animal welfare organization when there are organizations helping people in need to which the funding... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are beyond excited that 68 pets were adopted last week! 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" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Update: We are happy to report that Gertie was adopted and is surely receiving lots of love from her new guardian, Ember. We are so thrilled that Gertie found such a wonderful, loving home with a bit of extra help from our friend and dedicated animal lover, Amy Lacey. I’ve... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are beyond excited that 76 pets were adopted last week! Many of the pets adopted last week were united with wonderful homes during our #Adopt4July4 adoption promotion and we are so grateful to our friends at The HelpDesk Company for sponsoring the adoption fees for so many wonderful, deserving... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Many of us are planning to have a festive Fourth of July with family and friends, a cookout and of course, fireworks. If you're making plans to catch a local fireworks display, remember that this holiday can be especially stressful for pets because fireworks can seem very scary. Unlike people,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are beyond excited that 72 pets were adopted last week! 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" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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The year 1978 was a good year. I graduated from high school knowing that all I wanted to do was to become a veterinarian and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) was founded. The ABVP advances the quality of veterinary medicine through certification of veterinarians who demonstrate excellence in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are beyond excited that 59 pets were adopted last week! 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" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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On June 17, we had a wonderful Cat Symposium here at the Richmond SPCA. It was made possible by the Humane Society of the United States, which put together the entire event and all the speakers, and the generous support of PetSmart Charities. We had a great group of experienced,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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This Sunday we're celebrating a little dog and a big milestone. Dill is turning 21 (don't even ask us to calculate that in doggy years), and the folks at Hardywood are helping us throw him a pet-friendly party! Sunday, June 22, noon to 4 p.m. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery 2408... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are so thrilled that we had 55 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... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at Richmond SPCA Blog