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RichmondSPCA
Robins-Starr Humane Center, 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220
Every Life is Precious. TM
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Thank you to our wonderful adoption counselors who worked hard to match 51 cats and 31 dogs with their new families last week! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social media posts on Facebook. You can also follow... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Arya was a spontaneous addition to our family. We were looking to get a kitty at some point but not on the day she came in to our lives. We know it was meant to be, and now we can't get enough of her. She greets us when we come... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had an amazing adoption week including the adoption of our longest resident cat, Henrietta. Henrietta came to the Richmond SPCA in 2013 and suffers from a condition called feline hyperesthesia, also called rolling skin disease, which is a type of seizure disorder that causes rippling skin, erratic behavior and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Do you know who Nemo is? Not Captain Nemo who was the ship captain in Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. And, not the wayward little fish in “Finding Nemo.” More recently, another Nemo has been in the news who is the new dog of President and Madame... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Animal Brigade is one of the programs Michelle Russell oversees as coordinator of volunteers and programs at the Richmond SPCA. When I first applied for the position of Coordinator of Volunteers and Programs with the Richmond SPCA, I was ecstatic to have the opportunity to recruit individuals dedicated to our... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had an amazing adoption week over the Labor Day weekend! Thank you to our fantastic adoption counselors who worked hard to match 41 cats and 23 dogs with their new families last week! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Yesterday morning as I drove to work, talk of Hurricane Harvey, the storm’s tragic impact and the country’s tremendous response in philanthropy and volunteerism was on the radio. That was the topic at the start of the show StandUP with Pete Dominick on Sirius XM Insight. Although I was only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had an amazing adoption week, with long-terms residents, like Thurston and Guiseppe, finding homes. Thank you to our awesome adoption counselors who worked hard to match 46 cats and 23 dogs with their new families last week! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
This has been an adoption week for the record books! With the help of NBC 12's Clear the Shelters nationwide event and our amazing adoption counselors, we had a top adoption week with 130 animals adopted to amazing homes. The Richmond SPCA's third time participating in Clear the Shelters brought... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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One of my favorite things that happens when people walk into our Robins-Starr Humane Center or our Susan M. Markel Veterinary Hospital for the first time is how our space, our staff and our volunteers immediately open their minds about what the Richmond SPCA is. Manager of Community Development Gray... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had an amazing adoption week, with pets who benefited from our Cinderella Fund, like Diamond and Basil finding homes. Thank you to our amazing adoption counselors who worked hard to match 69 cats and 26 dogs with their new families last week! You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Thank you to our amazing adoption counselors who worked hard to match 53 cats and 12 dogs with their new families last week! 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... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great week in our adoption center, and we are excited to share that 80 pets were adopted last week! Our adoption counselors did a wonderful job of matching these cats and dogs with their new families. You can help spread the word about our available pets and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog