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RichmondSPCA
Robins-Starr Humane Center, 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220
Every Life is Precious. TM
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It was an awesome week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 81 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was an phenomenal week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 62 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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I have recently spent time pleading for the life of a dog I have never met and whose name I do not even know. I have done so because the situation was brought to my attention by some of my peers in the animal welfare field and the idea of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was an outstanding week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 42 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a spectacular week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 60 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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If you’ve noticed a little bit of extra gratitude in the form of fur or drool in your letters from the Richmond SPCA this past year, you can thank the development department’s recently retired feline office manager, Charlemagne. Charlemagne went home this past month, and although I was sad to... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a wonderful week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 49 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It’s an everyday occurrence at the Richmond SPCA to be in love. Whether it’s the boisterous, stocky mixed breed dog with the most beautiful smile, or the long-haired cat who’s just a little bit shy, these animals are quick to capture and captivate our hearts. However, every once in a... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a fabulous week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 63 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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The Richmond SPCA was chosen by the readers of Virginia Living magazine as the Best Charity in the Central Region in the results of their 2016 Best of Virginia issue. It is a remarkable statement about this wonderful organization and makes us very proud and grateful. Virginia Living Magazine readers... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a great week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 33 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a stellar week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 43 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was an awesome week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 65 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a wonderful week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 72 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a superb week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 45 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Editor's note: This is our second blog this week about breed labels. If you missed the first, find it here. The majority of the pets in the care of the Richmond SPCA are ones we have transferred to our humane center from city- or county-operated shelters and a much smaller... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was an absolutely spectacular week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 63 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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At the Richmond SPCA, we focus on helping adopters make informed decisions, and that involves sharing all that we know about a homeless pet in our care. How did he arrive here? What conditions did our veterinarian diagnose and treat after her arrival? If he had a previous home, what... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Every day we're reminded of the wonderful things that social media can do for the animal welfare movement. Sharing photos can help reunite lost cats and dogs with their families, can facilitate the transport of orphaned puppies with little prospect of adoption to the safe haven of a no-kill shelter,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a wonderful week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 32 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Editor's note: Last week syndicated pet advice columnist Dr. Michael W. Fox published a letter from a writer, R.A. in Anne Arundel County, that was highly critical of no-kill principles and shelter operations. Dr. Fox's response contained further disparaging statements about no-kill shelters. Our Chief Executive Officer Robin Robertson Starr... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a super week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 42 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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With only eight days remaining to take advantage of early bird registration fees for the area’s most beloved family- and pet-friendly event – our 14th Annual Dog Jog and 5K Run presented by Holiday Barn Pet Resorts – the time has come for you to sign up if you haven’t... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a wonderful week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 37 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a wonderful week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 60 pets were adopted last week! We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for their help uniting these pets with new, loving and lasting families. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2016 at Richmond SPCA Blog