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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 had a great week in our adoption center, and we are excited to share that 67 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 2 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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In my work at The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), I am always thinking about leadership and initiative, and what they mean in the life of an organization. The HSUS’s four founders took a big risk in 1954, borrowing off of their life insurance policies to form a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Thanks to our fabulous adoption counselors, we were able to match 62 dogs and cats with loving families last week! It was wonderful to see these pets find their forever homes. You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and sharing our social... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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This month, I celebrate my 20th anniversary with the Richmond SPCA. I mean it sincerely when I use the word “celebrate.” I am so deeply grateful for the incredible gift of being allowed to do a job every day that I love with people I love for the benefit of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It’s been a fantastic week in our adoption center, and we are happy to share that 54 pets were adopted last week! Thank you to our wonderful adoption counselors for working hard to match these cats and dogs with their new families. You can help spread the word about our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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This month, our beloved Chief Executive Officer Robin Robertson Starr celebrates her 20th anniversary at the Richmond SPCA. Robin has been a visionary and courageous leader of our organization and of the no-kill animal welfare movement nationally. Robin’s commitment to progressive thinking and innovating over two decades, coupled with the help and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a wonderfully busy week leading up to Memorial Day, as we helped 74 pets find their new homes! Our fantastic adoption counselors did a great job of matching these cats and dogs to loving families. You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Thanks to our incredible adoption counselors, we were able to match 45 pets with their forever homes 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 also follow us on... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It’s been a fantastic week in our adoption center and we are thrilled to share that 47 pets were adopted last week. Thank you to our amazing adoption counselors who have matched our wonderful pets to loving homes. You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a lifesaving week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that we placed 62 dogs and cats into loving homes last week! Our dedicated team of adoption counselors helped match these precious pets with lasting families and we would love to help you meet your... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a remarkable week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 55 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 3, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a wonderful 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 Apr 27, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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The company you keep: it really says a lot about you. Mark Twain and many others have told us that the kind of people you associate with says an enormous amount about who you are and has a large impact on who you become, whether for better or for worse.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a fantastic week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 56 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 17, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was an awesome week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 48 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 11, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Editor's note: Vivian was adopted from Richmond SPCA on August 9, 2015. The following was sent to us by her adopter Ronda Ford. Approaching retirement, I decided it finally was a good time to adopt a dog. Free from the responsibilities and frequent travel of my job, I now could... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a terrific 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 Apr 5, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was an eventful week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 61 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 28, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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About a month ago, I read a plea on Facebook from my friend and fellow animal welfare professional Sue Bell, who was seeking help for a dog halfway around the globe in Kuwait City. Sue, who runs the animal rescue organization Homeward Trails in Northern Virginia and who travels extensively... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a splendid week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 48 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 21, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
Last night, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, despite overwhelming public opposition, voted to enact a zoning amendment that will limit the number of cats a resident can keep to six. Previously, there had been no limit. The reason for this change? According to the supervisors, a single situation involving... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It was a wondrous week in our adoption center and we are excited to share that 56 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 14, 2017 at Richmond SPCA Blog