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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 stellar adoption week with 65 pets finding their guardians! If you love our pets, but are not in a position to adopt, consider supporting our homeless pets by purchasing tickets for our Dog Jog and 5K Run raffle! Win a $500 gift certificate to Wegmans, a trip... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Each year at the Richmond SPCA's Dog Jog and 5K Run, volunteers Scott Johnson and Nancy Boylan lead more than 600 dogs and their guardians at the start of the 1-mile course. In 2006, Nancy Boylan was traveling a lot for work and found herself without enough time at home... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are happy to announce that 56 pets found their love match just in time for Valentine's Day this past week! Remember to stop by our Robins-Starr Humane Center today to smooch a pooch at our Dog Kissing Booth! While you get a photo taken with your pup or one... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Open wide! More than 50 percent of cats over four years of age suffer from a dental illness. As a working mom with a baby under 2 years old, there are roughly five million things on my mental checklist at any given moment. Admittedly, though he is my first baby,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2019 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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The Richmond SPCA had a great adoption week with 31 cats and 16 dogs finding homes! Remember to stop by our Robins-Starr Humane Center on Wednesday, February 13 to smooch a pooch at our Dog Kissing Booth! While you get a photo taken with your pup or one of our... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2019 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Hooch enjoying the great outdoors! Hooch is as goofy and produces just as much slobber as his movie namesake though he's nowhere near as big as Turner's companion. Since we brought him into our care two years ago, Hooch has had his ups and downs medically, but he has certainly... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2019 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Over 55 pets found a warm home for the winter this past week. We still have many homeless pets looking for a loving, lasting family. Visit our adoption center today to meet your match! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work by "liking" and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2019 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Ramona's graduation photo From October through December, the Richmond SPCA focused on placement of pets with extended stays at our humane center. While we find homes for the overwhelming majority of pets in our care in fewer than 30 days, some very special dogs and cats are with us longer.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Sweenie Eighty-two pets, including long-term resident Sweenie, found warm homes for the winter this past week! Still thinking about a new furry pal? Visit our adoption center and receive 25 percent off all adult pet adoption fees through Friday, January 25! We still have many available dogs and cats who... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2019 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a wonderful adoption week with 38 cats and 28 dogs meeting their match! 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 us on Twitter and Instagram. Cats who were... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2019 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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The Richmond SPCA found lasting homes for Curly, Panther, Sweet Pea, Nila and Lyra during the 2018 holiday season. The news media has been under considerable scrutiny and attack lately. Many people feel a deep distrust of the news media while others, and I would count myself among this group,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2019 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We kicked off 2019 with an awesome adoption week. Sixty-six pets celebrated the New Year with a loving family! Come and visit our Robins-Starr Humane Center during this cold spell and meet your next fur family member today! You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a fantastic end to 2018 with 92 pets meeting their match! We are especially excited to announce that long-term resident, Ramona, found a loving family at last! Come and visit our Robins-Starr Humane Center during this cold spell and meet your next fur family member today! You can... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Laurandrew We had a great holiday adoption week with 79 cats and 36 dogs meeting their match! We are happy to announce that Laurandrew, a long-term senior resident, found a home for the holidays! Through December 31, we are continuing to reduce adult cat (cats over the age of 6... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Santa's sleigh seemed to have made a stop at the Richmond SPCA this week. A grand total of 83 pets were adopted into lasting homes! We are excited to announce that long-term residents- Nila, Pinky and Little Bit- all found homes this holiday season. Still looking for your match? We... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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In February of this year, due to his guardian’s declining health, a 9-year-old tabby cat named Curly was surrendered to the Richmond SPCA along with his feline housemates Larry and Moe. While the other two Stooges were adopted quickly, Curly struggled to find his perfect match. He required extra treatment... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Thank you to all of our adopters who dashed through the snow to adopt a furry friend! Fifty-eight pets found a warm home for the holidays, including long-term resident, Curly! Through the month of December, we are offering our "Real Housecats of RVA" adoption promotion. Through this promotion, we are... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Meet the Real Housecats of RVA at our adoption center today! It was a wonderful adoption week with 47 cats and 28 dogs finding homes! Through the month of December, we are offering our "Real Housecats of RVA" adoption promotion. Through this promotion, we are reducing all adult cat adoption... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Caleb A staggering 81 pets, including long-term residents Caleb and Bernie, found their perfect match! Visit our adoption center and receive 20 percent off a pet's adoption fee through our November "Thankful for a Home" adoption promotion. You can help spread the word about our available pets and lifesaving work... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Do you have room at your table for one more this Thanksgiving? Visit our adoption center and receive 20 percent off a pet's adoption fee through our "Thankful for a Home" adoption promotion. Fifty-six homeless pets have joined loving, lasting families this past week. You can help spread the word... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a lifesaving week with 80 pets finding loving adopters. Find your perfect match this November and receive 20 percent off his/her adoption fee! 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... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Our 20th Annual Fur Ball presented by Dominion Energy was a wonderful success for the homeless animals who rely on our Cinderella Fund to provide lifesaving veterinary treatment and rehabilitation. This year's event raised about $10,000 more than last year thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, raffle ticket participants... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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On October 7, 2018, The Richmond SPCA transferred three dogs from Turks and Caicos into its care. These three dogs have made an incredible journey, but one dog in particular, Jazzy, has a harrowing tale of survival. His story begins with a chance meeting on a deserted beach with Richmond... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog