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RichmondSPCA
Robins-Starr Humane Center, 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220
Every Life is Precious. TM
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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 7 days ago 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
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It's been another lifesaving week! Sixty-two pets found their perfect match. Want to help us save more? Consider purchasing a Fur Ball raffle ticket! One hundred percent of proceeds go to helping homeless pets and you can win awesome prizes like a trip to Kings Mill Resort, a stunning bracelet... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Thank you to our adopters who made this past week so successful. Sixty homeless pets found a loving home! Want to help us save more? Consider purchasing a Fur Ball raffle ticket! One hundred percent of proceeds go to helping homeless pets and you can win awesome prizes like a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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In 2012 the Richmond SPCA became an official shelter partner with the Pets for Patriots program, a nationwide network of approved adoption agencies that match military veterans and active-duty service members with shelter animals. The win-win situation gives veterans the medically proven, positive mental and physical benefits of owning a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a great adoption week with 65 pets finding loving, lasting homes. Help celebrate "Adopt A Dog Month" and adopt a sweet pooch of your own! We are reducing all dog adoption fees by 15 percent for the entire month of October. You can help spread the word about... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Barking, growling, hackles up, lunging at the end of the leash. This is what someone might see if they encounter Imogen out on a walk. The first words that come to mind might be “mean” or “aggressive,” but in reality she’s what we call a reactive dog. Reactivity in dogs... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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It's fall! We are excited to begin autumn with some wonderful adoptions. Check out the photos below of the pets that found loving, lasting homes this past week.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 Oct 2, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Twenty-seven southern belles and gentlemen are now in the loving care of the Richmond SPCA. Last Friday, the Richmond SPCA came to the rescue of homeless dogs and cats who were displaced from the Darlington County Humane Society's shelter in South Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence's devastation. Volunteers... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had an adorable adoption week 12 puppies and 23 kittens finding loving, lasting homes. In total, 66 pets found homes with fantastic families! 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... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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The wild weather this week did not keep our pets from finding wonderful homes! Sixty-eight pets found their perfect matches and 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 our... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We are overwhelmed by the lifesaving success of our second Board Bonanza adoption event! Due to the generosity of our Board of Directors, our "Board Bonanza" fee-waived adoption event saw 93 animals adopted to amazing homes within four days. The week's total adoption tally came to 123 pets! We are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Dolly We celebrated the Labor Day weekend with the adoption of long-term resident, Dolly! She along with 64 homeless pets were united with new, loving and lasting families. We are so thankful to our amazing adoption counselors for helping these fantastic pets find lasting homes. You can help spread the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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The Richmond SPCA had an awesome adoption week with 79 pets finding homes! This is last week where you can adopt two kittens for a single adoption fee through our "Two's Company" adoption promotion. Stop by our adoption center and meet your next furry friends! You can help spread the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Richmond SPCA adoption counselors and retail staff display the names of 88 pets adopted on August 18 during Clear the Shelters. The New York Times ran an opinion piece on August 18 by Carol Mithers titled “Are We Loving Shelter Dogs To Death?” It seems likely that it was timed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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This has been an incredible lifesaving week! With the help of NBC 12's Clear the Shelters nationwide event and our amazing adoption counselors, we had a top adoption week with 153 animals adopted to amazing homes. The Richmond SPCA's fourth time participating in Clear the Shelters brought record numbers with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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Ace We exceeded over 100 adoptions this past week! Long-term resident, Ace, was one of the 103 lucky pets to find a loving home. 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... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
Every spring and summer we meet compassionate individuals who want to help the community’s cat population, but who are understandably uncertain. This is the time of year when any female cats who aren’t yet sterilized will be giving birth, and it’s common to come upon a litter of kittens who... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog
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We had a wonderful adoption week with 57 cats and 21 dogs meeting their match! Want to meet great adoptable pets and explore the Science Museum of Richmond's "Body Worlds: Animals Inside and Out" exhibit? The Richmond SPCA’s mobile adoption vehicle, Tail Wag’N, will be at the Science Museum of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at Richmond SPCA Blog