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We were adopted: July 15 – 21, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

Adoptions were great last week! Take a peek at the fur-mazing pets that went home to loving families in the galleries below. Thank you to our adoption counselors who worked….

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Adoption spotlight: Big Guy

Saturday, July 20, 2019

After 1,128 days in our care, Richmond SPCA’s longest resident cat, Big Guy, found a loving, lasting home. Manager of Adoptions Tommy DeSanto shared his office with Big Guy for….

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Hospital client shares overwhelming gratitude after her dog Bud’s life was saved

Thursday, July 18, 2019

When Adrienne’s dog Bud had a life-threatening obstruction, our Susan M. Markel Veterinary Hospital was able to provide lifesaving surgical intervention and waived fees for our services thanks to grant….

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Our commitment to pets does not end at adoption

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The Richmond SPCA’s work for a no-kill Virginia doesn’t end for the pets in our care when their new guardians ring the adoption bell in our lobby. In fact, it’s….

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We were adopted: July 8 – 14, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Our adoption center celebrated 62 adoptions this past week! Homeless pets like long-term residents – Mingo and Smithers – are now enjoying the comfort of loving, lasting homes. Thank you….

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We were adopted: July 1 – 9, 2019

Monday, July 08, 2019

Last week, we celebrated one of our most significant adoptions of the year. After 1,128 days in our care, Big Guy went home! As the Richmond SPCA’s longest resident cat,….

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Volunteer spotlight: Susan M. Markel Veterinary Hospital volunteer helps pets around the world

Friday, July 05, 2019

The Richmond SPCA is grateful to our volunteers who help us save and improve the lives of the animals in our care each day. One of these incredible volunteers is….

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Fourth of July pet safety tips

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

The Fourth of July is an occasion for the whole family to celebrate; however, it is a time of year that can terrify our pets. The sight and sound of….

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We were adopted: June 24 – 30, 2019

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

We thank our donors, supporters and staff for making this past week a lifesaving success. We are happy to announce that 72 homeless pets found loving guardians last week. Thinking….

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The importance of microchipping your pet

Sunday, June 30, 2019

For anyone who has ever lost or found a pet, you will most likely hear about “microchips.” The misconception lingers that a microchip acts as a GPS tracker. Unfortunately, for….

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