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We were adopted: November 11 – 17, 2019

Monday, November 18, 2019

We celebrated 61 adoptions last week! Homeless pets like Don McLean, Tarragon, Hyacinth and more are now in the comfort of loving homes. Congratulations to our new alumni and their….

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We were adopted: November 4 – 10, 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019

Our adoption counselors worked hard to send 48 pets home with loving guardians this past week. We are immensely grateful to the adopters who opened their hearts and homes to….

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Collage of photos of Robin Starr with the text "Ellen Glasgow Award for Humane Service"

Robin Starr accepts the Ellen Glasgow Award for Humane Service

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

This award means more to me than I ever could adequately convey. It is an important opportunity for me to express the gratitude that I feel so deeply. First and….

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We were adopted: October 28 – November 3, 2019

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Zoomer (pictured above) has a reason to be smiling this week! He is one of the 68 homeless pets that are now in the comfort of warm and loving homes…..

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Presentation of the Glasgow Award to Robin Starr

Presentation of the Ellen Glasgow Award for Humane Service to Robin Starr

Monday, November 04, 2019

At our second annual Fur Ball 20 years ago, my predecessor Robin Starr—in looking for a meaningful way to recognize and celebrate people who had done extraordinary things for the….

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We were adopted: October 21 – 27, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Our adoption bell rang 46 times last week! We are immensely grateful to our adoption counselors who helped match these pets to their new guardians and to our adopters who….

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We were adopted: October 14 – 20, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019

Glimmer (pictured above) was one of the 70 lucky pets adopted last week! Her guardians recently wrote us and said, ” Your Glimmer (now known as Chalupa) has brought us….

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We were adopted: September 30 – October 13, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Our October has been so busy and successful that we did not have time to write last week’s “We Were Adopted” blog. We apologize for the delay, but the first….

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Four dogs rescued from the Bahamas arrive at the Richmond SPCA

Rescued Bahamian dogs arrive safely at the Richmond SPCA

Friday, October 11, 2019

Before Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the US mainland over Labor Day weekend, the Richmond SPCA brought pets into our care from two Florida shelters, and today we are again….

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We were adopted: September 23 – 29, 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019

The Richmond SPCA celebrated two momentous occasions this past week. First, following more than two decades of courageous and visionary leadership, Richmond SPCA CEO Robin Starr announced her retirement at….

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