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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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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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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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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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We were adopted: June 17 – 23, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Soda and Nacho (pictured above) are two of the 79 pets that were adopted this past week! We are so happy that these lucky pets and their new guardians found….

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Pets at work: A great policy every day of the year

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

This Friday, June 21 is Take Your Dog to Work Day, and the entire week leading up is Take Your Pet to Work Week. I have a long history of….

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We were adopted: June 10 – 16, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019

June has been a remarkable month for adoptions! Thanks to our adopters, donors and staff, over 200 homeless pets have found loving, lasting homes. We especially want to highlight the….

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