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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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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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Pets at work at the Richmond SPCA

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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Infographic: I found kittens. Now what?

A heartbreaking story with a vital lesson about neonatal kittens

Friday, June 14, 2019

There are times when, even after all the years I have worked for the Richmond SPCA, I am still awed by our people, both staff members and volunteers, And, to….

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UN biodiversity report: The time to act is now

Thursday, May 09, 2019

A landmark United Nations report about the astounding decline in our environment and its far ranging impacts came out on May 6. Its conclusions are nothing short of terrifying. This….

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