Hospital client shares overwhelming gratitude after her dog Bud’s life was saved
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….
Our commitment to pets does not end at adoption
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….
Volunteer spotlight: Susan M. Markel Veterinary Hospital volunteer helps pets around the world
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….
PetSmart Charities® grants $15,000 to the Susan M. Markel Veterinary Hospital at the Richmond SPCA
With a grant to the Richmond SPCA, PetSmart Charities is ensuring that under-resourced pet guardians have access to essential veterinary care in Richmond. Since 2016, the Susan M. Markel Veterinary….
Tick-Borne Diseases: What every dog owner should know
Spring is finally here! April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month, making this the perfect time to discuss tick-borne diseases in dogs. These are diseases spread by tick bites…..
Common toxicities in companion animals
Think of the word “poison” – what does this term bring to mind? Does it conjure the image of a skull-and-crossbones label? Though this may be what many of us….
Pyometra: A medical emergency in intact female dogs and cats
There are numerous benefits to spaying and neutering. Our team hopes that raising awareness to pyometra – a deadly condition that may be unfamiliar to many pet guardians – will help keep our pet community healthy.
Feline dental disease: Recognizing and addressing it in your cat
Many of us – even those working in veterinary medicine – pay too little attention to what is one of the most common ailments in adult cats: dental disease.