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PAW-SOME BIRTHDAY FUN

for little animal lovers

Birthday Parties at the Richmond SPCA

Celebrate your child’s birthday at the Richmond SPCA!

Birthday parties may be scheduled during the following times:

  • 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
  • 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
  • 3:30 to 5 p.m. weekdays September through May
  • 5:30 to 7 p.m. weekdays year round

We recommend that you schedule your child’s party at least six weeks in advance for the best date availability.

At least two adults must stay for the duration of the party, and additional adults are always welcome. Parents or hosts provide food and drinks for party guests.

Pet Adoption-Themed Birthday Party

$250 for 10 children (including the birthday child); $15 for each additional child up to a maximum of 25 children; $100 non-refundable deposit required at booking

This party package includes:

  • 1.5 hours in our party room with a Richmond SPCA party host
  • One small “adopted” stuffed animal (cat or dog) per child to be taken home in a carrier box that he or she will decorate
  • A guided tour to see dogs and cats in our care who are available for adoption
  • A special visit from one of the dogs in our care
  • All paper products (cake plates, cups, napkins, utensils and tablecloths)
  • One Richmond SPCA goodie bag per child
  • Richmond SPCA birthday party invitations mailed to you for distribution
  • Setup and cleanup by a party host

Party Animal Birthday Party

$250 for 10 children (including the birthday child); $15 for each additional child up to a maximum of 25 children; $100 non-refundable deposit required at booking

This party package includes:

  • 1.5 hours in our party room with a Richmond SPCA party host
  • One Richmond SPCA “Party Animal” T-shirt per child that he or she will decorate (available in youth and adult sizes)
  • A guided tour to see dogs and cats in our care who are available for adoption
  • A special visit from one of the dogs in our care
  • All paper products (cake plates, cups, napkins, utensils and tablecloths)
  • One Richmond SPCA goodie bag per child
  • Richmond SPCA birthday party invitations mailed to you for distribution
  • Setup and cleanup by a party host

Deluxe Pet Adoption-Themed Birthday Party

$300 for 10 children (including the birthday child); $15 for each additional child up to a maximum of 15 children; $100 non-refundable deposit required at booking

This party package includes:

  • 1.5 hours in our party room with a Richmond SPCA party host
  • A 15” toy dog or cat that each child will stuff, adopt and take home in a carrier box that he or she will decorate
  • A guided tour to see dogs and cats in our care who are available for adoption
  • A special visit from one of the dogs in our care
  • All paper products (cake plates, cups, napkins, utensils and tablecloths)
  • One Richmond SPCA goodie bag per child
  • Richmond SPCA birthday party invitations mailed to you for distribution
  • Setup and cleanup by a Richmond SPCA party host

Classic Richmond SPCA Birthday Party

$200 for 10 children (including the birthday child); $12 for each additional child up to a maximum of 25 children; $100 non-refundable deposit required at booking

This party package includes:

  • 1.5 hours in our party room with a Richmond SPCA party host
  • A fun, age-appropriate pet-themed craft for each child to take home
  • A guided tour to see dogs and cats in our care who are available for adoption
  • A special visit from one of the dogs in our care
  • All paper products (cake plates, cups, napkins, utensils and tablecloths)
  • One Richmond SPCA goodie bag per child
  • Richmond SPCA birthday party invitations mailed to you for distribution
  • Setup and cleanup by a party host

Richmond SPCA Birthday Cake Upgrade

Order an exclusive Richmond SPCA birthday cake from Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods for your party! These cake designs may only be ordered through the Richmond SPCA.

  • Half-sheet cake (serves 32 to 48): $36.99
  • Quarter-sheet cake (serves 16 to 24): $24.99

Waggles Appearance Upgrade

Invite Waggles, our Humane Education Spokesdog, to your party! Waggles will appear at your party, greet party guests and bring a surprise for the birthday child. Add a Waggles appearance for $30.


Ready to schedule your child’s birthday party at the Richmond SPCA? Please call us at 804-521-1327 or schedule your child’s party online using the form below:

Birthday Party Request Form

  • Party Scheduling

    If you are scheduling a birthday party on a Saturday and Sunday, we request a minimum of three weeks notice to schedule. We may have earlier availability for weekday parties. At least two adults must stay for the duration of the party, and additional adults are always welcome. Parents or hosts provide food and drinks for party guests.
  • We will mail you your requested number of invitations so you can send them to your party guests.
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