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Our Mission

To create a more humane and responsible community by eliminating animal suffering while increasing human compassion.


Meet our current animal residents looking for forever homes.

Neuter Scooter

Learn about our mobile Neuter Scooter services and vaccine clinics.

Pet Training

Enroll in the VBSPCA Pet Academy and improve the relationship between you and your pet.


Join the mission and become part of the VBSPCA family.


Learn how you can help our local wildlife community.

Upcoming Events

Paint Your Pet

Join us on Friday, January 18th from 6-9 pm for an evening of painting and pets! The painting starts at 7, but please come early to enjoy some snacks, drinks, and snuggle with some of our shelter residents. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Puppy Bowl Tailgate Party

Join the VBSPCA at Smartmouth Pilot House for the second annual Puppy Bowl Tailgate Party! The fun happens on Sunday February 3rd at 2pm.

Spring Gala

Oue signature Gala takes place March 30th at the Cavalier Yacht and Country Club. It will be a night of rhinestones, cowboy boots, and country glam. Come out and support the animals at our biggest celebration of the year!

For the Love of Pets

This Valentine’s themed workshop is purrfect for kids who love pets! We’ll make crafts, play games, cuddle with the animals, and deliver our handmade Valentines to our shelter residents.

Pets of the Week







Wildlife 411: Opossums

The Virginia Beach SPCA’s Wildlife Program cares for a lot of local wildlife, including the Virginia opossum. More than 65 species of opossums exist in the world, but the Virginia opossum is the only surviving marsupial in North… Read More

Compassion in the Community: December

‘Tis the season for compassion. Even if you’re not looking to adopt a new furry friend, you can support the Virginia Beach SPCA’s mission of compassion while you’re out in the community. This December, enjoy a special performance… Read More

National Pet Obesity Day

Take a walk through the Virginia Beach SPCA’s Kennel and Cattery and you’re bound to find animal profiles indicating a special prescription diet. This can sometimes be concerning to potential adopters but you shouldn’t let it deter you… Read More

Compassion in the Community: November

Fall has finally arrived! While you’re getting out your jackets and boots, make sure to support the Virginia Beach SPCA’s mission of compassion in the community. There are lots of ways to help the animals this November, including… Read More


  • Visit our satellite Pet Supplies and Adoption Center in Kempsville, where you will find adoptable animals and VBSPCA approved pet products.