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Volunteer Spotlight — Thank You Cards

Community support is the lifeblood of our organization. Donations of time and dollars provide the essential support that keeps our many programs running, ensuring continued care for the animals who need our help. Gratitude is at the center… Read More

7 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe This Fourth of July

More pets go missing during July fourth celebrations than any other time of the year. Keep pets indoors at all times and provide a safe space where your pet can retreat throughout the holiday weekend. Even obedient pets… Read More

Junior Picasso Pet Portrait Challenge

During the month of June, we challenge all young artists to tap into their compassionate side and help out the animals of the VBSPCA. Artists are invited to pick one of our cute adoptable animals, draw their portrait,… Read More

Congratulations to the Youth Writing Competition Winners!

The Virginia Beach SPCA and the Muse Writers Center partnered up for a writing competition focused on compassion. Youth ages 7-12 were invited to submit a short story or song that brings the concept of compassion to life. We… Read More

Pets and COVID-19

We’ve been receiving lots of questions about pets and COVID-19, so we sat down with VBSPCA Medical Director, Dr. AnnMarie Woyma, to get some answers to a few of the most common questions. Keep in mind that this… Read More

VBSPCA Organizational Updates

Each morning, we greet the day with both gratitude and trepidation, feeling fortunate that we are still able to serve the community, our animals, and our mission, but also saddened and worried along with the rest of our… Read More

Writing from the Heart: A compassion inspired writing contest for youth ages 7-12

The Virginia Beach SPCA and the Muse Writers Center have partnered up for a writing competition focused on compassion. Youth ages 7-12 are invited to consider the following questions and submit a song or a short story that… Read More

12 Days of December Animal Ambassadors

The VBSPCA Holiday Fund Drive is dedicated to the Miracle Medical Fund, which provides lifesaving care to homeless animals. Medical treatment can be very costly and is often a deterrent to potential adopters. The VBSPCA Miracle Medical Fund… Read More

Giving Tuesday – How You Can Make The Difference

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that was established in 2012. It falls just after Thanksgiving and helps kick off the holiday season of giving, which is a critical time for nonprofits. This heart-driven movement reminds the… Read More

Cat Body Language Basics

Cats are amazing animals and great companions, but sometimes it can be difficult to figure out what your cat is trying to tell you if you don’t know what you’re looking for! The good news is that cats… Read More