The Virginia Beach SPCA Receives $115K In Grant Funding from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation

We are very excited to announce that the Virginia Beach SPCA has received a substantial grant of $115,000 from the Alfred L. Nicholson Fund of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. The majority of the grant funding will cover… Read More

A New Year’s Message from Our CEO

After all that we have been through together in 2020, the act of being grateful may be challenging for us. But at this time and on the cusp of our new year, it is exactly where I want… Read More

October 2020 Volunteer Spotlight — VBSPCA Employees

There are thousands of cats, dogs, and small animals that go through our foster program each year. These animals have medical issues, are too young to be in the shelter environment or need additional love and care. Our… Read More

August 2020 Volunteer Spotlight — Gretchen & Kelsie

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

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

12 Days of December Animal Ambassadors

The 2019 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… 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

Questions That You Should Be Asking When You Adopt

You did it! You decided to save a life and adopt. You’re now at your local shelter — with no idea where to start. Adopting from a shelter is a great decision and one that saves thousands of… Read More

Wildlife Dos and Don’ts

If you’ve found injured wildlife, call the VBSPCA Wildlife Referral line at 757-263-4762 for assistance. You may also use the following dos and don’ts to determine if and when you need to intervene. PRINTABLE WILDLIFE DOS AND DON’TS… Read More