Building Trust – Keeping Kids and Pets Safe

The home should be a safe environment for everyone, including children and pets. Whether you’re welcoming a new baby, adopting a new pet, or having young visitors in your home, it can take some time for everyone to… Read More

Dr. Kimberly Key, DVM | In Service to the VBSPCA Since 2019

Dr. Kimberly Key began serving on the Virginia Beach SPCA Board of Directors in 2019. As a veterinarian, she wanted to see firsthand how the VBSPCA helped homeless animals in our community. “I was curious about the operations… Read More

A New Year’s Message from Our CEO

After all that we have been through together in this year 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… Read More

Selecting Safe Pet Toys For Your Furry Friends

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping, and that includes gifts for your pets! Pet merchandise is expected to be one of the top gift-giving categories for the 2020 holiday season. According to one survey by Deloitte, Americans plan… Read More

Tom Sheppard | In Service to the Animals Since 2015

Tom Sheppard has been serving on the Virginia Beach SPCA Board of Directors since October of 2015. He attended a number of VBSPCA events prior to joining the organization, but it wasn’t until attending our annual gala in… Read More

Thank You for Making a Difference on Giving Tuesday

Every year on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, organizations around the world join together to encourage people to do good and give back for Giving Tuesday. The Virginia Beach SPCA asked our community to support our Miracle Medical… Read More

Compassion in the Community – December 2020

The holiday season is here, and the Virginia Beach SPCA has a lot of exciting ways to celebrate while helping our animals! We’ve got the ultimate gift guide for all of the animal lovers in your life –… Read More

Happy Tails | Rambler

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, our November Happy Tails highlights an adopter for whom all of us at the Virginia Beach SPCA feel a tremendous amount of gratitude – our very own Derby Brackett. Derby has been serving… Read More

Brad Kuether | In Service to the Animals Since 2013

Brad Kuether has been serving on the Virginia Beach SPCA Board of Directors since 2013. His initial involvement with the organization began through our volunteer program, through which he donated his time and energy to both our kennel… Read More

Caring for Senior Pets – Wellness in the Golden Years

Sooner or later, age catches up with all of us…. even our furry family members. While senior pets tend to be more mellow and easier to manage, there are a few things to keep in mind to make… Read More