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Positive Reinforcement | Rewarding Good Behaviors

Positive reinforcement is the preferred training method at the Virginia Beach SPCA. This training approach helps you set the foundation for good behavior while also establishing a strong, trusting connection between you and your pet. By using positive… Read More

Happy Tails | Cheddar

Every single animal that comes through our shelter has a story. Some are complex, many are sad, but all of them get better the minute they arrive at the Virginia Beach SPCA. Cheddar came to the VBSPCA in… Read More

Compassion in the Community | September 2021

From cool treats to outdoor events you won’t want to miss, our community has come up with a lot of creative ways to support the homeless animals of the Virginia Beach SPCA! Read on to find out how… Read More

Happy Tails | Lianides

Every single animal that comes through our shelter has a story. Some are complex, many are sad, but all of them get better the minute they arrive at the Virginia Beach SPCA. Lianides came to the VBSPCA as… Read More

Litter Box Issues | Causes and Solutions

While cats can be incredible companions, it is not uncommon for our feline friends to develop litter box issues. According to the ASPCA, 10% of all cats will experience elimination issues at one point or another, and staying… Read More

Scott Taylor | In Service to the VBSPCA for 8 Years

Since 2013, Scott Taylor has been a very familiar face at the Virginia Beach SPCA. It all started with a tour of the VBSPCA Shelter. “The impact that was evident during that first visit spoke to me, and… Read More

Compassion in the Community | August 2021

Spread compassion this month with fun activities and challenges! Whether you’re into running, love going on adventures, or enjoy a great party, there is something for everyone to do that also gives back to the homeless animals of… Read More

Happy Tails | Buttercup

Every single animal that comes through our shelter has a story. Some are complex, many are sad, but all of them get better the minute they arrive at the Virginia Beach SPCA. Buttercup came to the VBSPCA in… Read More

Senior Dogs at Virginia Beach SPCA Fetch Grant

Senior dogs have something to wag about this summer as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and dogs at the Virginia Beach SPCA are among the recipients. The VBSPCA is one of 77… Read More

Dog Water Safety | Protect Your Pet at the Beach, Lake, and Pool

Spending time in the water with your pet can be a fun way for them to enjoy the great outdoors, especially during the hot months of summer. However, knowing the basic rules of water safety is a must… Read More