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

Everything You Need to Know About FIV Positive Cats

The Virginia Beach SPCA is pleased to announce that we are now adopting out FIV positive cats. While FIV is certainly a serious disease, a little extra TLC can provide these cats with a long, happy life. We’re… Read More

Compassion in the Community | August 2018

Despite the back-to-school and Halloween displays you may see in stores, summer’s not over yet! You can support the Virginia Beach SPCA’s mission of compassion by participating in fundraisers, art exhibits, and even in our 17th annual Puttin’… Read More

What Rabbits Really Eat

Rabbits have a very complex digestive system, and making sure your rabbit is eating a proper diet is very important to your rabbit’s wellbeing. In fact, improper eating habits are closely associated with the most dangerous and common… Read More

Wildlife 411: Coyotes

While coyotes may not be brand new to Hampton Roads, sightings have become more frequent in the past few years. Meghan Conti, a supervisor with Virginia Beach Animal Control, told the Virginian Pilot, “We get calls about sightings… Read More

DIY Pet Toys

In honor of National Craft for Your Local Shelters Day, here are some Do it Yourself Pet Toys that you can make at home and donate to your local shelter. These DIY toys use recycled materials, so you’ll… Read More

Keep your Bunny Fun(ny)

While it is easy to assume that rabbits are low maintenance pets, they are actually quite playful creatures and need to be indulged with plenty of opportunities for enrichment and activity. If you’re planning to adopt a pet… Read More