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

Happy Tails — Maggie

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. However, as important of a role… Read More

A Message from the CEO

These are troubled times, and our hearts are with all who are struggling. None of us know what tomorrow brings, but what we do know is that we are members of a resilient community and we will get… Read More

VBSPCA Organizational Updates

Please read the below information for the latest COVID-19 related operational updates and important VBSPCA information.  VBSPCA COVID-19 Purpose Statement The Virginia Beach SPCA shelter and clinic are essential community resources that provide lifesaving care for homeless and… 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

Emergency Resources for Pets and Pet Parents Affected by COVID-19

The Virginia Beach SPCA continues to adapt to the needs of the community to ensure that all animals have access to medical care, food, and shelter. To this end, we have made the following adjustments to our community… 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

Happy Tails — Maddox

Arrived at VBSPCA on October 8, 2018 | Adopted on January 24, 2019 When Maddox first arrived at the VBSPCA, he caught everyone’s attention. He’d been in an accident and was covered in burn wounds with open sores… Read More


The Virginia Beach SPCA shelter and clinic are essential community resources that provide lifesaving care for homeless and owned animals. Our services are dedicated to both the people and pets of our community, and we will continue to… Read More

All Military Personnel Eligible to Receive 100% off Adoption Fees!

The Virginia Beach SPCA is excited to partner with the Humane Society of the United States for Operation Hero-Animal Bond, a program that strives to help veterans and adoptable animals. From now through March 20th, all military personnel… Read More