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Hampton Roads Community Foundation provides substantial funding for VBSPCA Dog Yard Expansion Project

We are very excited to announce that the Virginia Beach SPCA has received a substantial grant of $100,000 for capital improvements from the Alfred L. Nicholson Fund of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. The VBSPCA has been receiving… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight — Bob Schirmer

This month we are highlighting Bob, a valued volunteer who makes a big difference in the lives of our shelter dogs. The VBSPCA relies heavily on volunteer service to provide care for all of our animals, and we… Read More

Mission Moments — Long-Term Shelter Residents

Amidst our ceaseless march towards a more compassionate community, we are proud to say that we see victories every single day. The VBSPCA mission is in action everywhere we look, and we often stop to take pause and… Read More

Cat Carrier Training Tips

There is nothing more frustrating than getting your cat inside their carrier and your furry friend sneaks its way out while you are closing it up. If you want to put your cat in its carrier without a… Read More

Are You Up For The Triple Hound Challenge?

While the Virginia Beach SPCA is proud of the thousands of animals we help every single year, we know that our impact is stronger and greater when we stand with our shelter partners and confront animal homelessness together…. Read More

A New Year’s Message From Our CEO

There is the story well told that awakens the heart. There is the story untold that escapes the heart. There is the story unfinished that breaks the heart. And there is the story transformed that forever captures the… Read More

Baby, It’s Cold Outside — Tips to Keep Your Four-Legged Friends Safe During The Winter

Although the winter months mean playing in the snow, ice skating, and hot chocolate, this time of year can also present some dangerous situations for our four-legged friends. Just like humans, pets can easily be affected by the… Read More

Compassion in the Community — January

VB’s Got Talent Contestant Call Are you an animal lover with a talent to share? Do you sing, dance, tell jokes, do magic tricks, perform on silks, perform on stilts, or have any other stage-worthy talent? Then, THE… Read More

Manners Matter — Teaching Your Dog Polite Greetings

At some point, everyone has been greeted by an excited, jumping dog. This can happen with an overzealous puppy who may have forgotten their manners, and it can even happen with older dogs who are simply excited to… Read More

12 Days of December Animal Ambassadors

The 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 Fund… Read More