Derby Brackett, CEO

“There’s a saying I seem to remember more than most over the years…’The only constant is change.’ Throughout the years, the VBSPCA has been recognized as a constant in our community despite the multitude of external changes. This… Read More

Compassion in the Community | May 2019

Our community is blooming with compassion this May! We have painting workshops, kitten showers, the VBSPCA’s first ever Paw Crawl, and – of course – the Pungo Strawberry Festival, plus a variety of other events where you can… Read More

Children’s Activities at the Virginia Beach SPCA

The VBSPCA Humane Education Program is gearing up for the Spring and Summer seasons, and we have lots of activities in store for kids of all ages. We have one day workshops, half day workshops, and week long… Read More

April Showers Bring May Flowers, and Some Flowers are Toxic

Spring is finally here! But did you know certain flowers are lethal to your pets? Before you bring those beautiful blooms inside, be sure your four-legged family members are safe! One of the most popular flowers this time… Read More

Identify the breed of your mutt!

Have you ever wanted to know which breeds have come together to create your lovable mutt? Is he part German Sheppard/ part Husky? Part Jack Russel Terrier/part Golden Retriever? Well, you can find out. In honor of National… Read More

Compassion in the Community | April 2019

It’s time for spring and sunshine! From egg hunts to Earth Day, there’s lots of ways to celebrate compassion this April. Take a moment to meet adoptable animals out in the community, plant a flower in honor of… Read More

Bringing Your New Dog Home

Bringing a new dog home is an exciting time for a family, and you want to be sure you’re taking the right steps to welcome your new friend into an unfamiliar space. Even though going to a forever… Read More

Compassion in the Community | March 2019

Feeling lucky? Get ready for spring by supporting Virginia Beach SPCA’s mission of compassion. You can participate in the first ever St. Patrick’s Day Kick Off Fun Run, cheers to our mission at Yappy Hour, lend a hand… Read More

World Spay Day | 10 Reasons to Spay/Neuter Your Pet

Need to get your pet Spayed/Neutered? Find all of our upcoming Neuter Scooter dates and locations here.  In recognition of World Spay Day, here are 10 reasons to Spay/Neuter your pet: Spaying helps prevent uterine infections and breast… Read More

Compassion in the Community | February 2019

Has the cold weather given you cabin fever? Warm your heart by supporting the Virginia Beach SPCA’s mission of compassion! Come have some fun at our Puppy Bowl Tail-Gate party, learn your dog’s love language, or meet some… Read More