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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

Be a Holiday Elf For The Animals of The VBSPCA This Year

The holidays are a time to reflect and give back, and what better way to do that than fostering a shelter animal for Christmas. The Holiday Elf program was started as a way for animals to get a… Read More

Compassion in The Community — December

Chick-fil-A Angel Tree — All Month Long Be an angel and visit the Virginia Beach Blvd. Chick-fil-A in the month of December to participate. Pick an ornament from their christmas tree, then buy gifts and supplies for the… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight — Laura Poole

What is the Visiting Paws program? We select dogs from the shelter to visit nursing homes and retirement communities in the city of Virginia Beach. I personally visit about 14 locations right now, some monthly, some twice a… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight — Kevin and Heather Ford

How did you get involved in fostering? We started volunteering with VBSPCA in 2016 in other areas, special events, dog walking, helping in the cattery. I wanted to foster as well but was concerned about the time commitment…. Read More