Compassion in the Community | July 2019

Grab those sunglasses! This month you can listen to live music, enjoy a cold beer, and take advantage of some great deals at the VBSPCA’s Pet Supplies & Adoption Center, or even on Amazon. There’s lots to do this summer to support VBSPCA’s mission of compassion in our community! Find out about upcoming events below: 

In solidarity with our two legged and four-legged community, VBStrong T-shirts and tanks are available at the VBSPCA main shelter, 3040 Holland Road, and the VBSPCA Pet Supplies & Adoption Center, 983 Providence Square Shopping Center. 100% of the proceeds will go to families of those who were lost on May 31st. 

Month of July – Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month
In honor of Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month, the VBSPCA is offering discounts on rabbit adoption fees all month long! All rabbit adoption fees are $10 off, with the exception of long term resident rabbits whose fees will be discounted a total of $25.  Looking at a bonded pair? The VBSPCA will also waive the second adoption fee for bonded pair rabbit adoptions!

Tuesday, July 2nd – Yappy Hour at Reaver Beach
Join us for a VBSPCA Yappy Hour at Reaver Beach to kickoff Reaver Beach Brewing Co. Tuesday Tail Wag, where all VBSPCA Members receive 10% off their tab EVERY Tuesday from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Click here to learn more. We’ll see you there! 

Thursday, July 4th – Independence Day
Did you know more pets go missing around the Fourth of July than any other time of year? While you’re celebrating with loved ones, make sure four-legged family members can enjoy themselves too! With all the fireworks and festivities happening around the holiday, click here for a few tips on how to keep your pets safe. Please note that both VBSPCA locations will be closed on the Fourth of July. 

Sunday, July 7th – Barks and Brews at Norfolk Botanical Garden
Bring your dog to Norfolk Botanical Garden, and enjoy some live music, cold beer, and gorgeous surroundings. Guests are welcome to explore the Garden with their furry canine companion. Make sure to stop by the VBSPCA tent and win a prize! Click here for more information. 

Thursday, July 11th – American Pet Photo Day
Exclusively for VBSPCA Members: A photographer will be available from 4pm-6pm at the Virginia Beach SPCA’s main shelter on Holland Road for American Pet Photo Day! To reserve your space, email jessica.traynor@vbspca.com. Not a member yet? Become a member today!

July 15th & 16th – Amazon Prime Days
Taking advantage of the prime deals on Amazon? Amazon Smile will donate a portion of every purchase every time you shop to the Virginia Beach SPCA at no extra cost to you!  Visit smile.amazon.com and under your account menu click “Your AmazonSmile” to select the VBSPCA as your charity of choice.

Saturday, July 27th – Christmas in July
It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer! Stop by the VBSPCA Pet Supplies & Adoption Center or our main shelter on Holland Road and take advantage of a sale worth celebrating! There will be lots of discounts on our merchandise, and we have everything you need to keep your pet happy and healthy. Plus, 100% of the proceeds help animals find loving homes just like yours!

Wednesday, July 31st – YNot Wednesdays FREE Summer Concert Series
Have some fun with Tidewater Drive Band on the Sandler Center Outdoor Plaza, 5pm-9pm, for Virginia Beach SPCA Night! During the show, the Sandler Center will be collecting dog, cat, and small animal toys to donate to the VBSPCA. Click here for more information about the FREE Summer Concert Series and view the wish list of pet toys being collected for the animals!

All Year Long – Sustainable Support
Give animals a second chance at finding forever homes of their own when you shop at Second Chance Thrift on Shore Drive, where a portion of all proceeds are donated to the VBSPCA!

Help homeless animals anytime you buy groceries at Kroger! Simply sign up, swipe your Plus Card when you shop, and a portion of the sale will be donated back to the VBSPCA! Sign up to participate here.

Become a Member
As a VBSPCA Member, every adoption we complete, every wildlife animal we rescue, every child we reach, and every pet we treat in our clinic connects back to you. YOU make our mission possible, and all it takes is $10 a month. Plus, VBSPCA members receive exclusive perks and discounts in gratitude for their dedication to sustaining our mission! Interested? Click here to become a VBSPCA Member.

The Virginia Beach SPCA is incredibly grateful for the continued support from our local community. If you are interested in hosting a fundraiser or event supporting the VBSPCA, please contact Jessica Traynor at jessica.traynor@vbspca.com.