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‘Tis the season for compassion. Even if you’re not looking to adopt a new furry friend, you can support the Virginia Beach SPCA’s mission of compassion while you’re out in the community. This December, enjoy a special performance of the The Nutcracker, get a picture of your pet with Santa, or participate in a donation drive for a free treat!

Month of December - Brixx Pizza Blanket Drive
During the month of December, Brixx Pizza in Landstown Commons is collecting blankets and towels for the VBSPCA. Donate a blanket or towel and get a free pizza coupon!

Month of December - Chick-fil-A Angel Tree
Chick-fil-A on Virginia Beach Blvd will be hosting an Angel Tree benefiting the VBSPCA. You can receive a free milkshake with each donation! Peppermint chocolate-chip milkshake anyone?

Sunday, December 9th - Pictures with Santa
Santa Claus is coming to town and he's stopping by the Virginia Beach SPCA Shelter on Sunday, December 9th to take photos with your family - dogs included. For a $5 donation you'll receive a digital photo and printed photo. In addition to photos, shop our collection of holiday themed merchandise. We have products for both pets and pet lovers, including t-shirts, holiday themed pet toys and collars, and our new VBSPCA Holiday Cards! 100% of proceeds go back to helping animals at the VBSPCA. Last but not least, enjoy the bake sale with holiday sweets made by VBSPCA Volunteers.

Sunday, December 9th - Pupcracker
Richmond Ballet will have a special Sunday matinee performance at 2pm of The Nutcracker at Chrysler Hall, featuring special guests from the VBSPCA. Adoptable dogs will be mingling in the lobby until intermission and some furry friends will make a special appearance onstage during the show!

Home for the Holidays*
Thinking about making a new pet a part of your family this holiday season? Beginning December 9th, for every pet adopted from the Virginia Beach SPCA, Norfolk SPCA, and Chesapeake Animal Services, Priority Automotive will pay half of the adoption fees! 'Tis the season to adopt a shelter pet and bring them home for the holidays.

*Home for the Holidays promotion begins December 9th and lasts until funds run out which is typically right before Christmas.

VBSPCA’s Samaritan House Giving Tree
The Virginia Beach SPCA receives a great deal of support from our compassionate community here in Hampton Roads. This December, we would like to share that kindness with our friends over at the Samaritan House. Guests visiting the Virginia Beach SPCA’s main shelter during the month of December will be able to select an item from the Samaritan House Giving Tree, located in our lobby. Giving tree donations will be collected at the Virginia Beach SPCA and donated to the Samaritan House at the end of the December. Please be sure to indicate any Giving Tree items when dropping off donations. Please email if you have any questions. If you would like to know more information about Samaritan House, please visit their website.

Looking for a great selection of high-quality, humane pet products? Get your pet supplies at the VBSPCA’s Pet Supplies and Adoption Center in Kempsville. 100% of the proceeds help animals find loving homes.

Planning to get some holiday shopping done 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! Just visit and select the Virginia Beach SPCA as your charity of choice.

You can also support the Virginia Beach SPCA by shopping at Second Chance Thrift on Shore Drive, voted the best thrift store in the state of Virginia in A portion of all proceeds are donated to help the animals at the VBSPCA find their forever homes!

Help homeless animals while buying groceries all year long at Kroger! All you have to do is sign up to participate, 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.

The Virginia Beach SPCA is incredibly grateful for the continued support from our local community. If you are interested in hosting a fundraiser or donation drive in support of the VBSPCA, please contact Jessica Traynor at