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Summer is in full swing, and there are lots of opportunities for you to have some fun while also supporting the Virginia Beach SPCA’s mission of compassion. Below you will find a list of concerts, fundraisers, adoption campaigns, and even a Christmas in July celebration...all in support of the VBSPCA.  We hope to see you there...

Sunday, July 1st: Sandstock
Grab some friends and hit the beach for a fun-filled weekend of live music right on the sand. Sandstock happens all weekend long, and the Virginia Beach SPCA will be onsite on July 1st, pouring beer near the 24th st stage, with all tips going right back to the animals. Please stop by and say hello!

Sunday, July 1st through Saturday July 7: Vets Love Rescue Pets
The Virginia Beach SPCA will be celebrating July 4th and supporting our military by bringing back the Vets Love Rescued Pets adoption promotion. Starting Sunday, July 1st, all past and present military personnel receive a special adoption discount at the Virginia Beach SPCA: $50 off dogs and puppies and $25 off cats and kittens. Military ID is required and the promotion will continue through July 7th or until the funds run out.

Saturday, July 7th: Christmas in July
Celebrate Christmas in July and stop by Second Chance Thrift between 9am and 7pm for great deals, adoptable animals, live music, and a visit from Santa himself. The Neuter Scooter will be on site all day, providing walk-up vaccine services from 11am-12pm. You can also meet some adoptable animals from 9am-12pm (all adoptions must be finalized at the shelter).

If you aren’t able to attend Christmas in July, you can still support the VBSPCA any time of year when you shop at Second Chance Thrift. They are big supporters of the the VBSPCA, and a portion of all sales are donated to the shelter. Click here for more information.

July 21st: Reps for Rescues

CrossFit Cafe and Virginia Beach Barbell Club are hosting a crossfit competition at 545 S Birdneck Road, Suite 108.  A portion of every team registration is benefiting the Virginia Beach SPCA! For more information, click here.

All Month Long: July is Adopt a Rabbit Month
The Virginia Beach SPCA is celebrating Adopt-A-Rabbit Month and offering a retail sale: If you adopt a rabbit at the VBSPCA, you will recieve $5 off when you spend $20 on retail, and $10 off when you spend $40. Also, don’t forget about our ongoing rabbit promotion: Adopt-One-Save-Two. When you adopt two rabbits, the second adoption fee is waived.

All Month: MOCA Compassion Exhibition

Local artists of all ages were invited to submit artwork currently being displayed at the Open (C)all 2018 Exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Virginia MOCA teamed up with the Virginia Beach SPCA for the theme of this event: Compassion. Celebrate compassion and enjoy local artwork on display until August 19th.

Next Month: Puttin' for Paws - Register now!
Spread the news! Registration is now open for our 17th annual Puttin' for Paws Golf Tournament at the Greenbrier Country Club on Friday, August 17th.  More information and online registration is available at

In addition to the July events, you can always support the VBSPCA by shopping 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 VBSPCA is incredibly grateful for the continued support from our local community. If you are interested in hosting a Community fundraiser or donation drive in support of the VBSPCA, please contact Sarah Parrish at or visit our website here