3040 Holland Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Tuesday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
*Receiving hours: 11:00am – 5:00pm (by appointment only)
Phone: (757) 427-0070
3040 Holland Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Monday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Surgery Drop-Off: 8:00am – 8:45am
Saturday, March 18 – 9:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, March 20 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 22 – 11:00am to 2:30pm
Saturday, March 25 – 9:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, March 27 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 29 – 11:00am to 2:30pm
Saturday, April 1st – 9:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, April 3rd – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, April 5th – 11:00am to 2:30pm
Saturday, April 8th – 9:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, April 10th – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, April 12th – 9:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, April 15th – 11:00am to 2:30pm
Monday, April 17th – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, April 19th – 11:00am to 2:30pm
Saturday, April 22nd – 9:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, April 24th – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, April 26th – 11:00am to 2:30pm
Saturday, April 29th – 9:00am to 12:00pm
*all above clinics are held at the VBSPCA Clinic at 3040 Holland Road
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Last Updated: May 26, 2022 by vbspcaadmin
December 2019 Volunteer Spotlight — Kevin and Heather Ford
How did you get involved in fostering?
We started volunteering with the 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. After about 6 months I signed up for foster orientation. It really didn’t sound that intimidating, especially when fostering older kittens. So we put our name down as available to foster and waited. This was January or February. Kitten season doesn’t start until March or April. We took in 5 kittens for our first time, which is a lot of kittens for a first timer. But we managed it and have been fostering ever since. Due to work schedules, we haven’t been able to foster bottle feeders or puppies.
Why should someone foster an animal with the Holiday Elf Program?
The shelter is a stressful environment for an animal. The shelter staff and volunteers do a great job to try to minimize that, but it is still stressful. Fostering with the Holiday Elf Program is an opportunity to help out in way that can fit almost any schedule while having a very positive impact for the animal. And in return you get to cuddle with a dog, cat, or other critter for the holiday season. It is a way to give and get at the same time.
Any special stories about a specific animal that you have fostered?
The hard part is narrowing down the stories. We fostered Jalapeno last summer with his brother, Chili, and 4 older kittens from a different litter. When it was time to send them off for adoption (first the older kittens with Jalapeno and Chili following two weeks later) we did so with a heavy heart. He just kind of struck something for us. After about 5 weeks all the kittens except Jalapeno had been adopted. Jalapeno had two applications during that time which fell through. So Kevin and I decided we couldn’t give him up and went back and adopted him. He is such a cool cat and gets along well with our other pets, especially our dog Cookie. Those two have a weird bond.
What is the personal impact volunteering at the VBSPCA has had on the lives of you and your husband?
It is fascinating to watch kittens grow and develop unique personalities. Young animals can get sick easily in the shelter and have a high mortality rate, making the foster program very important. We get to “play” with kittens while helping them grow healthy, strong, and ready for their forever homes. It isn’t easy. Kittens are messy and high energy. Each time it has been hard to let them go. We do so knowing that there is another litter needing a place to land so they can grow healthy, strong, and ready for their forever home.
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