Although we didn't make our goal of 80, we did do 55 awesome adoptions! 20 dogs and 35 cats found their forever homes. Our goal for this week is 65 adoptions. You can help us as we work toward our goal this week by sharing the story of your own Richmond SPCA alumni or chosing a pet from our website to share and promote through social networking. All dogs (www.richmondspca.org/dogs) and cats (www.richmondspca.org/cats) available for adoption are displayed on our website!
Did you know October is Pit Bull Awareness Month and that the Richmond SPCA is the local organization that saves the most lives of pit-bull-type dogs in our area annually? We have many adorable pitties currently available for adoption. Visit our Facebook page to see some of our pit-bull-type dogs. They perked up those ears when they heard this month is about eliminating stereotypes and opening hearts!
During the month of October, we have two ongoing adoption specials. Each Wednesday this month is Waggin' Wednesday, and all dog adoptions are discounted 15 percent. On Feline Fridays all cat adoptions will be 15 percent off the regular $99 adoption fee. All pets adopted from the Richmond SPCA are already spayed or neutered, up to date on age-appropriate vaccinations and microchipped. Learn more about our adoption process on our website.
Off-site adoption events
This Friday, Oct. 19, the Tail Wag'N will be at James River Cellars for Fridays on the Patio. The beautiful wainery's patio sets the scene for this monthly event featuring local musicians, light food, wine tasting and good cheer. Bring a picnic and some friends (admission is $10/person).
Join the Richmond SPCA for a dog-friendly walking tour of Monument Avenue this Saturday, Oct. 20. The Valentine Richmond History Center invites you to bring your dog along for this walking tour of Monument Avenue. Space is limited and reservations are required for all History Hounds walks ($10/person). Richmond SPCA representatives will be there with a dog available for adoption.
The Tail Wag'N will be at William Fox Elementary School this Saturday, Oct. 20 for World Habitat Day! Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity is holding a family-friendly event in honor of the holiday. We will have dogs and cats available for adoption.
Cats adopted this week: (names of pets picture are in bold)
Annabel, Apricot, Ariana, Arlene, Ash, Bryson, Cadbury, Cadence, Caillou, Cleopatra, Elmer, Emeril, Fuji, Gisele, Grace, Jeanette, Lancelot, Latte, Laverne, Lexi, Makayla, Maribel, Maury, Montana, Norland, Patty, Pooh, Pryce, Russet, Sharonda, Steve, Tommy, Vincent, Winnie, Zoe
Dogs adopted this week: (names of pets picture are in bold)
Bambi, Bonnie, Captain, Chip, CJ, Cody, Harley, Mable, Mary Jane, Peach, Piper, Rachel, Randy, Rex, Roberta, Suzette, Svetlana, Tammy, Tootsie, Tucker
Adoption Center Hours:
Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m.
Adoption Center Location:
2519 Hermitage Road Richmond, VA 23220
Adoption Center Phone Number:
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