We had an wonderful week in our adoption center with 46 adoptions! Our adoption counselors found loving homes for 26 dogs and 20 cats. Our goal is to find homes for 54 orphaned animals this week. If you love cute pictures of pets and happy stories, be sure to look for our alumni updates on our Facebook and tumblr pages. Are you an Instagram user? Make sure to follow us there too!
Here are the cats who were adopted this past week:
From top left to bottom right: (pets not pictured are italicized) Amanda, Andres, Asher, Ayden, Bastian, Cheerio, Freida, Gander, Goose, Gus, Jeffrey, Karen, Larry, Lenovo, Macintosh, Morris, Ranger, Ryder, Velasquez, Wynonna.
Morris, a 1-year-old orange tabby, was adopted after appearing in a Paws for Pets segment filmed by CBS 6.
Here are the dogs who were adopted this past week:
From top left to bottom right: (pets not pictured are italicized) Adele, Annie, Barney, Bentley, Blanca, Brad, Buffy, Bunny, Candy, Daryl, Elmer, Elmo, Gage, Grover, Leah, Lexie, Madeline, Mischa, Petunia, Pumpkin, Roxie, Selma, Sidney, Sophie, Springsteen, Violet.
Shop to give
If a pet guardian subscribes to BarkBox, his or her dog(s) will receive a monthly package with lots and lots of goodies inside! Goodies include all-natural treats, interactive toys, and high-end hygeine products. Each box containers 4 to 6 items. How cool is that?
If you use the code "RICHBBX1" during checkout, you will recieve $10 off your subscription and BarkBox will also donate $10 to the Richmond SPCA. If you would like to learn more about BarkBox, please click here. If you would like to see pictures of what is in the box (and the happy dogs that received them), visit BarkBox's Facebook page.
There are several other ways you can shop to give to support the Richmond SPCA. Please consider supporting these pet-friendly organizations when making your purchasing decisions. These organizations support the Richmond SPCA by making donations when items are purchased or services are utilized.
Interested in adopting a pet from the Richmond SPCA?
Our adoption center is open every day of the week: Monday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Visit our website to see some of our dogs and cats currently available for adoption, for directions to our Robins-Starr Humane Center, to view the programs and services we offer, and more. Thank you for choosing to adopt!
The Valentine Richmond History Center invites you (and your dog!) to participate in a walking tour of Church Hill on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to noon. A Richmond SPCA representative will be attending the event with a dog available for adoption! Space is limited and reservations are required. Click here for more details.
Bring the whole family out to The Shops at Willow Lawn this weekend for the Fifth Annual Imagination Richmond. This free, kid-friendly event will be held on Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Our Tail Wag'N will be there for off-site adoptions.
Seniors for Seniors is an ongoing adoption program. Adopters age 60 or older who adopt a cat or dog age 5 years or older are eligible for a $50 adoption fee. Adoption of a cat in this program will include a cat starter kit, cardboard scratcher and a toy. Adoption of a dog through this program includes a leash and collar, food and water bowl and a toy. You can learn more about the Seniors for Seniors program here.
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