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January 2002

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Richmond SPCA

Humane Center

2519 Hermitage Road
Richmond, VA 23220

 Adoption Hours
Mon. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tue. - Fri. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Lora Robins Gift Shop Hours
Mon. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tue. - Fri. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Donation Drop Off Hours
Mon. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tue. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Clinic for Compassionate Care
Closed Holidays
Mon., Thurs., Fri
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tues., Wed.
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Admissions Hours
Mon. - Fri. by appointment.
Administrative Hours
Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
National Federation of Humane Societies, Member Or


Generous donations of the following items keep the Richmond SPCA going and are essential to the health and happiness of our four-legged friends. Donations are tax-deductible. Please see a complete list of needed items below. Looking to donate a car? Please click here. Want to host your own pet supplies drive? Please click here. Thank you for your generosity!

General Information:

  • Donations may be brought to our front desk at 2519 Hermitage Road Mondays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Tuesday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Sunday between Noon and 5 p.m.
  • Due to limited resources and time we are generally not able to pick up donations.
  • If you have items to donate that do not appear here and would like to verify that they will be put to good use at the Richmond SPCA, please feel free to e-mail us at info@richmondspca.org.
  • Richmond SPCA Amazon Wish List (Purchase from this list and 15% will be donated back to the Richmond SPCA!)
  • Want to host your own pet supplies drive? Please click here.

Top Needs:

  • Quart- or sandwich-size plastic zip bags
  • Manual can openers
  • Martingale dog collars, especially medium/large sizes
  • Foster pet care items (see below)
  • Gift cards for any of the following: pet supply stores, office supply stores, bookstores, grocery/general stores, fabric/craft supply stores.

Complete List of Needed Items:

Pet supply store
  • Tough toys, especially Kongs, squeaky toys, puzzle balls and tug ropes
  • Puzzle toys, especially Premier Busy Buddy Twist-n-Treat, Premier Tug-a-Jug, Triple Crown Everlasting Fun Ball, Canine Genius Leo Dog Toy, Buster Food Cube, and Kongs (available in our gift shop and online)
  • Enrichment toys for cats including the Egg-Cersizer
  • Gentle leaders
  • Softouch Concepts SENSE-ible harnesses (size M/L and L especially needed). Available in our gift shop or online.
  • Thundershirts (all sizes)
  • Crate pads
  • Comfort Zone with Feliway for cats or Comfort Zone with D.A.P (Dog Appeasing Pheromone) for dogs wall plug-ins and sprays
  • Patented Kuranda Dog and Cat Beds - if you would like to donate a bed to our pets, please click here.
  • Food logs (Pet Botanics, Rollover or Windsor Castle brands)
  • Rawhides
  • PetSafe rawhide rings in size “C” (regular and extra thick)
  • Nylabone Galileo bones
  • Best Bully Sticks
  • Marrow bones (stuffed or unstuffed)
  • Cat litter
  • Puppy potty pads
  • Snuggle Safes (heated discs and covers used for infant puppies and kittens)
  • Purina kitten chow
  • Scratching posts or toys for cats, including laser cat toys
  • PetSafe Train N' Praise Treat Dispenser
  • Science Diet Wet Kitten Food
  • Science Diet Wet Puppy Food
  • Science Diet Puppy Dry Food
  • Small litter pans
  • Kitten and puppy bottle/nursing kits
  • Pet bottles
  • KMR (milk replacer food supplement for kittens)
  • Pet carriers (especially small and medium sizes)
  • Collapsible dog crates (especially medium and large sizes)
  • Rescue Remedy for pets
  • KongTime
Grocery store
  • Tupperware
  • Ziplock bags (sandwich, quart and freezer size)
  • Hot dogs
  • Cheese
  • Cheese whiz
  • Freeze-dried liver
  • Gerber Blue Label baby food (chicken or turkey only)
Office supplies store
  • Gift cards to Office Max or Office Depot
  • Pens
  • Paint pens
  • Sharpies (black and colored)
  • Fine point dry and wet erase markers (black)
  • Post-Its
  • Tape dispenser refills
  • Small and medium binder clips
  • Three ring binders (between ½ and 2 inches)
  • File folders and labels
  • Letter-size laminating pouches
  • Colored cardstock
  • Pipe cleaners
Household supplies store/household items
  • Gift cards to Target, Walmart, Amazon and Visa or American Express gift cards
  • Manual can openers
  • Dryer sheets
  • Seasonal décor
  • Standard large carabineer clips (3”)
  • Large blankets
  • Newspaper
  • Febreeze air freshener
  • Swiffer Wet Jet pad refills
  • Swiffer Duster and Sweeper refills
  • Multi-purpose cleaner
  • Clorox disinfecting wipes
  • Refrigerator magnets
  • First aid kit
  • Small radio
  • AA batteries
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Sink stoppers
  • Large doorstops
  • Extendable duster
  • Lint roller and refills
  • Plastic "thank you" shopping bags
  • Sterile surgical/medical rubber gloves
  • Infant or postage weight scale (to the ounce)
  • Sweaters: Crew and turle neck (used are fine)
  • Gift cards to Hancock Fabrics

List updated March 19, 2015. 

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