pets' lives saved since becoming no-kill in
January 2002

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Richmond SPCA

Humane Center

2519 Hermitage Road
Richmond, VA 23220

Adoption Hours
Mon. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tue. - Fri. 12 p.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. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tue. - Fri. 12 p.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.

Susan M. Markel
Veterinary Hospital

Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admissions Hours
Mon. - Fri. by appointment.

Administrative Hours
Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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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.

General Information:

  • Donations may be brought to our front desk at 2519 Hermitage Road Mondays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays 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 thatt we can use them, please e-mail us at info@richmondspca.org.
  • Want to host your own pet supplies drive? Please click here.

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Cat and Kitten Supplies
  • Non-clay cat litter (Non-clumping, Yesterday's News or Feline Pine) **URGENT NEED**
  • Cat food (unopened bags, limited ingredient)
  • Purina kitten chow
  • Science Diet wet kitten food
  • Miracle Nipples with syringes (mini size) for infant kittens
  • Baby scales to weigh infant kittens
  • Small, shallow cardboard boxes or box tops to be used as disposable litter boxes
  • Gerber Blue label baby food (chicken and turkey only)
  • Snuggle Safes (heated discs and covers used for infant kittens)
  • Cloth playpens for foster kittens and nursing mothers
  • Kitten nursing kits and bottles
  • Kitten Milk Replacer (kitten formula)
  • Digital kitten scales (bowl preferred for weighing infant kittens) or baby scales
  • Kitten toys without feathers
  • Top-loading carriers for mother cats and bottle babies
  • Humane cat traps for Trap-Neuter-Return **URGENT NEED**
  • Metal litter boxes
Dog and Puppy Supplies *Items available at our Richmond SPCA Retail Shop

Shelter and Veterinary Hospital Supplies
  • Large bath/beach towels **URGENT NEED**
  • Wash cloths **URGENT NEED**
  • Thin fleece throw blankets
  • Lint rollers and refills
  • Step stools
  • Sterile surgical/medical rubber gloves
  • Hand lotion and soap
  • Anti-bacterial hand sanitizer
  • Gift cards to Petco, grocery stores, office supply stores craft stores (AC Moore, Michael’s)
  • Spray bottles
  • Natural bug spray
  • Alcohol wash bottles
  • Gallon-sized ziplock bags
Office Supplies
  • Gift cards to Office Max or Office Depot
  • Pens
  • Sharpies (black and colored)
  • Post-Its

Vehicle Donations

We accept donated vehicles in any condition. Your car, truck, boat, motorcycle or RV with a clean title will be turned into a tax-deductible donation to help homeless animals. We’ll even pick it up from you! Learn more about our vehicle donation program.

Items we do not accept:

  • Rawhides
  • Open bags of pet food
  • Electric blankets
  • Flexi/retractable leashes
  • Used cat trees
Thanks to your generosity, we no longer need the following items:
  • Tennis balls
  • Dog crates
  • Dryer sheets
  • Laser pointers
  • Fabric softener

List updated December 31, 2018