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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.
Closed Monday, February 18.

Admissions Hours
Mon. - Fri. by appointment.
Closed Monday, February 18.

Administrative Hours
Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Monday, February 18.
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To view a recent news release or published article, please click on a link below.

Media Contact List  l  The Pet Post Quarterly Newsletter

Check out our weekly media visits to promote adoptions and other programs!

Tuesday: NBC 12 Noon News      

Wednesday:  Lite 98 FM, 11:45 a.m.; Y101, 100.5 FM, 2 p.m. (bi-weekly)

Thursday: NBC 12, Noon News (recorded Thursday, air date varies); CBS 6 Paws for Pets (recorded Thursday, air date varies)

Other: 96.5 KLR FM – monthly – Wednesday between 2 and 2:30 p.m.; Comcast ON DEMAND – watch anytime!

2010 Media Coverage:

01/28/2010 General Assembly considers prohibiting dog breed discrimination NBC 12, interview with Robin Robertson Starr
01/21/2010 News Release: Thousands of pet lovers work toward $115,000 fundraising goal

2009 Media Coverage:

11/24/2009 Help offered to Chesterfield's homeless animals, Richmond Times-Dispatch
11/18/2009 Trapping is humane solution to feral cat colonies, NBC12.com video
10/16/2009 News release: Richmond SPCA Hosts Sixth-Annual Cat Tales and Cocktails Benefit
10/12/2009 News release: On National Feral Cat Day, Richmond SPCA asks community to embrace compassionate management of feral cat colonies
10/07/2009 News release: Richmond SPCA Fur Ball surpasses goals in most successful event yet
09/29/2009 Bark Radio: Interview with Robin Starr
09/22/09 News release: Richmond SPCA hosts 11th Annual Fur Ball to provide care to sick and injured pets
08/28/09 Low-income pet owners get help at SPCA clinics, Richmond Times-Dispatch
08/19/09 Richmond SPCA offers microchips to help find lost pets, Richmond Times-Dispatch
08/18/09 Local agencies partner for microchip clinic, NBC12.com video
08/17/09 $20 Pet ID Chip, WTVR.com video
08/14/09 News release: Richmond BMW/Crown Mini pledges that each car sold in August will benefit homeless pets
08/12/09 News release: Area agencies provide peace of mind through microchip clinic
08/03/09 "Medical Minute" segment about the Richmond SPCA's Paws for Health program, WRIC 8 Video
07/30/09 Richmond SPCA response to reinstatement of Michael Vick to the NFL
07/08/09 Richmond SPCA provides free and low-cost spay/neuter services, NBC 12 Video
07/08/09 Humane management of feral cats at Addison at Swift Creek, NBC 12 Video
06/17/09 News release: Richmond SPCA Humane Education Day marked with free fun for local children
06/02/09 News release: Indigo Girls Rock for a Remedy to Benefit Richmond SPCA Pet Pantry
05/31/09 Richmond Shows National Leadership in Saving Animals’ Lives, guest column by Robin Starr for the Richmond Times-Dispatch
05/26/09 News release: Seniors for Seniors offers cat adoption incentive at the Richmond SPCA
05/10/09 Notable Gifts: Richmond SPCA gets $230,200 Lifesaving Award, Richmond Times-Dispatch
05/10/09 What's Happening: Richmond SPCA holds fundraising dinner, Richmond Times-Dispatch
05/08/09 Making Fido Famous, NBC 12, featuring Sarah Babcock, chief of education and training
05/05/09 Go on a date with your dog: Agility classes, NBC 12 (View Video)
05/01/09 News Release: Richmond SPCA and Richmond Animal Care & Control announce receipt of national award
04/25/09 Va. Sports Hall of Fame to honor E. Claiborne Robins Jr., timesdispatch.com, quotes Robin Starr
04/23/09 Media Alert: Lifesaving Announcement – Richmond SPCA and Richmond Animal Care & Control share award from Maddie’s Fund
03/37/09 Baltimore man leaves $1 million dollars to pet welfare groups, Baltimore Pet Care Examiner
03/11/09 The man who left his fortune to the dogs, unleashed blog
03/11/09 Federal Hill house auction to benefit animal shelter, baltimoresun.com
02/13/09 Richmond SPCA Rescues NC Puppy Mill Dogs, CBS 6 - WTVR
02/12/09 Media Alert: Richmond SPCA to assist HSUS with placement of puppy mill dogs
01/26/09 News release: Richmond SPCA presents Seventh Annual Dog Jog & 5K Run
01/25/09 Sensible Rules Would Protect People, Property, and Animals, guest column by Robin Starr for the Richmond Times-Dispatch
01/16/09 News release: Richmond SPCA CEO Robin Starr appointed chair of strategic planning committee for national organization


Prior Years' Coverage:

2008    |    2007    |    2006    |    2005    |    2004    |    2003 & 2002