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Richmond SPCA

Robins-Starr
Humane Center

2519 Hermitage Road
Richmond, VA 23220
804-521-1300

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.
Closed December 24-25.
 
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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.
Closed December 24-25.

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.
Closed December 24-25.

Susan M. Markel
Veterinary Hospital

Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed December 24-25.

Admissions Hours
Mon. - Fri. by appointment.
Closed December 24-25.

Administrative Hours
Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed December 24-25.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 10, 2007

Contacts:  Denise Deisler, Chief Operating Officer
                     (w): 521-1313 or (m): 399-3589
                Tabitha Hanes, Community Relations Manager
                     (w): 521-1319 or (m): 615-0089

RICHMOND SPCA TO HOST NEWS CONFERENCE WITH CITY OFFICIALS AND ASPCA

Who: 

Mayor L. Douglas Wilder; Richmond Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Chairman of the Board of Directors Stuart Siegel; Richmond SPCA CEO Robin Robertson Starr; and American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Vice President of Development and Communications Jo Sullivan

What:News Conference
When:Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007 at 10:30 a.m.
Where:Robins-Starr Humane Center, 2519 Hermitage Road, Auditorium (2nd Floor)
Why:The Richmond SPCA, together with Mayor Wilder and a representative from the ASPCA, invite media to hear about a significant local animal welfare milestone of national importance and of a partnership program between the Richmond SPCA and the ASPCA which will affect communities across the country.

Please call (804) 521-1319 or e-mail thanes@richmondspca.org to respond with your attendance.

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The Richmond SPCA is a no-kill humane society dedicated to the principle that every life is precious. The non-profit organization saves the lives of more than 3,000 homeless animals each year. As a national leader in humane care and education, the Richmond SPCA is aggressively tackling the problem of pet overpopulation through education, adoption, rehabilitation and spay/neuter. For more information, please visit www.richmondspca.org.

Founded in 1866, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was the first humane organization established in the Western Hemisphere and today has one million supporters. The ASPCA’s mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. The ASPCA provides national leadership in humane education, government affairs and public policy, shelter support, and animal poison control.  The NYC headquarters houses a full-service animal hospital, animal behavior center, and adoption facility. The Humane Law Enforcement department enforces New York’s animal cruelty laws and is featured on the reality television series Animal Precinct on Animal Planet. Visit http://www.aspca.org/ for more information