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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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Richmond SPCA Admissions Overview


Welcome to the Admissions Department of the Richmond SPCA. Please review the following information before requesting an appointment from our Admissions team for relinquishment of your pet. We provide a wide array of free and low-cost tools and resources that serve as alternatives to pet relinquishment in an effort to keep pets in homes and out of shelters. We hope that you will consider one or more of these programs and services as you consider the future of the animal(s) in your care: 

Do any of these situations apply to you? If so, please review possible alternatives to giving up your pet. 

I have found an infant kitten or kittens.
For information about what to do when you find infant kittens, please click here.

I have found a stray animal.
For information on the steps to take when you've taken in a stray animal, please click here. For additional lost and found resources, please click here.

I have feral (non-socialized) cats on my property.
For information about free assistance with Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), the most humane and effective way to manage the presence of feral cat colonies, please click here or email communitycats@richmondspca.org.

I can't afford to have my pet spayed or neutered.
For information about free and low-cost services offered in our Smoky's Spay/Neuter Clinic, please click here.

I can't afford my pet's medical care.
For information about our Susan M. Markel Veterinary Hospital, please click here or call 804-521-1330.

My pet has a behavior issue that I am having trouble managing.
For free animal behavior guidance and support, please send an e-mail to our highly-skilled animal behavior specialists at behaviorhelpline@richmondspca.org or call 804-643-SPCA (7722). You may also access online articles that provide assistance with common and more challenging pet behavior issues.

I would like to find a new home for my pet rather than turning him in to a shelter. 
For more information about our free re-homing services and guidance please visit our re-homing page and download our re-homing packet.  

I'm moving and I can't take my pet with me.
For information about rental properties in our community that permit pets, so that moving need not be cause for giving up a beloved pet, please click here.