Introducing Shelter Squad

Posted on February 3, 2021
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COMING SOON: summer camp 2021 may have been cancelled… but fun humane opportunities have not! Bring humane education elements home to your child in the form of an exclusive box! Become part of our Shelter Squad and complete activities, projects, crafts, and more to earn awesome prizes, help the community, and stay connected with other members of the Shelter Squad crew. Be sure to check our website and other social media platforms for more information

Partnering with Target Circle!

Posted on January 6, 2021
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We are honored and excited to announce that we have been chosen to participate in a special charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target. And you have the chance to help direct a portion of Target’s donation to us! Now through March 31, vote for us through the Target Circle program to help determine how Target’s donation will be divvied up. Find out more about Target Circle here: We’re asking our supporters to
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New Year, New Safety Protocols

Posted on January 4, 2021
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    With the steady increase in positivity rates and the likelihood for continued increase in Covid-19 cases after the holidays, we want to do all that we can to ensure staff and visitor safety as well as the continuity of care for the pets in our shelter while still providing services to our community.   To ensure that we will always be here to care for the pets, we are moving to a modified


Posted on November 23, 2020
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Thanksgiving is upon us and we certainly have lots to be thankful for – including you, our loyal supporters! We couldn’t be more grateful to our community. You adopt, you foster, you volunteer, and you donate to help better the lives of our local pets. To put it simply, you are amazing. But we also want to take this opportunity to thank our animal care technicians, our veterinary staff, our office staff, our delivery drivers,

Coronavirus Confusion

Posted on November 10, 2020
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A foster kitten is held by Roanoke Valley SPCA staff. At this point, we’ve all heard about Covid-19 more than we ever cared to, but we wanted to clear up some potential confusion about feline coronavirus or FeCV. Covid-19 and FeCV are completely different viruses. According to the Cornell Feline Health Center: Most strains of feline coronavirus are found in the gastrointestinal tract and do not cause significant disease. These are referred to as feline