Violet’s Second Chance

Posted on October 23, 2020
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Violet is now looking for her new home! Violet originally came to the Roanoke Valley SPCA in 2010 as a puppy, was fostered until she was old enough to be spayed and was adopted in early 2011. In September 2020, we received word from the Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection, the municipal pound for our community, that Violet had landed herself at their facility. Violet, a nearly 10 year old vibrant and friendly
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Roanoke Valley SPCA is at Cat-pacity!

Posted on October 21, 2020
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We will be waiving fees for cats that are 6 months or older for this weekend only. On Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24, 2020, adopters can donate a 14 pound or more bag of cat food or kitty litter in lieu of the normal adoption fee. “All of our cat condos are currently full,” said Denise Hayes, CEO of the Roanoke Valley SPCA. “Our hope is to find loving homes for all of

Happy National Vet Tech Week!

Posted on October 16, 2020
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Thank you to our amazing Veterinary Technician! It’s National Veterinary Technician Week, and we’re lucky to have an extraordinary veterinary technician on our staff! Tammy never wants to be in the spotlight and she may even be a little upset that we’re featuring her in our blog, but we can’t let this week go by without thanking her. We could tell you how much we appreciate Tammy for performing all of the technical aspects of

Pet Safety Makes for a Happier Holiday

Posted on December 26, 2018
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The holiday season is still in full swing, so the dangers to pets are still present as the festivities continue through to the New Year. Holiday activities that are normal for humans, such as traveling, out-of-town visitors, etc. can cause us to overlook simple things in our lives that can be threatening to our furry friends – things such as leftovers, decorations, or even holiday plants can be a danger to our pets. Who doesn’t

Improving the quality of life

Posted on May 3, 2018
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The American Veterinary Medical Association has adopted the following five basic principles for humane animal treatment. They are both simple and profound. We know too well that many animals live without the benefit of these simple freedoms, which extend beyond just food, water and shelter. Freedom from hunger and thirst – by providing ready access to fresh water & a diet to maintain full health & vigor. Freedom from discomfort – by providing an appropriate