Fraud scheme impacts Roanoke Valley SPCA and other area businesses

We were recently made aware of a fraud scheme using the name of the Roanoke Valley SPCA to steal money and merchandise from at least six area businesses. Susan Johnson who also uses the name Susan Wiltcher created false documents, a fake volunteer profile by the name of Julie Jackson and went so far as to forge our board president’s signature, while posing as a shelter volunteer. When she did not receive donations from one […]

Celebrating 20 Years of Compassion: Our Journey and Vision for the Future

As we stand on the cusp of our 20th anniversary at the Barbara & Warner Dalhouse Education & Adoption Center, I can’t help but feel immense pride and gratitude for the incredible journey we’ve shared together. Our shelter has been the heart of the Roanoke Valley SPCA, serving as a beacon of hope for animals in need and I feel grateful to have been involved in more than half of those years. Through your unwavering […]

Birds, and Bears, and Bidding, Oh My!

Here at the Roanoke Valley SPCA we know a lot about dogs and cats and helping these pets and their owners.   But we are not experts in wildlife and do not have the ability to respond to wildlife emergencies.  However, we are so lucky to have the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center in our Community.    If you aren’t familiar with them, the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit.  They […]

Roanoke Valley Gives

On Wednesday, March 10th, you can support the lifesaving work of the Roanoke Valley SPCA through Roanoke Valley Gives. Here’s some more information about the Day of Giving, and how you can help spread the word!  What is Roanoke Valley Gives? Roanoke Valley Gives is an initiative of the Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia. The goal is to raise funding for participating Roanoke Valley nonprofits in a 24-hour period while bringing attention to the work […]