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 […]

Fourth of July Safety Tips

We want to ensure that pets stay safe and healthy during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. According to the ASPCA, 1 in 5 pets goes missing after being scared by loud noises and firework displays can be seriously distressing for pets. Local public animal shelters often receive an influx of stray pets during the Independence Day holiday weekend as animals are scared and run off due to the loud noises from firework displays. We […]

It’s Raining Kittens!

Many thanks to WDBJ7, WFXR, and the Roanoke Times for covering our Kitten Shower and helping us get the word out about this event that is so important to the cats in our care! Click the links to visit their full reports!

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 […]

Merci, Gracias, Thank You!

We are so excited and thankful that we have been awarded a grant in the amount of $7,500 from the Phalia M. and Guy M. Kinder Fund of Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia! This grant will benefit our Sara Jane and Mickey Second Chance Fund. This fund provides financing for medical procedures and behavioral assessments outside the scope of our in-house clinic that greatly enhances the adoptability of a deserving animal.  Over the years, this […]

Pet Retention Programs!

Many thanks to author Sandra Pratt and Roanoke Valley Magazine for this wonderful article highlighting our Pet Retention Programs. If you or a friend or family member find yourselves in a crisis situation with a pet to care for, please contact us to see how we can assist you and your furry friend(s)!

Dot’s Drive-Thru

Our first drive through pet food pantry of 2021 is taking place Sunday, January 10th. We spoke with WFXR about Dot’s Drive-Thru so that we can help more community members in need! Check out the story here!

New Year, New Safety Protocols

    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 […]

The Cats of 2020

This year is the year of strange. It’s strange for us too. We’re used to seeing an influx of kittens in the warmer spring and summer months, but not this late in the year. The kittens just. keep. coming. WFXR TV found out and wanted to help us get the word out that if you’re looking for a feline friend, now is the time to adopt! Check out the story here!

Holiday Hazards

We’ve got some tips to help keep your pets safe this holiday season!