Pints for Paws at Kardinal Hall!

Bring your pups and join some of our adoptable dogs on the dog-friendly patio at Kardinal Hall on Saturday, June 24th for PINTS FOR PAWS.  On Saturday, June 24th between 11am and 4pm, $1 of every draft beer, bloody mary or mimosa sold will go directly to support our animals in need. Kardinal Hall is THE place to go for beer, bocce, food and fun!

Dine to Donate and support the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA!

Zoёs Kitchen

Looking for an easy way to donate to the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA? You can make a difference by dining at Zoёs Kitchen in Barracks Road Shopping Center on the last Thursday of each month! On Thursday May 25th between 5pm and 8pm, visit Zoёs Kitchen and be sure to mention that you are dining for the CASPCA. Zoёs Kitchen will donate 15% of each sale to us! The proceeds will go directly to helping the homeless animals in our community and providing them with the life-saving care that they need.

Applebee’s Pantops

Mark your calendar and plan to enjoy lunch, happy hour or dinner on June 8th at Applebee’s of Pantops at 2005 Abbey Road.  From 11am-12am on June 8th, be sure to mention that you are Dining to Donate to the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA and 20% of your bill will be donated to CASPCA!  The proceeds will go directly to helping the homeless animals in our community and providing them with the life-saving care that they need.


Join us at the 33rd Eastminster Dog Show!

Calling all dogs and dogs lovers!  Join the fun and festivities at the 33rd Annual Eastminster Dog Show on Wednesday, May 17th at the Keswick Hunt Club Horse Show Grounds.  The Eastminster Dog Show is a long-standing community event that benefits the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA.  It is free to participate and all dogs must be spayed/neutered.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 17th Registration: 5:30pm / Classes begin at 6:30pm

WHERE: Keswick Hunt Club Horse Show Grounds, Upper Ring, Keswick Hunt Club, 701 Club Drive, Keswick, VA 22947.

  • The Family Class invites both dog and human family members.
  • Musical Chairs is always convivial chaos.
  • The Agility Class offers a simple obstacle course appropriate for kids and dogs of all ages and abilities.
  • The Costume Class encourages creativity and humor.
  • The Best Rescue Class shows off the most amazing adopted dogs
  • BEST IN SHOW is chosen from the winning line-up of all classes.

Donations to the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA are appreciated.  The Eastminster Dog Show is sponsored by The Animal Connection and Keswick Life.


Thank You bow-WOW-walk Sponsors and Walkers!


Thanks to our pack of incredible supporters, the Fourth Annual bow-WOW-walk on April 8th was a tremendous success! The totals have been finalized and nearly $72,000 was raised to benefit the animals at the CASPCA–that’s more than $11,000 over our goal! Team Captain Kim Matsko with Natural Pet Essentials led the pack with $10,790 raised, and more than 400 walkers turned out to strut their stuff to support the animals and life-saving care at the CASPCA.

We’d like to again thank all of our wonderful sponsors, including BMW of Charlottesville, Crutchfield and Virginia National Bank, bow-WOW-walk Chair Kim Matsko of Natural Pet Essentials, PJ Stiles and Kevin Graham of Hot 101.9 for emceeing, media sponsor NBC29 and all of our spectacular volunteers for their hard work.

Additional thanks to: Allison Farole, Animal Connection, Blue Ridge A/V, Burtons Grill, Chaps Ice Cream, Charlottesville Fire Department, Crate and Marrow, Crazy Horse Studio, County Waste, Giant, Kroger, Nancy Minor of Nancy’s Faces, PrintSource, Raising Canes Chicken Fingers, Reddy Ice, Ross Creative Group, T&N Printing, UPS Store at Forest Lakes, Virginia Tent Rental and Whole Foods.


The 2017 bow-WOW-walk photos have been posted to our Flickr page! A big thanks to our trio of incredible photographers who captured the canines and their companions enjoying a fun and festive morning in downtown Charlottesville!  CLICK HERE to view photographs by Eze Amos.  CLICK HERE to view photos by Miette Michie. CLICK HERE to view photos from our Doggie Photo Booth by Stace Carter!


Thank you Waggin’ Walkers, our “Top Dog” Sponsors:


Thank you Struttin’ Mutts:

Natural Pet Essentials

Thank you Doggie Do Gooders:

Barbara A. Millar
Crossroads Animal Hospital
Pampered Pets
Pawprints Boutique
Pet Express Mobile Pet Grooming
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

Thank you Supporting Pups

Animal Connection
Autumn Trails Veterinary Center
Banfield Pet Hospital
Canine Adventure
Darrell & King, LLC.
ERA Bill May Realty Company
Jenn and Brian Corbey
Ross Creative Group
Sammy Snacks
S.L. Williamson Company, Inc.
St. John, Bowling, Lawrence & Quagliana, LLP
Stephanie Mitchell Realtor with Long and Foster
Telegraph Art & Comics
Valorie Easter and Company

SPCA Bow WOW Walk outlines
ORIGINAL color logo

Taus for Paws and Chipotle Fundraiser Night

Mark your calendars for Alpha Tau Omega’s Taus for Paws Spring Carnival this Saturday, April 15th from 12pm-4pm at University of Virginia in Madison Bowl. Entry is $5 and T-shirts are $18.

Also, make plans to dine at Chipotle in Barracks Road Shopping Center on Monday, April 17th between the hours of 2pm and 9pm.  Show the following flyer or be sure to mention that you are and CASPCA will receive 50% of sales.

Taus for Paws Flyer with Logos 2017Chipotle Fundraiser 4.17.17