Celebrating Pride Month: Honoring LGBTQ+ Advocates in Animal Welfare

As we celebrate Pride Month, it’s a perfect time to highlight the incredible intersection of the LGBTQ+ community and animal welfare. This month, we recognize the outstanding contributions of LGBTQ+ individuals who have tirelessly advocated for better conditions for animals, and the amazing volunteers, staff, and community members who work daily to ensure the well-being

By |2024-06-14T13:17:28-04:00June 14th, 2024|Get Involved|0 Comments

A Fresh Start for Felines: How Our Shelter’s TNVR Program Made Room for Hope

In early May, the Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA was given the opportunity to step up and assist in a critical situation. Best Friends Animal Society contacted us regarding 47 cats rescued from an unfortunate animal hoarding case in Rockingham, North Carolina. Thanks to the robust support from our community and the consistent adoption rates for cats

By |2024-06-07T11:56:56-04:00June 7th, 2024|Get Involved|0 Comments

How TNVR is Transforming Our Community and Saving Lives

Feral cats face numerous challenges – lack of shelter, exposure to diseases, and frequent conflicts with wildlife and humans are all threats to these vulnerable felines. Uncontrolled feral cat populations in particular struggle greatly with disease and food resources, and can have a negative impact on local ecology and biodiversity as well. Fortunately, there is

By |2024-06-05T10:29:11-04:00June 4th, 2024|Get Involved|0 Comments

Mental Health Month – The Benefits of Pets

Mental Health Awareness Month: The Benefits of Pets As we find ourselves in May, Mental Health Awareness Month, it's an opportune time to explore the significant ways pets can enhance our mental well-being. Pets have long been celebrated for their companionship, but recent data underscores just how impactful they can be on our mental health.

By |2024-05-21T10:24:20-04:00May 21st, 2024|Adoption/Foster, Get Involved|0 Comments

Spring Cleaning for Pets and the Rummage Store Donation Drive!

Spring is in full bloom, and it’s the perfect time of year to participate in some Spring Cleaning! This year, don’t forget to include your pets in your seasonal reset. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your furry friends have their best and safest summer yet!   Deep Cleaning Start your spring

By |2024-05-20T13:10:40-04:00May 16th, 2024|Get Involved, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adopt a Shelter Pet Day: Understanding Animal Welfare and Community Involvement in Charlottesville

April 30th marks a special occasion in Charlottesville—in a modest yet meaningful historic moment, the City of Charlottesville has officially declared April 30th to be "Adopt a Shelter Pet Day". This day is not just a chance to bring a new companion into your home; it’s also an opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve

By |2024-04-30T09:22:23-04:00April 30th, 2024|Get Involved|0 Comments
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