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Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA -
Serves as a shelter for stray and displaced animals, as well as the pound for the city and county animal control. Overview of services, adoption fees, spay/neuter program, and directions to the shelter.

Lynchburg Humane Society -
Pictures and information on dogs and cats available for adoption, animal "tails", lost and found, news, pets in poetry, and information on the volunteer program.

Mini-Pigs, Inc. -
Non profit no-kill sanctuary dedicated to the rescue of abused, abaondoned and neglected miniature pigs, in Culpeper. Rescue story, how to visit, help needed, news, and FAQs.

Arlington Animal Welfare League -
Provides temporary care for homeless animals and places animals in suitable homes. Information on adopting a pet, code enforcement, community programs, educational activities, volunteering and spay/neuter programs.

Marinizoo Rescue and Sanctuary for Reptiles of Virginia -
Member-based organization dedicated to establishing and maintaining permanent sanctuary facilities for rescued and sheltered reptiles. Adoption services, newsletter, and membership information.

Virginia Beach SPCA -
Membership information, pet behavior and training guidance, tips for finding lost pets, photographs and descriptions of available cats, dogs, birds and rabbits.

Save Our Shelters -
Nonprofit organization involved in the rescue, adoption, and advocacy of pound animals in the Richmond area. Pictures and information about available dogs and cats, about the group's activities, events and message forum.

Richmond SPCA -
Pictures of adoptable pets, adoption form and information, behinds the scenes, how to help, cat and dog behavior articles, and pet care tips.

Orange County Animal Shelter -
What to consider before adopting a pet, photographs of available cats and dogs, lost and found, events, hours and fees, and membership form.

Caring for Creatures -
Sanctuary located in Fluvanna County which provides care for abandoned, abused, neglected and otherwise homeless dogs and cats. Pictures and descriptions of adoptable pets, events, wishlist, adoption application and agreement, fundamental training techniques, and discussion forum.

Animal Adoption & Rescue Foundation -
A non-profit, all volunteer, non-euthanizing organization in Richmond. Adoption and spay/neuter information, volunteer opportunities, sponsor program, and scrapbook. Includes photographs and descriptions of available dogs and cats.

Friends of Homeless Animals of Northern Virginia -
Non-euthanizing shelter providing adoptions of cats and dogs to the Northern Virginia region. Photographs and listings of pets needing new families, general information on program and facilities, adoption procedures.

Shiloh Project -
Mission of the Project is to break the cycle of violence for juvenile offenders and children at-risk by instilling them with a sense of compassion, respect and responsibility toward animals and others through the experience of training and nurturing homeless dogs awaiting adoption. Goals, newsletter, articles, and adoptable dogs.

Henrico Humane Society -
Photographs and description of adoptable pets, educational materials, about the Greta fund, membership information, special events, and ways to help.

SPCA of Northern Virginia Animal -
Photographs and descriptions of available dogs and cats, adoption guidelines and schedule, tips on raising a happy kitten, events, volunteer needs, and newsletter. Located in Arlington.

Pulaski County Humane Society -
Description and pictures of available animals, animal facts, membership information, pet care tips, and spay/neuter information.

Loudoun County Animal Care and Control -
Animal control services and hours, laws, dog license requirements, news, shelter information with photographs and descriptions of dogs available for adoption, and lists of lost and found pets.

Homeless Animals Rescue Team -
A no-kill animal rescue/support group in Fairfax Station which takes in and re-homes dogs and cats and provides support to enable seniors to keep companion animals. About the adoption process, schedule of adoption dates and locations, and how to help.

Alleghany Humane Society, Inc. -
Information about the volunteer program, including Junior volunteers and foster care, list of pets available for adoption, membership form, and ways to contribute.

Rikki's Refuge -
A peaceful, 300-acre, no-kill sanctuary for abused, abandoned, unwanted domestic and farm animals and wildlife. Provides adoption, information, and education.

Friends Of Louisa's Animals -
Photographs and information on available dogs and cats, dog quotes, and pet care links.

Animal Welfare League of Alexandria -
Caring for homeless and abused animals and placing them in loving homes. Photos of pets available for adoption, adoption "how-to", dog parks, special events, educational activities, volunteering, licensing and spay/neuter information.

Augusta County SPCA -
Information on adoptions, pictures and descriptions of dogs and cats available for adoption, fun photographs, services, and online volunteer application form.

Humane Society of Fairfax County (HSFC) -
Pictures of adoptable cats, dogs, horses and rabbits, volunteer opportunities, list of recommended veterinarians, and spay/neuter information.

K-9 New Life Center -
Photographs and descriptions of available dogs, pet placement, adoption information, message board, and success stories. Located in Virginia Beach.

Humane Society of Montgomery County -
"No-Kill" shelter devoted to public education and the welfare of domesticated animals. Shelter hours and contact information, list of available pets (some pictures) in the county and at Giles County Animal Rescue, waiting/referral list, lost and found, newsletter, training classes, and list of local veterinarians.

Richmond Animal League -
A non-euthanizing organization helping homeless dogs and cats. Features an animal of the week, photographs of available dogs and cats, adoption information, events calendar, lost and found, and newsletter.

Fauquier SPCA, Inc -
Photographs of available animals,stray animal list, special events and announcements, and important phone numbers.

FURS - Friends United with the Richmond Shelter -
A non-profit volunteer organization in Richmond. Includes pictures of available dogs, adoption policies and procedures, events, and wish list.

Louisa County Animals -
Foster care organization works with the county shelter. Photographs and descriptions of adoptable dogs and cats and dog pointers.

Fairfax County Department of Animal Control -
Rabies information, shelter policy, newsletter, legal aspects of animal ownership and contact information.

Rappahannock Animal Welfare League -
A "no-kill" organization. Photographs and description of animals available, adoption events, and alumni pages.

Radford Animal Control -
Photographs of available pets, adoption procedure, and lost and found.

Animal Aid Society -
A safe haven for homeless dogs in Hampton. Pictures and descriptions of available dogs and lost dogs, and questions and answers.

Save a Dog, Save a Cat -
Pet rescue in Prince William County. News, information about animals available and adoption FAQs, things to consider before adopting a pet, events, and programs.

Prince William County Bureau of Animal Control -
Adoption information including costs and adoption form, online library, animal related laws of the County, suggestions on finding a lost pet, and contact information.

Westmoreland County Shelter -
List and pictures of dogs and cats available for adoption, and contact information.

Giles County Animal Rescue -
Adoption procedures, directions, and list of adoptable pets.

Pet Harbor Rescue & Referral, Inc. -
Adoption process, frequently asked questions, adoption application, wish list and volunteer opportunities, and pictures and descriptions of adoptable dogs and cats. Located in Woodbridge.

Humane Society of Loudoun County -
A "no-kill" animal welfare organization founded to rescue and rehabilitate abandoned, feral and neglected animals. Pictures of pets available for adoption, ways to help, low-cost spay/neuter program, and events.

Bedford County Animal Control -
Contact information and shelter hours.

Meower Power Feral Cat Coaltion -
A non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the care and management of feral cats in the Hampton Roads communities. Information on colony population and management, description of adoptable cats, medical information and behavioral help, and volunteer opportunities.

Animal Care New River Valley -
A not-for-profit, no kill shelter and educational group. Photographs of adoptable cats and dogs, lost and found tips, about feral cats, and contact information.

Northern Virginia Animal League Inc. -
No-kill organization in the Prince William County area which promotes spaying and neutering of companion animals and seeks to find permanent homes for stray and unwanted animals. List of cats available for adoption.

County of Stafford, Virginia - Animal Control -
About adopting an animal, license fees and contact information.

Franklin County, Virginia - Animal Control -
Contact information, adoption and license fees, and shelter hours.

King George Animal Rescue League -
Ways to help, calendar of events, lost, found and wanted pets, newsletter, adoption and membership applications, and success stories.

Portsmouth Humane Society -
A non-profit organization. Contains hints for finding a lost pet, adoption, redemption, and dog license fees, low cost spay/neuter information, humane education and pet therapy programs, and volunteer opportunities.

Shenandoah County Animal Shelter -
Contains information about available pets, adoption procedures, and winter weather tips.

Bedford Humane Society -
A non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating the overpopulation of cats and dogs in the County through education, spay/neuter programs, and stray animal adoptions. Low cost spay/neuter voucher application, lost and found, and descriptions of adoptable cats and dogs.

Bristol Humane Society -
Located in Abingdon. Pet tips, lost and found, spay/neuter assistance program, suggestions on finding a home for a pet, humane education program, and volunteer opportunities. Also operates a shelter in Blountville, Tennessee.

Pet Assistance League -
Non-profit rescue organization involved in the adoption of homeless cats and dogs. Photos of available animals, news, success stories, wishlist, and links. Located in Stafford.

Floyd County Humane Society -
Pictures and information on adoptable animals, and lost pets, and contact information.

Chesterfield County Humane Society -
Information on services provided, volunteer opportunities, and pictures and descriptions of featured pets available for adoption.

Spotsylvania County Animal Services Department -
About the adoption program, animal laws, dog licenses, information on the shelter, information and tips for lost pets, and wish list.

Campbell County Humane Society -
Pictures and descriptions of adoptable dogs and cats, volunteer opportunities, adoption fees, and directions to the shelter.

Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society -
Pictures and description of adoptable cats and dogs, contact information and directions to the facility.

Surry County SPCA -
Funds and provides educational programs at county schools and gives spay/neuter assistance to county residents. List of adoptable dogs and cats, contact information, and directions to the County shelter.

Amelia Patrons for Animal Welfare, Inc. -
Organization dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to animals, the relief of suffering among animals, and the extension of humane education. Events, photographs of dogs and cats available for adoption, and donation needs.

Spay/Neuter Incentive Project and Sanctuary, Inc. -
Works toward reducing the number of abused, abandoned and neglected companion animals in Greene County. Dog and cat adoption services, pictures and descriptions of available animals, spay/neuter information, news, upcoming events and tips.

Chesapeake Animal Bureau Shelter -
Photographs and description of dogs and cats available for adoption and contact information.

Humane Society of Warren County -
Animal shelter and rescue in Front Royal. List of services and contact information.

City of Fairfax Animal Shelter -
Information about the organization, adoptable pet list with pictures, driving directions, and contact information.

Isle of Wight County Humane Society -
A small group of volunteers which supports the county animal shelter. Pet list, spay and neuter program, pictures of adoptable animals, and contact information.

Animal Assistance League of Virginia -
A not for profit "low-kill" shelter dedicated to helping pets find homes, located in Chesapeake. Pet list and contact information.

Planned Pethood Clinic/Franklin County Humane Society Inc. -
Subsidized spay/neuter clinic, descriptions of adoptable dogs and cats, and contact information.

Colonial Heights Animal Control and Shelter -
License information, about adopting a pet, and contact information.

Heritage Humane Society -
Non-profit organization that serves the Greater Williamsburg area. Pictures of adoptable pets, news and events, and volunteer opportunities.

SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County -
Pictures and descriptions of adoptable pets, about the adoption process, and directions to the facility.

Humane Society of Nelson County -
Online kennel with pictures and descriptions of available dogs.

Patrick Animal Welfare Society -
Works with the County animal shelter to provides homes for pets. Pictures and descriptions of adoptable animals, happy endings, directions to the shelter, and contact information.

Norfolk SPCA -
Provides a temporary refuge for unwanted animals and attempts to place them in good, healthy homes. Pictures and descriptions of available pets and contact information.

Hopewell Humane Society Inc. -
Pet list with descriptions and pictures of dogs and cats available for adoption, volunteer needs, and directions to the facility.

Roanoke Valley SPCA -
Serves the city and county of Roanoke, the town of Vinton, and the counties of Craig and Botetourt. Adoption procedure and cost, volunteer opportunities, and pictures and descriptions of available dogs and cats.

Rockbridge SPCA -
Located in Lexington. Pictures of available cats and dogs, adoption policy, and directions to the facility.

Animal Rescue of Tidewater -
Nonprofit organization promoting humane treatment and responsible pet ownership, and rescuing strays and feral animals. Pictures and descriptions of available cats and dogs, volunteer opportunities, and history of the organization.

Montgomery County Animal Control -
Provides dog adoption policies and fees, general information about the department, and contact information.

The Pet Haven and Rescue Center -
A non-kill, non-profit organization in Falls Mills. Events, ways to help, and pictures of pets available for adoption.

Southside SPCA -
A no-kill shelter located in Meherrin. Dog and cat galleries of adoptable pets, information about sponsor program, and volunteer opportunities.

Peninsula SPCA -
Located in Newport News, the organization provides animal control for Hampton, Newport News and Poquoson. Information about the group's education and visitation program and a petting zoo.

SPCA, Eastern Shore -
Located in Onley. Adoption fees and policies, spay/neuter assistance program, reasons to adopt a pet, paws and Claus photographs, and images of available dogs and cats.

Pet Rescue Foundation -
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing sanctuary to all animals in need and promoting responsible pet ownership. How to help and contact information. Located in Richmond.

Yahoo! Groups : VirginiaPetRescue -
E-mail list for all who are interested in the rescuing, fostering, or adopting of pets - dogs, cats, pot-bellied pigs, or whatever - in or near Virginia.
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