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At 6 years old, American Ninja Warrior has had a rough life. He was left behind when his family moved and a caring neighbor alerted their local shelter where Ninja started his path to finding a forever home. He was living a life outdoors and outdoor life can be rough for cats. Ninja has tested…

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Fostering doesn’t just save lives. It makes them better. Portsmouth Humane Society is at full capacity.  The team is shuffling animals from place to place to make room for new intakes, cleaning straight through the day, and moving at top speed to get in walks and kitty cuddles.  They are asking for the community’s assistance. “As…

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Cookie Monster is up for adoption at Portsmouth Humane Society He is about 5-years-old, loves to talk and make zoomies! He gets along with other cats but he is not interested in being friends with dogs. If you’re interested in meeting Cookie Monster, make an appointment now at www.portsmouthumanesociety.org. Portsmouth Humane Society is also in…

Goliath

This little dynamo is Goliath, an adoptable pup with Portsmouth Humane Society! Goliath has a big bark, but he’s all sugar. This 4-year-old neutered male Chihuahua mix came to PHS as a stray so not much is know about his past. As far as his present, he loves getting attention, doing zoomies, and standing up…

Metallica

Metallica is a beautiful girl with soft, shiny gray fur, floppy ears, and soft, brown eyes. She came in as a stray to Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center, so not much is known about her, but she is believed to be a young adult (1-5 years old). She is very curious and likes…

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Bella is a 5-year-old Pit Bull Terrier who came to Chesapeake Animal Services in March. She enjoys walks, treats, and cuddles from her person. Bella has a mass on her hind right hip that will be surgically removed at the end of this month thanks to the generosity of contributors to our medical fund. Bella…

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A sad new trend across the country has pet owners returning the pets adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic. As people get vaccinated and readjust to leaving home for work and school, shelters across the United States are seeing higher than average rates of returns, the BBC reports.   Some dogs are showing signs of separation anxiety which can…

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Our Furry Friday pet of the week is Nosy who is up for adoption at Norfolk SPCA Adoption Center & Veterinary Clinics. Named for her purr-fectly pink nose, she is 12-years-young. She was rescued from a residential home after her owner passed away. A concerned neighbor knew Nosey, and two other siblings, must still be…

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Bornite is up for adoption at Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter. He is a 2-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier. He came in as a stray so we don’t know much about this life before but we do that at the shelter he’s a happy fellow and walks great on a leash. He loves to just hang…

Stella

Stella is a 3 year old couch potato with the Norfolk Animal Care Center.  She is a sweet girl that just LOVES people and needs to find that one person who will love her back.   Her adoption fee is $75. Prefer to just take her out for the day? NACC Pack Adventures awaits! Swing…

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Cinnamon is a 4-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier Mix who is very affectionate, loves walking, and when she’s had enough head scratches, she likes to do zoomies all over the yard. After playing hard, she naps hard. Cinnamon loves to be the center of attention and is food motivated. She is picky with other dogs, so…

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The Norfolk SPCA will open the region’s first dedicated, high-volume, low-cost spay/neuter clinic in June 2021. According to a press release, the new Community Spay/Neuter Clinic will double the current spay/neuter capacity, allowing the shelter to provide surgeries for over 13,000 animals annually. The Norfolk SPCA’s efforts will dramatically decrease euthanasia as a means of population control, lower the number…

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Meet Macho Man! He is a 1 1/2-year-old Iguana up for adoption with the Norfolk Animal Care Center. NACC currently has three Iguanas available who need a forever home. These guys need experienced Iguana homes who know how to care for them and will give them lots of love. His adoption fee along with his…

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Miranda Lambert and Mutt Nation kicked off a new campaign to help dogs who are overlooked at shelters find good homes. The Love Harder campaign will focus on supporting the shelter dogs who don’t always get easily adopted, including senior dogs, black dogs, pit mixes, and dogs with disabilities. If your furry friend falls into one of…

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A local Girl Scout Troop gave back in a big way! Girl Scout Troop 396 donated a portion of the proceeds from their cookie sales to the Norfolk SPCA to purchase cleaning supplies, dog and cat toys, litter, treats, and food. The troop also visited the shelter and helped to make enrichment items for the animals! Inspired…

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Onyx is up for adoption at Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center.   Onyx is sweet and shy at first but loves to be petted.  He has had multiple families already & needs a FOREVER home! He would do best in a home with no small children or other rabbits. This time of year…

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Tulio is up for adoption at Norfolk SPCA   He is a very curious young cat, who’s goofy personality shines bright during playtime with wand toys and crinkle balls.   4-month-old Tulio is always dressed to impress in his black and white tuxedo coat. He is hesitant and timid around new people and prefers the…

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Lilith is a 3-year-old female domestic shorthair! She has been fostered in a home with five kids, one dog, and two cats. Lilith loves birdwatching and laying in the sun. Adoptions are available by appointment. After you submit an application, you will receive an email with the link to schedule your own appointment. Same-day appointments…

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Hi Everyone! Meet Twix! He is an 8-month-old guinea pig with the Norfolk Animal Care Center.   Twix would make a great addition to any home.  He is great with people and comfortable being held. Make an appointment via WaitWhile at nacc@norfolk.gov or swing by to get on our waitlist to come in a take…

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Roger is a Short-Haired Chihuahua Mix with a black/tan coat up for adoption at the Norfolk SPCA. This is such a handsome 8-year-old who loves giving everyone love!   May it be people, cats, or dogs, Roger is not a stranger to anyone thanks to his friendly personality. This gentleman is extremely mellow, chill, and gentle…

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