|The Augusta Regional SPCA provides an adoption facility year-round to the
communities of Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro, and to all
communities outside these areas.
On September 1, 2011, the ARSPCA relinquished the duties of intaking
stray companion animals to the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services
Center in Lyndhurst, VA.
In 2010, the shelter provided loving attention and care to
These included 1,505 dogs, 2,592 cats, and 68 other animals including
horses, ponies, pot-bellied pigs, hamsters, guinea pigs, and rabbits. Of
these animals, 956 dogs and 383 cats were adopted or returned to their
owners, and 249 dogs and 59 cats were transferred to partner shelters for
adoption from their facility.
The Staff, Board of Directors, and volunteers are involved in several fund
raising and healthy pet promotional events throughout the year as well as
programs which seek to educate pet owners and eliminate the birth of
thousands of unwanted animals.
Shelter staff and volunteers are active in Humane Education and Pet
Therapy Visitation programs in local schools, nursing homes, and adult
day care centers.
The SPCA offers euthanasia and interment services for pets. Some
individuals will honor a special occasion or remember a friend or pet with a
We also have a pet memorial cemetery on the property, where the public
can choose to place their beloved pets who have crossed over the rainbow