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Brandy is about 1.5 years old and her favorite game is fetch. She would make a great dog for a runner, hiker, biker, or skateboarder.  Brandy also loves to play with other dogs.  Who can resist those floppy…

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Happy "Tails" makes what we do so rewarding. This is Midnight. Midnight was adopted recently by a wonderful young man and his family down in Glen Allen VA. We think he will be a very happy puppy. We hear…

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2012 Upcoming Events being added.   Hope to see you at the events!

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Raise your hand if you love animals. Keep it raised if you can volunteer! Your time is perhaps one of the most cherished gifts to the shelter. Volunteers will play a critical role in most aspects of our shelter, ranging…

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Welcome to the Stafford SPCA

Thank you for visiting the Stafford SPCA.

The Stafford SPCA is a registered Virginia “Not For Profit” no-kill animal rescue organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of area animals. We are committed to caring for animals in need, educating the community, and raising awareness of the importance of putting a stop to animal cruelty and abandonment.


We are located at 140 Andrew Chapel Road, Stafford, VA. 22554 and are an open by appointment only.

Office: (540) 657-7387 (PETS)
Fax: (866) 522-8042


To report a Lost or Found pet, please visit our Lost and Found page.


To Adopt, please see our ADOPT link at the top of this page. To meet with any of our animals, you will need to download/print our adoption application and fill it out. Scan/email or fax the form as directed on the Adoption page and you'll be contacted as soon as your application is approved. Please note, all dog adoptions require a fenced yard.  We also perform criminal background checks and home visits. Our adoptions are intended to be loving, long-term adoptions and we are heavily invested in our process and our commitment to pets in our program.


To Donate, please call our office at 540-657-7387 and follow the automated prompts to make an appointment with staff to accept your donation and provide you with a receipt.

To Volunteer, visit our Get Involved link for more information about our program. For Court Ordered Community Service - Click here.

To Report Abuse/Neglect, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with information regarding the abuse. Also, call Stafford County Animal Control at 540-658-7387 to make a formal report.  Unsure about what's considered abuse/neglect?  Click here for more information on Animal Law.


For information regarding Wildlife, visit the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries if you've found injured or sick animals that are NOT companion animals. For a list of wildlife rehabilitators, click here.

To Surrender a pet, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with pictures and information about your pet. Surrenders are taken on a 'space available' basis only. If you have little to no time to rehome your pet, please see our list of other Local Rescues. Emails regarding surrenders should include:

  • Your Name, address, phone number, email address and best time to contact you
  • Name of pet
  • Age of pet
  • Breed of pet
  • Gender of pet and if he/she is spayed/neutered
  • How long have you had the pet?
  • Where did the pet come from?  (If you originally adopted the pet from another SPCA or no-kill shelter, please contact them before contacting us as they will likely prefer to take the pet back)
  • Have you invested in any training?
  • If this pet is a cat, is he/she declawed?
  • What is the reason for surrender?
  • Is the pet compatible with cats, kids and dogs?
  • Is the pet up to date on ALL shots?
  • If the pet is not up to date on shots or spayed/neutered, are you willing to bring the pet current and have it altered to increase it's chance of adoption?
  • Are you willing to pay a surrender fee for the continued care and feeding of your pet while we are finding a forever, loving home?



Wish List PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bill Hoyt   
Monday, 29 March 2010 21:15

Any donations can be accepted at 140 Andrew Chapel Road, Stafford, VA 22554. Please call the Stafford SPCA office at (540) 657-7387 first so we can make sure a staff member is present to receive your donation and provide you with a receipt. Our location is open by appointment only.

Below are items you'll find on our wish list:

  • Dry Cat Food: Earthborn Cat Food (purple bag) (360 Farm and Pet) 
  • Moist Cat Food: Fancy Feast - Adult and Kitten Formulas
  • Cat Litter : Clumping, scoopable – Any Kind          
  • Extra large Litter Boxes (preferably with a hood) & Scoopers              
  • Dry Dog Food: Cannidae ALS formula (360 Farm and Pet)
  • Bottled water  
  • Dog & Cat Toys                         
  • Mulch, Gardening tools, Hoses, pitch forks, post hole diggers
  • Dog & Cat Bowls for Food & Water, stainless steel only please            
  • Snow & regular shovels, rakes
  • "Martingale" dog collars, all sizes           
  • Liquid Lysol, Tilex, Clorox or Lysol wipes & other general cleaning supplies
  • Bleach
  • Dish Detergent
  • Trash Bags: 13 gallon (white kitchen)and 45 gallon (3 mil black contractor grade) sizes
  • Paper Towels and Toilet Paper
  • Hand Sanitizer, alcohol based
  • Dog and Cat Crates & Carriers
  • Fresh Step Paw Points from Fresh Step Cat Litter Products
  • Grooming supplies
  • Dog Treats: Pupperoni
  • Blankets, towels, comforters etc... (No polyfill please)
  • Medical supplies or Prescription meds for animals
  • Heartworm Preventatives
  • Frontline Plus for fleas/ticks
  • Revolution for fleas/ticks/heartworm (cats)
  • 6-8 ft fencing
  • Nail, Screws
  • Rubbermaid Containers with Tight-seal lids
  • Picnic tables
  • Lumber
  • Generator

Last Updated on Monday, 21 July 2014 19:28

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