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BVSPCA Launches Program for Pets of Pallet Village Residents

GEORGETOWN, DE (MAY 10, 2023) – The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA) unveiled a new partnership with The Springboard Collaborative today at Pallet Village in Georgetown. 
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Together we saved 16,118 lives

The results are in! Thanks to your support we were able to provide safety, love and hope to nearly 18,000 pets in need in 2022.
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15 dogs rescued from dog fighting

Sunday afternoon Delaware State Police responded to a report of suspicious activity at a Seaford residence. They discovered multiple people actively engaged in dog fighting. DSP took five individuals…
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BVSPCA deploys to Kentucky following deadly tornado

75 shelter dogs and cats have been rescued to help pets impacted by the deadly Kentucky tornado.
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7 myths about shelter dogs debunked

The ASPCA estimates that nearly one million dogs are euthanized in shelters simply because they could not find a home. Shelter dogs make just as good pets as dogs you can find from anywhere else. Her…
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How to prepare for a dog adoption

There are a lot of dogs out in the world that need loving homes. This is because many dogs are allowed to reproduce without restrictions, causing unwanted litters to be born. Additionally, there are …
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Fearful foster cats

Protocol for working with fearful cats in foster homes
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Looking to grow your family? Adopt a spayed or neutered pet

Having a child is not the only way to grow your family — you can also consider cat or There are many benefits to cat or dog adoption. These can be psychological or social. As such, when you are…
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How do I know if I'm ready to adopt a pet?

Are you thinking of adopting a pet? The first step is to determine if you’re ready to welcome a new pet into your life and family. Whether you’re a dog person, cat person, pet owner, or a…
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Check out upcoming events

Whether we’re hosting one of our fabulous Signature Events or bringing our adorable adoptables out into the community, the BVSPCA is always ready to make your acquaintance.

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