Public Programs

The Peninsula SPCA now offers educational and informative programs on a variety of topics that encourage responsible pet ownership and promote animal welfare.

Backyard Chickens – Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – 6 p.m. – FREE PECK

Interested in having some  backyard chickens of your own? Come out and meet Carol Bartram from the Peninsula Chicken Keepers (PeCK) and learn what the rules are for your city, what you need, and how to care for them.

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Target Training – Tuesday, June 6, 2017 – 6 p.m. – FREEbunny hutch

Teach your pet target training! Dogs, cats, and other animals easily learn to touch a target for a click and a treat. See how easy it is to target train your pet, and have your questions answered by Dr. Angela “Max” Maxwell, founder and CEO of The Bunny Hutch in Virginia Beach.

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514x260-TXGC-Pillowcase-ProjectAmerican Red Cross Pillowcase Project – Tuesday, August 1, 2017- 6 p.m. – FREE

The Pillowcase Project is a preparedness education program for elementary school children to teach them how to stay safe during emergencies and natural disasters. Learn emergency preparedness skills, and what to do with your pets in these situations too.

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Feral Cat Shelter – Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – 6:00 p.m. – $20 supply feeIMG_5543

Do you help to care for feral cats in your neighborhood? Or do you have a cat that loves to be outside even in the winter? Learn to make your own feral cat shelter! All supplies provided.

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red crossCreate a Pet First Aid Kit – Tuesday, December 5, 2017- 6:00 p.m. – $25 supply fee

Do you have all the first aid supplies you need for your pet? Be ready for an emergency with your Pet First Aid kit. We can help you build your own Pet First Aid kit for your dog, cat, rabbit, or even your guinea pig (please specify type of pet).

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Register on-line or e-mail for more information