In the News
Great News! On Tuesday, September 19, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors (BOCS) voted 7 to 1 to approve funding Option C: New Construction for the Prince William County Animal Shelter. After three long years of advocating for a new shelter, WE DID IT! Thanks to everyone who emailed the BOCS, spoke at Citizens' Time and sent in postcards to support this cause. Our community rallied to make this happen! Margaret Meade said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Well we changed the world for thousands of companion animals. #raiseyourpawpwc
Read all about it! "The new shelter is set to be substantially larger than the current facility, which is just 6,600 square feet in size, giving employees more room to show off adoptable pets or even treat sick animals. The latter point is particularly relevant in the county after a deadly virus rapidly spread among the county’s cats in 2015, largely due to the shelter’s cramped quarters...." Read the entire Inside Nova article here.
Prince William SPCA Wins Prince William Living “Giving Back Awards” Each fall, Prince William Living, a lifestyle magazine celebrating the people and places of Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, invites its readers to submit nominations for its “Giving Back Awards.” From dozens of entries, this year, Prince William SPCA won the top honors. Thank you to Prince William Living Magazine and for the community's support in making this award possible! More details here.