Press Releases

PWSPCA Receives Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Council Award

January 10, 2019 – Manassas, VA – The Prince William SPCA was selected as a recipient of Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Council (HCHY) Local Hero Award on January 10, 2019. The award recognized the organization’s work on the Little Free Library Program with Prince William County Schools. Olympic Gold Medalist and local hero Ali Krieger […]

Holiday Delivery of Animal Books at Local Schools

Prince William SPCA Gifts New Animal Books to Little Free Libraries at Local Schools December 20, 2018 – Woodbridge, VA – The Prince William SPCA volunteers are out this holiday season making deliveries of new animal books just in time for the winter break. Earlier this year, twenty schools received Little Free Libraries as part […]

PWSPCA Sponsors 20 Little Free Libraries

June 22, 2018 – Twenty Prince William County Schools have received Little Free Libraries thanks to a $3,495 grant the Prince William SPCA. The project began last September and wrapped up right before the school year ended.  Special thanks goes out to Mr. John Dolan, a teacher at Beville Middle School, for facilitating this project.  His students received the library kits and constructed […]

No Lilies for Kitties

Easter is right around the corner and with it comes many dangers for our pets. While you are putting away the chocolate, remember that another holiday favorite can be just as deadly. Lilies are beautiful and festive, but can mean disaster for our feline friends. Eating small amounts of any part of the lily can […]

2017: Successful Year for Companion Animals

We are thrilled to report that 2017 was our most successful year since we started the organization in 2004. Our greatest accomplishment, by far, was our successful campaign to build a new animal shelter in Prince William County. The Prince William SPCA was the first animal welfare organization to advocate for a new animal shelter […]

Adoption Tree Program Seeking Volunteers

“Home for the Holidays” Adoption Tree Program November 19, 2017 – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and we need your help to place and maintain pet adoption trees throughout the county! How can you help? First, find a local business to host a tree or wreath. Second, make ornaments for placement on […]

Support the PWSPCA Through CFC!

# 66973 Prince William SPCA is participating in the 2017 CFCNCA Campaign: # 66973 If you are a federal worker, please support the Prince William SPCA during this year’s CFC campaign. More details on how you can make a donation can be found here: Official Solicitation Period October 2, 2017 – January 12, 2018 […]

Pet Food Drive

You might be thinking about Halloween (and who isn’t?), but the Prince William SPCA is planning ahead for Thanksgiving. We are once again teaming up with ACTS to provide safe and healthy food alternatives for pets this holiday season. During the month of October, we are collecting cat and dog food donations to be distributed […]

Check the Chip Day – August 15

To remind pet owners to have their pets microchipped and to keep the registration information up-to-date, AVMA and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) joined together to create “Check the Chip Day.” Microchips greatly increase the chances that pets will be reunited with their families if they are lost or stolen…but a microchip only works […]

“Option C: New Construction” for County Animal Shelter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: August 2, 2017 Prince William SPCA Supports “Option C: New Construction” for County Animal Shelter Community urged to contact Supervisors before final vote on September 19 August 2, 2017 – Woodbridge, Va. – On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors heard a presentation from county staff on several […]