Prince William SPCA will host holiday pet photos on Sunday, December 8, 2019, from 4:00pm-7:00pm at the Lake Ridge Nursery.  We have moved the location this year due to the anticipated construction of the new Prince William County Animal Shelter.

This pet-friendly event is always popular and a way we give back to our very generous community who has supported us and the Prince William County Animal Shelter all year long.

The photos will be held indoors this year.  One pet photo per family is complimentary (donations appreciated). $5.00 for each additional photo.

Check out the photo album from last year:

This #GivingTuesday, we’re fundraising to support our animals in YOUR community. Facebook and PayPal are matching a total of up to $7 million in donations on Facebook. Join us by creating a personal fundraiser and then share it with your friends on December 3.

Other ways to give:

Mail donations to: Prince William SPCA, PO Box 6631, Woodbridge, VA 22195

Make an On-line donation here

Prince William SPCA is participating in the 2019 CFCNCA Campaign: # 66973
If you are a federal worker or retiree, please support Prince William SPCA during this year’s CFC campaign. Donations we receive from CFC enable us to continue our programs that reduce euthanasia, increase adoptions and improve the lives of companion animals in our LOCAL community. Thank you in advance for your generous support!

For details on how you can make a donation, visit

Campaign runs through January 12, 2020.

The Boys are Back and Ready for Adoption

Kitten season has arrived and the Prince William County Animal Shelter is full with felines! The Prince William SPCA is sponsoring spay and neuter surgeries in July to help shine a spotlight on the adult cats waiting to find new homes. Cowboy and Emmett are the first two kitties that headed out for their neuter procedures. More updates on the way! With their neuter fees covered by the Prince William SPCA, Cowboy and Emmet have a reduced adoption fee of $45. The boys are ready for adoption at the shelter.

Prince William County Animal Shelter, 14807 Bristow Road, Manassas, VA 20112
Hours of Operation:
• Tuesday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
• Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Sunday: 12 – 4 p.m.
• Monday and Holidays: Closed

Advocacy Campaign Succeeds! BOCS Votes to Approve New Animal Shelter

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 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. Prince William SPCA led three long years of advocating for a new shelter from September 2014 – September 2017.  The community rallied behind the campaign and all the hard work finally paid off!  Citizens sent postcards, spoke at citizens’ time, contacted their supervisors, visited the shelter and educated themselves on the need for a new shelter.  Prince William SPCA sponsored an essay and poster contest, mailed more than 3,000 signed postcards to the Board of County Supervisors and provided up-to-date information on the process from start to finish.  Construction on the new shelter will begin in August 2019.  See details on how our organization led this campaign here.  Thanks to everyone who supported this cause. Great job Prince William County! #raiseyourpawpwc

Youth Program Benefits Companion Animals

Prince William SPCA is sponsoring a new program for K-12 students who want to make a make a positive social impact on the lives of companion animals. The Pawsitive Impact Program provides resources and up to $500 in funding for student-led, student-run projects that focus on cruelty prevention, pet adoptions, humane education, enrichment, behavior, nutrition and spay/neuter. Students involved in Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H groups, Honor Societies, etc. located in the greater Prince William County region are eligible to participate. Scouts earning the highest awards in their organizations are encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to projects that directly support the Manassas City Animal Adoption Center and the Prince William County Animal Shelter. Applications are being accepted through August 1, 2019. For more information or to apply, visit this link.

Improvements Made to Volunteer Database

Prince William SPCA has upgraded to a new volunteer database to help improve communications and administrative processes. This new system will help us better match volunteers with available opportunities plus it will track volunteer hours. We hope you like the new system!

Volunteer Opportunities

Prince William SPCA Gifts New Animal Books

December 20, 2018 – Woodbridge, VA – Prince William SPCA volunteers were making deliveries of new animal books just in time for the winter break. Earlier this year, twenty schools received Little Free Libraries as part of a donation from Prince William SPCA. Benton Middle School as well as Coles, Ellis, Henderson, Marshall, Montclair, Penn, and Rosa Parks Elementary Schools received book donations this week while the remaining 12 schools will receive a delivery over the next two weeks. Included in the donations were popular books such as Hachiko Waits, A Home for Dakota, Where the Red Fern Grows, Oh the Pets You Can Get, Charlotte’s Web, Before You Were Mine, To Kill A Mockingbird, and, of course, Dewey the Library Cat—one of the group’s favorite books to share. While the Prince William SPCA is partial to animal-themed books, many different genres can be found in the little libraries. This makes visiting the libraries a unique and always-changing experience for the entire family. The little libraries inspire a love of reading, build community, and spark creativity by encouraging everyone to “take a book, share a book.”  In addition to the 20 little libraries at the schools, Prince William SPCA has also built a little library at each of the two local animal shelters. For a list of locations or more about the program, visit  Funding for the Little Free Libraries and the recent book donations is made possible by Prince William SPCA’s youth program, which supports projects that focus on young animal lovers who are under 18 years of age.