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SPCA reopens after fire

The Brandywine Valley SPCA re-opened the New Castle Campus today for all services following the fire that destroyed the veterinary clinic and damaged the adoption areas. A car crashed into the building early the morning of July 9, sparking a fire that took the life of the driver and four cats, and displaced nearly 100 animals. Cleanup at the facility started ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet July 20

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Manny Boy Manny Boy is as irresistible as he looks. This sweet and gentle lap-cat loves affection. He also enjoys a little playtime, as 12 years old is just a number to him.  Manny Boy is FIV+, which means he needs an indoor home with a healthy diet and routine checkups to ...

 

Raise the Steaks: Dreaming of the of dry age

You bring home a steak, cook it perfectly, enjoy every bite, and go to bed hours later, only to wake up not thinking of anything but the day ahead of you. That is fine for a day-to-day lifestyle, but occasionally, you need to escape. You need to wake up in the morning after dreaming about the meal from the night before. One way to ensure that happens…. Dry. Aged. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet July 13

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Farrah Farrah gives all of Charlie’s Angels a run for their money. This sweet and gentle 6-year-old would make a wonderful companion. She prefers to be the only kitty, but who wouldn’t have a little diva going on with these gorgeous looks. Farrah’s adoption fee is “name ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet July 6

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Lady Lady’s name doesn’t quite match her zest for life. Lady loves all people, big and small, and she enjoys playtime with other dogs. She’s a bit of a hound dog in both how talkative she is and doing best in a home without cats. She’s an energetic girl looking for an ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 29

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Shaggy Zoinks, folks. Shaggy’s still here looking for a home. This 3-year old outgoing boy is a complete sweetie. He’s a great mix of cuddles and fun, and he gets along with other cats. He’s currently co-housed with his friend Bryce, who he wouldn’t mind going home with. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 22

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Blaze This handsome 4-year old deserves to be the sparkle in someone’s eye. Blaze arrived as a stray with a story he’s not able to tell. He’s a little stressed in the kennel and hopes to find a calm, quiet environment with a family who can help him feel safe again so he ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 15

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Porto Porto was found on an airport runway about to be shot by authorities before a rescuer intervened. He truly got a second chance but needs a family to make it complete. He loves people and other dogs.  Porto’s adoption fee is “name your price” through Friday, June 16, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 8

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Dottie How could anyone resist this face? Dottie is a sweet 4-year old girl looking for quiet home with a family who appreciates her gentle and affectionate nature. She’d do best in a home with older kids and adults where she can learn what it’s like to be loved again. As ...

 

Raise The Steaks: Dad’s favorite child

A too heavy pen from the gadget store, a tie that doesn’t match anything in his closet, or anything at all for that matter. This Father’s Day, break the mold. “Steak” your claim as the favorite child, and get him something that will warm his heart and his belly. Unlike brunch for mom, (which is possibly my favorite meal of all time), Father’s Day and steaks go ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 1

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Gunner Pointer fans, check out Gunner. This 2-year old long-legged beauty is a lot of fun. He’s a great mix of a playful and gentle cuddler. He’s done well with other dogs and kids. (He’s a little too focused on cats.) As Pet of the Week, Gunner’s adoption fee is “name ...