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Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 14

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Hawk Hawk is a stunningly beautiful three-year old girl. She’s sweet and ready to steal your heart. She lived in a home with another cat, and she hopes for a quiet home to help her get her paws under her again after a lot of change in her life. Hawk’s adoption fee is “pay ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 7

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Bubbles Bubbles is a fun little guy who would be a great addition to any home where he could be the only pet. He gets along with children and is a great outdoor playmate. Bubbles’ is a favorite of some of our shelter staff as he is a goofy guy with lots of love to share. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 31

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Pearl Pearl is 2 years old, but she’s truly a kitten at heart. She’s a high energy feline who loves playtime, belly rubs, and scratches. Pearl loves attention and being involved in the action. She needs to be the only pet in the home, but that’s OK because she will keep ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 24

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Droolius Caesar Droolius Caesar is truly one of a kind. Not only does he have the coolest name, he’s got a great personality. Droolius would make an incredible pet for any family. He’s awesome with kids, adults, and other dogs. He came to us from ACCT in Philadelphia, but ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 17

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Oreo Oreo is a favorite at our summer Critter Camp. She’s great with kids and loves to play outside. Oreo is a very affectionate 4-year-old who loves attention. She’s been patiently waiting for the chance to meet her forever family. Could yours be it? Oreo’s adoption fee ...

 

Raise the Steaks: Catering to taste

You’ve probably been to a party with a fancy spread of appetizers, hors d’oeuvres, and various spreads. You scan the wide selection, you pick and peck while standing next to the host, then when you are alone with the food, you check your peripherals to make sure no one is looking and you gorge yourself on the crab puffs, dips, and cheeses. Now it’s your turn to host, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 10

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Slim Slim is a regular at our doggie playgroups at the West Chester location. He’s playful, cuddly, and even knows how to roll over (who says older dogs can’t learn new tricks?) This 7-year old is a big boy with an even bigger heart. Slim’s adoption fee is “pay what you ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 3

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Catrina Catrina has quite a story! She is a 1-year-old who was evacuated after the New Castle Fire tragedy in early July. She’s one of our longest residents, and a staff favorite. She is a beautiful, shy cat who needs love and attention after all of the changes she’s ...

 

Raising the Steaks: Reasoning for uncommon seasoning

Cooking with seasonings is not only commonplace but in some cases necessary for a truly flavorful, delicious meal. Black pepper, kosher salt, oregano, basil, garlic and onion powders, you’ve undoubtedly heard of and/or cooked with these. They are safe, flavorful, and versatile in almost all dishes. There are hundreds upon hundreds of uncommon or lesser-known ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet July 27

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Captain Beefheart She’s named after a rock star, so it’s no surprise that Captain Beefheart is such a cool cat. Captain Beefheart is a 7-year-old lovebug who enjoys sitting out in her bed, snuggling down and watching the world go by. She's very gentle and loving and could ...

 

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 ...