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Virginia Veterinary Centers      540-372-3470

Located in Central Park near Target, at 1301 Central Park Blvd.  The emergency clinic is open 24 hours Friday through Tuesday; from 6pm through to 8am Wednesday & Thursday, and on major holidays.  They do not take checks, but do take Care Credit, major credit cards, and cash.  Veterinary specialist are now available:  Surgery: Monday - Thursday; on Tuesdays: Internal Medicine, & Oncology.



Animal Emergency Clinic of Fredericksburg      540-371-0554

The AECF is located at 1210 Snowden St. & Rt. 1 North, by the McDonalds, next to the U. of Mary Washington campus.  It is open from 6pm overnight on week nights, Saturdays noon through Monday morning, and on major holidays.  They take checks, major credit cards, Care Credit, and cash.


Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Charlottesville     434-973-3519

VETSS is located in Charlottesville, Va.  It is a 24 hour care facility.

Animal Poison Control Centers

For up to date information on toxins that affect your pets go to:  

Pet Poison Hotline or call (855) 764-7661.

ASPCA Animal Poison Control or call (888) 426-44436.

Both offer 24 hour, fee-based, treatment help should your pet be exposed to a toxic substance.  


Orange County Humane Society     540-672-0069

Our county Humane Society works Paw in Hand with the Orange County Shelter to rescue, spay/neuter, heal, and re-home animals in need.  They are a hard working, dedicated group.  Many thanks to all the OCHS volunteers!  The OCHS now has a TNR (trap/neuter/return) program for feral and/or unowned community cats.  Help solve the cat overpopulation problem in Orange County, call for TNR information.  Locust Grove Vet has been a member and supporter of the Humane Society since 1993.



Orange County Animal Shelter      540-672-1124

11362 Porter Road
Orange, VA 22960
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday  10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Orange County Animal Shelter always has cats and dogs in need of good homes, and somtimes other animals. There is always a need for volunteers to help give the cats and dogs the TLC that they need so much when moved from their prior home into a stressful shelter situation.  Foster homes are always needed.  Let the  shelter director or OC Humane Society know that you want to volunteer, and that we sent you. Let your area's representative on the OC Board of Directors know that you support the the community's homeless pets and expect only the best of care for all of them.  If your request for help is ever turned down, we may be able to help.  Thanks!

Culpeper HS

Humane Society of Culpeper

Culpeper AS

Culpeper County Animal Shelter

Animal Shelter & Animal Control: 540-547-4477

Located at 10144 James Monroe Hwy., Culpeper, VA

Spotsylvania Animal Shelter & Animal Control

Animal Shelter 540-507-7459    Animal Control 540-582-7115

Located at 450 TV Dr., Fredericksburg, VA




Paw for Seniors

This organization helps senior pets in need of new homes.



Cause 4 Paws

Cause 4 Paws Feline Rescue & Adoptions

Cause 4 Paws is a local feline rescue and adoptions group.  Cats and kittens are kept in foster homes until adoption.  Email them at, or visit them at Petfinders:, or their Facebook page: Causefourpaws Locust Grove VA

Meow Stories

Meow Stories is a Central Virginia cat rescue group.  They do cat adoptions, provide medical care for rescued cats, and help with Trap Neuter Release (TNR) for homeless cat colonies.  They have helped OC Animal Shelter when they have an excess of cats.


The HOWS Project

Houses of Wood and Straw -

The HOWS Project provides safe dog houses, bedding, and other help for dogs (and other species) who are kept outside.  They work out of Charlotteville, but provide for animals in surrounding counties, as well.  Their dedicated members have helped many dogs live more comfortably outside, and have found homes for some so they can live indoors with a family.  They work carefully with the dogs' owners to help them provide more humane care for their pets.  Please do consider support their efforts by donating or volunteering.

Voices for Animals

Voices for Animals advocates for animals in Central Virginia through a variety of activities, including their Community Cat Project which provides feral and homeless community cats with sterilization surgeries and vaccinations, and they provide services to support The HOWS Project.  Visit their website to see a list of projects, make a donation, and sign up for their e-newsletter.

Cody CCK

Country Club Kennels

Boarding and Dog Training

Owner / Trainer: Austin and Linda Nammack

 Address: 9394 Pine Glade Lane, Locust Grove, VA 22508
 Phone: 540.854.6000

Sarah Ferrell

Dog Manners - Training Classes by Sarah Ferrell, Fredericksburg

Sarah Ferrell has been teaching Dog Manners to dogs and their people in the Fredericksburg area for many years.  She has written an award winning book on the subject titled Devoted to Dogs.  Sarah can help solve behavior issues as well as guide you in basic training of your dogs.  Check out her training schedule at:

Johnson Pet Cremation Service  540-854-5100

It is always a sad time when a dear pet's life comes to an end.  We are blessed to have a local funeral home that provides loving and respectful care when that time comes.  Johnson Funeral Home is our choice for pet cremations.  They provide private crematations (ashes returned to you), mass cremations (ashes scattered on their family farm), urns & memorial stones, and an on-line memorial page.

Deserve to live.

Alley Cat Allies

Advocating for homeless & feral cats.  Educating the public and correcting mis-infomation about these cats. Help with feral & homeless cat colonies.  Spay and neuter programs.  Visit their website for more information:

Beagle Freedom Project

ARME's Beagle Freedom Project is a national group working to reduce, the use of animals in research and to place them in loving homes.  Their link is:  

Most of this research is unnecessary and causes great distress and suffering to the animals used as test subjects.  They live very deprived lives.  They are used over and over again, often only to be killed in the end.  BFP works to have these dogs, cats, rabbits, etc. released into their care, so they can be adopted into a normal family life.  Please join us in supporting BFP & purchasing only "Cruelty Free" products.  Down load their "Cruelty-Cutter" App to get started.  Thanks you! 

Maddie's Institute

Maddie's Institute

Webinars, Articles, Training and Resources for Shelter and Rescue groups and individuals.