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Hopewell Humane Society

Cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

P O Box 562
3412 Oaklawn Blvd
Hopewll, VA 23860
(804) 458-7303

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

The services and activities for the Hopewell Humane Society are mainly centered in central Virginia area, including, but not limited to, the Cities of Hopewell. Petersburg, Colonial Heights and the surrounding counties of Prince George, Chesterfield, Charles City, and Dinwiddie. Individuals as well as municipal animal control agenices from all of these areas often call upon
us for assistance in providng homes for animals and/or adopting animals being held. Our services include: a)educational and promiton of humane care and treatment of animals, b) spay an neuter assistance program, c) operation of our shelter, d) adotpion services for animals (including all housing, maintenacne, and medical treatmnt for all animals until adopted).

About Our Shelter:

HHS is a small non-profit organization supported by donations (receive no tax monies). We are the only group in the area that actually has a faciltiy to house animals.
We have been in the area since the 1960s. We are made up of volunteers and no one on the board is paid--it is all volunteer. We have a small staff that works 5 hours a day to clean and do basic care for the animals. Everything else is performed by volunteers (Anyone wanting to volunteer, please contact us. We would love to have you.)
Our goal is to help the unwanted and abandoned animals. Want to give the animals the best care possible. By hve everying spayed/neutered, our goal is to decrease the numbers of animals that are euthanized each year.

Donate to Our Shelter...

Please send donation checks to Hopewell Humane Society P O Box 562 Hopewell, VA 23860 Hopefully soon we will update with addtional information for donations thru paypal.

Come Meet our Pets:

Come see the animals at our shelter at 3412 Oaklawn Blvd. Also we house cats/kittens at PetSmart on CarMia Way off Midlothian TurnPike in Chesterfield County (near Chesterfield Town Center) 24/7. We have someone at the center from approximately 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Saturday. If you see an animal there at someother time, there are phone numbers listed their for contact with volunteers for adoption apts.

Our Adoption Process:

We talk to all prospective adopters. Anyone interested in adopting is asked to fill out an applicaiton information sheet. We check vet references, etc. If the prospective adopter is a renter, we verify that a pet is permitted. When approved, the adoption fee is $90; an adoption contract is completed.

Prior to adoption all our animals are spayed or neutered. Each cat/kitten has been tested for aids and leukemia. All are treated for fleas, wormed and given all appropriate shots.

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a cat or kitten versus getting cats for sale or kittens for sale from a cat breeder? When someone is breeding kittens, they are creating new cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of cat or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a cat for sale from a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a cat or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.