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My name is 1906-1646 Chocolate (Off Site Foster)!
Adoption process
1.

Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

2.

Submit Application

3.

Approve Application

4.

Sign Adoption Contract

5.

Pay Fee

6.

Take the Pet Home

1.

Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

2.

Submit Application

3.

Approve Application

4.

Sign Adoption Contract

5.

Pay Fee

6.

Take the Pet Home

Facts about me

Breed
Pit Bull Terrier
Color
Age
Size
Weight
Sex
Male
Pet ID
14857206

My info

Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Chocolate is as sweet as his name implies once he gets to know you. His heart has a huge capacity of love to offer once he gets comfortable with you. He is a playful and happy and enjoys gnawing on a bone or squeaky toy. He has been in foster for awhile now and has proven himself to have good house manners. He demonstrates good doggie behavior in a daily basis with no issues or complaints. He loves his crate and is very comfortable there. His foster mom reports no issues with separation at all.  The same goes for thunderstorms, no problems with that either. Chocolate’s main issue seems to be trusting new people. Currently, everyone who handles him has total control and finds his behavior very predictable. Chocolate has a close circle of friends and he must feel comfortable with you before you can join the circle. For this reason,  a potential adopter would need to meet him a few times so he can familiarize himself with you. Once he established trust, he’s yours.

> He has done well with several dogs in the household as well. He is now also familiar with the neighbors’ dogs too.

> Initially, he had some fear of body handling but that too, has faded.. Again, it’s all about TRUST for Chocolate. He needs a home where there aren’t a lot of people going in and out, as Chocolate values his privacy. A single owner would probably be best.

> He loves to run, play and his daily walks are always met with enthusiasm...sometimes too much as he can pull strongly on the leash.. He has grown accustomed to some of the regular runners/walkers along the route and will proceed without issue. New activities are strange to him, he may stop to watch construction materials being unloaded, a ups delivery or roofers at work.. the more familiar he gets with seeing something new,  the better he is. He gets better each day and requires a patient, strong owner to help him through the strange people/things that he encounters along his journey through life.. He is totally worth it.

Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.June 25, 2022, 2:52 pm

Chocolate is as sweet as his name implies once he gets to know you. His heart has a huge capacity of love to offer once he gets comfortable with you. He is a playful and happy and enjoys gnawing on a bone or squeaky toy. He has been in foster for awhile now and has proven himself to have good house manners. He demonstrates good doggie behavior in a daily basis with no issues or complaints. He loves his crate and is very comfortable there. His foster mom reports no issues with separation at all.  The same goes for thunderstorms, no problems with that either. Chocolate’s main issue seems to be trusting new people. Currently, everyone who handles him has total control and finds his behavior very predictable. Chocolate has a close circle of friends and he must feel comfortable with you before you can join the circle. For this reason,  a potential adopter would need to meet him a few times so he can familiarize himself with you. Once he established trust, he’s yours.

> He has done well with several dogs in the household as well. He is now also familiar with the neighbors’ dogs too.

> Initially, he had some fear of body handling but that too, has faded.. Again, it’s all about TRUST for Chocolate. He needs a home where there aren’t a lot of people going in and out, as Chocolate values his privacy. A single owner would probably be best.

> He loves to run, play and his daily walks are always met with enthusiasm...sometimes too much as he can pull strongly on the leash.. He has grown accustomed to some of the regular runners/walkers along the route and will proceed without issue. New activities are strange to him, he may stop to watch construction materials being unloaded, a ups delivery or roofers at work.. the more familiar he gets with seeing something new,  the better he is. He gets better each day and requires a patient, strong owner to help him through the strange people/things that he encounters along his journey through life.. He is totally worth it.

Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.June 25, 2022, 2:52 pm
Shelter

Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center

Contact info
Pet ID
14857206
Contact
Address
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Donation

Their adoption process

1.

Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

2.

Submit Application

3.

Approve Application

4.

Sign Adoption Contract

5.

Pay Fee

6.

Take the Pet Home

All dogs and cats are spayed/neutered before leaving the shelter

Additional adoption info

Adoption Procedures: Citizens interested in adopting an animal are encouraged to visit the shelter. Some animals can go home right away, where others must be held for a few days first. All animals available for adoption are accessible to the public for viewing. In many cases the animal can go home with you the same day. A representative selection of animals in the kennel can be viewed at Petfinder . All dogs and cats adopted from the Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center will be sterilized prior to the adopter taking the animal home. Upon adoption and within 10 days the animal must be taken to a licensed veterinarian for a thorough examination. If an animal is found to be ill and the new owner wishes to return it they may, with written proof of illness from the veterinarian. Please keep in mind that as a municipal animal shelter, we have very few indications as to which kinds of pets will arrive at any given time and the best selections go home the fastest. Please visit our shelter early and often to find the pet you are looking for. PLEASE, never adopt a companion animal on an impulse-having a pet is a full-time responsibility as well as a financial commitment. Make sure that you as well as every member of your family is ready, willing and able to take on the obligations associated with pet ownership, give careful thought to the kind of pet that would be best-suited for your home and then come and visit our shelter. Adoption Fees: Dogs that have not been spayed or neutered Total: $135.00 $25.00 Adoption Fee $100.00 Refundable Spay/Neuter Deposit $10.00 License Fee Dogs spayed/neutered at City expense $25.00 Adoption Fee $100.00 Non-Refundable Sterilization Fee $7.00 License Fee Total: $132.00 Dogs spayed/neutered not at the expense of the City $25.00 Adoption Fee $7.00 License Fee Total: $32.00 Cats that have not been spayed or neutered Total: $70.00 $20.00 Adoption Fee $40.00 Refundable Spay/Neuter Deposit $10.00 License Fee Cats spayed or neutered at City expense Total: $65.00 $20.00 Adoption Fee $40.00 Non-Refundable Sterilization Fee $5.00 License Fee Cats spayed or neutered not at City expense Total: $25.00 $20.00 Adoption Fee $5.00 License Fee Before You Adopt, You Should Know... The Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center handles approximately 7000 animals annually. Many of the animals that arrive are strays with no health or behavior history. For this reason, the Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center, the Virginia Beach Police Department or the City of Virginia Beach cannot offer any form of guarantee as to the health or temperament of the animal being adopted. We will make every reasonable effort to ascertain the overall health and behavior of the animals we have available for adoption to the public, however the ultimate responsibility for choosing the right pet lies with the pet adopter. If you adopt an animal from our shelter and if for any reason the pet is not suitable, simply return it to our shelter. Due to the high volume of animals that arrive at the Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center shelter from strays found by Officers, animals that have been surrendered to our care by their owners and those that are turned is as strays by citizens, we do our best to keep our listings updated with pets currently available in our shelter. In some cases a pet listed might have been adopted or reclaimed by it's owner. That being said we ALWAYS have more animals available for adoption that what is listed. Animals can be adopted quickly and we don't always get to them before that happens so the best way to see our available animals is to come visit the shelter. For more information please go to our website at www.vbacac.com.
Adoption Procedures: Citizens interested in adopting an animal are encouraged to visit the shelter. Some animals can go home right away, where others must be held for a few days first. All animals available for adoption are accessible to the public for viewing. In many cases the animal can go home with you the same day. A representative selection of animals in the kennel can be viewed at Petfinder . All dogs and cats adopted from the Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center will be sterilized prior to the adopter taking the animal home. Upon adoption and within 10 days the animal must be taken to a licensed veterinarian for a thorough examination. If an animal is found to be ill and the new owner wishes to return it they may, with written proof of illness from the veterinarian. Please keep in mind that as a municipal animal shelter, we have very few indications as to which kinds of pets will arrive at any given time and the best selections go home the fastest. Please visit our shelter early and often to find the pet you are looking for. PLEASE, never adopt a companion animal on an impulse-having a pet is a full-time responsibility as well as a financial commitment. Make sure that you as well as every member of your family is ready, willing and able to take on the obligations associated with pet ownership, give careful thought to the kind of pet that would be best-suited for your home and then come and visit our shelter. Adoption Fees: Dogs that have not been spayed or neutered Total: $135.00 $25.00 Adoption Fee $100.00 Refundable Spay/Neuter Deposit $10.00 License Fee Dogs spayed/neutered at City expense $25.00 Adoption Fee $100.00 Non-Refundable Sterilization Fee $7.00 License Fee Total: $132.00 Dogs spayed/neutered not at the expense of the City $25.00 Adoption Fee $7.00 License Fee Total: $32.00 Cats that have not been spayed or neutered Total: $70.00 $20.00 Adoption Fee $40.00 Refundable Spay/Neuter Deposit $10.00 License Fee Cats spayed or neutered at City expense Total: $65.00 $20.00 Adoption Fee $40.00 Non-Refundable Sterilization Fee $5.00 License Fee Cats spayed or neutered not at City expense Total: $25.00 $20.00 Adoption Fee $5.00 License Fee Before You Adopt, You Should Know... The Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center handles approximately 7000 animals annually. Many of the animals that arrive are strays with no health or behavior history. For this reason, the Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center, the Virginia Beach Police Department or the City of Virginia Beach cannot offer any form of guarantee as to the health or temperament of the animal being adopted. We will make every reasonable effort to ascertain the overall health and behavior of the animals we have available for adoption to the public, however the ultimate responsibility for choosing the right pet lies with the pet adopter. If you adopt an animal from our shelter and if for any reason the pet is not suitable, simply return it to our shelter. Due to the high volume of animals that arrive at the Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center shelter from strays found by Officers, animals that have been surrendered to our care by their owners and those that are turned is as strays by citizens, we do our best to keep our listings updated with pets currently available in our shelter. In some cases a pet listed might have been adopted or reclaimed by it's owner. That being said we ALWAYS have more animals available for adoption that what is listed. Animals can be adopted quickly and we don't always get to them before that happens so the best way to see our available animals is to come visit the shelter. For more information please go to our website at www.vbacac.com.

Go meet their pets

Please stop by our shelter during normal business hours to visit the animals that are ready to make their new home with you. 341 S. Birdneck Road :: Virginia Beach, VA 23451​ Adoptions Hours Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tuesday- 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Please stop by our shelter during normal business hours to visit the animals that are ready to make their new home with you. 341 S. Birdneck Road :: Virginia Beach, VA 23451​ Adoptions Hours Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tuesday- 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

More about this shelter

Our mission is accomplished by working with our citizens and other animal welfare organizations; by enforcing the domestic animals laws of our Commonwealth and our City, providing educational programs and humanely providing care, nourishment and a safe environment for the unwanted, stray, abused and abandoned animals in our City. We will educate the public about responsible companion animal ownership, aggressively investigate animal cruelty cases, find homes for the homeless animals and humanely euthanize the unwanted animals in our community. Officers answer calls for service from 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. daily, including holidays. After 11:00 p.m., an Animal Control Officer is on stand-by to assist injured animals or handle emergency situations after hours. To report an animal related violation, please contact the Animal Control Dispatcher at: (757) 385-4444. As always: Emergency 911 Shelter Hours of Operation Admissions & Adoptions Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tuesday- 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Reclaims Only Thursday - 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Contact Information Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center 341 S. Birdneck Road Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 Telephone (757) 385-4444 Facsimile (757) 427-0199 E-Mail VBPDAC@VBGov.com ​VBAC Operates Satellite Adoption Centers: Volunteers are available to answer questions and assist with visits during adoption hours which are Monday-Friday 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Residents can also purchase Virginia Beach City Animal Licenses during the adoption hours. The adoption center is open for visitation during normal store hours but adoptions are conducted only during the above adoption hours. Participating Petsmart locations are listed below. Plaza Petsmart Location 3413 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Reclaims Only Thursday - 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day Officers are on duty from 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. An emergency duty officer is available from 11 p.m.-7 a.m.
Our mission is accomplished by working with our citizens and other animal welfare organizations; by enforcing the domestic animals laws of our Commonwealth and our City, providing educational programs and humanely providing care, nourishment and a safe environment for the unwanted, stray, abused and abandoned animals in our City. We will educate the public about responsible companion animal ownership, aggressively investigate animal cruelty cases, find homes for the homeless animals and humanely euthanize the unwanted animals in our community. Officers answer calls for service from 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. daily, including holidays. After 11:00 p.m., an Animal Control Officer is on stand-by to assist injured animals or handle emergency situations after hours. To report an animal related violation, please contact the Animal Control Dispatcher at: (757) 385-4444. As always: Emergency 911 Shelter Hours of Operation Admissions & Adoptions Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tuesday- 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Reclaims Only Thursday - 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Contact Information Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center 341 S. Birdneck Road Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 Telephone (757) 385-4444 Facsimile (757) 427-0199 E-Mail VBPDAC@VBGov.com ​VBAC Operates Satellite Adoption Centers: Volunteers are available to answer questions and assist with visits during adoption hours which are Monday-Friday 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Residents can also purchase Virginia Beach City Animal Licenses during the adoption hours. The adoption center is open for visitation during normal store hours but adoptions are conducted only during the above adoption hours. Participating Petsmart locations are listed below. Plaza Petsmart Location 3413 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Reclaims Only Thursday - 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day Officers are on duty from 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. An emergency duty officer is available from 11 p.m.-7 a.m.