BVSPCA New Castle site to reopen after fire

The Vet Clinic lobby immediately after the fire and now as repair and construction continues. NEW CASTLE, DEL. — The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA) is re-opening the New Castle Campus Wednesday 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...

Cat injured in fatal shelter crash succumbs

Harmony the cat died Friday morning after suffering smoke inhalation and burns to her face and paws, after a Delaware woman crashed into the Brandywine Valley SPCA facility in New Castle, Del. The woman and a number of cats in the shelter died in the incident. Updated, 7-14, 1125 a.m.: Harmony the cat died due to her injuries. WEST CHESTER – Four days after fire broke out at the Brandywine Valley...

BVSPCA rescues 56 animals from Puerto Rico

Volunteers unload dogs rescued from Puerto Rican shelters where they were likely to be euthanized. WEST CHESTER – The Brandywine Valley SPCA received 56 animals from Puerto Rico Monday as part of a national, multi-agency rescue mission.  The 31 dogs and 25 cats arrived via Operation Breathing Room, a 200-animal transport to save the lives of animals at risk of euthanasia while helping the sending...

Brandywine Valley SPCA offering KittyGrams for Valentine’s

Sniffles is just one of the amazing cats available for adoption from the Brandywine Valley SPCA — and can be delivered to your home for Valentine’s Day. WEST CHESTER — The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA) will be delivering Kitty Grams on Valentine’s Day. Families who adopt a cat or kitten this weekend (Friday, February 10, through Sunday, February 12) can have their new family member delivered...

Gabriel’s Gift: Adopt an older dog and save

Gabriel WEST CHESTER — The Brandywine Valley SPCA has announced a special end of the year Adoption Promotion for harder to place dogs at its West Chester and New Castle locations. An anonymous donor will be subsidizing the adoption fee for any dog over 6 months old. The special will run till the end of the year.  The story behind why this promotion is called Gabriel’s Gift: a grieving dog owner...

New name, same mission: Brandywine Valley SPCA

The Chester County SPCA announced Tuesday that from now on it will be known as the Brandywine Valley SPCA. The Board of Directors determined unanimously that the organization’s name needed to change to reflect its expanding geographic reach. The CCSPCA has been providing animal welfare services for Chester and Delaware Counties, but since the first of January, is now handling animal services for...