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Last Updated: 2017-09-21

Be a Part of Our Life Saving Mission

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Richmond Animal Care & Control Foundation (RACCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit created to provide resources to Richmond Animal Care & Control that result in increased adoptions and improve the quality of life of pets in its care and in the Greater Richmond community. To learn more about Richmond Animal Welfare Foundation visit their website.

Your generous contribution directly and immediately makes a positive difference in the life of homeless pets in need in the City of Richmond. Your donation is tax deductible and you will receive a receipt for your contribution.

Ways to Donate


Mail a Donation to

   Richmond Animal Care & Control Foundation (RACC)
   1600 Chamberlayne Avenue
   Richmond, Virginia 23222

Amazon Smile and Amazon Wish List

Amazon will now donate 0.5% of the purchases made through AmazonSmile to Richmond Animal Care and Control Foundation. It's easy--just click on the link and start shopping.

RACC also maintains an Amazon Wish List. See what the dogs and cats at Richmond Animal Care and Control are hoping to receive.

Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger Community Rewards® - You can support RACC simply by doing your regular shopping at Kroger! Enroll your Kroger card in Kroger Community Rewards®! To get started, sign up with your Plus Card at Kroger Community Rewards Now, and select Richmond Animal Care and Control Foundation as your preferred charity. Our code is 85903. Once you're enrolled, you'll earn rewards for us every time you shop and use your Plus Card!


Corporate Matching Gift

Double your donation with a matching gift from your employer! Many wonderful companies offer a matching monetary gift. Search for your company below and fill out their quick matching gift form and send it in with your donation.

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Send a shelter dog on an adventure for the day!

Want a great way to positively impact a dog's life at RACC? Send them on an adventure walk with Canine Adventures. The dogs come back happy after 2 hours of hiking, wet from swimming and tuckered out for the day! It is a wonderful experience for everyone-plus the CA staff will send you pictures and a write up of their adventure! Consider sponsoring an adventure walk for our dogs. Visit the website below and choose RACC for your sponsored walk today!

RACC Dog Walk

Sponsor a swim lesson for a shelter dog!

Alpha Dog Swim Club and RACC partner to save lives. This new program designed to improve the lives of shelter dogs at Richmond Animal Care & Control (RACC) brings a rotation of four adoptable shelter dogs each Monday from 12-2pm to swim. The swimming provides much needed socialization, exercise and therapeutic (physical and emotional) benefit to the dogs. These homeless pets return to he shelter happy and totally wiped out for the day!! The dogs love it! All are welcome to meet adoptable dogs while they swim at Alpha Dog Swim Club 8931 Patterson Ave. Richmond, VA 23229.

Happy Wet Puppy

To learn more about Richmond Animal Care and Control Foundation, get involved or questions about donations, please visit our website. or email us,

Visit RACC Facebook to LEARN MORE & SEE MORE

Contact Information:

Animal Care & Control
City of Richmond
1600 Chamberlayne Ave.
Richmond, VA 23222 USA
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Phone: (804)646-5573
Fax:      (804)646-5586

    Monday - Friday
      (804) 646-5573
    After Hours & Weekends

    CLOSED:   Mon. & Tue.
    Adoptions: (804)646-5575
        Wed.-Fri. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
        Sat.           Noon to 5 p.m.
        Sun.          Noon to 4 p.m.

    Animal Control Officer

RACC Wishlist!
Blankets & towels,
Cat & Dog beds,
Kongs Meat flavored
  baby food (for kittens),
Canned kitten & cat food
  (any brand),
English slip leads,
Crates (all sizes).

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