Dogs and Cats Only at City Animal Shelter During Storm

Sunday, October 28, 2012

During Hurricane Sandy, the Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center will accept only dogs and cats from citizens who use the Birdneck Elementary School public shelter, starting this morning at 10 a.m. The center is at 341 S. Birdneck Road.


Owners should bring food, bedding and medication for their pets. Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers. Animals can stay free of charge until the Birdneck Elementary shelter closes. The pet shelter is only authorized for citizens staying at the Birdneck shelter.


Emergency preparedness information is available at For up-to-date storm information, follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#VBSandy), or call VB311 Citizen Services by dialing 311 on landlines within the city limits, (757) 385-3111 by cell phone, or visit for online assistance. 


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