Erin Filarecki wrote -
As humankind has progressed, there has been an increase in governance and rules and regulations of everyday life. These governance and rules rise from general disgust over happenings and concepts all over the world. One such rapidly growing concept is animal cruelty.
Animal cruelty simply means cruel unwarranted treatment of animals. Such treatment generally has a single point program - to subject animals and sometimes pets to unnecessary harm and pain.
About the Norfolk Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Norfolk SPCA)
Established in 1892, the Norfolk SPCA is one of the oldest animal welfare organizations in the country. Originally founded because of concerns about the mistreatment of workhorses, the Norfolk SPCA now shelters, treats, rehabilitates and re-homes household companion animals throughout Hampton Roads to give them the extra time and care needed to find that forever home.
The Norfolk Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a private, no-kill humane society dedicated to fostering the human-animal bond to ensure that every adoptable companion animal finds a home. The organization is a regional leader in cultivating responsible pet ownership through educational outreach, low cost spay/neuter programs and public activism.
To create a community of responsible pet owners in order to achieve a region with no more homeless pets.