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02 May 2014

Watch VCU InSight for May 2, 2014

VCU InSight presents its final newscast for Spring 2014, with anchors Matthew Hall and Joshua Jackson.

02 May 2014

Spring brings new life to Richmond Metro Zoo

Richmond Metro Zoo welcomed a number of new additions with spring, including a giraffe, camel and kangaroo. The babies, as well as five cheetah cubs that were born last year, are now on display for the public.

06 Apr 2014

VCU students spotting more pests

VCU students have been reporting an increase in mice and insects within dorms this year. Some point to cold weather as a primary reasons.

15 Nov 2013

Baby Cheetahs Born at Richmond Zoo

RICHMOND, Va. — A litter of baby cheetahs, born at the Metro Richmond Zoo, are the third litter to be born within the United States.

04 Oct 2013

Local SPCA pairs senior citizens with pets

The Richmond SPCA’s Seniors for Seniors Adoption Program offers a $50 reduced adoption fee to any senior who is interested in adopting a dog or cat.

28 Sep 2012

Richmond’s SPCA Hosts 14th Annual Fur Ball

When most people think about black tie events at the historic Jefferson Hotel, they do not normally envision pets as the guests of honor.

19 Dec 2011

Student produces campus ‘T-Rex’ video

In his latest role, he wants to be a T-Rex. Sidney Raskind, a Virginia Commonwealth University advertising student, produces short YouTube videos in which he is something different in every video, from a rake to a dancing turkey.

26 Apr 2011

‘Dogs on Call’ Helps VCU Patients

Hospital patients come to expect their doctors to make their daily rounds. But Ludwell Pickett was visited by a different kind of healer.

07 Apr 2011

Pets, People Run 9th Annual Dog Jog

On a beautiful Saturday morning dogs and their families gathered to join the Richmond SPCA’s ninth annual Dog Jog to raise money for animal care.