adopt When you adopt, you are saving the life of an animal! Our counselors are ready to introduce you to our shelter pets and help you find your new best friend. Learn more about our adoption procedures and meet our available pets >>


wellnessThe PSPCA offers an array of veterinary services including low-cost Vaccine Clinics, sick exams, geriatric care, and select surgical procedures. Learn More >>

Fight Cruelty

crueltyThrough Humane Law Enforcement and Litigation, we work to prevent cruelty. Our sworn officers and counsel are committed to educating our community and enforcing the laws that protect pets from abuse and neglect. Learn More >>


volunteer Help out the PSPCA and the animals by volunteering, interning, or fostering an animal. Click here to learn about our exciting opportunities. Learn More >>.


spaynueterSpay/neuter surgery will make your pet healthier and improve behavior while also helping to reduce pet overpopulation. Our packages are affordable and easy to schedule! Learn more >>

Humane Education

training Humane education is central to preventing animal cruelty. We offer humane education for schools, youth programs, and community organizations. Sign up for a presentation online. Learn More >>

Behavior and Training

trainingOur reasonably priced and convenient training classes will help you and your pet become an awe-inspiring team. Learn more >>

Pet Owner Resources

petownerThe Pennsylvania SPCA is a multi-faceted organization that offers more than just adoption and veterinary services. Learn More about our services >>

Shelter Hospital

shelterhospOur Shelter Hospital oversees all the veterinary care for animals that enter our shelter, abused, neglected, ill or injured. Learn More >>


A year in the life: 14 cats and the PSPCA’s fight for justice

One year ago, on Halloween, The Pennsylvania SPCA obtained a search warrant to remove 14 cats from Grace Kelly’s former East Falls residence after Humane Law Enforcement officers spotted a deceased cat inside the foyer. George Bengal, Director of Humane Law Enforcement, reported...Read More →

PSPCA rescues 13 dogs from suspected dog fighting operation in South Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it rescued 13 dogs from a suspected dog fighting operation in South Philadelphia during the early hours of Tuesday. The Philadelphia Police Department called the PSPCA after receiving a tip from a concerned citizen about suspicious activity...Read More →

Owner of emaciated dogs found guilty in absentia of PSPCA animal cruelty charges

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced a Philadelphia man was found guilty in absentia of animal cruelty after failing to appear for trial Monday.  Brian Halbherr, 27, of the Mayfair section of the city, was fined $500 on each of two counts for failing to provide sustenance to his...Read More →


Our second annual Bark & Whine event will be Thursday, November 6th!

Thursday, November 6, 2014
06:00 pm - 09:30 pm
We are thrilled by the overwhelming response to our invitations to the 2014 Bark & Whine... Read More →


Friday, October 31, 2014
01:00 pm
OUR DOGS ARE SO CUTE IT’S SCARY. 50% OFF Adoption Fees on ALL Dogs!   350 E. Erie Ave.,... Read More →

Memorial Day Weekend Adoption Special!

Saturday, May 24, 2014 - Monday, May 26, 2014
12:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Don’t miss our special this weekend! All military members, veterans, firefighters and police... Read More →

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