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 >>


Owner of 271 cats acquitted of animal cruelty; PSPCA stands by charges

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced that Alaine Jacobson, 64, the owner of nearly 300 cats the PSPCA removed from overcrowded, unsanitary conditions at her Frankford home in March was acquitted of animal cruelty charges September 16. After a two-day trial in the Philadelphia...Read More →

PSPCA removes deceased dog from Hunting Park home, bludgeoning suspected

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it removed a deceased dog from a home in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia in the early hours of Thursday. The investigation continues and bludgeoning is suspected. After a call from the Philadelphia Police Department late Wednesday...Read More →

PSPCA removes dozens of cats from Lancaster County farm

The Pennsylvania SPCA Humane Law Enforcement officers removed 25 live cats and 2 deceased cats from a farm in Quarryville, Lancaster County, pursuant to a search warrant Friday. Responding to a tip from Humane Society Police Officer Linda Gibson of Helping Hands for Animals, a...Read More →


Vaccine Clinic at The Dornsife Center, Drexel University

Monday, October 6, 2014
01:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Do you remember the last time your dog or cat was vaccinated? The PSPCA is proud to offer low... Read More →

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

Thursday, November 6, 2014
06:00 pm - 09:30 pm
PSPCA is gearing up to host the second annual Bark & Whine fundraising event in the fall!  ... Read More →

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