Feline Foster Challenge

When you foster a pet in need, you save two lives: the animal you bring home and the incoming dog or cat that will take its place! Foster homes help us save thousands of lives every year, and that’s why we are challenging YOU to foster a cat now during our first... read more

August Adoption Events and Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6... read more

Code Red Updates and Information

As of 8/15, a Code Red is in effect until further notice. Live Extreme Weather updates are available on the city’s homepage here. Code Red Events During City declared Code Red events, defined as when the National Weather Service extended weather forecast... read more

Free cat and kittens until Saturday!

ACCT Philly hosts free cat and kitten adoption event through Saturday (PHILADELPHIA, PA) July 6, 2016 – The Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) is hosting a fee-waived cat and kitten adoption event, the “Feline Freedom Adoption Frenzy”,... read more

Animals Fostered in 2014

Lives Saved in 2014

Spay & Neuter Surgeries

ACCT Philly handles more animals than any other animal shelter service organization in the region. We are open for adoptions and lifesaving each and every day of the year and our animal handling statistics are an open book.
Learn more on our Statistics & Reports page.
(numbers presented here are updated monthly)


Special thanks to Petco Foundation for their generous support!