Help ACCT Philly Empty the Shelter

The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia is wrapping up its most successful lifesaving year on record, which saw adoptions increase by more than 22% and euthanasia drop by a whopping 29%. But 2014 isn’t over yet, and they plan to go out with a bang – by... read more

ACCT Philly featured in HeART Speak video

About a year and a half ago ACCT Philly supporters voted in a nationwide contest to bring the HeART Speak Perfect Exposure Project to Philadelphia. The two winners received onsite training and studio quality photography equipment for use by staff and volunteers. HeART... read more

December Events and Adoption Promotions

December is always such a fun, busy month of lifesaving for everyone here at ACCT Philly.  We hope you can join us for some of our exciting upcoming events! Adoption pricing is below, please make sure to scroll down to see all of our adoption specials. Adoption... read more

Stella Fund saves kitten’s life

All alone, the tiny kitten shivered on the dark street. When a good Samaritan scooped her up, it became clear being lost wasn’t the kitten’s biggest problem: her right eye was seriously infected and needed medical attention. Unsure of what to do, Sandy’s rescuer... read more

ACCT Philly hits record number of adoptions

PHILADELPHIA (November 6, 2014) – The Animal Care and Control Team (ACCT Philly) reached a milestone on November 5, 2014 with its 6,624th adoption this year, Garfield the cat. Garfield’s adoption beats 2013’s number of adoptions, 6,623 for the entire... 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)