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Adoption Milestone Marks 4 Year Anniversary (Philadelphia) - On Saturday, September 15th, Sheila was the ACCT Philly Everyday Adoption Center’s (EAC) 5,000th adoption. So far in 2018 the EAC has already had 1,069 adoptions, about one third of all adoptions from...read more
ACCT Philly Announces New Executive Director Susan Russell PHILADELPHIA - The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) Board of Directors announced Susan Russell as the new Executive Director for the City’s animal shelter. Russell will begin her...read more
This Sweet Dog Has Been Waiting to Be Adopted Since His Family Lost Their Home This adoptable dog also happens to be an excellent running buddy. Here we are, amidst the dog days of summer, with another dog that is SO ready to be adopted. This week, Noah is the...read more
The city’s animal shelter reached a 90% “no-kill” lifesaving rate for canines during June, one of the busiest months of the year Despite the summer months being the busiest time of the year for the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly), the...read more
This 4th of July weekend is sure to bring lots of fun festivities to your area, from fireworks, to cookouts, to festivals. But this weekend and the following 4th of July week are going to be extremely hot, and where fireworks are involved, loud, so check out this...read more
ACCT Philly’s New “Liberty Licenses” will help lost animals return home quicker and increase city’s license compliance.
This recently launched 21st- century pet license is not only much easier for animal control officers to spot on a dog’s collar, it is a fast and easy digital way for owners to log all their dog’s information.
Animals Fostered in 2017
Lives Saved in 2017
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)