What is the Duck Dash?
On October 18th, the JFK park fountain in iconic “Love Park” will be invaded by ducks … RUBBER DUCKS! Each duck taking a dip and dashing through the fountain will be individually numbered. At the end of their swim, winning ducks will be drawn from the flock!
At least 5,000 ducks are taking a dip. Adopt one (or more!) today for a chance to win prizes like $1,000 cash and an iPad! (read more)
ACCT Philly is partnering with Best Friends Animal Society’s Community Cats Program that will bring nearly $1 million dollars in funding and in-kind support to sterilize 4,000 free roaming cats annually for three years. Learn more about how the program works and how you can help in the coming weeks!
Dog licenses are the law in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania but did you know a dog license is also your dog’s ticket home? Dogs wearing their license tags who arrive at Philadelphia’s animal control shelter get a free stay at the shelter while you are being located and they even are eligible for a FREE RIDE HOME! Best of all even if your dog never gets lost, license revenue supports ACCT Philly’s many programs that benefit shelter animals. License your dog – and save a life!
The Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) is recruiting volunteers who love kittens to help save orphaned babies and Best Friends Animal Society, which runs the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, as well as lifesaving programs in partnership with rescue groups and shelters across the country, has awarded ACCT Philly a grant of $50,000 in support of the project.
Summer months are the busiest time of year for ACCT Philly, with more than 100 pets coming through the doors on any given day – many of them neonatal kittens requiring special care in foster homes. These kittens are at the greatest risk of death in animal shelters due to their fragile immune system and overwhelming numbers. This year ACCT Philly aims to save them all. (read more or become a foster parent today)
Animals Sheltered in 2014
Lives Saved in 2014
Spay & Neuter Surgeries
Learn more on our Statistics & Reports page.
(numbers presented here are updated monthly)