Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia
111 W. Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19140 (map)
(267) 385-3800 | phone
(215) 261-6092 | fax

ACCT Philly is open seven days a week from 10am-6pm.
Click here to read about how to adopt.

Please note that due to Covid precautions we are limiting the number of clients inside the building. All clients must wear masks while inside the building.

The lobby is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The lobby will have holiday hours on MLK Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.


Owner Surrenders
By appointment only.

How to Make an Appointment:
Please fill out a questionnaire and tell us about your pet. On this questionnaire it will ask for days and times that are convenient for you. After submitting your questionnaire, a member of our team will call you within 48 hours to discuss your options and confirm an appointment time.

If this is an emergency you can email us at

Please view our resources that may help you keep or rehome your pet instead of surrendering them. Click here for more information.

Lost and Found
Please make sure to visit our Lost Pets page first

Animal Control Services
Available 24hrs a day, 365 days a year for emergencies
267-385-3800 ext 1

Lifesaving Department (Foster & Transfer Partners)

Press Inquiries 
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