Thank you for our best National Feral Cat Day ever!

This year we had a turnout of more than 100 attendees at the event and a little over 100 shelters were built! For all those who came out to help and those who couldn’t but still donated, we cannot thank you enough. Ready for the next winter shelter workshop?...

Meet our Volunteer Coordinator, Kelsey!

Here at ACCT Philly we couldn’t ask for a better team. Get to know us by following the biographies of our staff and volunteers posted to our page! Kelsey has always loved animals and planned on a career that involved supporting them. While in college, Kelsey...

National Feral Cat Day is coming–and we’re celebrating!

On October 16th Best Friends and ACCT Philly will be celebrating National Feral Cat Day by building shelters and we need your help! These shelters are easy to make and go a long way for cats living outdoors. Last year, we had 50-75 people come out to help—this year...

Welcome to our new Communications and Development intern!

Help us welcome our new Communications and Development intern, Sam Sanchez! We are thrilled to have such a talented animal lover join the team. “Hi there! My name is Samantha and I’m an intern here at ACCT Philly. I’m currently helping to promote...

ACCT Philly Pledges to Help Save One Million Cats

Philadelphia, PA.– The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) is joining animal shelters across North America to save the lives of one million more cats in the next five years. It’s all part of a joint campaign of the Maddie’s Shelter...

Christmas Day live tweet #dayattheshelter event

ACCT Philly is open each and every day of the year. This year on Christmas Day we are live-tweeting #dayattheshelter with all the action that happens at the region’s busiest shelter on the holiday! Follow us on Twitter @ACCTPhilly! Ms Daisy was 1 of the NINE...

Winter is here, keep your dogs warm!

(Philadelphia) – ACCT Philly is urging Philadelphia residents to keep their dogs warm, and ideally indoors during the cold days ahead. This winter marks the first year where Philadelphia ordinance requires residents provide adequate indoor shelter for their dogs...

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...

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...

Mug Shot to Hot Shot

PERFECT EXPOSURE FOR PHILADELPHIA SHELTER ANIMALS August 6, 2013 – On August 14th, HeARTs Speak’s Perfect Exposure Project (PEP) team will arrive at Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia (http://www.acctphilly.org/) to launch a two-day workshop to train...

All adoption fees WAIVED July 6-7!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, July 6, 2013) Philadelphia’s busiest animal shelter is completely full. For the rest of the holiday weekend all adoption fees are waived in an effort to find freedom for animals at the shelter during our Independence Day...