Join the ACCT Philly Philadelphia Marathon Team!

ACCT Philly is excited to be an official charity partner of the 2016 Philadelphia Marathon, held November 19th-20th. Join our team of animal lovers and help raise critical funds for homeless pets in need!  We have a limited supply of race registrations available to...

Feline Foster Challenge

When you foster a pet in need, you save two lives: the animal you bring home and the incoming dog or cat that will take its place! Foster homes help us save thousands of lives every year, and that’s why we are challenging YOU to foster a cat now during our first...

August Adoption Events and Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

Code Red Updates and Information

As of 8/15, a Code Red is in effect until further notice. Live Extreme Weather updates are available on the city’s homepage here. Code Red Events During City declared Code Red events, defined as when the National Weather Service extended weather forecast...

Free cat and kittens until Saturday!

ACCT Philly hosts free cat and kitten adoption event through Saturday (PHILADELPHIA, PA) July 6, 2016 – The Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) is hosting a fee-waived cat and kitten adoption event, the “Feline Freedom Adoption Frenzy”,...

ACCT Philly Duck Dash

Are You Feeling Ducky?! We are, and we hope you will be too, during ACCT Philly’s Annual Duck Dash fundraiser on August 13th! Starting now, you can “adopt” a rubber duck (or a flock of ducks!) who will race for you on August 13th at Vogt Recreation Center pool....

At the Dog Wash

Got a Dirty Dachshund or a Yucky Yorkie? We’ll clean ’em up! AT THE DOG WASH presented by: THE TRESTLE INN & PHILLY PET HOTEL Good Clean Fun Benefitting ACCT Philly & New Leash on Life USA featuring: Pup-Up Vaccine Clinic Veggie Food Trucks j the...

July Adoption Events and Prices

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

June Adoption Promotions and Events

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

May Adoption Events and Prices

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

MUTTS Petco Foundation National Adoption Weekend

Experience how “Love Changes Everything” by adopting a pet during the MUTTS National Adoption Weekend sponsored by Petco Foundation!  Adoptable pets from ACCT Philly will be at six area Petco locations looking for forever homes.  Stop by to meet your new...

Meet Your Animal Control Officers! #ACOAppreciationWeek

It’s National Animal Control Officer appreciation week and we are honored to share the stories of our amazing officers! They work tirelessly 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to keep the animals of Philadelphia safe from harm.  Whether they are helping cats stuck...

March, the dog seen ’round the world

It was March Madness at ACCT Philly when a photo of one of our resident dogs, whose name just happened to be March, went viral. The photo of him staring sadly at his kennel wall touched hearts around the world. Everybody wanted to save him. And you did! We are happy...

ACCTion Pack Takes on Broad

Introducing ACCTion Pack Takes on Broad – our biggest fundraiser to date!  The ACCTion Pack is a diverse group of 10 dogs working together to raise awareness and financial support for Philly’s homeless pets. They are leaving their paw prints on...

4th Annual Bourbon Battle

Join us and The Trestle Inn for the Flight of a Lifetime benefiting the ACCT Philly Pet Food Pantry! Come taste and cast your vote as four of Philadelphia’s slickest bartenders do battle with their best bourbon cocktail! Help us raise $5,000 to support the ACCT...

March Adoption Events

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

2015 Annual Report Infographic

Because of your support, 2015 was another record breaking year for ACCT Philly!  Euthanasia has fallen to a historic low, intake is down dramatically and the live release rate is the highest it’s ever been.  Thank you to our donors, volunteers, staff, the Board...

Fall in love this Valentine’s Day weekend

Valentine’s Day is about celebrating love, so what better time to adopt a loving furry friend? Find the love of your life (and discounted adoption fees!) at one of our many offsite events this Valentine’s Day weekend, or at the main shelter on 111 W...

Sick Cat Saved by Teamwork & Kindhearted Vets

This is Good Luck Charlie. Charlie came to the ACCT Philly as a friendly stray in a trap. During his exam, shelter staff noticed that Charlie’s breathing was labored and it was suspected that he had a possible diaphragmatic hernia, a very serious condition in which...

February Adoption Prices, Promotions and Events

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

Humane Housing Policy

ACCT Philly is excited to announce a positive, new change in our dog housing structure, as outlined below by Executive Director Vincent Medley. Frequently Asked Questions can be found at the bottom of the page.  Thank you!  Hello Everyone, It is ACCT Philly’s goal to...

Petco Winter Whiskerland Tour

Starting Saturday, January 9th, join ACCT Philly as we bring adoptable pets to different Petco stores across the Philadelphia region! Thanks to support from the Petco Foundation, adoption events like these allow us to reach new potential adopters and save even more...

Code Blue Information

Code Blue Information Philadelphia residents must provide indoor shelter for their dogs during periods where Philadelphia declares a Code Blue or Code Grey advisory for extreme cold weather. Designed to preserve the lives of chronically homeless individuals, a Code...

January Adoption Pricing and Promotions

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

Holiday Hours at ACCT Philly

We are pleased to announce that to better serve our community, ACCT Philly will operate on a slightly altered schedule starting this week.  All departments will still be open to the public and saving lives.  The 2015 Holiday Schedule is as follows: Christmas Eve &...

December Adoption Prices and Events

Main Shelter (Hunting Park Ave)  Kittens (under 6 months): $75 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): free with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: free with FAQ handout & medication Puppies (under 6 months): $100 Adult dogs (over 6...

Santa Paws is coming to ACCT Philly

Pull out your pet’s best/ugliest holiday sweater; it’s time for pet photos with Santa Paws! Join us at ACCT Philly on December 12th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to meet St. Nick himself, and of course document the occasion with a souvenir photograph. For a donation,...