September 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...

Clear the Shelters – Quick Tips!

Clear the Shelters is less than a week away and we want to make this year the most successful yet!  Below is some important information to prepare you for the adoption process and bringing home your new pet! Here are a few fast facts to keep in mind:   Adoption hours...

#CleartheShelters is Back on August 19th

National adoption event Clear the Shelters is back for it’s third year in Philadelphia! Enjoy a fee-waived adoption on August 19th as ACCT Philly joins shelters across the country striving towards the same goal: empty the shelters and save lives. Sponsoring companies...

You CAN Make A Difference

Turn your soda cans into a donation for animals during the ACCT Philly “You CAN Make a Difference” can drive! We are collecting cleaned and crushed aluminum cans to trade for cash at a scrap yard.  A collection bin is in the lobby, so please drop-by with your cans...

August 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...

The Kitten Lady Workshop

The Kitten Lady Workshop August 27th – 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Courtyard by Marriott, Philadelphia City Ave ACCT Philly is proud to host the Kitten Lady Workshop, an all day event featuring two, 120 minute fun-filled presentations aimed to educate and inspire...

Kennels at Capacity, Large Dogs are Fee-waived

ACCT Philly Dog Kennels at Capacity, Offering Free Dog Adoptions Adopt a large dog for free through Sunday, July 30th (Philadelphia, PA) July 27, 2017 – The Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) dog kennels are at full capacity. To...

Board Update: Additional Meetings Added to Schedule

ACCT Philly’s Board of Directors wants you to know about some recent changes we’ve made to our board meeting schedules and structure. Know that we appreciate the ongoing feedback we receive from our volunteers, partners, and members of the community, as these changes...

July 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...

Barks on Tap

ACCT Philly is excited to announce upcoming dates of the Barks on Tap series with Parks and Rec.  Barks on Tap is a mobile beer garden setup hosted in rotating dog run locations from now through August.  Each Barks on Tap event is from 4 to 9 pm and free to enter. ...

Staying Cool in the Summer Heat

Summer is here, and with it comes fun, sun and high temperatures! Whether you live in the city or spend your days down the shore, here are some tips from ACCT Philly to help ensure your pets have a safe, happy and cool summer 🙂 1.) Never leave your dog in a parked...

June 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...

Think You Can’t Foster? Think Again

Seven Reasons You CAN Be A Cat Foster Parent Every single year, thousands of cats and kittens are saved thanks to the power of fostering. We cannot overstate how vital foster homes are to our lifesaving success, but understand some people may be hesitant before...

Kitten Shower

Whether you are new to fostering or an old pro, we hope you can join us and Philadoptables on June 3rd and 4th for the annual ACCT Philly Kitten Shower! Featuring Fostering 101 classes for new fosters, free foster supplies kits courtesy of Philadoptables, light drinks...

May 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...

5th Annual Bourbon Battle Fundraiser

Join us on Wednesday, April 26 at the Trestle Inn for The Bourbon Battle: the Flight of a Lifetime benefiting ACCT Philly! Come taste and cast your vote as four of Philadelphia’s slickest bartenders do battle with their best Woodford Reserve Bourbon cocktail!...

April 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...

You Found a Litter of Kittens; Now What?

Did you find newborn kittens? Keep the following in mind when deciding what to do next: If you find young kittens without their mom, it does not automatically mean they have been abandoned by their mother. The mother could be out looking for food, or finding a more...

Adopt a Less-Adoptable Feline Friend

Adopt a Less-Adoptable Feline Friend! Sunday April 2 to Sunday April 16 – $10 adoption fees! 111 W. Hunting Park Ave. Philadelphia PA 19140 Adoption hours: 1pm-8pm Monday through Friday and 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday Cats that are considered less desirable or...

How is ACCT Philly Really Doing in 2017?

Measuring how well a shelter is doing isn’t simple. For a true picture, a lot of variables need to be evaluated–intake, adoptions, euthanasias, deaths, fostered animals—the list goes on. But two things that should always be looked at is the shelter’s live...

Length of Stay: What Does It Mean?

In an effort to be more transparent regarding our operations and data, we are pleased to kick-off a series of informational presentations and articles to help our stakeholders better understand how and why we make certain decisions.  The goal is to develop a more...

HVAC Update #2

HVAC Update We are happy to report that the HVAC construction is on schedule and should be completed by April. Thanks to immense support from the community, volunteers, and rescues, dogs are moving through the shelter quickly and euthanasia is minimal. Shelter...

March 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...

HVAC Renovation Update

HVAC Project Update #1 – February 8, 2017 Thanks to a strong team effort from staff, volunteers, rescues and the City, we are pleased to say that the first days of HVAC construction have gone smoothly! The dogs are dealing with the construction well, and...

February Adoption 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...