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...

Thank you, ASPCA and 9Lives!

Thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA, ACCT Philly received a donation of 10 pallets of dry 9Lives cat food!  This donation will help support our foster and pet food pantry programs for cats.  We are so grateful for this support made possible by 9Lives...

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,...

Help shelter pets while holiday shopping

Doing some online holiday shopping? Don’t forget homeless pets! You can generate funds for pets in need simply by shopping online, at no cost to you. Your gifts will create twice the holiday magic…not only will they make your loved-ones smile, a percentage...

Congratulations to Mr. Jinx, America’s Next Top Mutt

Once again, Mr. Jinx proves that “mutt” is really just a state-of-mind and cannot be fairly attributed to one species alone. Winner of America’s Next Top Mutt 2016 photo contest, this lover of belly rubs and bird-watching had big shoes to fill when he was adopted....

You made #GivingTuesday a huge success – thank you!

An impressive $5,240 was raised in just 24 hours on #GivingTuesday, which jumps to $10,480 thanks to a match from a generous donor! What an amazing day for sick and injured pets in need. Named after a beloved cat adopted from ACCT Philly, the Stella Fund provides...

Lifesaving numbers continue to improve compared to 2014

The long, busy summer is finally winding down, and we are thrilled to share some exciting news: July, August and September 2015 saw drastic improvements in live release rates compared to 2014! This is important and means that a larger percentage of animals are leaving...

November Adoption Pricing 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...

Pope Weekend – We are Open and Saving Lives!

ACCT Philly is pleased to announce that our main shelter on Hunting Park Avenue will remain open and operating as normal throughout the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia. Adoption hours are Monday-Friday, 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. –...

September Adoption Promotions and Events

Adoption Pricing for September 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 and medication Puppies (under 6 months): $200 Adult dogs (over 6 months):...

#Donate to Give During #SocialGivingSeptember

ACCT Philly is now live with #donate technology by GoodWorld! This means that our Facebook page and Twitter handle are able to accept donations any time anyone comments “#donate + any dollar amount” on our Facebook page or on our tweets.  After commenting,...

Duck Dash a Splashing Success!

We are excited to announce that the 2015 Duck Dash was a splashing success! Thanks to the efforts of our supporters, all 5,000 ducks were “adopted” and we were able to raise $10,000 for pets in need! This money will be directed to ACCT Philly’s Lifesaving...

August Events and Adoption Promotions

Adoption Pricing for August Kittens (under 6 months): $50 Adult cats (over 6 months): $25 Older adult cats (over 5 years): FREE with FAQ handout Cats with Kitty Colds: FREE with FAQ handout and medication Puppies (under 6 months): $200 Adult dogs (over 6 months): $40...

Kennels are full, all dogs fee-waived!

Summer is the busiest time of year for animal shelters, and ACCT Philly is no exception.  We’ve seen an extremely high intake this month and adoptions are struggling to keep up.  Our kennels are at full capacity and that means all dogs are urgent.  To encourage...