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Pet Licensing Goes Digital in Philadelphia

ACCT Philly’s New “Liberty Licenses” will help lost animals return home quicker and increase city’s license compliance.
This recently launched 21st- century pet license is not only much easier for animal control officers to spot on a dog’s collar, it is a fast and easy digital way for owners to log all their dog’s information.

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June is National Adopt A Cat Month!

To celebrate the season and to help find homes for the hundreds of felines who enter our doors during the month of June, we are celebrating National Adopt A Cat Month, ACCT Philly is offering $25 adoption fees for all cats 6 months old and older. That’s half-off cats!

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April 16th, 2018 Public Board Meeting – Q & A

The ACCT Board appreciates the members of the public who took the opportunity to come to come to our Open Annual Board Meeting on Monday, April 16th.  We heard many great questions, and have taken the time to answer the questions we could not cover during the...

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ACCT Pups in the News: Meet Treasure!

Two weekends ago, our friends the Monster Milers came over to take a few ACCT pups on a run!  Our dogs had quite the running group, and one of our star runners, Treasure, was featured in a Philadelphia Magazine article this past Friday. Treasure is still looking for...

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ACCT Philly Launches the Love Local Portal

ACCT Philly Refreshes Transfer Partner Program, Launches Love Local Portal   (PHILADELPHIA) April 3, 2018 - The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia has revamped and will relaunch their Transfer Partner program, which is now called Love Local Partners....

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The Ruff Work of Animal Control

Almost every major metropolitan area has an animal control team working day and night, rescuing abused and abandoned animals , and responding to wildlife stuck in an urban habitat.  Philadelphia is no different.

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Animals Fostered in 2017

Lives Saved in 2017

Spay & Neuter Surgeries

ACCT Philly handles more animals than any other animal shelter service organization in the region. We are open for adoptions and lifesaving each and every day of the year and our animal handling statistics are an open book.
Learn more on our Statistics & Reports page.
(numbers presented here are updated monthly)

Special thanks to Petco Foundation for their generous support!