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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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Lucky Animals During St. Patrick’s Day Event

ACCT Philly's St. Pitties and Kitties Day adoption event was a huge success! Everyone here at ACCT Philly would like to give a huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to adopt a pet this past weekend, without you we wouldn't have found so many homes for such wonderful...

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An update on our Community Cat Program

In the latter part of 2017 our Medical Director, Dr. Herendeen, applied for a grant with PetSmart Charities to revitalize our Community Cat Program.  Recently that grant was awarded at approximately $92,000. The budget for this grant allows for one part time employee...

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Monster Milers’ Adoptable Running Buddy, Jay Ajayi

Our running friends, the Monster Milers, had a great article on Philly Magazine's website last Friday about one of our residents, Jay Ajayi! Jay is such a love bug, and is a great running buddy who never gets tired of helping you train.  Jay has the biggest smile and...

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ACCT Philly has a billboard!

ACCT Philly now has an ad running on a billboard near the stadiums!  The billboard is located on I-76 at the Broad St. exit, and highlights our #AdoptLocal campaign.  If you are driving past the stadiums and towards NJ, check it out!

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CNKP Launches Help Desk at ACCT Philly

This week ACCT is proud to announce that we have partnered with Citizens for a No-Kill Philadelphia (CNKP) to launch a community help desk at our main shelter.  CNKP is operating this help desk with their own staff 6 days a week, during ACCT's front desk operating...

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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!