Directory of Animal Shelters in Pennsylvania

Looking for a new pet? Please consider adopting a new dog or puppy from an animal shelter in Pennsylvania. You’ll find information on all of the animal shelters, humane societies, and rescue groups we've partnered with in Pennsylvania below. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Pennsylvania.

Pet Friendly Pine Valley Shih Tzu Rescue
Pine Valley Shih Tzu Rescue Pine Valley Shih Tzu Rescue is a 501(c)(3) no-kill organization in Philadelphia, Pa. They rescue abused, abandoned, and homeless dogs including those who may have behavior issues that can be rehabilitated. Pine Valley Shih Tzu Rescue uses foster homes to provide sanctuary and training in a loving and caring environment. It is the mission of Pine Valley Shih Tzu Rescue to find loving homes for the dogs in their care. See Details
Pet Friendly Save A Yorkie Rescue
Save A Yorkie Rescue We are not a shelter - we have no building. We are a rescue and our Yorkies are in family homes in 6 different states throughout the northeast. We take in Yorkies who need a home and rehabilitate them, vet them. Then we find wonderful homes for them. We can give advice about Yorkies and their health needs. See Details
Lancaster County SPCA Founded in 2013, the LCSPCA will be the leader in serving Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with all available means and resources to prevent and alleviate the suffering of animals, and provide sheltering, humane care and adoptions of stray and unwanted animals and animals who come to us as the result of owner surrender and cruelty investigations. As a non-profit organization and 501(c)(3) we are not a branch of any national or local Humane Society or SPCA. We accept any domestic animal from individuals, while primarily being supported through public donations. See Details
Mid-Atlantic Jack Rescue, Inc. Mid-Atlantic Jack Rescue, Inc. is an organization that was started by fellow terrier enthusiasts who wanted to help jack Russell Terriers and the Jack mixes that may be overlooked by other rescues or the general public. Nearly every volunteer MAJR uses has a wealth of experience to draw from regarding Jacks & Jack Mixes. We use this cumulative knowlege to help educate the public and animal welfare organizations about this breed of canine, to assist those who are in need of a home, to assist owners with problems in their relationship with their dog, and thereby reducing the number of homeless Jacks and assisting in preventing cruelty to animals. See Details
Green Street Rescue Non Profit providing rescue services to prevent unwanted cats from suffering and reproducing on our streets. See Details
All 4 Paws Rescue All 4 Paws Rescue, Inc. is a foster-based, all-breed, no-kill animal rescue based in Chester Springs, PA that offers rescue and sanctuary to animals in need. They do not have a physical shelter you can visit - all animals are housed in foster homes. All 4 Paws Rescue, Inc. is made up of volunteers and foster homes that care for and socialize animals. Most dogs and cats have been rescued from "death row" from high-kill shelters and auctions and given a second chance at life. The goal is to offer each and every one of these animals a safe, permanent and loving home. See Details
Saved Me, Inc. Saved Me Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 certified non-profit organization that is focused on saving dogs & cats from shelters that are forced to euthanize due to limited amount of space. We provide quality medical care, shelter, food, and a safe & healthy environment for our rescues. SavedMe is dedicated to improving and enriching the quality of life of abused, abandoned, and neglected pets. We provide high quality care and rehabilitation for dogs and cats of all shapes and sizes. Our volunteers work with pets directly, providing individualized rehabilitation to help them get adopted. SavedMe has a partnership with “The Pet Mechanic” (A veterinary wellness center) which allows us to provide high quality medical care & treatment for sick, injured, abused, and neglected rescues. The health and well-being of all our rescues is our first priority. See Details
The ANNA Shelter The ANNA Shelter is a 501c3 non-profit animal shelter offering care for stray dogs & cats and adoptions too. They also have a Wellness Center that offers low-cost vet care. See Details
Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlilfe Center The Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center’s mission is provide temporary shelter, food, medical attention, and comfort to all abandoned, neglected and injured animals brought to us by the community; to restore lost animals to their owners or seek new homes for them, and educate the public about humane care of animals with a goal of reducing overpopulation. See Details
Humane Animal Rescue The mission of the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is to provide the most comprehensive, compassionate and humane services to enhance the lives of companion animals for families and the community; to educate and to prevent the cruelty of all animals in the region we serve. Keep your pet healthy and safe with the Western PA Humane Society’s low cost vaccine clinic! See Details
DOBER, Inc. (Dreaming of Better Endings Rescue) DOBER, Inc. (Dreaming of Better Endings Rescue) is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization whose mission is to rescue and rehome displaced dogs, with a focus on Doberman Pinschers and with a special emphasis on making distinct matches between dogs and adoptive families. We do this by comprehensively evaluating the dogs and carefully screening their potential adopters, and then matching them up in our endeavor to provide each dog with a forever home. We employ our best efforts to restore and protect the image of this very special breed and are committed to helping those in need, regardless of age, appearance, or health, often focusing on seniors and special needs dogs. Additionally, we offer hospice care to those dogs that are not likely candidates for adoption due to medical conditions. We also seek to serve as a resource to the community by guiding those in need to resources and assistance, as well as by educating the public about the Doberman Pinscher breed and about responsible pet guardianship, the importance of rescue groups, and the misconceptions surrounding pet adoption and rescue dogs. See Details
Good Old Tails Senior Animal Rescue Good Old Tails Senior Animal Rescue is a group of volunteers dedicated to rescuing senior dogs and senior cats in need of loving homes. They conduct adoptions in the Southern Pennsylvania/Northern Maryland areas around their home base of Hanover, PA. See Details
Purple Dog Rescue Purple Dog Rescue (PRD) exists for the old dog, although younger dogs who need our help will not be turned away. PDR also exists to help the older people keep their dog as long as wanted. All dogs needing rehomed are in foster homes and NONE are housed at Wags. See Details
Pets Come First Pets Come First is a non-euthanasia animal shelter committed to caring for animals of central Pennsylvania, and supporting the local community. Pets Come First works closely with other local rescues, clinics, and pet food pantries to support community cat “trap and release” programs along with low cost spay and neuter programs to combat the root cause of pet overpopulation. See Details
Centre County PAWS Centre County PAWS was established in 1980. For almost 40 years they have been committed to finding forever homes for cats and dogs, educating citizens on responsible pet ownership, providing spay / neuter assistance, and ending pet overpopulation. They are a non-euthanasia, member-supported, volunteer-enabled organization dedicated to the Promotion of Animal Welfare and Safety. See Details
Animal Friends For more than 75 years, Animal Friends has been saving, impacting, engaging, enriching and affecting the lives of the pets and people of their region. Their progressive programs have been nationally recognized and include humane rescue, shelter and adoption services for over 2,400 pets annually, humane education, pet behavior classes, pet-assisted therapy, wellness programs and more. See Details