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A NEW LEASH ON LIFE Welcome to the York County SPCA

The York County SPCA is dedicated to providing long-term human and animal services to residents of York County through programs that find permanent, loving homes for displaced and stray animals, help control animal population growth, investigate and prosecute cruelty offenders, and educate the general public about animal wellness and safety.

Fast Facts

  • Animals Saved *Since 1926, the YCSPCA has saved more than 350,000 animal lives.
    Animals Saved *Since 1926, the YCSPCA has saved more than 350,000 animal lives.

    350,000+

  • Pets Given Refuge *In 2020, we provided temporary pet housing for 16 pets whose owners were experiencing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence.
    Pets Given Refuge *In 2020, we provided temporary pet housing for 16 pets whose owners were experiencing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence.

    16

  • Rescue Transfers *In 2019, we sent over 170 animals to partnering specialized rescues.
    Rescue Transfers *In 2019, we sent over 170 animals to partnering specialized rescues.

    170+

Blog

A foster mom saves the lives of a struggling momma cat and her six newborns, two of whom were born blind.

Learn what it takes to be a foster parent to an infant kitten.

Cat owners have traditionally received inconsistent and contradictory advice on when is the best time to spay or neuter their pet. A new coalition between various veterinary and cat fancier organizations aims to make that confusion a thing of the past.

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT A Year of Transformation

2020 was a year of transformation for the York County SPCA, and we could not have accomplished it without the generous support of our adopters, donors, volunteers, dedicated staff, spay/neuter clinic clients, and community. Hear how the changes we've implemented have increased the number of animals we save, simplified the adoption process, and improved the operations of our shelter. And it is all thanks to you! We are deeply grateful for your support.

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