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.
Animals Saved *Since 1926, the YCSPCA has saved more than 350,000 animal lives.
Pets Given Refuge *In 2020, we provided temporary pet housing for 16 pets whose owners were experiencing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence.
Rescue Transfers *In 2019, we sent over 170 animals to partnering specialized rescues.
We know that, of animals' many superpowers, resiliency is one of them. Vlad proved that to us once again. Learn more about this sweet (and available!) senior.
Nemo came to the York County SPCA with severely deformed front legs, one of which was impeding his ability to move and be comfortable. After surgery and an uncertain recovery process, Nemo began to flourish into the little T-Rex he is today.
With the help of our Humane Society Police Officer, Lucas and Ethel got the second chance they deserve. Plus, how Pennsylvania law protects animals from unsafe hoarding cases.
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.