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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 2021, pet housing we provided temporary for 23 pets whose owners were experiencing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence.
    Pets Given Refuge *In 2021, pet housing we provided temporary for 23 pets whose owners were experiencing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence.

    23

  • Rescue Transfers *In 2021, we sent over 240 animals to partnering specialized rescues.
    Rescue Transfers *In 2021, we sent over 240 animals to partnering specialized rescues.

    240+

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Beginning Saturday, October 1, the York County SPCA will host a “Fall in Love” adoption event for cats and small animals. Small animals include rabbits and guinea pigs. During this event, our regular adoption fees will be discounted by 50% for these animals. This promotion will last until Monday, October 31.

Ensuring the safety of animals in our community means more than investigating and prosecuting animal cruelty and neglect.

Learning is a lifelong skill, not only for people, but also for their dogs, and the bond that is created when you work together with your dog is priceless. 

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT On a Journey to Save More Lives: 2021 Impact Video

In 2021, we increased our save rate to nearly 85% thanks to our best practices transformation, addressing community cat challenges, reducing barriers to adoption, leveraging technology, and more. And we could not have accomplished it without the generous support of our adopters, donors, volunteers, dedicated staff, spay/neuter clinic clients, and community. Now, we're continuing our journey to save more lives. Learn about our 2021 impact and plans for 2022 in our impact video!

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