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 2021, pet housing we provided temporary for 23 pets whose owners were experiencing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence.
Rescue Transfers *In 2021, we sent over 240 animals to partnering specialized rescues.
You never know what each day is going to bring at the shelter. For a variety of reasons, we tend to see the oddest and most severe medical cases. Layla certainly followed this trend.
A Volunteer Supervisor and Dog Walker gives a German Shepherd with severe separation anxiety a second chance.
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!