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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 2019, we provided temporary pet housing for 33 pets whose owners were experiencing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence.
    Pets Given Refuge *In 2019, we provided temporary pet housing for 33 pets whose owners were experiencing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence.

    33

  • Rescue Transfers *In 2019, we sent over 360 animals to partnering specialized rescues.
    Rescue Transfers *In 2019, we sent over 360 animals to partnering specialized rescues.

    360+

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We know there are few things better in the world than owning a dog. The pure joy and unconditional love that a pet brings is unmatchable. However, there are many factors to consider before adopting, and it is important that you think critically and honestly about your lifestyle, providing for the dog, and more to ensure the health and happiness of the dog.

"And once that sweet little Beagle Dachshund found her bark again, she made something very clear – she could not be quieted..."

Clinic Medical Director, Dr. Kimberly Mann, VMD, explains the cause, diagnosis, and treatment of mammary tumors in dogs and cats and why spay/neuter is critical to preventing mammary cancer.

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT There's No Party Like a Dog Toy Party

As part of our enrichment program, YCSPCA volunteers throw toy parties for our canine residents. 

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