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A NEW LEASH ON LIFE Welcome to the York County SPCA

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+

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It’s hard to believe that the end of the year is approaching so quickly. Wasn’t it just 2020, after all? Time flies faster than you think, which is why it’s important to think about your end-of-year giving plan now. 

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT We Rely on Your Support

Other than minimal stray dog fees and some minor governmental funding, the York County SPCA is entirely dependent on the generosity of friends and supporters.

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