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.
After ten months in the shelter, Princess was still seeking her happily ever after.
Ear tipping serves as an clear indication that the cat is spayed or neutered and has received a Rabies vaccination.
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.
The York County SPCA was awarded a grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization to help save or improve the lives of at-risk senior dogs in our community.
A single un-spayed female cat can birth about 180 kittens in her lifetime, on average. You can help reduce cat overpopulation by taking community cats in your neighborhood through a TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) program.
Dogs are naturally den animals, so providing them with an enclosed, secure space can help them feel safe, comfortable, and calm. These are some of the many benefits to crate training you dog.
The York County SPCA received a $20,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love during a special celebration at the East York Petco at 2420 Eastern Boulevard in York, Pennsylvania.
Meet the brother and sister duo who made their rabbit adoption dream come true.
Recently, we’ve had several community members inquire about the policies and practices of the York County SPCA’s spay/neuter clinic, specifically in regard to the TNR program, and how it works alongside our companion animal shelter. Here are some of the most common questions we receive and their answers.
Get ready to give local on Friday, May 6th! Check out our Give Local York campaign and full line-up of events.
Read Daphne's take on the happiest day of her life - adoption day!
Declawing is a painful surgical procedure that is not recommended by the larger veterinary community. Learn why and what you can do instead.
Through the expansion of our feline foster program, we are working to not only improve the wellbeing of cats and kittens waiting for forever homes, but we are also looking to save more lives.
Learn how to teach your dog to always come back to you.
Recently, our team and community came together in a big way when our shelter became inundated with approximately 100 rats.
When Humane Society Police Officer Otto Cruz responded to a call about loose goats, he had no idea what he was truly on his way to discover.
Curious about how many animals we helped in 2021? How many were adopted, spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and rescued from neglect? Discover it all in our recently published 2021 Impact Report.
We do everything we can to help save animals in need, and Louise, who was here for 16 months, is one example. Read her story written by her most favorite human and rescuer, Veronica, our Lead ACT.
Mattie has transformed from a suffering stray to a handsome, kind man who’s ready for many happy years ahead.
We recently updated our Managed Shelter Admissions Policy, which reflects our efforts to continue reducing euthanasia rates and save as many animal lives as possible.
Stories that prove how wise and intuitive animals truly are.
We celebrate the memory of the very remarkable Baby Girl, who was abused and left to die in a trash can before being rescued and healed to health by one of our longest-time volunteers.
Check out our expert advice on how to care for your pets and community cats in the winter.
Decompression is the calming period of time a new pet takes to adjust to their new home and gain comfort in their environment.
Beginning January 1, 2022, a slight price adjustment will take effect in the Spay/Neuter Clinic due to inflation, rising supply costs, and supply chain issues.
Seasonal allergies can be triggered in both spring and fall. Check out these five tips for alleviating your dogs symptoms.
Beginning Tuesday, November 9th, the York County SPCA will open with limited hours for the public to browse adoptable animals.
Evie Holsinger, a York County SPCA volunteer, writes about her beloved dogs and the paw prints they left on her heart.
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.
Learn why our Small Animal Program was recently featured in Animal Sheltering magazine, the award-winning and nationally distributed official publication of The Humane Society of the United States, for its successful enrichment strategies.
Young Godiva was a veterinary enigma no one could solve. But it never once stopped his smile. Read about this handsome guy's extremely rare condition that, ultimately, led him to his forever home.
Help us clear the shelters by adopting a pet for a price you name. Because we all know the real value of animal rescue – priceless.
The York County SPCA endures a critical labor shortage and immediate need for adopters and fosters.
As our shelter population spikes, we rely on fosters and partnering rescue organizations to help save as many animal lives as possible. Fosters and rescues fulfill critical roles in our mission, our community, and the wellbeing of shelter animals.
Learn what to do if your dog experiences heat stroke and what things to avoid.
After battling a medical issue and overcoming his fears, Batman transformed into the confident, curious, healthy cat he is today. He's ready to take on a whole new world he is discovering.
The Good Dog Advice Column is a new series intended to help dog owners in our community resolve their pup's behavioral problems. In this column, veteran dog trainer Deb answers a question about a pup's unfortunate jumping habit.
Neko came to the York County SPCA with a cancerous tumor so rare, it is hardly seen in veterinary medicine. But our vet team was able to handle it, and although they had to amputate her front leg, Neko is more playful and loving than ever before. (And she's available for adoption!)
Learn about TNR, how it works, and why it's so crucial during kitten season.
Contrary to widespread concerns, most pets who were adopted during the pandemic have not been returned to the shelter - they are living blissful, loving lives in their forever homes, and there is no evidence of that changing.
A most heartwarming reunion at our Spay/Neuter Clinic between a man and his cat who had been missing for two months.
A foster mom saves the lives of a struggling momma cat and her six newborns, two of whom were born blind.
Learn what it takes to be a foster parent to an infant kitten.