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Programs that provide a variety of services that shield domestic animals from harm in the form of cruelty, abuse, neglect or exploitation. Included are services for abandoned, lost or otherwise homeless animals and those who need to be rescued from dangerous situations.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Clearfield County SPCATake in unwanted pets and find homes.ClearfieldClearfield County SPCAClearfield County SPCA
Dog Law Enforcement Officers, York CountyFull-time Dog Wardens respond to calls regarding dogs, give referrals to animal control officers if available, and humane societies. Enforces PA dog law Inspects and licenses kennels Visits neighborhoods checking on dog license and rabies vaccine compliance Investigates dog bites and attacks on domestic animals and humans Does not handle cruelty or neglect of any animal; These complaints and lost and found reports should be called in to the York County SPCA. Barking dog complaints should go to your local municipality. The Bureau Offices do not handle weekend or holiday calls – an answering machine is available to leave a number for a return call during normal business hours. If an emergency is being reported, it should be called into 911 for police assistance.YorkBureau of Dog Law Enforcement, York CountyBureau of Dog Law Enforcement, York County
Gateway Humane SocietyFind homes for stray or surrendered animals.JeffersonGateway Humane SocietyGateway Humane Society
Humane Society of NWPAProvides services for animals including shelter, feeding, veterinary care, spaying and neutering, vaccinations, grooming, temperament testing, kennel maintenance, cruelty prevention and much more. To provide a humane option for people who can no longer care for their pet, to promote responsible pet ownership through education and outreach and to prevent the abuse, neglect and cruel treatment of domesticated animals.ErieHumane Society of NWPAHumane Society of NWPA
Know Place Like HomeNon-profit animal sanctuary currently caring for cats with special needs such as, homelessness, incontinence and cat box phobia, owner issues (allergies, incompatible behaviors of feline or human), old age, immune deficiency diseases such as FIV (but not Feline Leukemia).PotterKnow Place Like HomeKnow Place Like Home
McKean County SPCA (Society for the Prevention of the Cruelty to Animals)Provides shelter for animals that need adopted. Keeps shelter clean and provides food, water, and veterinary care for animals.McKeanMcKean County SPCA (Society for the Prevention of the Cruelty to Animals)McKean County SPCA (Society for the Prevention of the Cruelty to Animals)
Potter County Animal Assistance ProjectAnimal shelterPotterPotter County Animal Assistance ProjectPotter County Animal Assistance Project
Teachers Pet RescueNo kill dog rescuePotterTeachers Pet RescueTeachers Pet Rescue
Westmoreland County Humane SocietyThe HSWC located on Route 119 North sponsors low cost veterinary clinics and a low cost spay/neuter program.WestmorelandWestmoreland County Animal InformationHumane Society of Westmoreland County
Willow Run Sanctuary and AdoptionsAnimal Sanctuary that sponsors humane officer services, utilizing PA humane law to the fullest capacity to help animal abusers accountable for cruel acts against animals. Offer spay and neuter clinicsJeffersonWillow Run Sanctuary and AdoptionsWillow Run Sanctuary and Adoptions

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