PENNSYLVANIA’S FIRST NO KILL, OPEN ADMISSION SHELTER

OUR HISTORY & PURPOSE

Founded in 1929, the Brandywine Valley SPCA exists to end animal suffering and to involve the entire community in the welfare and well-being of animals.

OUR MISSION & VISION

Our mission is to put the “human” back in humane animal treatment and advocate on their behalf. Our vision is to be the recognized leader in animal welfare that empowers communities to treat life with respect and dignity.

Locations & Hours

West Chester

SHELTER
1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

Tuesday thru Friday – 12pm to 7pm
Saturday & Sunday – 10am to 5pm

ADMINISTRATION OFFICE
1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

Monday thru Friday – 9am to 5pm

ANIMAL HEALTH CENTER AND ANIMAL INTAKE
9 Coffman Street, Malvern, PA 19355

Thursday – 12pm to 7pm
Friday & Saturday – 9am to 3pm

Surgeries are by appointment only Tuesday thru Friday.

New Castle

SHELTER
600 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720

Tuesday thru Friday – 12pm to 7pm
Saturday thru Sunday – 10am to 5pm

ANIMAL HEALTH CENTER
600 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720

Tuesday 12pm to 7pm
Wednesday 9am to 3pm
Thursday thru Sunday – CLOSED

Surgeries are by appointment only Tuesday thru Friday.

PETSMART® EVERYDAY ADOPTION CENTER
1390 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

Monday thru Friday – 11am to 7pm
Saturday thru Sunday – 10am – 5pm

Georgetown

SHELTER
22918 Dupont Boulevard, Georgetown, DE 19947

Tuesday thru Friday – 12pm to 7pm
Saturday thru Sunday – 10am to 5pm

ANIMAL HEATH CENTER
22918 Dupont Boulevard, Georgetown, DE 19947

Monday thru Thursday – 2:30pm to 6pm

Surgeries are by appointment only Tuesday thru Friday.

Contact Us

West Chester

ADOPTIONS
(484) 302-0865
ANIMAL HEALTH CENTER
(610) 482-4289
DONOR RELATIONS
(484) 302-0017
HUMAN RESOURCES
(484) 302-0053

INTAKE
(484) 302-0048
MARKETING AND OUTREACH
(484) 302-0024
SPECIAL EVENTS
(610) 228-0952
VOLUNTEERING
(484) 302-0021

New Castle

ADOPTIONS
(302) 516-1000
ANIMAL HEALTH CENTER
(302) 516-1004
DONOR RELATIONS
(302) 516-1007

INTAKE
(302) 516-1008
PETSMART® EVERYDAY ADOPTION CENTER (DOVER)
(302) 736-5260
VOLUNTEERING
(302) 387-0097

Georgetown

SHELTER
(302) 856-6361
ANIMAL HEALTH CENTER
(302) 516-1004

VOLUNTEERING
(302) 858-4202

Our Staff

Our team is proud to be the community’s voice for prevention of animal cruelty, adoption, animal health and many specialized needs.

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(484) 302- 0025
alamb@bvspca.org

Adam Lamb

Chief Executive Officer
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(484) 302-0052
mmalloy@bvspca.org

Micaela Malloy

Sr. Director of Operations
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(484) 302-0027
spurinton@bvspca.org

Sarah Purinton

Practice Manager
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(484) 302- 0023
jlandy@bvspca.org

Julie Landy

Chief Financial Officer
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(302) 516-1013
ltorelli@bvspca.org

Linda Torelli

Director of Marketing
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(484) 302-0049
emartinez@bvspca.org

Eli Martinez

Director of Community Engagement & Events
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(484) 302-8300
nmccall@bvspca.org

Nancy McCall

Sr. Director of Development
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(302) 516-1006
wfenstermacher@bvspca.org

Walter Fenstermacher

Director of Operations
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(302) 516-1007
mlyon@bvspca.org

Maggie Lyon

Director of Development - DE

Our History

  • 1929 – The Chester County SPCA was founded
  • 1946 – Non-Profit status was officially established
  • 1974 – The first Chester County SPCA Horse Show took place
  • 1988 – The Chester County SPCA introduce its first Walk for Paws
  • 1989 – The Chester County SPCA’s Forget-Me-Not Gala premiers
  • 2009 – Began renovations to the Pennsylvania shelter building
  • 2012 – Completed Pennsylvania shelter renovations
  • 2015 – Opened the Muhly Spay/Neuter Clinic, announced CCSPCA as Pennsylvania’s first open admission, no-kill facility
  • 2016 – Began servicing as Animal Control for Delaware State, opened shelter and clinic Delaware campus, opened new Pennsylvania clinic building, re-branded as Brandywine Valley SPCA

Shelter Tours

Take a few minutes out of your busy schedule to attend Shelter Tours Unleashed. This hour-long tour of our shelter facility will give you an inside look at what goes on behind-the- scenes at Brandywine Valley SPCA. Ask questions, network with others, meet our Leadership Team and learn about our programs, services, and opportunities to assist in our mission to “find the heart in humanity”.

To sign up for a tour or for more information by clicking the button below.