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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

Tues – Fri: 12pm to 7pm
Sat & Sun: 10am to 5pm

ADMINISTRATION OFFICE
1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

Mon thru Fri: 9am to 5pm

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

Wellness
Tues – Fri: 12pm to 7pm
(walkins end at 5:30pm)
Saturday: 9am to 5pm
(walkins end at 3:30pm)

Spay/Neuter Surgery
Tues – Fri, by appointment

Intake Hours
Wednesday: 12pm to 6pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6pm
Friday: 12pm to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm

New Castle

SHELTER
600 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720

Tues – Fri: 12pm to 7pm
Sat & Sun: 10am to 5pm

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

Wellness
Tues – Fri: 11am to 7pm
(walkins end at 5:30pm)

Spay/Neuter Surgery
Tues – Thur, by appointment

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

Mon – Fri: 11am to 7pm
Sat – Sun: 10am to 5pm

Georgetown

SHELTER
22918 Dupont Boulevard, Georgetown, DE 19947

Tues – Fri: 12pm to 7pm
Sat & Sun: 10am to 5pm

ANIMAL HEATH CENTER
22918 Dupont Boulevard, Georgetown, DE 19947

Wellness
Mon & Thur: 9am to 5pm
(walkins end at 3pm)

Spay/Neuter Surgery
Mon – Wed, by appointment

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- 0023
jlandy@bvspca.org

Julie Landy

Chief Financial Officer
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(484) 302-8300
aroberts@bvspca.org

Allison Roberts

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

Micaela Malloy

Sr. Director of Operations
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(302) 858-4200
wfenstermacher@bvspca.org

Walter Fenstermacher

Director - Delaware
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(302) 516-1013
ltorelli@bvspca.org

Linda Torelli

Director of Marketing
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(302) 516-1006
jmiller@bvspca.org

Joanna Miller

Director of Operations - NC
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(610) 241-0802
nmccall@bvspca.org

Nancy McCall

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

Maggie Lyon

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

Eli Martinez

Director of Community Engagement

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
  • 2017 – Took over operations at the Georgetown, DE shelter
  • 2018 – Purchased the Animal Rescue Center in Georgetown and a shelter in Dover, DE, renovation of the Georgetown campus
  • 2019 – Opened the Animal Rescue Center and Dover campus

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, contact our team to book your date.

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