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Hundreds of animals are waiting to be taken to their forever home.

Complete your family

Over 18,000 animals enter our shelters in hopes of finding a home to call their own. Is your new family member waiting for you? Easy adoption processes. Friendly, compassionate staff members & volunteers. Hundreds of homeless animals waiting for you.

Adopt a dog

Whether a puppy or a senior citizen, small dogs or large, you will find the perfect pet at our adoption centers.

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Adopt a cat

Choose among kittens, cats, and senior felines of all types, sizes, and personalities.

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Adopt a small animal

Our expertise is dogs and cats. From time to time, we lend help to rescued rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, mice, gerbils, rats, and hamsters.

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Featured pets

Acorn fka Lil Johnny

Acorn is a sweet smart gentleman who adores people and playing in our play yards. He's a really nice dog and a favorite of volunteers and staff. He has good manners and knows basic commands, love…

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Alfie

Alfie is super affectionate and full of energy. He loves tennis balls, biting on bones, ripping up stuffed animals, and playing tug of war with rope. He also enjoys long walks, especially by the wate…

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Amaya

Amaya is ready to start her new life with a loving family of her own. Amaya has had dog interactions and is open to meeting dogs. For an introduction, please bring your family and any dogs in the h…

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Wanna see some felines in action?

Check out our West Chester Campus live kitty cam fur a good time.

50+ animals per day come through our doors

Seniors, infants, big dogs, small dogs, cats –we give them all safety, love, and hope until they leave us with their forever family.

Need more info?

Find out what you need to bring, what the adoption fees are, and how the adoption process works so you can take a pet home with you today.

Interested in fostering?

We’re saving more babies than ever, and one of the best ways for you to help is to become a foster.

Check out upcoming events

Whether we’re hosting one of our fabulous Signature Events or bringing our adorable adoptables out into the community, the BVSPCA is always ready to make your acquaintance.

Adoption events & resources

7 myths about shelter dogs debunked

The ASPCA estimates that nearly one million dogs are euthanized in shelters simply because they could not find a home. Shelter dogs make just as good pets as dogs you can find from anywhere else. Her…
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How to prepare for a dog adoption

There are a lot of dogs out in the world that need loving homes. This is because many dogs are allowed to reproduce without restrictions, causing unwanted litters to be born. Additionally, there are …
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How do I know if I'm ready to adopt a pet?

Are you thinking of adopting a pet? The first step is to determine if you’re ready to welcome a new pet into your life and family. Whether you’re a dog person, cat person, pet owner, or a…
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