If you live in or near Philadelphia, you have plenty of opportunities to adopt a family pet:
Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA)
350 East Erie Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19134
With 5 satellite shelters throughout the state, PSPCA continues its work of caring for and adopting out thousands of homeless animals each year.
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
100 N. 2nd St. (at Arch)
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Since its beginning in 2005, PAWS has helped to get 49 percent more of the city’s homeless pets adopted out to families and transferred to rescues. By adopting from PAWS, you’re helping to make Philadelphia a city in which every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home.